Big Boy Room Reveal

Big Boy Room Reveal

This post has been a long time coming, but here is the Big Boy Room reveal – finally! (If you’d like more info on sources and the budgets, check out the breakdown here.) Looking towards the door, you can see the alphabet print I talked about here, the growth chart I found on Etsy here and the monogram button art I made here. The alphabet print is hung at toddler eye-level, and the subtle stripes on the wall in high-gloss white… View Post

DIY: How To Recover A Nursery Glider

DIY: How To Recover A Nursery Glider

I have a little confession: it’s not completely finished. But the back and bottom cushions are slip-covered and, since a lot of gliders don’t even have arm cushions, I’ll explain how I did these and then update this post when I do get the arms completed. Here’s how she’s looking at the moment… Even without arm cushions, it’s an improvement on the tired blue that is hiding underneath, am I right? You Will Need: – An ugly ass glider –… View Post

DIY | Wall Art Monogram for a Toddler Bedroom

DIY | Wall Art Monogram for a Toddler Bedroom

I’ve been on the hunt for very budget-friendly DIY wall art ideas for the Big Boy bedroom, and this little button monogram fits the bill. What You Need Assorted buttons (I got mine from JoAnns) Fabric (I used burlap) A solid frame (mine was a charity shop find) Needle & thread Cardboard Printer Cost: from $5 Time: Under four hours DIY Monogram Wall Art: How To I started by printing a big old letter S, my Little Man’s first initial,… View Post

DIY | Ikea Fjellse Hack: How to Upholster A …

DIY | Ikea Fjellse Hack: How to Upholster A Bed

I recently upholstered a basic wooden bed frame from Ikea. It’s going to live in my little boy’s new bedroom – his first “big boy bed.” It’s a very budget-friendly and straightforward DIY – perfectly doable if you love the look of upholstered beds but not the price tag. UPDATE: Having lived with the upholstered Fjellse bed for over a year, there are a couple of minor things I would have done differently – read more about that here if… View Post