Friday, October 26, 2012

Home Tour: Landon's new room

Finally! This room took quite a while to come together but I am so happy and proud of the final outcome. First we had some serious wallpaper (2 layers and lots of leftover glue, bless my soul) to remove and some big holes in the wall to patch up. Then we primed & painted the room a sharp electric blue, touched up all the white trims and baseboards, and painted the inside of the closet and "shoe stand" white. For whatever reason, all the closet doors had been removed from 3 of the upstairs rooms so instead of getting new doors, I decided to put up some colorful curtains instead. (Thank you, Pinterest).
I absolutely love his new bed and dresser which came from my parents, a very generous & gorgeous 2nd birthday gift for lucky little L. It was custom designed and ordered so it took a little while to finally arrive, but it was definitely well worth the wait. We picked it out when they came to visit in August from Darvin Furniture in Orland Park. [Highly recommend if you are in the Chicagoland looking for some new furniture - This place was ginormous and you're guaranteed to find whatever it is you are looking for.] After much deliberation we decided to get him a full sized bed since we want him to have it for forever, and plus because he is such a crazy sleeper. The bookcase and little chair were left here for us from Chris' dad, the nightstand we already had, and the rug completely captured my heart at first "site" on

Sources of other items:
- sun light fixture (old): ikea
- closet curtains: target
- globe: garage sale
- bedding: target
- wooden train wall shelf: garage sale
- framed printables on train shelf: here and here
- framed printable on nightstand: here
- wooden cars on: Dollar Spot @ Target (old)
- white owl on nightstand: .59 cents clearance @ Michaels
- paint: Azurean, by Behr
- sailboat painting: TJ Maxx
- bunting banner: homemade with colored cardstock from Michaels, a hole punch, & white ribbon
- chevron table (dresser) runner: etsy
- record bookends: etsy
- table lamp: tar-jay (base & shade)
- white ceramic owl: Michaels (.59 cents clearance)
- suede extra large bean bag: (old) from Value City Furniture
- step stool: gifted but from Tiny Keepsakes
- bookcase trinkets: mostly everything on this bookcase was either gifted or thrifted. Except for the little white "L." That I got at Michaels for $1.00 and painted it white.


  1. i LOVE his room! my goodness i haven't been on here in awhile, love the new layout. Everything looks amazing on here!

    1. Thanks mama! I love reading about little harlow's updates, she is growing so fast...feels like you were just pregnant and waiting for her to come :)

  2. So cute!! I love that 'keep calm and call your mom' print -- hilarious!!


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