Kids Bedrooms: Use What You Have & Make It New

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[Editor's Note: A while ago my seven-year-old brought home an essay she had written in second grade talking about her love for her bedroom. It brought back memories for me of all the time I spent in my room as a kid and especially as a teenager -- that was my space in which I felt safest, most "me." Giving a child some room to breathe in the family is important, but what do you do when you've got more kids than rooms? Tracy decided to give her oldest her own room, but she didn't have a budget to completely redecorate. Lend her your thoughts? -Rita]

How to Afford a Girls’ Bedroom Makeover and Make Everyone Happy

Trying to do this on a strict budget is already frustrating and emotional as I know they want these super special places - but I like the challenge and hope we can find some fun finds at local thrift stores. I also sew – so I can make duvet covers and pillow covers if we find some fabric that works.

tween totes

Credit Image: ::cocoRina:: on Flickr


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