Toddler Bedroom Makeover Reveal: DIY Window Trim, Baseboards, & Bead-B

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Creating A Cozy Toddler Bedroom With DIY Trim, Baseboards, & Bead-board

The very first room renovation of our farmhouse fixer upper is now complete!

Eli’s toddler bedroom makeover was a huge task to take on but we did it in record time y’all!

The goal was to make the space livable for him & come back to add the fun details, decor, & built-ins for the closet later.

We have so many projects to take on just to make the house functional for us, so the fun stuff has to wait… just for a little while I promise!

Here’s what we are working with:

It definitely needed a little TLC & if you were here for Eli’s nursery renovation you know this will not be up to his standards 😉


Here’s the project list for the space:

  • Popcorn Ceiling Removal
  • New Flooring
  • Paint
  • Trim Windows/Door frames
  • Add Baseboards
  • Build Barn Doors
  • Closet Built-ins
  • Shiplap Reading Nook
  • New Light Fixture


Makeover:

Our first step is to remove all the molding & baseboards. Since we are replacing everything with chunkier new wood we didn’t have to be super careful which made it go quickly!

Next we ripped out all the carpet & painted the beadboard Rosemary by Sherwin Williams & the upper half of the walls SW Alabaster. If you are replacing flooring I definitely recommend painting before the new flooring goes in. Especially if you are messy like me!

Once the painting portion was complete we moved onto installing the underlayment & LVP flooring. Laminate is always a winner in our house because we have dogs & it is super durable! We went with Pergo Hickory flooring.

Once the flooring was in, we moved onto framing in the doorways & windows. I love to use 1×4 & 1×6 pine boards because they make them look grand on a budget.


Check out my Easy DIY Window Trim Tutorial HERE!

I always like to add big chunky baseboards to my room renovations too! 1×6 boards are perfect for the farmhouse look.

We did remove Eli’s closet door because I plan on adding sliding barn doors for that space & for his bathroom.

Normally I am not a huge fan of green even though it’s Adam’s favorite color, but this green is so soothing & cozy so we added it to all the trim too!

Finally, we installed a new Hunter fan to complete the room’s transformation!

His room is not quite complete, I still have a few items on the To Do list but it’s a great start! This is a super cozy space all his own now & one he can grow into too.

Here’s what’s left on our list:

  • Built-in Closet Shelving
  • Build Sliding Barn Doors
  • Add Decor For Eli’s New Big Boy Theme
  • Build Wooden Toddler Bed
  • Shiplap Nook
  • Build Bookcases


We will circle back around when we get the master bedroom move-in-able, but for now I am in love with his new room!


Shop Eli’s Big Boy Room Here!

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