From Crib to Big Boy Bed; a Room Makeover


When we moved my youngest son out of his crib last year and bought him a big boy bed, I decided it was time to ditch the baby room and update his room to reflect his interests and awesome personality. He requested a room with dinosaurs and baseballs, so with new paint, (yes, thats a red ceiling!) some easy DIY projects, and smart shopping, I was able to create a room that doesn't feel like a typical themed kids room AND didn't break the bank. The result is a fun, quirky space with a stylish mix of vintage and modern that we both love.
The finished room! A red ceiling gives it that pop of color and adds visual interest without overwhelming the space.
The finished room! A red ceiling gives it that pop of color and adds visual interest without overwhelming the space.
The nursery before the makeover was outdated and gender neutral.
The nursery before the makeover was outdated and gender neutral.
A gallery wall with a flea market find Chanel letter mixed with modern touches.
A gallery wall with a flea market find Chanel letter mixed with modern touches.
Faux DIY dino taxidermy made from an old toy storage container sits atop of the gallery wall.
Faux DIY dino taxidermy made from an old toy storage container sits atop of the gallery wall.
A fun polka-dot laundry hamper doubles as toy storage.
A fun polka-dot laundry hamper doubles as toy storage.
I revamped a childs IKEA chair for the perfect little reading nook.
I revamped a childs IKEA chair for the perfect little reading nook.
A framed chalkboard wall is the perfect art installation for the large space above his bed.
A framed chalkboard wall is the perfect art installation for the large space above his bed.
A DIY instagram shadow box is perfect for swapping out those fun photos!
A DIY instagram shadow box is perfect for swapping out those fun photos!
A shelf turned nightstand and  DIY rolling wire basket is the perfect substitution for a bedside table.
A shelf turned nightstand and DIY rolling wire basket is the perfect substitution for a bedside table.
A baseball alphabet print.
A baseball alphabet print.
And we can't forget the dinosaurs!
And we can't forget the dinosaurs!
I love this #8 sign i picked up at the flea market for only $3!
I love this #8 sign i picked up at the flea market for only $3!

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Interiors By Sarah Langtry

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