Because today is my 200th post, and because I have been digging around and trying to become a bit better at this whole blogging thing, I have been re-reading my old posts from the beginning. (Not ALL of them).
It’s certainly a trip to see what I was thinking THEN and how it IS NOW. I guess that’s why I wanted to do this whole blog thing – for posterity’s sake and my own memories.
But, I realized that there are things that I wanted and meant to share that I haven’t yet (I think).
One of those is Elle’s bedroom.
It is, by far, my MOST favorite room in the house.
Here is what it looked like on August 6, 2011:
By the following day, it looked like this:
We used Sherwin Williams “Brown Teepee” on the walls. Absolutely LOVE this color. I’ve seen it used in almost every room in a house with great success. It’s a wonderful color!
On August 11, we started adding in my FAVORITE, the Pottery Barn “Morrocan Red”.
By September 3, the finishing touches were the only things required. Here’s a look:
So, what did I learn in all of this?
JCPenney’s has great deals on gliders and cribs.
Trading Phrases had the Picasso dove decal and I found the artwork at allposters.com. The frames came from Ikea, too.
And I’m sure you may be curious to see what her room looks like after having used and lived in it for over three months. I swear I didn’t clean it up just for taking these photos this morning…as you can probably tell!