Friday, March 27, 2009

Transforming into "Oh So Chic"

In the midst of planning a 1st birthday party for the quads, we are redoing Haiden & Kennedy's rooms. Haiden is doing the camo theme (Hardwood real tree) to be exact, he is Daddy's hunting buddy. We thought this would be a good one to go with since he's kind of getting out of "little boy" things and into more "older boy". I can't believe it! He will in 5th grade next year. Ok, Ok enough with the mushy moment. Kennedy is doing zebra print & bright pink from Target. Kennedy's room required painting, doors changed out and crown molding, so her room is taking a little longer to complete. Haiden on the other hand wanted to keep his same room color (which is a yellowish, Camel color), but decorate and get new bedding. He too got new doors and trim. Not that they really cared about that kind of stuff. HA! I wanted to decorate her room more to suit a 5 yr old. That is the beauty of this bedding, it can grow with her! But, you women know, I'm sure she'll find something different down the road and want to change it again. HA! We painted the walls plain white, which is so not like me, but there was so much "busy" look to her room already with the print, I just kept the wall color simple. She did however want me to paint polka dots on the walls for her. So, I caved in and painted them. She chose silver, black & pink dots. We spray painted the plug covers, light switch cover and fan blade holders all silver. I went to JoAnns and bought some pink & zebra print fabric and made her a curtain.
That was a total of $10! I then went to the scrapbook section of JoAnns and bought matching paper, and covered the letters of her name to hang on the wall. I hung them up with some tulle. Total cost of that project $16.00. I thought they turned out really cute.
She picked out a $4 dollar lamp at the dollar store. I told her we would need to dress it up, then she could put it in her room. It already came with the zebra print shade, so I just added the 2 different trims. Total cost:$9.60. Not a bad deal. It's not a finished room, but I wanted to share the pics of the projects completed up to this point. I will post with the completed project.

5 comments:

Cochran Quads said...

You want to come decorate my house? You should be on that show Design on a Dime!

Brandy said...

Sure, I'll come decorate. Just let me know when your up for a visit from quads+2 kids! HA! Thank you for the compliment!

Laura Rucker said...

How did you cover the letters? I need to cover mine but don't ahve the energy to figure it out on my own.

Laura
www.8halves.blogspot.com

Hilary said...

very cute!!!

Martha said...

oh wow brandy! creative! very cute!