little girl room

playing musical bedrooms with kids

October 10, 2016

A while back, we switched our two eldest out of sharing a room and plopped the toddler in with his big brother. In part, it was because our daughter (newly minted four year old) kept asking for “privaseee” when changing her clothes, and in part it was because they fought about who got to shut the door and play in the room {clue: neither of you}. She seemed to be elbowing for her own space, her own place to get away from her brothers and be creative without having them rip down her art from the wall as soon as she taped it up. Of course, this still happens in the new room, but it’s with less frequency. Bed || Bookshelf || Dresser || Desk & chair: all vintage refurbished Lamps || Shades || Nightstand || Chair: all around the house Desk knobs: Anthropology Rug: Pottery Barn Kids Art cart: Ikea Bulletin board || Wall shelves : Target here & here Tent: similar Chandelier: similar Valances: made in Birch Organic Fabric Art walls: brown paper & tape Bedspread: me myself and I in Cotton & Steel fabric Radio: the garage We have two good-sized kids bedrooms, so to make one less “nursery” and more “girl power” made sense. And lots of icons, because, of course you need them. Here’s a lil look at how we did her room. And by we, I mean my amazing dad who spent hours skim-coating the old plaster walls that needed smoothing, painting, and more painting. My amazing husband helped with the light fixture & polishing the…

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