Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Transformation

Last week I took advantage of my son's absence (he was attending the drum major academy at Illinois State) to completely redo his room. Paint, bedding, new accessories, and lots of cleaning! This is what we started with, once all the furniture--except the bed--was moved out.

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And in one week, we ended up with this.

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The jazz theme seemed perfect, since DS plays saxophone and loves jazz. He was completely surprised when he walked into his room Saturday evening, but overall I think he was pleased. And me? I'm *so* happy to have this project off the list!

10 comments:

Carole said...

Looks like an episode of "Trading Spaces"! Great job! Now can you get some knitting done?

amanda said...

leslie---i think that is the most amazing surprise! i'm sure he loves it. i would've loved it if my mom had put the thought and effort into doing something like that for me. job very well done!

Michele said...

I know Carole already said this, but it was the first thing that came into my mine 'Trading Spaces'...I want to do that for my daughter someday. You did a great job, I love that blue, soothing, just like jazz music. I bet he was surprised and loves it :)

Susan said...

I love that color for the walls and it rerally works well with the b and w photos.

Vicki said...

It looks amazing! I love the color and the posters. Lucky guy! :)

karen said...

Wow! How much to get you to redo some of the rooms in my house?!

Chelle said...

Leslie, it's fantastic. He's a lucky guy having such a creative Mom and sister to renovate his room in such a totally awesome way. Love the Jazz theme! What a transformation.

Kristin said...

Your own "while you were out". It looks great.

Mrs.Curvy said...

Love the colors of the walls! Great job! Nice posters too!

Elizabeth said...

It looks great!!! Can you come and do my son's room? The excavation alone would take a month.