my bedroom

Well it has taken me long enough…I am finally posting pictures of my room. I don’t feel like searching for ‘before’ pictures, but I’ll tell you the walls were previously chocolate brown and nothing was hanging on any of the walls. When we were engaged a mentor couple encouraged us to always keep our room about us…and not about our kids (thanks Mick & Geni). I liked that idea. So our bedroom is about Chris & I and our love story. It is full of things that remind me of times with him, which in my opinion is so much better than a bunch of high end meaningless decorative items. But that is just me….and this is just my crazy hodge podge room.
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Our wedding vows, wedding announcement and old pictures.
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The floor is actually our plywood sub-flooring…after a bunch of paint and hard work.
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As much as our room is about us…this is what is usually taking place all hours of the day!
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Wall paint: Muslin from Wal-Mart

Trim: glossy white enamel from Wal-Mart

Chicken wire: from Atwoods, painted with Aged Copper spray paint, stapled to the wall & trim added to the top and bottom; idea from my friend Lori Kroh

Teal furniture: built by my grandpa, don’t know paint color, but it has a layer of wood stain on top

Painted floors: see this post; check back tomorrow for tips on making a stencil

Bed: built by my dad, you can get similar from PotteryBarn (farmhouse collection)

Fabrics: estate sales, Southern Hospitality, JaneSays Vintage

Flowered chair: $5.00 for an estate sale

Pillows: I made them all

Rosette pins: Rosettes by Allora Handmade, glued to mini clothespins

Rolling cart: snagged from my neighbor’s yard after he moved out (with permission)

You & Me letters: Hobby Lobby

Just about everything else was made or picked up from flea markets & estate sales

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