This was a lot of fun to make for my 4 year old son. When we were designing the nursery for his little sister, we felt his room needed a makeover, too.
now.Tools used: Paint, Monogram Letter, Medium paint brush, Small detail paint brush
First I made a small 'x' where the center of the letter would be. I then took a pencil and wrapped a string onto it. I held my finger in the center of the 'x' and extended the pencil out around 18 inches and pivoted the pencil to draw the circle.
We then painted the inside white and free handed the lacing for the baseball in red paint.
Finally, we hung the letter onto our pre-marked spots. I might later outline the baseball in a small dark painted outline, but it looks fine for
|This little blue chair was found at a yard sale for $2 and was light blue and had rusty legs. I painted the legs and the seat and voila!|
a while and I've labeled them and it helps Landon keep his
stuff organized and allowed me to find a place for his homeschool books and supplies . We put a laminated storage bin unit with 6 canvas cubbies in the closet alongside a tall canvas rolling drawer unit.
The chalkboard was made using a poster frame and I removed the
glass and painted the cardboard with chalkboard paint, genius, huh? No, not really....but my son loves it!
Ok, so here's the old water bed my husband had during his college years. I need to find the picture before the remodel, but it had a 70's style headboard with the round wooden finials. We put cut some 1x4's and laid them as support and added a twin size mattress.
And this side has 2 drawers that I could eventually use to make a pull out bed! I changed out the old brass hardware, they were a little loose.
Here are the red curtains I made. It looks completed but it is not. I used some Hancock fabric that already had the lining on the back and was on sale. I bought a grommet kit and you need to know that most household grommet kits are not meant for really thick material. I followed the directions on the package and used my sewing machine to hem the edges and folded over the top of the panel and simply marked where the holes needed to be cut. I then added the grommets, which didn't stick.
I will eventually need to find some industrial size grommets and they will probably need a tool to assemble which I will have to wait to add that to my budget. The curtain rod is from walmart.
I also found these paper folded black out shades for a few dollars at walmart, and they do the job for now; they're just a little time consuming to raise and lower since it's manual and they probably will get bent.
Coming Soon: Livia's Nursery