My sweet girl recently got a FROZEN room makeover and I just wanted to share it with you guys! As we all know, she is Frozen obsessed and I thought adding a bit of Frozen magic would help FREEZE her to her bed at night. Well, she still wanders over to my neck of the woods almost every night, so it did NOT work, but at least her room looks super cute.
|Mila’s big moment, and ironically enough she FROZE!|
Mila started jumping out of her crib super young, like 18 months.. so she has been sleeping on a mattress on the floor for a while. So we finally got her a big girl bed from Ikea, I took down her nursery decorations and decided on a Elsa makeover.
With Hudson I got him a plain comforter and just change out his sheets with whatever he is into at the time. It works out well and saves me a ton of money. Kids change what they like often and I don’t want to have to makeover their room every time. I love wall decals for the same reason. When they decide they are over whatever is they were into… then I just pull off the decals and get something new.
I got Mila a plain reversible comforter at Target. It is light purple on one side and teal on the other. She loves purple so I really wanted to incorporate it. It also goes with the Frozen sheet set I got. I love the look of marquee light up letters, I have been seeing them all over Pinterest. So I decided to get the Marquee Love letter kit they have at Michaels when I spotted them for 50% off a few weeks back. I had a 20% off your entire purchase coupon to stack on top of that, so I ended up getting each letter for $4.19. (woot! woot!) I bought glitter scrapbook paper in different shades of purple and teal since I wanted to customize the background of the letters that way.
The kit comes with everything you need (except batteries) and it was super easy for me to trace the letters on the back of my scrapbook paper and cut them out. The one big issue here is the hole looks like it is the size of a regular hole punch, but it’s not. It doesn’t say anywhere on the box what size the actual holes are, and when I did a google search I only found a few tutorials and none of them were specific. (aka: “…just punch out the holes and you are done!”)
Maybe if you use thinner scrapbook paper the holes just kind of rip to fit the bulbs, but my glitter paper was no joke so that wasn’t happening. So here’s what I did… and it worked awesome! I just grabbed a pencil and jammed it through to make the hole larger. (I soon moved up to a pen that was a bit wider… but at this point I was so irritated by the letters that I stopped taking pictures) Once I figured that out, the rest really was very easy. The lighted letters look SO cute on the wall… it is worth the 14 extra grey hairs I now have on my head.
To go with the letters I got a big Elsa decal with all these little snowflakes. (I ordered it online at Walmart, I think it was like $15 and I had it shipped to the store) I love the way the whole thing turned out, but more importantly Mila LOVES it! Every time she walks in her room she gasps and says, “So beautiful!!” (haha, I have a little drama queen on my hands here)