Sunday, January 10, 2010

Our New Bedroom

Well, I said I would post the big reveal this week and of course I wait until the last possible second! It STILL isn't completly finished, but only frames need to be filled, so I thought I would show you anyway...instead of making you wait any longer!!

Now, lets take a look back and remember what the room looked like before:

Before we moved in,

After we settled in.

and this is what it looked like just last week!
 So are you ready for what it looks like now?!!

So I thought I would break it down for you

I still have to paint the nails....eek. So the bed,
I made this headboard just out of beadboard and trim

and I got these 2 frames at the thrift store for $1. They didn't have any glass or anything

I painted them up, and hung frames inside them on the wall!

 For the letters inside, I just printed a font I liked off the computer and framed it!
I got this idea from Young House Love! I love their blog! They have a beautiful house and great ideas! You should check it out! The link to their frames above the bed is Here

So then we had this wall

Plain and boring before

Painted light, new shelf and frames without pictures! They are coming soon! haha

We had this before

after! love!
I painted the dresser, and the mirror to this dresser

This dresser was way to big to bring to the room, so I took the mirror and attached it to the one that was already there!
I have 3 candles (all from thriftstore) on a thrift store tray

The tall one looked like this before!

and now
I also have this chest from Mike's mom against the bed. (hope it was ok to paint it Holly!)

after, new knobs and all
on top sits a thrift store tray,
this old guy now painted grey,
and remember this? It got a fresh coat of white paint
Also the new frame from Ikea will hold our baby pictures printed in black and white of course!
Our new puffball fits right in!

(you will get to meet him after I finish this post)
So thats it! That is our new room. Mike is still unsure about it. But I am in love!

Sorry for keeping you waiting so long! Hope you found it worth it!!

I am going to link up to

 The DIY Show Off


Transformation Thursday at:

The Shabby Chic Cottage

Check out the latest inspiration in blogland!


  1. oh wow!!! i love what you have done!!
    the black and white is awesome and so cozy!!!!

    can't wait to see it in person.

  3. it looks so pretty, fresh and clean! i love it! i am also very interested in that throw at the foot of your the texture it adds! great job!

  4. BEAUTIFUL!!! This is just so perfectly put together! I just love it! Love the headboard and the painted dresser!!

    Great Job!

    Lou Cinda

  5. The room is beautiful. What a great transformation by paint. I'm hosting a Power of Paint Party on Wednesdays. I'd love it if you linked up your room.

  6. Wow! What a transformation. I love it!

  7. A very beautiful transformation. Loving it. I especially love the new mirror, just gorgeous

  8. Wow - you transformed so many pieces! What a difference! Tres chic! :-)

  9. The room is beautiful...........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. I think it looks gorgeous. Love the headboard with the double frames above it. Love the way you repainted and distressed those accessories too. Great job.

  11. I love what you have done to your bedroom.. a little paint goes a long way.. the mirror especially.. I never would have thought it would look good.. you did a great job!!!

  12. Very cute! Love it!!! I especially love the headboard!

    I just found a blog the other day that you might like, she makes furniture and teaches you how t.... Just thought I'd share, although you are doing great on your own!!!

  13. Hi, I love the bedroom, it came out great. Im all about the black and white right now, stop by sometime! Xo

  14. The room looks even better than the last time I saw it. I'm so happy about the black and white. FINALLY a style that I can relate to.


  15. this room is AWESOME!! I always thought I was a "color" person, but after seeing so many neutral and light rooms in blogland,,,I'm beginning to lean the other way! Your room is gorgeous!

  16. Your room is so pretty now! Great job and don't worry, it will grow on him.

  17. Great looking room! Thanks for sharing your stuff with us.

  18. Lovely. Great use of materials and furniture... all reinvented. Two thumbs up. :)

  19. Very cute! I love your dresser transformation and all of the details you did. I am in the process of redoing my bedroom in a black and white theme. I just love that combination!

    Very nice!


  20. I love your headboard. I have been looking for a new one. I am going to have to get my husband busy building it!

  21. I love this room!!! Love what you have done! I can't stop looking at the pics! I am totally stealing some ideas for my bedroom haha!


  23. Your bedroom is absolutely beautiful!!! Thanks for the inspiration and tips!!! I'll be using some of your ideas ;-)

  24. Are you kidding me!! It is SOOOO BEAUTIFUL!! You did a great job!!

  25. I love how your bedroom turned out. But then I love a black & white bedroom. I love, love, love the framed monograms above your bed. I might have to give that a try. Everything is fabulous!!!

  26. Oh My heavens! I just love love the room!! We're getting ready to redo our room this month. Thanks for the inspiration.

  27. Oh wow! I love it too! Incredible job. I'm in the middle of re-doing our room, you inspire me to keep going!

  28. I love it! Seriously, I'm in love with it. Can I move in? And bring my three kids and two dogs? The furniture the decorations. It looks amazing! Great job!

  29. What a dramatic makeover. I am going to show this to my daughter who wants to do a black and white room.
    thanks for sharing.

  30. wow! Your hard work really paid off. It's beautiful and the distressing is just perfect.

  31. What a lovely room! I think black & white is so classy and chic. You did a great job on a budget. I especially love the framed initials above the bed. What a wonderful idea and you pulled it off perfectly.

    By the way, I think I have the same little bird (I found 3 at Goodwill) and I painted them white as well. I recall someone mentioning they had one. Maybe it was you...

  32. Your re-do is amazing! Thanks for sharing. :)