See the transformation of an unremarkable yellow bedroom of an 11-year-old girl into a whimsical, colorful room with features that will grow with her.
Host Brooke Channon introduces designer Carolyn Robbins, who created a distinctive bedroom using unusual handmade items and bright accents and details. A suspended platform bed is the room’s focal point, while rustic vintage furniture pieces contrast with luxurious colorful silk textiles. A spectacular beaded curtain is used as a "door" for the brightly painted closets.
Transforming the Makeover Room
Designer Melissa Wilson guided the steps that were taken to transform an unremarkable yellow bedroom of an 11-year-old girl into a whimsical, colorful room with features that will grow with her.
The Bottom Line
To see where the savings are, take a look at this direct cost comparison between items in the Inspiration Room and the creatively comparable ones used in the Makeover Room:
Antique linen and silk bed coverings and artwork, $6,600 / Cotton coverlet, homemade pillows and framed pictures, $410
Wood slab table and accessories, $5,300 / Yard-sale wood top table and accessories, $100
Vintage art, $4,500 / Framed prints, $160
Rustic painted cabinet, $2,000 / Painted carved chest, $147
paint (upper wall: BM HC-144 Paladian Blue; bottom wall: BM 2063-70 Cumulus Cotton; inside closet: BM 2079-30 Peony; faux chair rail: BM HC-107 Gettysburg Gray) - Benjamin Moore
stepped tonsu chest, blue chest - IMG
frame, girl figurine - Ross
burl tabletop - Urban Ore Salvage
bedside table legs - Home Depot
decorative tray, backgammon board - Cost Plus
metal star light - Pier 1 Imports
bed base (Lillehammer) - IKEA
tan duvet, sheet set - Bed, Bath & Beyond
pillow fabric - Britex
artificial lilies, stacking boxes - Costco
lamp base - TJ Maxx
plastic beads for drape - Urban Outfitters