Thursday, September 03, 2009

Pimp My Room: 1st Grader Edition

Aidyn has been asking about redecorating her room over the summer. Since I love a good project and love to paint and decorate...well, she got her wish!
Here she is in her 'old' room. I guess it's not horrible, but it's not really decorated, per se. It was kind of a mishmash of furniture and "inventory".
Not a very cohesive design...
So the giant old 80's style dresser got a fresh coat (or 5) of white paint.
The drawers got pretty new handles that Aidyn picked out.
Here's how I jazzed up the mirrors. I made them into memory boards so she had a place to put her pictures and postcards.
And here is the finished product...
Aidyn picked out the paint color and bedding. She has pretty darn good taste!

The finished dresser! Not too shabby!
The reading corner and desk area.
Here is the big reveal to Aidyn. It was a total HGTV moment. She had her eyes closed and when she opened them she said "Is this my room?!?!" And started to cry.
She cried for about 5 minutes. She kept saying "I love it! It's so pretty! I love it!"
And finally...that sweet smile!

That adorable smiling face made all the work (and sore muscles and trip to the chiropractor) worth it. She couldn't be any happier and is thrilled with her new room. Which makes her mommy thrilled too!


g'ma said...

Aidyn, I love your room!!! How neat!! You and your mommy did a great job with the colors and all the painting. Enjoy and keep up the neatness of it all. Very pretty.

dewitzclan said...

I love the room and the colors! Do you hire out? And do ENTIRE houses? :-)

Ty, Deb and Kids said...

Aidyn, I am lost for words for it is beautiful. I have tears in my eyes for the excitement and joy that it brought to you. You have an awesome Mother! Enjoy your new room. Love Ya ~ Aunt Debbie

Danette said...

WOW! Great job Kristi and Aidyn! I am very, VERY impressed with you talented ladies! The colors are fun and bright, the design/layout is superb, and the 80's style dresser transformation leaves me at a loss for words! Kudos to you Kristi! Enjoy your amazing room Aidyn. We can't wait to see it in person soon.

Anonymous said...

Great room. Question about the old one.....when you were taking the "before" pictures, was one of your legs longer than the other? The stars painted on one wall seem to be leaning. Or are they straight and the rest of your house leaning?

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