Host Joan Steffend and designer Susie Burke redo an 11-year-old boy's bedroom in a lodge-style design.
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The walls below the chair rail are painted a soft green hue to coordinate with the red and tan wallpaper already in the room.
A matching headboard and footboard are created out of three bi-fold doors, four 4x4 posts, four fence-post caps, four casters and miscellaneous trim.
A magnet board made out of flashing is put up below the chair rail around the perimeter of the room. Susie paints the flashing off-white and wipes on brown glaze to darken it. She uses wood trim (painted and glazed to match) to finish off the rough edges.
Window valances are created out of scrap wood and two colors of polar fleece fabric. The fabric is stitched together then stapled to the box. Nailhead trim and leather belts are used to add a finishing touch.
Two outdoor lanterns are rewired so they can used as wall sconces on either side of the window.
Before this room was a bit too young for this 11-year-old boy. Now he has a space he can grow into and it was all accomplished with a few easy changes.
The bedding consists of a duvet made out of upholstery-weight fabric, pillows covered in assorted fabrics and a bed skirt enhanced with grommets and leather shoelaces.
A music stand is created out of a wooden display shelf and part of the metal practice stand. The shelf is attached to the wall and the top part of the metal practice stand is attached directly to the shelf.
A side table is given a new rock-tiled top. Burke glues the rocks to the top, grouts the surface and wipes away the excess with a sponge.
The magnet board is decorated with framed photos and accessories. Burke removes the heavy backing from each frame and replaces it with basic cardboard to make it lighter, then attaches self-adhesive magnet strips to the back of each to hold it to the wall.
$25 - Paint
wall paint: The Home Depot - Ralph Lauren Satin Finish, Marsh Grass #RL1592
$46 - Flashing and Trim
metal flashing and chair rail: The Home Depot
$160 - Bed
30" raised panel bi-fold closet doors: The Home Depot - Pine Ridge, #757396053300
fence posts, caps and pine molding: The Home Depot
paint: Hirshfield's - Heavy Duty Semi-Gloss, Botany Beige #88909010
$45 - Window Valances
polar fleece fabrics: Jo-Ann Fabrics - PPK 10 Berber 6060420 Red and green
oll of nailhead trim: Jo-Ann Fabrics - The Holland Manufacturing Company, French Natural Nailhead Trim, #2518839335
black belts with grommets: Target - #061060852
$103 - Bedding
fabric for duvet cover: Jo-Ann Fabrics - Country Collection, #5910104
fleece blanket for back of duvet cover: Kohl's - Sonoma, #838659000276
trim and fabric for pillows: fabric outlet
fabric for bedskirt: Jo-Ann Fabrics - Country collection, #5910104
3/8" brass grommets for bedskirt detail: The Home Depot - #038728411044
fleece for body pillow: Jo-Ann Fabrics - Camel anti-pill fleece #6032213, red and green fleece #6060420
fabric for throw: Jo-Ann Fabrics - #6596472
$15 - Cabinet Update
fence-post caps for tall cabinet: The Home Depot
2" round knobs for cabinet doors: The Home Depot - #781266173081
beadboard: The Home Depot
$15 - Dresser Update
1-3/4" round knobs for dresser drawers: The Home Depot - #781266179074
$13 - Music Shelf
2" mahogany wall shelf: Target - Furio Home, #065010084
$13 - Lanterns$16 - Lamp
lampshade: Jo-Ann Fabrics - J Alexander, #6025100
$23 - Picture Frames
4x6 and 5x7 picture frames: Target - The Kensington Collection, #065072818
magnet buttons and magnet strips: Michaels - #015377100758, #015377123405
$20 - Rock Tile
rock tile strips: The Home Depot - #1787709310
$498 - Total Cost