But even with the light furniture and curtains, the room was still uncomfortable and felt very much like a boys dorm room with my black comforter and awkward furniture arrangement. I didn't have a lot of space to work with and had quite a bit of furniture in the room but I was determined to make this room feel more like a grown up girl's room rather than the sports den it felt like.
Que in the makeover! it kind of struck me one day that I could arrange the room in a different way, it would be tight but probably doable. Once something is in my head like that I have to try it. The very first thing I did when I got home was try the new arrangement. At first, I didn't know if I liked it, but the more I realized the room is just freakin small, there isn't anything I can do to hide or fix that I realized this would be a much more convenient arrangement.
So far I've found two really cheap chairs that were sturdy and just needed some love. I've refinished them and am using them as entables.
I think the Ikea furniture is great and simple but needs a little something special so I found these great pulls at Home Depot. I think they really help the Anedoba feel a little more grown up and girly.
The icing on the cake really is, for me, the bedspread I found at target. I was dying to try and find a sturdy, quilt-like spread, that could withstand the wear and tear my dog was going to put it through. This beautiful creation by Target really did the trick. A graphic floral pattern in gray and yellow was just the bright dash of sunshine this room needed. I was so happy to see that black bedspread go!
With that yellow in mind, there was a sad little table that was giving me the puppy dog eyes to get a little makeover. This table has been with my family for a long-long time and I thought it was about time, it got a little love.
So far, Roscoe seems to be loving it just fine! As long as I let him lay on the bed, I don't think he really cares what my room looks like I guess!