Saturday, August 14, 2010

The Boys Room Makeover

It was about time for Nick to get a real bed, so we started shopping for beds.  If you're going to ask for a new bed for one boy, chances are you'll ask for a new bed for both boys.  If you're getting new beds, you'll need some new sheets.  And if you're getting new sheets, you'll need a blanket to go with them.... Well, you know how that story goes...

So, here's the surprise room redo.  We managed to buy all the stuff for this, and have it hidden around the house (or in plain sight) this week, without the boys catching on.  They "tent camped" in their room after we took out the old beds on Monday to clean the carpets and paint the baseboards.  Today, they were gone at Nana's, and we surprised them tonight when they got home with the fully made over room.
Daddy must love us an awful lot to do all this work for us!


But he's not crazy about the picture part...

Starting to take shape.

One down, one more to go...

Time to make the beds...

Tent canopy up, and bed made.

Mama must really love us too...she even ironed the curtains!

New beds, new curtains...

Ethan's bed is ready now too...

Ta...DA!!!!!
There's a tv watching area...

There's a reading area....
There's even an 'overflow' stuffed animal bin...

And here's the "Big Reveal"...
oops...couldn't get that video clip to work. 
I'll try to figure it out and add it later.  They were soooo surprised!

I love this book!

Checkin' out the tv area...

His comment? "It looks like where worms live!"  Unique as ever.

Time to check out the sleeping area.

I love it!
Have to get everything 'just so'.

Ahhh...perfect!

4 comments:

Kiki said...

That came out GREAT!!!! I bet they were so surprised and I just love what Nick said...that kid cracks me up!

megan said...

SOOOOO RAD!!! You are the coolest freaking mom EVAR. I love this room idea. great job sis!

SomeGirl said...

That's GREAT!!! LOVE the beds and all the neat areas and things you've done!!! What a room to grow up in!!!

Shell said...

Aww...thanks girls! They love it enough that they barely came out yesterday except to eat! I think it's a hit.