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« on: October 16, 2010 11:46:09 AM »

I moved into a brand new townhouse with my mom in June, and have been working at making my little room... well, MINE. Since it started as beige-beige-beige, it's been a challenge. I started with turquoise walls and red accents, and added in the things that I love.

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Framed B-Movie Posters (from a Calendar)


My getting-ready area with salvaged thrifted mirror and 2 of the many masks from my mask collection (the rest are in storage). I may some day put that carpet down, but as of now the task is too daunting. And I don't usually have an Alpine hat sitting on my (also thrifed & vintage) dresser, but I'm going to Oktoberfest tonight. Smiley


Delightful mermaid lamp on my nightstand. Always a feature of any of my rooms.


The view from the other route, with my desk/bookshelf. Also my ukulele & a bark fairy house my dad carved for me.


Close-up of my dad's bark fairy house


And, since I'm an avid reader, my book shelf (this shelf had JUST enough books to fit horizontally when I moved in 3 months ago, and now it's overflowing. And that's not counting the other 2 bookshelves of books in storage...). Also showcasing a lot of my swap-received goodies (the happy turd & cupcake, the girl & bird art, the mushroom, the black cat, some bookmarks tucked in here and there), and one measly thing by me (the black spotted bowl).


And my corner, not too exciting. But it does have a vintage owl statue (new for me!), my reconstructed jeans tree bag that holds my current knitting & embroidery projects (Received in a swap), and jellyfish picture (also swap received).


Close-up of vintage owl:


And I almost forgot... the BEFORES:


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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010 02:40:13 PM »

The new colours are great! I love the fairy house!
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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2010 05:11:12 PM »

I love the colors together.
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2010 03:15:16 PM »

Very cute!  I love the colors, and the little personal touches, like the lamp and the owl.
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« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2010 08:45:23 AM »

What colour is the turquoise? I've been searching everywhere for one I like for our kitchen and this one is perfect! And I love the red-framed B movie posters.
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« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2010 12:33:29 PM »

Ooh, I'm not sure. I'll see if I can find my paint chip or can and get back to you.
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2010 07:08:49 PM »

Nicely done. I love your color scheme.
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