Project # 24 was to put a picture of the kids up on either side of their desk just to distinguish "their" areas. When we were in CA, we had the privaledge of my very talented cousin taking some pictures for us. She took these fantastic pictures of the kids and I thought they were perfect for this project.
Project #25 was the curtains. I love these curtains! The fabric is a vintage looking woven green stripes with a very skinny raspberry stripes and - you will never be able to pick it out in the pictures but it has an accent of tiny yellow stripes which is where I got the yellow wall paint color from. I wanted a Roman shade, but not the work of making a roman shade! I knew that I did not care if it functioned, I just wanted it to look cute, so I made a faux roman shade. I decided to do two separate shades so that when we move, if our next room has two windows, I can just separate them. I used vintage white buttons to hold up the folds on the shades and finished it off with a great brown and raspberry tassle trim. They are subtle, yet very cute!!
Sooooo, now it's time to show the before and afters of the entire room!
Just to pain your eyes again and to make you really appreciate the after...
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we have such an inspiring view out our window - - the neighbors siding and window only 3 feet away!!
I am really happy with this room. It is a very subtle, sophisticated, organized, cheerful, gender neutral room with old world charm! The kids are enjoying it and I honestly have noticed a difference in their focus and work ethic. I am enjoying having a room to teach in that makes me feel happy and not like I am in school again myself! This definately isn't "your Momma's schoolroom!"
So, what was your favorite project of the school room re-do? Leave me a comment and let me know!