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Dawson’s bedroom redo {part 2}

Phew!  What a crazy weekend!  I finished painting Dawson’s room, stained his furniture, hung shelves and organized all of his junk…. but there were a few set backs along the way and we had an unexpected visitor drop by  (I’ll post some pictures….SO GROSS!!)

After all the grey paint had dried, I started taping off the room for the orange stripe.  I measured up 5 ft from the floor and then did an 18″ stripe all the way around the room.   To get the cleanest line possible, I first painted along the edge of the tape in the same color as the wall.  This seals the edge and will give you the cleanest line.dawson room painting stripes

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Dawson’s Bedroom Redo {Part 1}

So it’s been a long time coming to redo my son Dawson’s room. He’s 11 years old and he’s had the same bedding/decor since he was 2!

He’s always loved sports and while I think his old bedding was cute, it’s a little too juvenile for him now.

Here’s what his room looked like before:
dawson room 5

blah, blah, blah
dawson room 1

Now I really want to try to give my kids rooms that they want…but it’s so hard to find that balance between what they want and what I WANT! If you know my family, you know that we are big University of Tennessee fans. We lived in Knoxville for 2 years and my husband and my son LOVE the Vols. Well, their color is orange. So guess what my son wanted? You guessed it…an orange room. Now, that’s a tough one for me. Orange is a pretty bold color and isn’t exactly my favorite.  But it’s what he wants and he also wants to have kind of a basketball theme so I guess it goes with that.

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