Monday, April 19, 2010

New Room

When we finished our basement and Nicole moved downstairs, I inherited her old bedroom and lovingly called it my 'craft room'. I moved my things in as fast as I could before anyone else could stake their claim on the spot. I had plans to 'cute it up'....but there just wasn't any time, or something like that.

So this.....I'm so embarrassed to even show it....has been what I have been using as my craft room/office/where-I-study/

I know, it's bad. Really bad.

Last week when Erik went out of town I decided that it was time to re-do it. I don't know what it is about Erik going out of town, but I always like to do some big project while he's away to surprise him when he gets home. So I went shopping....found a few things....including a couple of these lovely pictures, which I made in to chalkboards because I fell in love with the frames.....

And this is how it turned out! So much better, don't you think?
I love how the chalkboards turned out!

But the bed has to be my favorite part of the room! It's so inviting- the kids always end up visiting with me, laying on it, while I do schoolwork. I love it!
And there you have it. Erik was quite surprised when he got home, which is always my favorite part. :) I probably should have spent the time working on my papers, but this was way more fun!


  1. Super Duper Cute! Where did you find those frames for the chalk boards? Love them! You did such a great job!

  2. Wow Becky! I looks great! You did a fantastic job on the room. You are quite ambitious!

  3. The chalk boards are my favorite part! Like that shelf above the bed too. Great makeover! I love before and afters. So inspiring!

  4. I love it! Nobody can re-do a room like you! I especially love the chalkboards.

  5. So cute! Now you just need to come over and decorate my house. :-) The walls in my bedroom are still bare.