Our $39 Bedroom Makeover

8 Aug

Who doesn’t love a Friday-night bedroom makeover?

I was irritated and anxious on Friday night, because I was jonesing to revive our house.

So rather than mow the lawn and clean our house, I instead asked a friend to come over and help brainstorm ideas to beautify the pad.

I introduce to you: our $39 Bedroom Makeover.

This is our Before Bedroom.

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I often told Jamally our bedroom set-up seemed like a prison. With a sloped ceiling, we put our bed underneath this part of the room. You can see how we would often hit our heads on the ceiling.

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Even the Man of the House was down about the set up.

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With a quick review, we decided to switch things around:

Putting things out in the hall:

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Doing some NECESSARY Cleaning:

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And VOILA:

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I pulled a few items from my office, including the pillows and patterned rug.

I also purchased the vase, lamp shade and a few candles.

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It’s not an interior designer’s dream bedroom, but not only do we now have head space, I also feel like it’s a serene place.

Purchased Items:

  • $9 mat to place underneath rug (no slip for hip dysplastic dog)
  • $3 hanging nails
  • $6 lamp shade
  • $13 vase
  • $8 on candles (which makes Jamally cringe)

Total Cost = $39

Not bad for piece of mind!

Next up?

A blanket chest I plan to refinish.

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Oh, and painting the living room and hanging up new window treatments, too. Winking smile

Today’s Question: What is a cheap room makeover you’ve completed?

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One Response to “Our $39 Bedroom Makeover”

  1. Hilary August 8, 2011 at 4:56 pm #

    Looks awesome!!

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