Master Bedroom Mini Makeover for $50

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The Master Bedroom.  I don’t know if it’s truly a retreat- it feels more like a HR department where every member of the house comes bursting in with questions, complaints, requests and major  announcements!  And we have a large master bedroom, so there is plenty of room for a waiting room of family members (dogs [Read more…]

Thrifty Boys’ Room Accessories

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It’s done! After multiple negotiations makeovers and tweaks my son’s room is done!  Here is the finished room. For the details on this before and after click HERE.  On a side note, the hardest part of this project is reconciling my wish for a Pottery Barn  room with the reality that my son wants a “cool” [Read more…]

Son’s Room Before and After

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This summer my tween son said, “Mom, I need a big boy bed.”  Okay, now before images form in your heads of my 12  year old son sleeping in a crib, he was referring to not having an official bedroom set.  I have shared several of his room updates, but none of them addressed his [Read more…]

Cheap & Easy Wall Art

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Here is a CHEAP fix for my son’s blank wall.  I purchased 2 packages of cork square tiles at Target.  A can of spray paint and leftover paint from the boys’ bathroom.  Ordered the wall mural decals online (I have since found them EVERYWHERE for alot less money than I paid when I purchased them [Read more…]

Orange Accessories for My Son’s Room

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My tween son loves orange.  His first Old Navy fleece sweatshirt was orange when he was five.  I just noticed the blue Nike shorts are the identical blue I recently painted in his brother’s bedroom. And, when he was seven he added an orange ski cap ( he still doesn’t like to match). I painted [Read more…]

Window Treatments for $20.00

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I am SOOOO excited to share this idea.  For $20.00 I have not one or two window treatments, but four floor length window treatments!  Any guesses what fabric I used to create this $5.00 per panel window treatment? Here is our bedroom window treatments.    I am over the red. I have written several posts on the end [Read more…]

Easy Sports Theme Décor Idea

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Hi everyone! Here’s a thrifty find that can be used for tons of décor ideas for your sports enthusiast child!  I purchased a few yards of this turf at Home Depot.  It’s in the carpet and rug aisle and I have seen it in the seasonal section.  I made a few items for my son’s room with [Read more…]

Child’s Room Clothes Rack

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The great thing about this project is it can be tweaked for lots of sport theme interests. The never-ending, on-going decorating of my boys bedrooms. So both of my boys are competitive tennis players so needless to say much of their free time, is spent on a court. So, they wanted their love of the [Read more…]