Playroom Redo Part 3 – Seating

Seating!

Now you can always go buy benches and bean bags etc.  But look around your house I bet you have something you can transform.  I saw these seats on Pinterest, yes I am an addict but I have learned and made so much from other people’s brilliant ideas!

So I looked around the house then the garage and found these old mismatched crates just like on Pinterest.  SO I got out my trusty Krylon spray paint.

IMAG6136 - CopyI used a very thick chip board from the back of one of the poster frames I broke, good thing I didn’t throw that away. I did go to JoAnne fabrics for padding it was pretty inexpensive maybe $5.00.  I had the best material that I ordered off of Etsy and some from the thrift store too!  I merely stapled it to the chipboard.

IMAG6090 - CopyI made a bench too!

IMAG6149 - CopyThen I tied the top down making sure it wasn’t on the open end or the girls could fall in!

Phoebe LOVED it!

IMAG6181 - CopyIMAG6186So did Puffy (-:

I put the single seat by the Wardrobe Section (-:  Then there was the PINK computer chair yikes!  It was practically new so I wanted it to match~! So I recovered it.

I took it apart….

IMAG6355 - Copyand got the trusty staple gun out again…

IMAG6359 - CopyI made sure it was pretty tight so nothing would get caught on the material when someone sat in it.  I love this popcorn material.

IMAG6363Once again Puffy loved it…

IMAG6368Then I saw those bright flowery pillows …. re-covered!

IMAG0198 - CopyAdded one to the bench that holds the books ….

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Pete likes this one!  (Found that red wood basket there at the thrift shop $2!)

Added a big floor pillow to the other hand made bench…

IMAG9822And again Puffy was breaking it in…..maybe this isn’t a playroom but a cat room SHEESH!

Playroom Redo Part 2 – Walls

The walls I new I wanted movies posters so I quizzed the girls and husband on their favorites (kid friendly of course it is a playroom) !

Pyper’s favorites :IMAG6123All of our favorites and Daddy’s favorite

IMAG2002Phoebe’s favorites

IMAG9837And some random fun poster we got at a children’s fair from the movie theater!

IMAG6193IMAG6194and posters aren’t enough NO~ I remember seeing the coolest thing on Pinterest on how to save event tickets easy enough….done

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I nailed a plastic popcorn bowl to the wall too, it holds the 3D glasses (-:

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What else did I put on the wall you ask? well the girls had a lot of dress up clothes so in one corner we made a Wardrobe section…. I got a clothes rack and mirror, then made a small bench and have red baskets underneath for all the accessories. Black curtains and Oh and the pink carpet made a comeback for the winter..yuck I will be getting a black one that’s for sure!

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I randomly put up popcorn boxes and movie sized candy boxes too and since Phoebe’s tiny play kitchen was to much to put in their room. It became the concession stand !

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So of course we needed to name the new playroom…

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And always remember while in the theater…

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Next post seating~! So stay tuned for the sequel (-:

The Pink (and purple) of it All

When I looked around all I could see was pink, yes I have two little ladies but in what rule book did it say every room they occupy needed to be pink???  So I put my mind to work what could we do to this PINK (and purple) playroom to make it fun and not so froo froo (is that a word and it so did I spell it right?)

DSC05501And lets face it the playroom never stays clean and with not having a door to shut I was losing my mind cleaning it up after the girls “cleaned”.

DSC01370Now bring that this is a playroom we haven’t painted the walls and won’t until our youngest is a little more grown.  So I wanted to do something to sort of cover enough of the marks on the wall without full wall paper!

I wanted a fun theme and something we all would like and who doesn’t like movies right??

157837161910269471_pPRFRaBH_bIt was decided and therefore my next few post will be all about our playroom redo!