Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The continuing saga...

I know you are all on pins and needles just as I am about the bedding and the room switch.
So here goes...
First of all, I am now having second thoughts about switching rooms.
Switching requires many other things to happen that I hadn't thought of.
With a busy husband the prospect of switching out fans, light fixtures and removing and replacing furniture, is probablly more stress than he and in turn me, needs right now.
Plus there is the money issue. If I switch the rooms I have to spend more money and buy 2 bed spreads among other things.
With wanting also to get the school room painted and get new desks, I am thinking that I need to go the easier route.

So my new plan is to paint Lana's room for her.

What do you think of painting it Chocolate brown and doing lots of white and pink accents?

I like bedding choice #4 because it has just the right amount of pink and brown and would blend well with the walls. Plus at $69.99 for the whole bed in a bag, including the shams and bed skirt, it is one of the best deals. (JC Penney.com)
And to answer Virges question about where they all come from...
#1- Wal mart.com -$45 bed in a bag
#s 2 & 3- Bed Bath and Beyond.com - $99.99, comforter and sham only
#'s 5 & 6- I think also Walmart.com- $45

I thought if I go ahead and order the bedding then I could match the paint accordingly.

Now onto my next question...

If I get that pink and brown polka dot bedding and paint the walls brown, would big assorted colors of pink polka dots on the walls be too much? I'm not talking covering the walls, just a few sizes scattered about here and there.

Now isn't this fun?
I just showed the bed spread to Stacy and guess what...
He doesn't care!!!
And then I told him that I might now switch there rooms now (he is the reluctant party in the house), and he said "Just let me know when the roller coaster is over and what I am supposed to do and I'll do it."
Is that a mans response or what?!

Thanks for hanging in with me on the saga of the room. It is fun to do it with the help of my peeps!


***Edited*** Again!
Just found 3 more options on line...
Option #7

Option #8




Option 9
New...option 10 found on Ebay. Comes with the most stuff and ironically is Lana's favorite.



12 comments:

Marsha said...

I do not like the chocolate brown on Lana's wall. That is not her color choice I'm sure. If you are not going to make the switch :(-
(thank you Mr. Poopy Pants), then I like #1 and paint the walls PINK.

I do like the option 8, however. That is nice, too. If you go with polka-dots on the bed spread, don't do them on the walls too. Way to much, expecially for a small room. Keep the room bright to keep it looking more rooming.

For what it's worth.

Kim said...

I like option #8 as well. I say no painted polka dots on the wall. Pick out a subtle color in the bedspread and paint the room that color. We can still do the chocolate pics. Just get dark wood frames.

Melissa said...

Ok, Missy, I'm glad you posted these things because I have been pondering my nursery, if by chance I have a girl. I love options 8 and 9 but 8 looks more girly to me. Perhaps it's just because it's a picture and not seeing it in person. If I have a girl, I'm going to paint her room a neutral toup/brown color and accent it with the pink. I am doing this because I don't want to have to repaint the room later on down the road. I like the idea of all our walls in the bedrooms being a neutral brown color because you can accent it really cute. Brandon's room is toup as well. In the room that is going to be the nursery it's painted blue because that was Brandon's room first and while I loved it at first, it's too much for a bedroom. With neutral colors you can always change the look of the room without spending a bunch of time paniting. I also agree dots on the wall would be too much. Do some fun Artwork instead, better yet get Lana to do some. Canvas is cheap and so is acrylic paint. Plus you have something personalized for her room on the walls. Look for inspiration in the patterns of the bedspreads or google around and see if you find something inspirational on the net. It doesn't have to be a particular picture of something per say, it could be patterns of circles or flowers that have the same colors as her bedding. Also, if you get curtains or window treatments, I think you should pick up an accent color in the bedding. Don't go too matchy matchy, it just doesn't look good to me.

Hope this helps. You got my gears turning now too!

Jeri said...

Got To Love Stacy's dry comments! That's so funny.

I like pink and brown together. It will look pretty however you sort it out.

Jeri said...

Got To Love Stacy's dry comments! That's so funny.

I like pink and brown together. It will look pretty however you sort it out.

Jeri said...

I said that twice for emphasis.

valerie said...

I like Option 1 and Option 10, but I'm a "Pink" girl myself.

Marsha said...

I liked all the accessories that come with the ebay one. I looked at the link you sent me. I'm just not keen on the huge flowers on the bedspread. I didn't think that looked young or modern - kinda old or Floridian (sorry FL people, but I'm a mtn woman... just my humble opinion.)

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Chuck said...

Glad to see "modern-contemporary-furniture-blogs" chime in here. A old friend whom I'm sure will make EVERYONE'S acquaintance before all is said and done...

Marsha said...

SNOOPS!!! They are everywhere. It must be a left wing conspiracy.

Abbey said...

Lovin' #8. :)