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Monday, June 29, 2009

Room Makeover!

This last weekend Brent went camping. I didn't know what I was going to do with myself so I decided to re-arrange my room. Why? Just because. Change. I had my room the exact same for 3 years. It was long overdue. Plus, I have been watching a lot of HGTV lately. Shows like Divine Design and Rate My Space (which is my favorite) has inspired me to use my creative juices to spice up my room a little bit. So that is what I did Friday night and part of Saturday and was finished by the time Brent finally came back from camping. I don't know if I like my room better now than before. I liked the way it was before which is why I kept it that way for so long. But having change is good.
Here is the before picture of my room.... the way it has been for 3 years....


Here is what it looks like since Friday. Which do you like better?


I did a few other things to spice the room up a little bit. A couple more craft projects (which you know by now that I love)

This is a cool mirror that Lolly gave me as a house warming gift when I moved away from home for the first time... long time ago. Cool mirror, but to make it look new and fresh, I decided to spray paint it black! I love it!
Before

After
I also had this big collage frame.... which I was just really over. So I decided to make something new out of it. I got some scrapbook paper and some ribbon and blew up and picture of Brent and I and this is what I got. It has become the focal point in the room and one of my new favorite decorations!
Before

After
So it turns out the only thing that I bought was the scrapbook paper and ribbon and then a couple of more fun pillows for my bed. Everything else was already there and I just changed it. Or something I found around the house that I thought I could add. It was kind of fun... but not something I would want to do on a regular basis.

7 comments:

Desiree said...

Good job. Love the room and I LOVE what you did with the picture of you and Brent. It looks so good. It turned out great with the scrapbook paper. Awesome.

Lynette Mills said...

Your blog is never dull! Fun changes...good job with the creative juices.

Holbrook Girls said...

Love the new look and that picture frame! So creative!

BRIAN said...

Your ideas are nice! I am glad you freshened up that mirror. Black is chic anyway!!! Oh, and the pic of you and Brent looks really nice in that frame!!!You SHOULD come visit! My sis is coming for the 4the 4th after your plans didnt work out so it's cool. I just read all your comments on my blog! You are such a nice friend! Hey, when you come visit will you take pics of brian and I like the romantic ones you have of you and brent? I promise I'll find a real "park" this time.LOL!-lolly

Miss-tearious said...

Alrighty, the picture frame of you and Brent is soooooo cute. And I love the chandelier thingy! May I ask where you got it? I think I want one for my room!

You did a great job!

jamie hixon said...

Cute crafts. We usually end up spraying everything black eventually. We did a mirror too.
I like your room both ways, and it is fun to switch things up.

jamie hixon said...

oh, and I love the chandelier too.