The challenge with this room was creating a space that my little ones loved, while not swaying too far to the "cartoon" side of a character themed room.
Goals of Design
-Keep it Minimal
My boys are 4 and 2, so I didn't want a ton of unnecessary items that they would feel tempted to throw everywhere. (Or end up destroying, let's be real) My goal was to create a peaceful space. We have a playroom that houses most of their t...
If you've seen the mood board for my boys room, you know that I had such grand aspirations and hopes. I was going to put vinyl dots on one wall, and paint a simple city-scape on another, and subsequently win mother of the year award.
And then I painted the trim black.
Here's how it looked before.
Here's how it looked after.
I painted that freaking trim, stood back and realized, "wow, this looks so grown up"
I was asked recently how I go about planning out my kids rooms. Do I give them free reign, or do I pick everything out for them? Up until this point, I hadn't really thought about it, if I'm being honest. My boys are just now getting to the age where they want a say in their room (and clothes, and menu, and just about everything else).
Now that they are a little bit older, I want them to have a space that is ju...