If you remember not so long ago, I told you I was busy playing with paint? Not with paper though, I was re-decorating Clare's room.
Here's what the room looks like 3 years ago when we first moved in
The girls get to pick what they want in their room, Clare is a big fan of THE WHO and THE BEATLES, so you can see lots of colors of Great Britain there in her room.
and then when they moved to college, they leave me junk
My husband and I have different opinion when come to this issue, he doesn't like me "nagging" at them asking them to clean their own room, he said the room is theirs, if they want to live in junk, let them be, just close the door and don't see it.
My cleaning lady did tidy up the place a little bit after Clare left
but I still decided to do a make over, my husband thinks that we have way too many white walls in our house, literally every room is white when we bought this place, since it was newly painted, we didn't do anything.
2 days of hard work.....
really really hard work....
I got ache and pain all over after that
how do you like this room now?
wall decal from Kmart 12.99
birdcage from Michaels 3.99 X 2, used 40% coupon, final price 4.78 for 2
I bought this mirror from the thrift store for 1.50, it was in a cheesy golded color, so I painted it white to go with this room
this little shelf is also from the thrift store - 1.50, now you know why I love to go thrifting? all you need is just a little white paint and you can do magic with old junky stuff you bought from the thrift store
I hand-stitched this with the left-overs from the cushion cover
oh by the way, the cushion was hand-stitched too, I did it in the car while we drove to Sedona early in the summer
this dresser was from Ikea when we lived in New York, I thought the color doesn't go with this room
so I did do a bit of research, learning how to paint on laminate furniture
tidy up the shelf, and that's about it
Clare loves the room, she has been back twice after I re-decorated and the room and the room maintained neat and clean since....
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