Laurens Spare Room Makeover: The Reveal!



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Authors Note: Were excited to bring you this post with Behr, who kindly sponsored this project! All words and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting our sponsors who help us bring you free and original content like this daily.

When my husband, Austin, and I moved into our house, we started on several projects right away. Within the first 2 months of living here, 6 of our rooms were majorly overhauled. The spare room was given a quick coat of paint to hide the electric blue but it was our dump room where miscellaneous furniture, objects and files ended up. As we continued to work on the rest of the house, we tried our best to avoid the spare room. With a new baby, both of us working from home and the other, more prominent areas of the house all needing our attention, the large bedroom was ignored.

Once we started thinking of the room as more than just a catch-all or a place for guests, I started imagining how pretty it could be with some TLC. I began to realize how much wed been missing out. For now it will be my office space/guest room and in the future it will be a kids room.

Behr MarqueePaintwas definitely the most transformative element in the space. It went from streaky walls and dingy trim to a space that feels brand new with a fresh coat of paint.

I wanted to try new ideas out in this roomlike colorful trim and a painterly designand I love the result. I had so many beautiful color choices to choose from within the Behr Marquee Paint line. While my final color palette is still fairly neutral, its definitely not boring. The Creamy Mushroom trim, ceiling and brushstroke pattern have a playful feel without being too much.

I do love that the closet is bold and pretty in Breezeway. It adds a quirky fun-factor that makes me smile when I open the closet door.

Because the paint made the space feel easy to transform from office to kids space, I was inspired to find furniture that could do the samethe drawers I use for file storage now will be used as dressers later and the daybed is actually stacked twin beds that can create a king size bed for guests or two twin beds for kids.

One of the finishing touches to the space was a wooden picture frame I had thrifted a few months ago that was collecting dust in the basement. I gave it new life and a new purpose with BehrChalk Decorative Paint in Cockleshell.

Its pretty incredible what paint can do. It feels like our house just grew 200 square feet 200 very inspiring square feet. Lauren

This is the last post in a series of 5 where Ive shared my color selection process from the Behr line-up of colors and my rooms new design along with the final palette chosen. I hope youve enjoyed following us on our painting journey. Were grateful for our sponsor, Behr, for funding this series and makeover. Thank you for supporting our sponsor who helps us bring you free and original content like this every weekday. You can see Post 1 of this series here, Post 2 here, Post 3 here and Post 4 here.

SOURCES

All Paint from Behr
All Supplies from The Home Depot
Rug from Article
Day bed from IKEA
Frames from Art to Frames
Patterned Chair from CB2
Circular Table from AllModern
Dressers from IKEA


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