Attley’s Colorful Bedroom REVEAL

Last Updated on March 3, 2022

It's reveal day for this colorful girl's bedroom makeover! Attley's room refresh is done and it's magical! Come check it out for yourself.

whimsical girl's bedroom with jenny lind bed

I absolutely love designing girl's bedroom spaces and I'm guessing you are here because you are looking for girl's bedroom ideas and inspiration. I hope you will find some! Before I share this colorful girl's bedroom reveal with you, I wanted to show you what Attley's room looked like when we first moved into our house over 7 years ago. It was a very boring and very BEIGE box. The biggest challenge in the room is that the chimney runs up through this room, creating an awkward niche on the left AND right of the chimney.

empty bedroom
empty bedroom

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The changes in Attley's room all began because we decided to upgrade her from a twin size bed to a full-size bed. Here's a list of the big stuff we did to refresh her room:

  • We painted the ceiling, walls (Falling Snow by Behr) and trim
  • We painted the doors in her room
  • We hung a new light fixture
  • We had NEW carpet installed
  • We installed the fox wall mural
  • We got the new Mohawk Larrabee Area Rug and rug pad in place
  • We got her new closet system installed, including this back of the door storage
  • I painted her used Jenny Lind bed (that I found on the Facebook Marketplace) and got it set up in her room yesterday
  • I hung her new roman shade and curtains for her little reading nook

And here's how her room looks now! YAY! And before you ask, there is a complete source list at the bottom of the post :) I mean!!!! How fun is it?!

My favorite part of the room is her little reading nook, which I put together by adding this simple white storage bench from The Home Depot. I topped it with some cushions and pillows and it's so comfy! The cubbies of this bench are perfect for holding books and baskets. The basket on the left holds her fire escape ladder–so perfect!

colorful girl's bedroom with window seat

And I “framed” the reading nook out with these stunning curtains from Spoonflower/Roostery Home. I also added the DIY felt ball letter I made her a few years ago for a touch of whimsy.

girl's window seat in colorful room
colorful girl's bedroom with purple dresser
colorful little girl's bedroom

I found her awesome bed on the Facebook Marketplace and snapped it up for only $150. It's solid wood and just needed some TLC and paint. Attley picked a pretty coral color and we are both pretty obsessed with how it turned out.

I made that print for above her bed with the lyrics from one of her favorite songs from The Greatest Showman and I'm so happy with how it turned out. It's included in my FREE printable art library that all subscribers get access to (click here to subscribe).

colorful girl's bedroom with jenny lind bed

We did a furniture swap and moved Attley's old dressers and bookcases into Avery's room and brought Avery's dresser into Attley's room and it's PERFECT in here! That beautiful dresser was a roadside find–you can check out this post to see how I restored it.

We hung artwork she already had above the dresser. We kept it pretty simple because there's a lot going on in this space with that GORGEOUS wall mural!

colorful girl's bedroom with wall mural
colorful girl's bedroom
colorful girl's bedroom with purple dresser

Now let's talk about her desk area. We built these DIY floating shelves and desk area years ago. It was the perfect way to make use of the awkward niche created by the chimney running through her room. We added this simple wood and rattan chair from The Home Depot to finish off this sweet little area perfectly.

colorful girl's bedroom with built-in desk
colorful girl's bedroom with window seat

Oh, and I can't forget to talk about one of our favorite elements in the room–the gorgeous area rug (yes, you can use area rugs over carpet)! The colors and pattern are PERFECTION and it's so soft. What do you think???? Here's some views of her room when we moved in vs. now. You know I can't resist a side-by-side comparison.

Colorful girl's bedroom
colorful girl's bedroom reveal

As promised, here is the source list.


What do you think? So much love when into this room and I am thrilled that Attley loves it as much as I hoped she would!

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