Is it Thursday already? I am so excited because Thursday means we are closer to the weekend which is awesome because weekends rock. Also for the next 5 weeks it means I get to share my progress with this one room challenge madness! I explained all about it last week, that post can be found here. The room of my choice to redo is Caleb and Gavin’s shared bedroom. It was in major need of a big boy overhaul to fit their big-ish boy selves. I debated redoing my master bedroom, lets be real though. I am never in there, ever. I am making some function to it, but the pretty is slow to come. In this home happy kids… happy life!
Paint wall a neutral tan or gray Paint trim white
- Build bunk beds (working on it)
- Build steps to bunk bed with storage cubbies under them
- Create reading nook
- Create gallery wall with boy’s names
- Make LEGO table that can have storage under it
- Make a valance for windows
- Update art work on walls
- ORGANIZE and CLEAN out toy’s!!!!
This fan is outta here! It is very functional, and we do use the fans in our home a lot in summer. I close the windows and turn on the air conditioning when it is a absolute must. I like the windows open and breeze blowing in for as long as I can. However, this fan will now pose a few risks with the built in bunk beds going in. Decapitation or one of my children grabbing the fan blades and going for a fun ride are all very real risks now. This is coming down.
Which lets me day dream about the ceiling light situation. It is my job! I have to get this room done, let me peruse the internet, stores, and Pinterest my sweet husband Dale. Hours of research need to happen. My hands are tied. Did I mention I love decorating? This One room challenge is stressing me out, I have so much to do and zero time to do it, but I now have a legit excuse to shop and get inspiration online.
The mattresses that were on the floor needed to come out of the room. They are now banished to the hallway for the next few weeks, resting next to our family command center. Well, one mattress is still in the hallway, the other one is on the floor in Nora’s room and all three kid’s are camping out in there. They are enjoying this way too much and we might have issues when we break up the permanent, even on school night sleep overs.
Just to refresh your memory, this is how the bedroom looked. I will not be doing too many wide shots of the process for this challenge. There is a million things going on, and things are changing constantly. I also need to share certain things at certain times. I cannot give away everything. Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? I am almost certain that this saying pertains to decorating and showing off the full reveal too soon. Right?
I checked off a few items on my to do list this week. I have a ton of hours nailing, sanding, cutting and painting. I also have hours of shopping ahead of me. I wonder if I can sneak away with no kids to do some
damage shopping. If I gain nothing from this challenge, me getting to shop alone would be reward enough.
Be sure to follow along with me on my social media accounts for sneak peeks throughout the week with this challenge. Also, be sure to check out the other participants of this challenge, go here for that. If you are also joining in the One room challenge leave a link in your comment or let me know through social media. I would love to connect with fellow home decor and blogging crazy’s and swap middle of the night painting stories.