Puppy Love, or Using Spray Paint to Update Ceramic Decor

As it is a holiday here in my part of the world, and very shortly I will be helping to revamp and revive Lily and Liam’s tree fort, I will be keeping this post brief.

Remember Twiggy???

— BEFORE —

Lily picked up this handsome fella at a garage sale for only 25 cents (you can read more about some of the incredible deals and discoveries we have made in recent months in Deals + Discoveries + Decisions or Deals + Discoveries + Decisions: Liam’s Bedroom).

Well, take a look at Twiggy after a spray paint makeover…

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall

Anyone else LOVE fairy tales?  There has definitely been an influx of the fairy tale genre in pop culture recently.  From ABC’s Once Upon a Time, to box office releases like Mirror Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman, the world of majestic castles, evil queens, and fierce dragons has officially permeated mainstream culture (here in North America, at least).

Well, this past weekend, my regular ho-hum type of existence was touched by a little fairy tale magic.  My fairy godmother (in the form of my mother-in-law) granted me a special wish: the ability to take home a very lovely and ornate mirror to adorn Princess Lily’s chamber with.

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Deals + Discoveries + Decisions

To me, one of the most exciting parts of transforming a living space is when your original ideas and inspirations morph into something even better than you expected. This type of serendipitous event is quickly becoming a common occurrence in regards to my kids’ bedroom revivals.  In putting together Lily and Liam’s bedrooms this past week, a number of small (but nonetheless awesome) deals, discoveries, and decisions have taken place.

This post will focus on Lily’s room; here is the original mood board for Lily’s bedroom transformation.

Lily’s Room: A Fine Romance

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