Bennett’s Boys Bedroom – Part 1 – The Plan

Bennett's Room - part 1 - The Plan

We have finally started working on Bennett’s room! Woo Hoo!  The plan was to have it done before middle school started, well, that didn’t happen but I do think it will be done before middle school is over:).  We don’t have quite as much work to do in his bedroom as the master or our youngest son’s bedroom but there still is a lot to do.  For some reason this bedroom has two doorways, one into the upstairs landing and one into Ryan’s bedroom which shares a wall next to it.

*We finished Bennett’s bedroom!  To see all the changes we made to this room, scroll down to the bottom of this post*

Bennett’s Boys Bedroom – The Plan

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Bennett's Room - Part 1 - The Plan

The first thing we did is close up one of the door ways into the room.  Although, it was nice for the boys to lay in bed and talk to each other like they were in the same room… we needed the wall space and they need to go to sleep too!

Bennett's Room - Part 1 - The Plan

Jason drywalled the wall.  We still need to prime and paint it.  He also added the wood shelves to the recessed nook where Ben has his fishtank.

Bennett's Room - part 1 - The Plan

Bennett's bedroom the plan

We decided to finally retire his old detached bunk bed and I found an extra – long twin bed on Craigslist.  We just weren’t into the “jean look” so I painted it blue.

Bennett's Room - part 1 - The Plan

Bennett's Room - part 1 - The Plan

I like the look of the solid blue much better.  The new bed is great and I love that it is high enough that we slide another mattress under it for family and friends when they come to stay.

Bennett's Room - part 1 - The Plan

We also redid a tall nautical dresser for the room.  You can see how we remodeled it here.

Bennett's Room - Nautical Dresser Redo

He wants a world travel map room so I am just starting to think about what that will look like.  Lastly, we want to Give him a door.  For some reason only one of our so called “bedrooms” had doors on them when we bought our old farmhouse.  It is very strange.

Bennett's Room - Part 1 - The Plan

I am crossing my fingers that this room won’t take a whole year to finish like our bedroom did but I am excited to finally get started on it hoping to be done by Christmas:).  Of course I am sure we will get sidetracked by other projects like usual, Ha!

We finished Bennett’s Room!  Here is what we did below!!!

Bennett’s Navy Boys Bedroom – Final Reveal

Come check out navy boys bedroom reveal. We completed gutted the room and added new ceiling, new floors, paint, built in desk and a new doorway.

DIY Bead Board Ceiling

Come check out how we added bead board to our son's bedroom

Changing the Doorway & Adding a Transom Window

How we changed the doorway in our son's bedroom and added a transom window

DIY Built in Desk

We added a built in desk to our son's bedroom using two scrap boards we found in our garage.

For Even More Room Reveals…

From Closet to Boys Bedroom

Come see how we transformed our former master closet into a spacious bedroom for our son with lots of built ins!

Boys Built in Bedroom

Final Reveal - Boys Farmhouse Bedroom, Built in bed, dresser, bead board ceiling, wide pine floors, Benjamin Moore Hale Navy walls, and an angled door

Master Bedroom Reveal

Farmhouse Boys Bathroom

We transformed our boys bathroom from top to bottom - sherwin williams spatial white, vinyl bead board ceiling and walls and kohler toilet #bathroom


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