Lena’s Room Reveal

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I’ve been working on Lena’s room sporadically, and I decided it’s time to show a full reveal – even though I’m sure her room will continue to be a work in progress.

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There’s no real theme, but it was inspired by a gift bag I found at Target:

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 Seriously.  You can find inspiration anywhere!  I love the combination of the cream, pink and gold.

Lena had one request: pink walls.  So, I painted her room what I thought was a pale pink.  Wow. It was PINK.  I ended up painting the back wall a pale cream to calm down the pink.  It still shines pink, but has more of the lighter pink I envisioned.  And Lena hasn’t noticed because the pink off the other three walls makes that cream wall shine on with pink.  I’m happy and (more importantly) she’s happy!

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 There’s not a room in our home without a chalkboard, and this one references Lena’s favorite song (You are my sunshine).  To see how you can get perfect chalkboard lettering, click HERE.

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 I painted all Lena’s furniture with Annie Sloan chalk paint.  To see a full tutorial on chalk paint, click HERE.

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I made this felt flower garland that I strung across the back wall.  To see how you can do it too, click HERE.

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 I covered the shelf above her bed and closet doors with vinyl gold polka dots from Etsy.  To buy some for yourself, click HERE.

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 The rag bunting above Lena’s window is another DIY project you can do, too!  Click HERE for more info.

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 Basically her room is full of things that are pretty and fun – just like my little Lena.

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sincerely, sara d.

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