A Little Girl’s Room Makeover Reveal

A little girl’s room makeover reveal has been in the works for months.

We have been working on it a little at a time

working with a small budget.

So today, my little sweetie and I are revealing her room,

her space that she shares with her grandmother when we are crafting.

Let’s begin with the furniture.

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

I bought three pieces of furniture from a friend who was selling her parents’ guest room furniture.

My friend thinks that the room/furniture/mattress was only used once.

I purchased the toy chest at the foot of the bed on my trip to France a couple years ago.

The floor mirror was originally in the master bedroom.

Can you see the reflection in the mirror? It is a sign that my friend Linda’s hubby made for me.

“You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make me happy when skies are GRAY”

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

The hat rack was a piece that I have had for many, many years and I painted it ASCP Old White.

My friend knew the furniture was the first step in creating a space for my sweetie,

so I think that played a great part in the cost.

Granddaughter's Room

I won this beautiful pink ruffled throw in a giveaway by Janet of Shabbyfufu.

This throw also came with a pink ruffled chair cover you will see shortly.

What a fantastic win . . . perfect for my sweetie’s room.

The bedding is from Pottery Barn and I have had this bedding for a while,

so it was not a new purchase. Gray had a choice of two sets of bedding that I had in the

linen closet and she chose this set. (Pottery Barn Jocelyn Floral).

She loved the colors and the design.

I placed adhesive letters on the mirror under the supervision of Gray. She gave it a two thumbs up!

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

The bird cage on the dresser is a new purchase. I am on the lookout for more bargain birdcages for another

project in her room.

Whereas, this large white one was transferred from the great room ledge

to the top of this craft cabinet.

Craft Cabinet - Housepitality Designs

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

There were originally wooden knobs on the dresser and night stand.

They were replaced by beautiful octagon cut glass knobs by D. Lawless Hardware.

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

Granddaughter's Room - Housepitality Designs

The other end of the room contains my or should I now say “our” craft furniture.

Craft Desk - Housepitality Designs

The craft furniture was purchased from Home Decorators Collection,

by Martha Stewart a few years ago.

Craft Desk - Housepitality Designs

Many masterpieces are created here!

And many a gift wrapped here too!

Gift wrapping station - Housepitality Designs

The vintage paint by number art of pink flamingos are perfect for the room.

Vintage Flamingos Paint by Number - Housepitality Designs

Have you noticed the drapes and that amazing fabric!

Fabric by Minted - Housepitality Designs

It is from the great company Minted. Many of you know them from their gorgeous stationery and art.

They also provide a most fabulous selection of exquisite fabric, drapery, pillows and table linens.

I was over the moon excited when they offered to send me fabric

and I knew exactly where I wanted to use this beautiful fabric.

Drapery/pillow fabric by Minted - Housepitality Designs

This fabric is the classic cotton canvas made of 100% cotton. (A linen cotton blend is also available)

and it is remarkably soft to the touch and the quality is superb.

Craft desk/fabric my Minted - Housepitality Designs

The fabrics are designed by incredibly talented artists.

Craft Room Desk - Housepitality Designs

I was able to chose the fabric and I had my little sweetie sit in front of the computer

with all of the most wonderful choices and she picked this design.

Craft Room Desk - Housepitality Designs

The design is by the artist Phrosne Ras from Cape Town, South Africa.

Graylyn was immediately drawn to this beautiful design called Fantasy Festival.

Especially the pink . . . as in the pink in the antique Jasperware plaques

that belonged to her great grandmother.

Pink Jasperware Plaques - Housepitality Designs

When the fabric arrived, it went immediately to my friend Linda

who transformed this beautiful fabric into drapery panels and a pillow.

Little Girl's Bedroom Makeover - Housepitality Designs

This amazing fabric from Minted.com was truly the last part of the room that was awaiting completion.

But then again, a room is never done!

Thanks for stopping by and seeing and reading about my Sweetie’s new space.

It is as pretty as she is!!

Have a most wonderful day!! Making your own kind of music and singing your own special song!

Note: The gorgeous fabric was given to me by Minted.com; however, all opinions of this fabric

and how it helped transform this room beautifully are entirely and happily my own!

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  1. Oh my goodness, there are so many beautiful details in this room. The paint color, that fabulous flower/plate art on the wall, the fabrics..it’s all wonderful. I know that you and Graylyn will make many more memories in there. 🙂
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  2. I know she is loving her beautiful girly room when she comes and has a sleep over.
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  3. What an absolutely beautiful, sweet room! Love the bedding, and I simply adore the vintage paint by numbers flamingo picture! You and Miss Graylyn did a wonderful job! 🙂 ~Rhonda
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  4. Aw Shirley it’s just darling. I love all the whimsical touches you’ve incorporated. You sure have the eye for pulling it all together.
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  5. Omigosh how adorable! Love those fabrics and that cute plate design over the bed. Darling room!!! (and thanks for your sweet comment on Max’s bed!) xox
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  6. Shirley, I don’t know how you could have made this room any more adorable for Graylin!!
    Every color, fabric, lamp, lighting , bedding it is all just perfection for your crafts and fun!

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  7. Hi Shirley, The room is filled with charm and just stunning. You did an incredible job and it’s the type of room that can grow with Graylin. Simply lovely with all the special details. Magazine worthy my friend.
    Hugs, cm
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  8. Such a sweet room….I love the fabrics you used and all the personal touches you added to make it her very own special place.
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  9. Linda miller says

    Cute, colorful and cheery…a winning combination.

