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Boys bedroom

This is a 8 year old boys room. He wanted an adventurous feel. This room is small just 9x11. It was completed on a even smaller budget. The furniture is over 30 years old," hand me downs". The nightstand is an old trunk turned on it's side... a unique solution for such a high bed! The wall treatment is a bamboo blind bought for $10 and cut off. You CAN create high impact on a low budget...

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smithremodel1 wrote:
where did you find the trunk? Great idea!
   Comment   October 16, 2012
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Vintage By Dounia
Gorgeous Antique trunk on fab this week
March 26, 2013 at 7:01pm   
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Wow, I never thought about putting a trunk on it's head vs. it's side, cool idea!
June 3, 2013 at 6:47pm     
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kiturah wrote:
where can I buy the under the bed storage furniture? - I need a storage platform to hold up mattress. this is the nicest I have seen
   Comment   July 22, 2012
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Qun Zhang
work hard to buy it
July 25, 2012 at 6:26pm   
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^ what?
October 17, 2013 at 12:50pm   
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qlburden wrote:
I love the colors in the room. I am going to paint my son's room that color green. He has a bathroom adjacent to his bedroom. Any suggestion for a paint color idea for bathroom to make area flow from one room to next.
   Comment   June 24, 2011
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Marie Grabo Designs
Send me some pics and I'll give you more ideas:
June 24, 2011 at 7:04pm   
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What is the walls paint color? Thanks
January 7, 2013 at 7:21pm   
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joeandpatty wrote:
This is a great room! Where did you get the bedding?
   Comment   April 22, 2011
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What a treat to have such an affordable room on Houzz! I love this room and the fact that anyone can do it. I have done a couple of rooms using Homegoods, TJ Maxx, Burlington even Goodwill. Its fun to copy a room with a tenth of the budget! Keep them coming you have me as a fan!
October 17, 2013 at 12:55pm   
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Seaside Interiors
Thanks so much for the kind comments debbiedelacruz. I'm with you- I just love getting a great look for less $$! :)
October 23, 2013 at 4:08am   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Between Naps on the Porch added this to Old Trunks: Great Storage and Personality to Spare
If you would like to use an old trunk as a bedside table but it has a rounded top or is a bit too short, turn it on its end. What a wonderful way to enjoy and really view the gorgeous top on this old trunk. Do you have a favorite use for an old trunk in your home?
Lily Gahagan added this to Be Our Guest(s): Twin Bed Guest Rooms
Twin beds are just wide enough for deep drawers. Include some and guests will always have extra blankets close at hand.

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okred123 added this to cushing bedrooms
4 hours ago
Trunk on end!!
doekeil added this to doekeil's Ideas
April 14, 2014
Trunk as side table
Stacy Walker added this to General Ideas or Projects
April 14, 2014
love trunk on its side
zuzudt added this to zuzudt's Ideas
April 14, 2014
How the bed is done, what it is in top
siouxlane added this to Kaden's room
April 12, 2014
Aldrian Agusta added this to Bed Room
April 11, 2014
Warna cat tembok
Adeline Patianom added this to adeline_patianom's Ideas
April 9, 2014
High bed with compartment
lmm1618 added this to lmm1618's Ideas
April 8, 2014
kjrichter0 added this to kjrichter0's ideas
April 8, 2014
tlutes added this to tlutes's ideas
April 7, 2014
idea for rounded trunk
Shellie Smyrichinsky added this to shellie_smyrichinsky's Ideas
April 6, 2014
Side table
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April 6, 2014
Old furniture for under bed storage
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April 4, 2014
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April 3, 2014
Heidi Gidley added this to heidi_gidley's Ideas
April 1, 2014
davishomeschool added this to davishomeschool's Ideas
March 31, 2014
Boys bedroom
ljge added this to TJ's Room
March 29, 2014
debra412 added this to bedroom
March 29, 2014
dpodoll added this to dpodoll's Ideas
March 27, 2014
carolrely added this to carolrely's ideas
March 26, 2014
use of storage trunk
tr965 added this to Connor's room
March 22, 2014
Side table
xuxuu added this to xuxuu's Ideas
March 22, 2014
mrstermin8r added this to mrstermin8r's Ideas
March 22, 2014
The look
debramarieo added this to Athena furniture
March 21, 2014
for 3rd bedroom; can only fit one nightstand
bbear1588 added this to belfast
March 20, 2014
Side table trunk
woycechowsky added this to Belfast
March 20, 2014
Trunk side table for living room
fluffymcnutter added this to fluffymcnutter's ideas
March 20, 2014
Turned trunk on side
ncopper43 added this to Basement
March 19, 2014
willaauyeung added this to willaauyeung's Ideas
March 18, 2014
jhdepew added this to jhdepew's Ideas
March 18, 2014
Steamer chest on its end
brandijane added this to brandijane's Ideas
March 15, 2014
Leah King added this to bedroom
March 15, 2014
Love high beds
dgonze added this to Beach laundry
March 12, 2014
Trunk as end table
Kellie Gallant Myers added this to kellie_gallantmyers's Ideas
March 12, 2014
Wow using a truck in it's side as a night table brilliant
ccweb21 added this to ccweb21's Ideas
March 11, 2014
tracijaman added this to tracijaman's ideas
March 11, 2014
this would be good for colin
superfarmgirl added this to superfarmgirl's Ideas
March 10, 2014
Drawers under the bed
phyllis42850 added this to phyllis42850's ideas
March 9, 2014
How cute is that for a nightstand.....a trunk on it's that idea!
Jennifer Fadness Halpert added this to jennifer_fadnesshalpert's ideas
March 7, 2014
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March 2, 2014
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March 1, 2014
blondie858 added this to blondie858's Ideas
February 25, 2014
Under bed storage
mrosec added this to Boy's Room
February 25, 2014
I have a trunk just like this.
jhunrem added this to jhunrem's Ideas
February 24, 2014
bonniedemos added this to Bedroom Ideas
February 23, 2014
guest room dad's rustic tool chest
Vicki Peck added this to vicki_peck's ideas
February 23, 2014
Side table trunk
karma714 added this to karma714's Ideas
February 20, 2014
Chest as nightstand
jbmitchell73 added this to Joyner's Hill: Office
February 19, 2014
Use small camel-top trunk as side table for rustic chair
ethelred added this to coastal style
February 18, 2014
note use of trunk
Dena Diamond-Ott added this to Living room
February 16, 2014
Love the trunk end table!
mariev3 added this to mariev3's ideas
February 14, 2014
coffre a l envers comme table chevet
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February 13, 2014
Shelves undur The bed
Dayamy Perez added this to dayamy_perez's Ideas
February 13, 2014
The sideways chest as a nightstand
aurorab9 added this to aurorab9's Ideas
February 11, 2014
Night stand
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February 10, 2014
Mike could do this
kchito97 added this to SEBASTIAN
February 5, 2014
Angela Detzler added this to angela_detzler's ideas
February 2, 2014
captains bed
Jill Mackie added this to Bedroom Ideas
February 2, 2014
Interesting storage.
nev1998 added this to nev1998's Ideas
January 28, 2014
Bedside table
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January 27, 2014
Sandiktan komidin
jasperandaurora added this to jasperandaurora's Ideas
January 27, 2014
The bed stand is just fantastic
oosxaxmoo added this to dressing room
January 22, 2014
sunilyhch added this to sunilyhch's Ideas
January 22, 2014
Trunk table
brearob added this to Boy's Room
January 19, 2014
Beds with drawers underneath
ehmartin24 added this to Bedroom
January 19, 2014
Trunk on its side.
emilyklemme added this to emilyklemme's Ideas
January 19, 2014
Sam and Luke's room
klawk26 added this to klawk26's Ideas
January 19, 2014
Like the trunk turned on it's side
imabasyme added this to imabasyme's Ideas
January 14, 2014
For my son
thamyaguilera added this to thamyaguilera's Ideas
January 13, 2014
katiechild added this to bedrooms
January 12, 2014
Raised bed
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January 12, 2014
Night table
Beth Ashton added this to Elias' Home
January 11, 2014
Up cycle trunk Queen Anne sideboard bed frame storage
bettsblakley added this to bettsblakley's Ideas
January 11, 2014
The trunk
Kathy Merrifield added this to master bedroom
January 6, 2014
upturned trunk as bedside table! brilliant!
Kathy Merrifield added this to upstairs wall colors
January 6, 2014
upturned trunk as bedside table! brilliant!
khartma added this to khartma's Ideas
January 5, 2014
Interesting way to use the trunk
charlenehalsey added this to charlenehalsey's ideas
January 5, 2014
The use of the trunk on end. i have a high bed and use an old ice chest for a nightstand. I needed to find an idea for a second one. I was looking up information on my old trunks and found this. It solves to of my issues with one ideas. What to do with my trunks and a second nightstand! Thanks!
hlnash added this to hlnash's Ideas
January 4, 2014
Bed with underneath storage
koehnj added this to koehnj's Ideas
January 2, 2014
leedpettyjohn added this to bedroom/b
January 2, 2014
trunk on side
frizzyp added this to frizzyp's Ideas
January 2, 2014
Great furniture
johnpatsy13 added this to johnpatsy13's Ideas
January 2, 2014
bed on dresser?
tasharocks added this to tasharocks's Ideas
December 31, 2013
Love the stripes
bmp9713 added this to bmp9713's Ideas
December 31, 2013
raygirl added this to raygirl's Ideas
December 29, 2013
Steamer trunk bedside
elasticheart added this to elasticheart's Ideas
December 29, 2013
Boy 1
mandy_kartchner added this to mandy_kartchner's Ideas
December 27, 2013
Wood & drawers & it has that rustic western look
Chrissy Dilday added this to chrissy_dilday's Ideas
December 23, 2013
Night stand trunk
hannaflower18 added this to hannaflower18's Ideas
December 23, 2013
Like the drawers under the bed
bliss1417 added this to Cottage
December 19, 2013
sm guest room
Dorianne Cefai added this to dorianne_cefai's Ideas
December 15, 2013
Storage under bed
ameliagoggans added this to Cody
December 15, 2013
love the chest as bedside table
pollybechtold added this to Bedroom
December 13, 2013
Side table and bamboo shade behind bed
kimanno added this to kimanno's Favorites
December 13, 2013
Like all
deeptodreamma added this to Deep to Dreamma
December 12, 2013
Bedroom Ideas
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December 9, 2013
Draws under bed
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December 9, 2013
Smart storage
dayz315 added this to Kids
December 9, 2013
Wall carpet combo
ninaveee added this to Current Bed
December 3, 2013
julieodo added this to master bedroom
December 3, 2013
Trunk note stand
Lissette Chao added this to lissette_chao's ideas
December 2, 2013
bamboo shade
lizsammard added this to Misc Ideas & Accents
December 1, 2013
trunk on its side
supersugarcat added this to side tables
November 25, 2013
trunk for side table
raelenehayes added this to Home Office Ideas
November 21, 2013
lynetski added this to lynetski's ideas
November 20, 2013
I love the trunk turned night stand!
kfurbee added this to kfurbee's ideas
November 18, 2013
Old chest for nightstand
paulasue7 added this to paulasue7's Ideas
November 17, 2013
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November 17, 2013
The trunk
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November 17, 2013
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jecca69 added this to master bedroom
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November 15, 2013
side table idea!!!
Rachael Karshens added this to rachael_karshens's ideas
November 14, 2013
Clive's room
kennyrose added this to Guest Room
November 14, 2013
Trunk on its side for night stand
donyag added this to donyag's Ideas
November 14, 2013
Masculine bed for boys
Anita Galliott added this to Kids Room
November 14, 2013
Back drop behind bed
chinchillaman added this to chinchillaman's Ideas
November 11, 2013
Love the comforter.
thies27 added this to Bedroom
November 9, 2013
look at the colour of the wood against this bedspread. Not unlike the one you looked at at Walmart.
sidra22 added this to sidra22's Ideas
November 6, 2013
Wood blind behind bed
katiesawesomehome added this to Sigs Houze
November 4, 2013
Bed frame and the chest night stand
cprog600 added this to BEDROOMS
November 3, 2013
ksspielmann added this to ksspielmann's Ideas
November 2, 2013
Side table
sfishe2 added this to sfishe2's ideas
November 1, 2013
I think the night stand is a trunk on it"s side. Great idea.
jjchpmn added this to jjchpmn's Ideas
October 31, 2013
Wall color?
