Big Girl Bedroom, Day 1

Big Girl Bedroom, Day 1

MessThis is what Laelia’s room looked like yesterday morning (and this morning, minus the crib). We got her big girl bed (an old twin mattress of Tyler’s and a bed my parents had) almost 2 weeks ago, and we finally moved her crib to storage (a.k.a Beth’s shed, after we helped her reorganize them!) yesterday afternoon. I started work on rearranging things around 11am this morning…BigGirlRoomDay1…And this is where I stopped around 8:30 pm today. It’s come a long way! I think I have the basic layout of the room down.

BigGirlRoomDay1_Bed BigGirlRoomDay1_Dresser BigGirlRoomDay1_KitchenSet BigGirlRoomDay1_Shelf

There is still a ton of work to do, but I think I’ll know the direction now I have more of a vision of where things will be placed! Here’s a quick, short checklist:

  • Paint! If we don’t just touch up, I’m thinking a pale gray
  • The nightstands and the bed are getting a makeover
  • If we don’t get a new chair, this yellow chair will finally get it’s makeover (which is overdue).
  • A new twin quilt for Laelia is in the works (okay, it’s still in my head, but it will happen).
  • Artwork artwork artwork! I need to rehang some artwork, but I think there is a lot more room for frames in this room, so yay!
  • shallow shelfs for books
  • Either significantly reorganize toys in the Expedit, or replace toy storage. (methinks we need more storage)
  • Move my dresses out of her closet (waahhh)
  • Replace/remove dwell studio dresser. The top is all damaged from the changing pad buckles, which is really annoying…

I’ll be posting the official before photos at some point, but I thought it would be fun to share my progress today! :D What do you think?!

2 Responses to Big Girl Bedroom, Day 1

  1. Beth says:

    Omg! It’s such a big girl room!!! I can totally see why you were nostalgic.. I am too.

  2. […] office, then it was a nursery/office, then it was just an nursery, and then we transitioned into a toddler room, and now it is a fully-fledged big girl room. When I last blogged about this room, it looked very […]

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