  10. Everything turned out beautifully!!! It was worth the wait to see this! LOVE all the fabrics: bedding and drapes/pillows. I am sure you and Gray will make so many wonderful memories in this room. She sure IS a sweetie!!!!
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  11. I love the colors in this room! The pinks, yellows are so pretty together.
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  12. Such a sweet room! It all looks great.
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  13. Merry pierson says

    I love It! Graylyn has indeed inherited her Grandmother’s decorating abilities.

  14. So pretty, Shirley! It is a wonderful blend of colors and patterns that all relate to each other. You could work alongside the fab Sarah Richardson!

  15. Oh so pretty, what a special place with so many beautiful things.
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  16. This is just such a pretty room, Shirley. I love the bedding! All sweetened with the assistance of your helper.:-)
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  17. What a sweet room Shirley…mixed with sophistication….perfect for your granddaughter to grow into! Love all the pink touches…not too much, just enough! I’m sure Graylyn must be tickled pink! 😉

  18. Shirley, what a perfect room! I love all the thoughtful touches you have added, Graylyn is a lucky girl to have a sweet, creative grandmama like you. I know you will both truly enjoy this room. {love that you do crafts with your Gray…it’s the first thing my two grand girls ask me to do when they are here!} xo Lidy
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  19. Gray will remember these special days with Grama designing her room as treasured moments in her life. I just love this feminine and happy room.

  20. BEAUTIFUL!!! I love the drapes and love the jasperware plaques! Well, I actually love all of it! If I were your grand I would be looking for reasons to spend the night with Grandma!

  21. Shirley the room is beautiful! Hopefully I will get a grandchild EVENTUALLY so I can fix a room too!

  22. Pat francoforte says

    Love love love every detail! Fresh, sweet, cozy! The love emanates !

  23. Shirley, that room is just awesome, and you are such a fabulous grandma! I am so happy for the both of you:) Gray has to be in heaven with that room! Every detail is fabulous…and those plates! WOW! And to have a craft room for the both of you to share…she will always remember that when she’s older- ALWAYS! Bravo?

  24. So pretty Shirley! I know she’s over the moon to have been able to help decorate her bedroom in your home. Love the fabric!
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  25. Edie Cummings says

    I probably missed it, but where did you get the charming chandelier?

  26. This room is so pretty for your little princess!! Love, love, love the colors, fabric prints, and all the creativity that went into creating such a beautiful room for Graylyn!!
    Mary Alice
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  27. Oh Shirley, what a beautiful room for a beautiful little girl. I know that she loves it. She will want to stay with you all the time. So glad that she helped you do the decorating. I think she is taking after her grandma – has lots of talent
    Have a wonderful week.

  28. Shirley, you did a fantastic job on changing your craft room to your Sweetie’s room! I love the fabric in the drapes and pillows! It’s so versatile and has such a youthful look to it. The touches of pink around the room look wonderful! I know it was a fun project for both of you!
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  29. Beautiful room for a Beautiful Gray….love the fabric Gray chose for the curtains. The beginning of a Great Decorator!!! Great memories start with Grandma sharing her home to have a room for her Granddaughter….

  30. What a pretty room for a pretty girl, Shirley! I love the light colored furniture, too. It helps keep everything light and bright. I think its great that she has her own special room in your home. I’ll bet she had a ball decorating it with you!
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  31. Oh this is so cute! She really has something to look forward to when she visits!
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  32. Shirley you are a very special grandma to do something so beautiful for your little grand. Love love the sweet look of the room. Jo
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  33. This is a beautiful room you have created for your angel. Love the fabrics and the lampshade

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  34. Beautiful!! The room looks absolutely amazing! Love what you’ve done with the space!
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  35. Shirley, you and Gralyn have created a beautiful room in which I know you will create many more memories as you work on projects together!

  36. Hi Shirley! Oh, my goodness! What a wonderful room and a beautiful place to craft with your little sweetie! The furnishings are so nice and I do love that sweet sweet fabric. The curtains and pillow look wonderful! I can imagine spending time in there.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 😉
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  37. Such a beautiful room Shirley for a lucky little girl. Love the fabric that you used for the curtains and pillow. You and your granddaughter did a fabulous job!
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  38. What a lucky little girl! I love the fresh colors … the fabrics are gorgeous … she has great taste (and, I know it made her feel so special that she got to help you make this room fabulous)! Too, I’m sure she loves crafting with you in here, too!
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  39. I love that you and your granddaughter decorated this room together, it turned out so beautifully. There are just so many sweet details throughout that make it truly special and also a wonderful place to enjoy craft time together.
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  40. one question. can I be your grandaughter…please??? the room is magical.
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  41. Your mini~me is one lucky little girl to have such a gorgeous room and a devoted grandma too. Great job Shirley and thanks for the mention of the throw
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  42. oh wow!
    I am so very touched that she chose my design!

    Please tell her I love her room!


  43. Such a lovely space; and it will transition with her as she grows. I know you two have had such fun putting it together. Well done!
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  44. It is just amazing… Every detail is exceptional… I love love love the flowers behind the bed. I adore it all…
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  45. Shirley, any little girl would be in heaven in this bedroom! There are so many details that make me smile! I am smitten with the jasper ware! Beautiful!!!
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  46. This room is so sweet. The flower behind the bed is just adorable. Love, love , love
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  47. I love this so much Shirley! The pretty pastel colours and all the little details, just make it dreamy. Beautiful job! Mimi xxx
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  48. This makeover is awesome! How long did it take?

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