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Fun DIY make-over

Fun DIY make-over

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Recently, we had another children's room swap in the house. Our 13-year-old daughter, who is our eldest, got a bigger room, and the youngest got hers. Both ended up with a bigger room, so everyone is happy!

But for me, this meant another small job. The room of a 13-year-old girl is very different from that of a 6-year-old girl. I felt the OSB board looks very cool in a room for an adolescent, but I found it too harsh for our youngest. You can’t really paint such a wall because of its structure, so wallpaper is really the only option. A very nice option actually, that makes all the difference!

Roomblush wallpaper

Online I found a lovely, crisp wallpaper by Roomblush, a beautiful wallpaper brand known for its fresh graphic prints. I think this style has a Scandinavian feel to it, and that is exactly the style I like.

At first I thought that we would struggle to paste the wallpaper onto the wall because of the rough surface. But this turned out not to be a problem at all. I bought a bucket of ready-to-use Bison wallpaper adhesive for non-woven wallpaper. I used a block brush and applied the strips to the wall one by one. The non-woven wallpaper did not need to be covered with adhesive, so it was super easy! 

We chose the Pieces Red!

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The dotted lines on each strip of the roll were also super handy because they showed us exactly where each strip ends.

And since this non-woven wallpaper is thick and of high quality, you don’t see any imperfections from the wall behind it.

The result was exactly as I hoped it would be!

The white background keeps the room nice and bright. The warm copper and brown tones add a bit of warmth. And these natural colours go perfectly with the wooden (IKEA IVAR) cabinet and the rattan accessories (Mirror: XENOS) (Chair: Sweetlivingshop.nl). I love the combination of the natural drawings on the wall with the natural materials in the room!

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And since we put in a double loft bed, there is still plenty of space to play!

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