THE JEANNE PROJECT: PART 3 – JETT’S PLAYROOM & IT’S MAGICAL MAKEOVER

Here we are at the next stop of the Jeanne Project.  This part of the project was a magical adventure that lead me through the girly, girl world of her little fashionista, Jett.  Being the mom of two little guys, I never get the chance to indulge in the fairytale land of pretty princesses dressed in pink!  So as you can imagine, organizing Jett’s playroom was a special treat.  Now, let’s talk about Jett for a minute.  I absolutely LOVE this little cupcake!  For those of you that don’t know her, she’s a beautiful, smart, witty little three year old that warms that hearts of everyone she meets.  She’s a take charge, I know what I want kind of girl…& that in and of itself is a winner in my book!  😉  With a Daddy from Sweden & a Mommy from right here in the Red, White & Blue, Jett is an international toddler that will take your heart by storm.

First, let’s meet Jett.  Then, we’ll meet her playroom.

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See…I knew you would love her.  Jett is a busy girl that loves to play, & she was in need of a little help getting her playroom in top notch order.  Basically, she had a room full of toys with no rhyme or reason & without any special touches.  Also, she loves doing art, but she didn’t have a desk for creating her masterpieces.

Now, if you’ve been reading my blog, I bet you can guess what’s going to happen next.

In the spirit of fairytales, let’s take a look at Jett’s playroom BEFORE Tinker Bell flies in & sprinkles her special pixie dust…

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This is the closet that was being used for a storage.  Mostly for stuff that needed to be in the attic, and yes, of course, I moved it there. :)

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Okay…pixie dust sprinkled!!!  Let’s take a look at the AFTER photos of the magical transformation!

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Do you remember this lonely little wall from earlier???  That’s where I installed her new desk/shelving unit.  It’s Elfa from The Container Store.  The desk & shelves can be rearranged to fit her as she grows.

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Let’s take a closer view of the details…details are important.

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And look what I found at The Container Store.  ”Jet” paperclips for Jett!!!

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If you remember, this piece of furniture was on a larger wall & was awkwardly sticking out in the way.  I moved it to a smaller wall & added some art that Jeanne had framed for Jett.  If you look closer at the world map, it has a heart on Arkansas & a heart on Sweden.  So sweet I can hardly stand it!  Then I added some really cute organizational bins for her toys & a few of my own touches to make it feel extra special.

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Notice the globe, animal canisters & love box?  I put my crafting skilzzzz to good use & hand crafted each of them to make the perfect little space.

You can find these glass canisters at Hobby Lobby for about $4.00 each.  Then I just glued an animal to the lid & spray painted it!  LOVE!!!

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I found this LOVE box at Michael’s for $6.00.  I painted it & put chevron paper in the bottom to make it the perfect place for Miss Jett’s sunglasses & jewelry.

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As for the Dr. Seuss globe, you can find the details of how I made it on my blog under the “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” post.

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One thing I particularly love is the wall where we displayed Jett’s own art.  Heather Owens, of Georgia James Creative, is responsible for this perfect idea!  A while back, she helped Jeanne pick out some of Jett’s art & had it mounted in the perfect white frames.  I think this should happen in every toddler’s room.  Awesome job Heather!

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I also made some letters to display Jett’s name with the chevron paper I used earlier.

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And for the last wall, I added a very inexpensive heart canvas from Hobby Lobby just to brighten things up a bit.

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I saw you peeking in that closet on the last pic.  Here it is…the closet you saw in the “before” photos.  All cleaned out & organized into the perfect place for all of Jett’s toys that were cluttering up her room before!

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Finally, a place for all of her art supplies!

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I almost forgot the new basket I got for all her balls & sporting equipment.

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If you’d like a quick photo tutorial on the canisters & the letters, here you go:

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Letters

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Jett’s playroom is complete!  Next stop…I’m getting crafty in Jeanne’s craft closet!

 

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