Boys Pokemon Bedroom Paint Job

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My son John loves Pokemon, and while I wasn't crazy about painting his room red and black, I had to admit having a Poke Ball for a room did sound pretty cool.
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That, and it only seemed fair to let him choose since he had endured this room for over a year.
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This is what his bedroom looked like when we moved in.
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After my husband painted the ceilings and the baseboards he started on the red outline.
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The flower proved to be a pretty annoying work of art to cover!
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But eventually his vision for a Poke Ball Pokemon room started to come to life.
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I couldn't believe how much the white lower portion opened up the room. I was happy about that because my fear was that the red and black would make it seem much smaller.
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We thought this thing was going to be the death of us!
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After lots of measuring a re-taping, my husband finally got the center line taped off.
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And the black stripe made it's bold appearance.
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I was getting exited by this point because a) we were almost done and b) John was freaking out about how awesome it was and we weren't even finished.
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The final details were all coming together....
  • boys pokemon bedroom paint job, bedroom ideas, paint colors, painting
And a Pokemon Poke Ball room was born! He loves it, and I think it looks amazing. I'm just not looking forward to repainting it in a few years! He's stuck with this until he moves out.
You can read more about this project on my blog!

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