Reveal time is finally here. As I told you before, the room was mostly done before welcoming my niece like a month ago, but I didn't have time to take pictures and once she was here I didn't want to bother her by bringing the camera and perhaps moving her stuff around.
This is the mood board I created for this room. I'm happy to see I stayed on track and ended up with a product I really like.
But, let's see the before (my apologies for the blurry pictures, they were taken with almost no light in the room). I wanted to get rid of the big desk, we didn't use it any longer. One of the computers was not working and the other has to be changed soon.
That's why instead of having an office/guest room, it was transformed into a guest room with a small office space in it. I shall say the biggest change came with paint, I loved the brown color, but the new hue, Behr-Off White makes it so bright, it's like day and night!
Remember the old curtains? Ha, I was so happy to get rid of that! You can check the post about how the room look before HERE to read why that monstrosity was up there.
A new pair of curtains from Home Goods are a much nicer alternative. The roman shade is the same the room sported before but updated with drop cloth and ribbon.
The right side of this small room looked like this.
This is how it looks now.
This whole room makeover was done on the cheap, trying to use stuff I had around the house and shopping thrift stores and flea markets.
The bookcase was brought in from the family room where a hutch replaced it. The old bottles are a flea market find. The red box at the top it's been with me for a looong time, an Ikea find. The bicycle was bought at Target like two years ago. The wooden box with metal drawers was bought at Home Goods, I was the lucky winner of a $50 gift card from Home Goods and the box and the curtains were bought with this card, well, $12 were added. Thanks for the card Kim!
The red lamps were a re-purposed project.
The wine crates, a gift from a friend, were spruced up with drop cloth backings, wooden divisions help utilize their storage space in a better way. The wooden wagon on top is a $1 flea market find.
Another $1 find is the wooden rack.
The small office space was spruced up with an old window memo board, the old ripped chair was transformed with a coffee sack and even the table got a makeover. I might give you details in future posts.
The light fixture ($13 flea market find), is one item that makes the room feel bigger than it is, it brings the eye all the way to the ceiling. And I guess the painted floor creates the same effect.
As they say, it's all in the details. The red polka dot cup is from Walmart.
The pillows on the bed or better yet, the cases, were mostly good finds too. A small rice burlap sack was a $1 flea market find, two decorative grey and white pillows were created from a long body pillow found at Target for $3, and four white pillow cases $2/each at a garage sale. The bolster pillows are a DIY drop cloth project that got the best of my sewing abilities. The white cotton coverlet was a $6 thrift store find. I love its texture.
The big focal point in the room is the daybed, created out of the spring box that was in the room before, a crib, table's legs and the drawers from a train table set. More about that HERE. Oh, the mirror is another project done during those two weeks before my guest arrived.
As you can see those were two pretty busy weeks ;) but I'm so glad it was done and my visitor enjoyed her stay.
More about this room:
How the room looked before, right HERE.
The direction I wanted to give to this room HERE.
Painted Designs on Floor, right HERE.
Diy Daybed from spring box
Old Lamps transformed
Office chair makeover
Old window memo board
Diy Round Mirror
Tripod Side Table