Bedroom Update

I was explaining to a girlfriend this afternoon that I am itching to do a DIY/Home project. I know our bathroom renovation is off the list for a while (tears were shed writing that sentence) and I’m pretty happy with Ava’s bedroom and playroom.. so.. the next item on the list is our bedroom. I am so embarrassed to even show you a picture as it is so plain. I have nothing on the walls except a cardboard deer head and our bed is so large we actually have floating bedside tables (we have a king sized bed in a room suitable for a queen). Oh, and one of those bedside tables was broken a few months ago so it’s currently propped up by books and an empty plant stand… yes.. it’s as ridiculous as it sounds. Funny side story- If I record any insta stories in our room I have to purposely make sure I never film near our door so the public never sees my broken side table.. haha.. My dad is a carpenter and we have literally put up with this broken side table for MONTHS.. like more months than I can remember so that’s super awkward and sad..

Anyways.. considering we feel insanely blessed to even have a home I put together an inspiration board that isn’t going to cost a fortune. I’m talking artificial plants and a floating shelf. I kind of love the idea!

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Floating Shelf- 1 & 2 | Drooping Plants- 1 & 2 | Blue Walls- 1 & 2

I felt like I needed to do a roundup of artificial plants as well as there is no way I am putting real plants in our room- bugs, having to replace them every month.. it’s not happening. All of the below are less than $30 each. Some are as cheap as $4.95!

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Kids Playroom Makeover

After thinking about it for a few weeks we finally took the plunge in turning our guest room into a playroom for Ava! The couch that’s in the playroom is a double bed so we can still have guests etc.

The room is not completely finished but It’s good enough for now! Ava loves it!

If you don’t want to spend a lot of money I recommend searching through your local sites like Gumtree or Facebook Marketplace. I had a lot of the items for the playroom already, but what I did purchase I bought from FB Marketplace or Gumtree for a fraction of the price!

img_1153I’ve listed most of the sources or similar items.

Dot Wall Adhesives (100 percent heart). These are the wall dots I used in Ava’s room as well.

Animal Plush Heads (Myer). Similar ones listed here from Target U.S.

Kmart

Honeycomb and Tassel

White Dipped Stool

White Frame for print (on wall)

Rocking Horse. I bought Ava’s one from Gumtree for $15. Similar one linked here.

Wire Basket (on table). I spray painted it copper.

Ikea

Lack Table

Pandrup Colourful Rug

Pink Cushions (on couch)

Coloured Pencils

Small Storage box (with lego inside)

Big W

Large Round Baskets

Domayne

Colourful blanket with pom poms (Similar style linked)

Freedom Furniture

Yellow dipped basket. Similar one linked here.

Not Linked- Tassell Garland (made by me), Books (there’s too many to link), Print (designed by me and printed at our local office shop for $3).