Tuesday, August 18, 2009

playroom

I am so excited that I actually have something to post for ...




Though my room will not be a fraction as good as most of the gorgeous ones people post up it will still be fun to show everyone the new playroom we have in the house.

Since I was beginning to keep two kids besides my own two and our house STILL hasn't sold, we had to get rid of our guest room :( because we were in need of somewhere to put the toy overflow. I would love to have painted the walls but I am not painting because I will want to paint my new house WHEN we get one (positive thinking) Anyway enough rambling. Here we go!

I did a lot for this conversion because most of it we already had but I'll share prices for both to be fair :)

* valance- four placemats from TJ Maxx that came in a set for $5.00.
* bookshelf- Target (5 years ago) for ~ $30.00
* dog bed/reading pillow- $22.00 from TJ Maxx
* baskets- World Market $24.00 each



* futon- matress king (5 years ago) ~ $200
* green table runner- TJ Maxx $5.00
* polka dot sham- TJ Maxx $7.00
*2 small pillows- TJ Maxx $7.00 each
*picture frames- Hobby Lobby 50% off $32.00 for 4
*artwork- watercolors by Micah plus scrapbook paper ~$1.00 worth of supplies





*bookshelf- made by my awesome husband. supplies ~$50.00
*fabric cubes- Target $6.50 each so $32.00



*artwork- Target dollar+ bin- $10.00
*computer desk- Best Buy $175



Items purchased for makeover- $178
Grand total of room- $631

**I did not include the price of the computer or all the toys :)

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8 comments:

  1. I love the artwork that Micah did. So cute and meaningful too! That's genius to use the placemats and table runner in a different way. Very creative!

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  2. LOVE the napkins/valance...adorable!!! It looks like a room any child would want to play in. The futon looks great too. :) I love your colors. Visiting from The Nester's party. :)

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  3. It looks so awesome! Maybe I will get inspired to actually finish Braden's playroom. I just need to get motivated to finish the art for the walls and hang it up.

    You did such a great job!

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  4. Very cute...I bet your little guy LOVES it. I'm in the process of finishing up my play room too.

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  5. Cute! We're trying to sell so we can have a place for all our toys too.. It's rediculous! :)

    It looks great, love the window treatment!

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  6. this playroom is so cute. love the green accents.

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  7. I saw those same place mats at TJ Maxx and was trying to figure out what I could do with them in my daughter's room since they would match.

    What a great idea!

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