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The $100 Room Challenge is back! Find out what I have planned for my small master bedroom makeover.
Here we are, it’s September already! Are you ready for another $100 Room Challenge?
For those who are new here, the $100 Room Challenge is a challenge initiated by Erin from Lemons, Lavender and Laundry where bloggers who participate has to complete the renovation of a room, in 1 month for a maximum of $100.
This is my fourth time in the $100 Room Challenge. You can see what I did the previous times I participated:
Note here that $100 is written with a dollar sign in front of the 100. 😛 Which means that for me, the poor Canadian girl, it will be 130 $ CAD!! After a comparison with my American friends, it’s only fair, don’t you think?
The initial plan
If you’ve followed my Instagram account this summer (if not, you should!), I was thinking of making over the staircase that leads to the basement. I had a lot planned that included stencilling a wall. Then it hit me: that wall is sooo high! Is it a great idea to stencil for the first time that high up? How am I going to get up there safely considering that I’m not really great with hights?
Needless to say, I work really well under pressure because I suddenly had the greatest ideas for my bedroom, using the same stencil! That was, two weeks ago! lol
Master Bedroom Makeover
We own a small house. It only has a ground floor and a basement. While the kid’s bedrooms are on the ground floor, ours is in the basement, right next to the family room that got the $100 Room Challenge last time! I like to call it the parent’s lair. 😉
Of course, my bedroom is teal! 😀 with a touch of yellow (kind of like my blog!!!).
I made these paintings myself and they are inspired by the houses by the water in Bergen, Norway. One day, I’ll have the tutorial to share with you! 😉
Here’s the plan of the Master Bedroom as of today:
I have a small walk-in closet (I would call it more a “step-in” closet cause that’s the only thing I can do in it! And that’s when there are not a thousand things on the floor!) My husband has the small closet. You can see by the clothes on the dresser that we’re missing a bit of space!! Isn’t it always like that?
And how about these doors?
Who thinks of installing clear glass french doors for a bedroom? Not someone who has kids for sure! I definitely want to do something about that!
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The plan for the Master Bedroom Makeover
I’ve been missing colour in my life lately. While I’m almost always dressed in colours and my car is a flashy blue, I tend to stay really neutral when decorating. I’m kind of scared to make a mistake (do you relate?). So this time, I’m challenging myself to bring more colour in this room! It all started with this rug :
No, it will not count in the budget of the challenge because I bought it when I thought I was doing the staircase for this challenge. You know, when you’ve been watching something for a long time and then it comes on special? I just had to jump on it! 😉
So, apart from bringing more colours in this room, I’d like to turn it around like that:
I feel it’s going to give a nice focal point when we come in and if the doors are left open.
So now it looks like that:
And my plan is to make it look like that:
What a difference don’t you think?
In details, I plan on:
- Painting the blinds white (they are brown);
- Hanging the curtains that I had in the previous house and that I never hung;
- Stencilling the wall of the window with this awesome stencil;
- Changing the light fixture (I have a great DIY in mind!);
- Make the windows of the french doors opaque or translucent.
If I add the stencil to my sketch, it looks like that:
Isn’t that exciting?
If I have the budget and time, I might add:
- Spraypainting the furniture’s hardware;
- Give a makeover to the table lamps
- Add throw pillows of different accent colours.
So in your opinion, what accent colour should I add to my Master Bedroom Makeover?
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