Family Bedroom Makeover
A boring bedroom receives a romantic awakening for $500.
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Host Joan Steffend and designer Cy Winship make this bedroom a romantic room for two.
$7 — Painted Scroll
An overhead projector is used to create a scroll stencil, which gives the room sophistication.
- paint — Rust-oleum (02006619 7452/50), Sherwin Williams (Alabaster) Behr (Satin)
- acetate prints for overhead projector — Office Max
$20 — Paint
A warm neutral tone is added to the walls to give the room a more vibrant look.
- paint — Sherwin Williams (Flat Enamel), Behr (Natural Choice)
$86 — Wall Panels
Handmade wall panels are covered with fabric to give the room a dramatic effect.
$64 — Draperies
Black and white window treatments are added to soften the entryway.
$11 — Chandelier
A vintage chandelier is revitalized with a few coats of gold leaf paint.
$14 — Canopy
A fabric canopy perfectly anchors the room. The canopy is constructed with fabric threaded through electrical conduits, fabric ties and eye hooks.
$56 — Carpet
A carpet with a geometric design is placed on the floor to tie in with the scroll on the wall.
$44 — Linens $9 — Bedside tables
The headboard is covered with colorful fabric that complements the design.
Simple bedside tables are topped with mirrored tile and embellished with buttons to give the pieces charm.
$44 — Linens
$9 — Bedside tables
$15 — Bench
$20 — Winged Chair
$3 — Velvet Chair
An old chair is reupholstered in the same warm hues found throughout the room.
$4 — Faux Fur Side Table
A plain side table is given a whimsical look with faux fur.
$9 — Dresser
An old dresser is refreshed with a few coats of black and white paint.
$120 — Accessories
The room’s accessories include purple lamps, acetate prints, purple pillows, silhouette prints and a boa-trimmed lamp.
- purple spray paint for lamps — Krylon
- black lamp — Target (074080008)
- acetate prints for overhead — Office Max
- boas for lampshade — S.R. Harris
- silhouette frames — Target (065070 630)
$500 — Project Total
See this bland room be transformed into a romantic getaway for a fraction of the cost of the inspiration room.