It was really important to us for our little guy- Christian (2 yrs old)- to have a fun, happy & organized room when he transitioned out of the crib/ nursery to his “big boy bed” & new room this past summer. (And of course it had to be budget-friendly!) It’s a TINY space and we decorated it with jungle animals & made a really big deal out of the move and he handled it perfectly. (Straight to bed and slept through the night from the start- wahoo!) Unfortunately I don’t have any ‘befores’ of this room. Basically just picture it empty. With a combination of thrift-store finds, Ikea pieces, some DIY items and a splurge or 2, we got just what we wanted:
It’s a super-easy & inexpensive way to treat a wall in a kid’s room. Christian loves pointing out all the different animals:
Christian has so much fun playing with his trucks & trains on it because its stripes are roads & train tracks for him.
SO, we decided to make a hill out of (what-else – we seemed to be crazed by it lately!) chalkboard paint!! Sometimes the “mistakes” end up being the best things in a space. Now there’s a whole new activity area in the room: