Katie eclectic-kids


Turned attic storage space into two bedrooms for my kids. Did it all myself so it cost around $120 in paint and polyurethane, $15 in sandpaper for the floors, around $8 for spackle and wood filler, and $15 for trim. A couple of dollars for plastic to cut out polka dot templates. Used pieces of old sheet-rock to patch holes in the walls, so well under $200 for everything. Turned a closet into a little reading room. There are some before shots taken before I bought the house.

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October 6, 2012
rob176 wrote:
What is the name of the paint color on the wall? - What is the name of the paint color on the wall?
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what is the name of the paint colors on the walls please can you help thanks you
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August 21, 2012
bamora01 wrote:
what is the size of your door? - Did you find it at Lowe's and and is the doorway more narrow than a typical frame?


P.s You have totally inspired me! Great space.
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Thanks. The door was already there, albeit in rough shape. I just sanded off the old finish and painted it. It is smaller than a regular door.
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How wide is the room and how high is it at the peak?
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July 12, 2012
az3199 wrote:
Where is the chest from?
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Vikrant Sharma Homez
So grab some paint and Unleash the Painter in You . Good Luck .
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great job, I absolutely love the chest... whimsical
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July 1, 2012
daea4lyfe wrote:
where did u get the mirror from
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May 25, 2012
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Todd Starner
I used spray foam on mine and yes it is now non ventilated. Stays nice all year in upstate NY.
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April 23, 2012
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Ikea. It was very cheap!
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March 5, 2012
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The Shabby Nest
This is the IKEA Lusy Blom rug.
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February 12, 2012
Carey Christiano wrote:
I have the same exact attic space. You did a great job and inspired me to do a makeover. My teen son lives up in my attic in both rooms. Love the colors and the clean open feel of these rooms.
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Emily Hurley
Carey, I'd LOVE to see photos of what you did with your space. This attic makeover is one of my favorite things on Houzz. :)
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Wow. I posted this many weeks ago and forgot all about it. Used an email address that I never check. Just did this morning and so happy to see the responses! Glad you like it.
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August 30, 2013
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

If you really want to make that secondhand dresser you bought look spiffy, go a step further than a coat of paint. Cover the drawers in wallpaper and, for heaven's sake, splurge on some nice pulls.
Vanessa Brunner added this to Unearth Your Attic
Colorful Girls' Getaway in New YorkAFTER: Katie O'Hagan wanted to transform the attic in her Beacon, New York, home into a bright and cheerful space for her two daughters. "We had to move from a house they really loved into a relatively cramped space, so my main goal was to create rooms that would make them excited to move in," she says. Bright greens, yellows and oranges were chosen for their cheerful notes and ability to reflect the limited sunlight. Furniture with simple lines helps the rest of the room feel clean but not sparse. Since the beds have drawers tucked underneath, there's plenty of room for the girls' odds and ends.

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