Monday, February 29

Hope's Bedroom Makeover

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One of our main goals in the new house has been to transform Hope's bedroom from a messy pre-teen explosion to a manageable, tidy room fit for a young teen girl.  She's a collector of itty bitty things, so it was a challenge for her to decide what things stayed in her room and what things would go to the playroom.  Plus, she does a lot of school work in her bedroom (little sister problems), so it was very important for her to have a practical desk setup.

Another goal was to get this girl in a comfortable bed!  She's had a loft bed for most of her life, and she really wasn't feeling it anymore.  We picked a new bed frame together and went online shopping for a mattress.  Eventually, I was lucky enough to get hooked up with a mattress company called Loblolly, thanks to my friend Jess.  They're a new-on-the-scene mattress company that ships directly to your home.  Jess happened to be their lovely model for a day.  Small, small world.

Anyway, here's a peek at Hope's room before we REALLY started to tackle it:

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As you can see, Hope had a spring-filled, twin mattress on her new full size frame.  She's a pretty cautious little gal, so she shoved as many blankets and stuffed animals in the void because she was scared of rolling off the mattress in the middle of the night.  :D

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Once we finally got her bed all set up, it was time to actually go through all of those boxes.  Oof.  It's taken us quite a little while, but she's extremely pleased with how her bedroom is looking.

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I feel so happy for this book-loving, Harry Potter obsessed, Lego-building, gymnast.  She's waited a long time to have a room that reflects her style so perfectly.  xo.






**Things in Hope's room:  bedframe-- WalMart;  mattress-- c/o Loblolly;  rug-- RugsUSA;  desk-- DIY on ABM;  emoji marqui-- DIY on ABM;  stuffed animal chain-- Amazon;  bedding-- Target;  rug in the "before" photo-- Uncommon Goods;  lamp-- Target;  houses jewelry hanger: Shlomit Ofir

25 comments:

  1. Omg I just love her room!! I wish I had a cool room like that as a kid!!! I love the chandelier especially and all the color!!! =)

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  2. Her room looks great! I would have loved to have a room like this when I was her age!

    Laura
    http://laurelandfern.com/

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  3. Oh I LOVE Hope's room. I shared my daughter, Lydia's room on my blog because even though it's an explosion it's so HER. Lydia is only 11, but I hope as she grows she ends up transitioning into a room more like Hope's. Beautiful! // http://sentimentalcynical.blogspot.com/2016/02/lydias-bedroom.html

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  4. I love the framed pictures of donuts! I might have to do that!
    Abbie E.
    http://abulouslife.blogspot.com/

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  5. Oh my goodness, Hope's room is so gorgeous! I love all of the Harry Potter peeking out and all of the fantasy books!

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  6. Oh wow! Everything looks wonderful, and Hope looks so happy with it all! So cute x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. It looks absolutely fabulous! I bet she just LOVES this space! :)

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  8. What an awesome room! Hope seems like such a cool kid

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  9. Man it's so weird to see Hope all grown up. This room is awesome and shes growing into a beautiful young lady.

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  10. I loved the donuts frames! I would love one on my own bedroom! :D
    Hope seems so happy! Her face is shining. :) Loved to see it.

    xo, Deborah http://www.loveandeverythingblog.com

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  11. Her room is perfection! I have a daughter around the same age and I know she would love a room like this. The donut pictures are really sweet. Literally! Good job, Hope!

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  12. This room is dreamy, it inspired me a lot..I'm happy for Hope, enjoy little girl!

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  13. I'm sure she totally loves it!! :D

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  14. Love her room! Do you have a post about her homeschooling program?

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  15. Such a great room with nice clean light !!!!

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  16. Wow! Her bedroom is super adorable!

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  17. love all her harry potter stuff! I'm jealous she has that little time turner :)

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  18. What an awesome room for Hope! And that rug, I love it! Do you have the name of that rug or can you link directly to it, I have gone through pages and pages of RugUSA.com and not found it!

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  19. As previous Harry Potter obsessed teenager (now Harry Potter obsessed adult), seeing youngsters fall in love with it again makes me way happier than maybe it should :) And what a happy room it is as well!

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  20. looove that sweet room! and your girl is....is amazing! :)

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  21. What a lovely room! It is a lovely mixture of grown up and fun! very sweet and it seems to reflect Hope perfectly!

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  22. Her room is SO cute! It makes me miss being a preteen/teenager so much!!

    Jasilyn
    coffeeandcleveland.blogspot.com

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  23. I would have absolutely loved a bedroom like that!! Cute AND functional!! She's so my type of person haha, harry potter forever! <3

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