As for room-prep updates, here's a sneak peek (I previously posted on Instagram/Twitter/FB) of some of the fabric, etc., for the room so you can kinda get an idea of where I'm headed style-wise. Not sure if I'll use it all or not, we'll see once the room starts coming together what needs to be edited down.
I also found a metal magazine holder at a thrift store that I plan on spray painting (white? navy? not sure yet) which will hold a few books next to the boys' new chair.
For under $5, I couldn't pass it up. I had originally planned on using a wall-mounted magazine rack to store a few books next to the chair, but my husband brought to my attention the fact that that thing would be ripped down in 2.2 seconds flat so we agreed it wasn't the best idea. Enter thrift store cheapo metal rack instead.
Erica also found some large thrift store frames for me which I will be using for a project on the wall above each of their beds.
They'll look totally different when I'm done with them. And ha! - just realized the picture on the right is upside down. That goes to show how little attention I paid to it since I'm ripping that sucker out and just using the frame anyway.
I also created this printable after being inspired by Shanty-2-Chic's adorable version. I made my own so that I could make sure it coordinated with the color scheme for the room. I absolutely love this Marc Brown quote, and it is a perfect fit for my boys! I will be framing it and using it as wall art. Feel free to click here and download this for free. Click here for a version without a border.
On another note, I totally missed my one year "blogaversary" which was last week. I can't believe it's been a year already! This blog has grown so much and it's become such a huge part of my life, not to mention a wonderful creative outlet for me. I have you all to thank for that - so THANK YOU! From the bottom of my heart, I thank you all for taking the time to read my ramblings and for keeping up with this blog. Never in a million years did I think one year ago when I started this blog that it would become what it is now. It has led to so many fun opportunities, and I have met so many amazing friends through this experience. But without readers like you, none of that would be possible. Each one of you is such a blessing to me! I just want to make sure that you know that.
Anyway, stay tuned for more info on my exciting day(s) being followed around by a (very small) camera crew. And wish me luck on the room makeover so I don't make an idiot of myself on TV! Oh who am I kidding, I might do that anyway. Let's just hope their coverage consists of more than just me huddled in the corner breathing into a paper bag.
Oh - and one more thing! I just found out I've been nominated for a 2013 Apartment Therapy Homie Award. Feel free to hop over and check out a long list of great blogs, and vote for your fave while you're there (hint, hint.)
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