Before & After: A Pulled Together Kids’ Room

updated May 4, 2019
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(Image credit: Jessi Meyer)

This is not an “OMG! You lost 100 lbs.!” kind of makeover. This is more like,”Hmmnn…did you change your hair? get new glasses?” But therein lies the beauty: small changes are sometimes all that’s needed to make a room feel pulled together. The bedroom above belongs to Noah and his little sister Everly and here it is after a few simple changes:

(Image credit: Jessi Meyer)

So, what changed? The blue paint is gone, there’s a new bedside table, new artwork and a new, cozy rug. Oh, and the bed is made 😉 Each change is subtle, but has the cumulative effect of a more inviting space.

Noah and Everly’s mom Jessi says this about the room makeover:

When we first bought our home this room was my three-month-old son’s. I never felt like I ever “finished ” designing his room before his baby sister, Everly was born 20 months later. When my daughter was born I tried to add feminine touches to the room, but it just wasn’t working. Finally I started over with some fresh paint, added some new artwork, and accessories and things came together.

Overall this is a simple room for our simple family. We made small changes to the room on a real budget to pull everything together and we are happy with how everything turned out.

Thanks for sharing Jessi! Readers, to see plenty of more “before” and “after” shots, head over to Jessi’s blog Oh Happy Day.