Rhoda Holton added this to loft bed for girls room
October 29, 2013
just do a high bed for both the girls ?
pkkindt added this to pkkindt's Ideas
October 25, 2013
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October 25, 2013
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October 25, 2013
Tina Longobardi added this to tina_longobardi1542's ideas
October 24, 2013
shade on wall
Edna Glover added this to kids rooms
October 20, 2013
Cool idea for a nightstand
Mary Vyas added this to Bedroom
October 18, 2013
debbiedelacruz added this to Living room
October 17, 2013
fiorinda7 added this to Trunks
October 15, 2013
Trunk as bed side table
jeanneshouse32 added this to twin bedroom
October 15, 2013
Dome top steamer trunk on end as bedside table
lizzylou7 added this to Bedroom Ideas
October 14, 2013
Side table for Remy's Room
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October 13, 2013
maloamy added this to furniture
October 13, 2013
Side table
phurrglo added this to Kids Ideas
October 12, 2013
back wall drop
thenoes added this to thenoes's Ideas
October 12, 2013
trunk for side table
Michelle Clarke added this to michelle_clarke4879963's Ideas
October 12, 2013
Camel trunk on end. Excellent idea
schulte added this to schulte
October 11, 2013
Use our truck this way
Desireé Cruz Morel added this to Kids Ideas
October 11, 2013
Love the colors
bluebunny1947 added this to bluebunny1947's ideas
October 10, 2013
trunk for a night stand
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October 10, 2013
Noah's room
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October 6, 2013
Trunk night stand
memerek added this to bedroom ideas
October 5, 2013
Wall blind
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October 2, 2013
simple stripe?
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October 2, 2013
Lit denfants
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September 29, 2013
Trunk used as nightstand.
sumaespacios added this to sumaespacios's Ideas
September 29, 2013
Colores generos
boukirk added this to Baby
September 29, 2013
Chest end table
Dua'a Abusalem added this to webuser_5290268's Ideas
September 27, 2013
Like it
Jessica Troyer added this to Kids Ideas
September 26, 2013
I love the bamboo blinds as a "headboard" feature!
fivedurfeys added this to living room
September 24, 2013
Trunk turned the wrong way !
bordergirl7 added this to la casa nuestra
September 24, 2013
blind behind bed w/painting and wall color
amym45 added this to amym45's Ideas
September 24, 2013
Bedding and color scheme
jacmayran added this to jacmayran's Ideas
September 24, 2013
Bedside cupboard
jnape added this to jnape's Ideas
September 23, 2013
Headboard look
Erin Pollard added this to erin_pollard's ideas
September 23, 2013
Chest nightstand
chrisnogrady added this to chrisnogrady's Ideas
September 22, 2013
Love the trunk turned on end to be used as a night stand, very clever.
lcowper added this to Kids rooms storage layout color desk
September 22, 2013
bamboo shade for headboard, trunk on end for nightstand
Jennika Smith added this to jennika_smith's Ideas
September 22, 2013
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September 22, 2013
Ideas for bed
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September 22, 2013
Boys maybe?
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September 21, 2013
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September 21, 2013
Paint plot for frankie
juliedrummond added this to juliedrummond's Ideas
September 21, 2013
I have similar drawers!
deanathomasson added this to deanathomasson's ideas
September 19, 2013
trunk on end
juliecurry5 added this to bathroom ideas
September 19, 2013
Cool idea for night table
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September 17, 2013
browns, cream, green
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September 17, 2013
the bed coat
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September 17, 2013
The bed
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September 15, 2013
Sideways cedar chest
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September 15, 2013
Bed frame
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September 14, 2013
Chest on its side as a night stand!!
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September 13, 2013
Trunk used as night stand.
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September 12, 2013
Ross's room
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September 9, 2013
el baul de velador
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September 8, 2013
Love blind and trunk
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September 8, 2013
Chest end table
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September 7, 2013
Chest as table!!
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September 7, 2013
Bamboo blind accent
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August 30, 2013
bamboo blind
Luann Grove added this to 4trees2's ideas
August 24, 2013
Like the blinds idea
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August 24, 2013
wonderlik pakplek onder die bed
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August 23, 2013
The trunk turned in it's side for a bedside table
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August 23, 2013
Love the under the bed drawers/storage.
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August 22, 2013
wall treatment at headboard.
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August 20, 2013
guest room
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August 17, 2013
Por el espacio
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Trunk on end
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Antique trunk turned on end
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Trunk nitestand
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