I'm at a loss as to what to do. Let me explain my problem and maybe you can give me some ideas.
|Notice before kids things were straight and nice.|
|1st Birthday, Gracie & Aunt Tori - G's room|
Then we had Gracie...and we fixed up a nursery of sorts. I had a lot of bookcases and we left those...but moved in a rocker, changing table, toys, etc. She slept in our room though until she was 4. Oy vey! And so the other bedroom - we had an extra room for all our junk. The really sad thing is we never used her room...until she was around 3/4. It's now painted a very pepto pink color. Daddy didn't listen when I said we have to go light with color...Oh well.
And we still have a lot of stuff. LOL As much as Robby likes to act like I'm the packrat, he has a lot of things too. I've tried to keep everything straight. But have really been struggling.
Then our little Matthew came along and everything I thought I had done went to hell in a hand basket. So here's another child that brings with it more toys (of a different gender) and needed bedroom space. Now please don't get me wrong I wouldn't trade in my kids for the added space -- ok, most days anyway -- it's just I feel like I'm drowning in my own home.
So here the thing - I have a little girl in a room busting with toys and struggling to keep it clean and a little boy living in my bedroom. A toy room that looks like a tornado hit - when it's straight.
So the only thing I can think of is placing them both in the same bedroom for a few years. She's 7 and he's 2. So I feel it's still okay.
The toy room could then hold all the toys. That would be SO nice. Cause we have toys everywhere. Sure I could get rid of some, but they play with them. Well they'd play with their kitchen set if they could get to it.
But how do I do it?
That's a real problem. I want it to be a nice space for both. I'd love for it to be a pretty room. Something like what you see on tv, or on one of my Facebook friends' pages. They seem to have their stuff together. But I'm not anywhere close to a decorator and I don't know what to do... I kind of have an idea on a color. Other than that I don't know where to start.
I need storage, decorating, and bed ideas...and of course I need to do it cheap.
Someone please help me!!!
*Sorry, I just couldn't make myself post pictures now...It's too embarrassing. *SIGH**