Anyhow, the walls and ceiling have now been painted. Furniture has been relocated. The end is in sight! The majority of things left to do are the things I most enjoy - the 'making it really pretty and individual'.
The room has shifted from a pale pink paradise to a more funky emphasis. It was last painted around 3 years ago and was a pastel pink (but rather cluttered) haven:
R chose the new colours herself - inspired by her dressing gown,
However, the colours have grown on me and although they're not my choice, I think it really suits her personality. When I went in to school recently to look through her literacy work, it was interesting to see she'd written a piece on her room - writing that she 'felt safe' and 'it was comfy'.
Hope you've enjoyed a quick glimpse. I aim to be back on Thursday next week with my 'Pretty Filter' ta-dah for R's room! Lots of work going on behind the scenes - flags being sewn to a new canopy, wall stickers to go up and woodwork still to paint!
I'll leave you with some cakes we made together this weekend.
Today I'm joining in with these parties: