Wednesday, April 13, 2011

AnnaLauren's Big Girl Room #1 - The Bed

We are in the process of transitioning AnnaLauren from her toddler toom to a "big girl" room.  So, since that means  a new bed to replace her coverted crib daybed, it also means a little bit of redecorating in her room.

First up, the big girl bed of course!

We found this fabulous vintage/almost antique bed on my best friend, Craigslist, for $75!  The gorgeous girly lines, the sweet curved footboard, the oval perfect for a little initial - I died!  However, Tommy took a little more convincing!  But, thankfully he chose to trust me. :)

Here she is in all her glory!  She needs a little bit of loving!

Pardon my awesome cell phone pictures!

The lovely curved footboard
Gorgeous legs!
Graceful lines and an oval that I have big plans for!
Tommy really outdid himself sanding and sanding and sanding on her!


And here she is now - Tada!
I am crazy excited!!!
Again, I know the cell phone pictures are atrocious, but I promise to make better ones when I show the entire room.  For now, I couldn't wait!


Oh and AnnaLauren loves it too and calls it her Princess Bed.  Makes a mama happy!

I am linking to the blog parties on my sidebar.  You should visit them too!

Oh, and for those who want to know, here is the cost breakdown:
Bed from Craigslist - $75.00
Untinted Vivid White Paint/Primer Quart - $15.00
Rub On Poly - Free from Garage - ($9.00 if purchased)
2 Vinyl Initials from Etsy - $6.00 (including shipping)
TOTAL COST - $96.00!

Several people have asked about the bedding.  It is Pottery Barn Teen Graphic Pop.  It is a little expensive, But I lucked up.  You can read about it and see better pictures here.

12 comments:

  1. Love it! I love the Monogram on the footboard. I got my daughter's bed at a local antique store and the store owner refinished it for me.

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    http://houseonashwelllane.blogspot.com/2011/04/fine-art-photography-giveaway-by.html

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  2. Looks so sweet. Love the fun bedding too! btw. Your cell pictures are great. Wouldn't have even known.

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  3. Oh my gosh it is GORGEOUS!!! What a wonderful bed for your "big" girl! :)

    STopping in from Someday Crafts.

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  4. Simply beautiful! The comforter is way cute too!

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  5. It‘s so nice that I found your blog about your link on Finding Fabulous. So I’ve scrolled a little and like what I see. Now I’m your new follower! ;)

    Take care
    Tine

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  7. Love it... the bedding is awesome, where did you find it... would love to find something like that for my daughter, its perfect!

    Sandra

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  8. I adore it and the bedding is just stunning. Well done you. I love it and so will your little big girl :) Love your blog - so following you - please come and see me sometime, hopefully you'll like what I do and follow me too :O)
    Axx

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  9. what a transformation!! It looks great and the 'A' detail makes it really special for your little girl.
    Love the bedspread too!
    Tina

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  10. I love it!!! Good job. I am your newest follower!!!

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  11. darling room make-over! you totally scored on the bedding.

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