Room Needs Two Personalities

An organizing pro takes a shot at making one bedroom work for two sisters.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionNow each girl has a bed, desk and space of her own.
The girls' clunky bunk beds are replaced with single beds, and their clothes are neatly tucked away in smart closet storage units and under-bed drawers. Their art and collectibles are on display instead of hiding in the clutter. The room is now a calming shade of blue, and both girls feel comfortable studying, working, and of course, playing in their bedroom.

Products from Bombay Kids:

clip-on goose-necked lamp, 5887163
blue and silver lamp, 5887150
Travis twin bed in Antique White, 1861361
Travis trundle, 1870682
Mirror Turn Around, 1862027
Do All Board in blue, 5973284

Sherwin-Williams paint colors used:

three gallons, Dynamic Blue, eggshell, SW 6958
one gallon, Undercool, eggshell, SW 6957
one gallon Blue Chip, high gloss, SW 6959
two gallons primer

Products from Umbra:

nickel ball curtain rod 48" to 88", 238224

Products from Stacks and Stacks:

two-drawer cubes, raw fiberboard, 6447

Products from The Container Store:

12 x 82 Skandia uprights, 700740
Skandia Upright wedges, 700512
12 x 32 Skandia shelves, 700232
12 x 40 Skandia shelves, 700240
Vario shelf pins, 700501
20 x 32 Skandia extended desk shelf, 10004515
20 x 40 Skandia extended desk shelf, 10004516
12 x 32 Skandia corner shelves, 700295
12" corner shelf bracket kits, 700291
16 x 82 Skandia Upright, 700940
48" cross braces in white, 700048
cross-brace screws, 700504
12 x 50 Skandia Uprights, 700720
12 x 20 Skandia shelves, 700220
35" cross braces for all 20", 32" x 35" units, 700035
Amac boxes, clear, 60380
Master Grip magnets, 410410
Master Grip bookends, 410440
tubular hangers in black, 416440
cotton blanket bag, Natural, 471310
Memo Plan magnetic boards in white, 492010
document boxes in graphite and white, 10005104 and 10005112
3.9-quart square modular container, 10006113
1.7-quart modular rectangle, 10006116
12" medium folding mesh cube in white, 10010688
12" medium folding mesh cube in black, 10010689
Eva storage stools, Turquoise, 10014371
Mighty Magnetic strips in blue, 10015650
large magnetic wipe-off board in silver, 10016591
large magnetic wipe-off board in orange, 10016592
tubular hangers, Orange Sherbet, 10016611
6 x 3 x 3 rectangle risers in acrylic, 10017250
easel-backed nickel shadow boxes, 10017441
Calypso toy trolleys in white and Nova Blue, 10019748 and 10029122
double-folding mesh cube in orange, 10020042
Amac boxes in orange, 10022871
double-folding mesh cube in white, 10024226
Structure pencil cups in orange and black, 10028203 and 10028191
small Stor N Slides, 10029173

Product from Rugs Direct:

Central Oriental, Funtime, Narrow Stripe 1305, in blue (45) 6'7 by 9'7, 1305-45

Products from T.J. Maxx:

queen flat sheet (turned into curtain), 327656
metal lunchboxes (turned into pencil cases), 790022 and 790019
flat sheet (turned into another curtain), 686907