room redo

The Reveal: $500 Bedroom re-do

  1. StylishHeather says:

    Wow! Looks amazing – I bet she'll love it!!
    Can you come be my sister too?

  2. Blueprint Bliss says:

    OH my gosh. I love it! Great work!

  3. beachbungalow8 says:

    wow, great job Camila! I'm sure she's thrilled!

  4. Magchunk says:

    WOW! It's a totally new space. Love the use of pattern. And thanks for showing the TV. Way to keep it real 🙂

    Can you give a little cost breakdown?

  5. Collins says:

    It turned out amazing…sure she will love it!!!

  6. maryjayne says:

    I love it! The fabrics are great and I love the jewelry board too! Great way to organize and showcase great accessories! I bet she will be thrilled. I LOVE doing surprise makeovers for family or friends, its such a rush, hehe 🙂

  7. ms. less is always more says:

    Wowzas!!! That is one great look on a budget! I am really liking it! Way to go!

  8. journeychic says:

    Great job! I love the pin boards, esp. the one with the jewelry. I'm sure she'll love it!

  9. LindsB says:

    Holy friggin crap, that is AMAZING!!!!!!!!

    Camila, you are quite the magic worker- that room is so beautiful and I cant believe you only spent $450 on it!! Seriously if you sister does not freak out and love you forever then can I move in?

    Fab job- I love love love it!

  10. Re:Fresh Design Studio says:

    Great job! I love the fabric on the headboard soo much! I also love the jewelry board as well!!

  11. Laura @ the shorehouse. says:

    If she doesn't like it I'll gladly move in. 🙂 I love the bed!

  12. Design Esquire says:

    Wow! Your sister is very lucky! The room is beautiful, you did a wonderful job!

  13. Flavia @ Estilo Home says:

    What a great job! The room looks great. Even though it was there before, I love the brown crown molding and how it sort of frames the whole room.

    P.S.: Love your blog 🙂

  14. Erin says:

    Dang $450?! That's amazing!!!

    I too love all the fabrics (especially the headboard….love love love!) She's going to be beyond thrilled! What a lucky sister!

  15. Emily says:

    Great job! I love the jewelry board you made. How convenient, right? Your sister will love it!

  16. meohmyoh says:

    WOW you did a FANTASTIC job! She is going to freak

  17. Camilla says:

    Love it! Especially the jewelry board/photo board arrangement!

  18. Liz says:

    Fabulous fabulous job! I love your mix of patterns, and how well you've shown that a beautiful room re-do doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. I'm sure your sister will love it!

    ~ Liz

  19. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    I REALLY love the jewelry peg board. Would you mind sharing what you used to hang the necklaces on? 🙂

  20. Wanderings of a Wannabe says:

    she will love it!! it is completely transformed…night and day! GREAT JOB, all your hard work definately paid off. love the jewelry boards!

  21. Dumbwit Tellher ♥ says:

    Great job! Very happy place; how can she not adore it?! You would never guess you spent less than $500. Can you hear my applause?
    You & your hubs deserve a night out. ~ deb

  22. Stacy says:

    Fantabulous! Love it all…very impressive given the time and budget. Can't wait to get the nitty gritty on all the projects.

  23. Devon says:

    And a hurrah is deserved indeed. Great work Camilla. I've been waiting to see the big reveal and was, as expected, not disappointed.

    Love your husband. 🙂

  24. Brittany says:

    Looks awesome! I could not possible love that headboard fabric any more!!! OOhhh it's gorgeous!

  25. Elena says:

    wow Wow WOW!!! So pretty! I love the upholstered headboard, mirror above the bed, jewelry display, and especially the candle camouflage in front of the cable boxes. Nice! Can't wait for the breakdown!

  26. PS~Erin says:

    I love it! You did an outstanding job… Will you please come redo my room I'm sure Jon will totally understand 🙂 The headboard and wall with the jewelry and art (and candy!) are so great!!

    Can't wait to see what your sister has to say about it!

  27. urbansardines says:

    Amazing job! I really, really want to know where those lamps came from. Did you make the headboard and the jewelry display? Love them!

  28. Dagny @ Beautiful Living says:

    How did I miss this? LOVE the headboard and the mirror! You've done an amazing job, and I just KNOW that she's going to love it!!
    Great job! 😀

  29. Yansy says:

    I love it! You did an amazing job. I know she's going to love it. Please, come by when you have a chance. I have a design dilema.

  30. Caitlin says:

    You are such a good sister. I love the colors and I think Danay is going to love it too!

  31. my favorite and my best says:

    lovely. can't wait for the cost breakdown. and your sisters reaction shots of course. please oh please get your husband to sneak in there and get her reaction when she opens the door? one more favor won't kill him.

  32. Allison says:

    Love. What a good sister you are!

  33. Gwen says:

    I am loving that headboard! Now I want a sister who does cool stuff like this for me!

  34. pve design says:

    Bravo…well we are blog sisters after all. Room looks so great!

  35. vballgrl121 says:

    Camila it is gorgeous! I would think I had died and gone to heaven if I came home to a room like that!! You are amazing and hands down the best sister ever!

  36. Sidney says:

    LOVE it! And so affordable too! I wish you would come make over my house!

  37. Southern Aspirations says:

    WOW! Great job on such a tight budget and timeframe. And yay for husbands helping out.

  38. :::Lyzz::: says:

    I love that you reveal almost everything about the room, not just the beautiful headboard but also the eye sore but necessary TV area. The room is a complete transformation from the before. Love it!

  39. Christen says:

    This is so beautiful 🙂 You are such a great sister! What a wonderful present to come home to!

  40. The DIY Show Off says:

    It's beautiful! I'm sure she's going to be jumping up and down and crying like an HGTV While You Were Out show. (I would!)


  41. layersofmeaning says:

    It looks amazing!

  42. says:

    Bravo, Camila! That's amazing considering how much time and money you had. She's going to love it! How could she not? 🙂

  43. MyLittleHappyPlace says:

    OMG! You KILLED it! Awesome, amazing, gaaaw-jusss!
    She is one lucky lady to have such a sweet and talented sister!

    P.S. – You need to do the whole put-camera-in-her-face-to-get-reveal-reaction pics for us! Ha!

    Seriously, beautifully done – Congrats!

  44. Pink Wallpaper says:

    looks great! way to go 🙂

  45. Dobbygirl says:

    Wow! It looks fantastic. She must have been so blown away! Great job!

  46. carlee says:

    I can't even imagine how much work this took!!! It looks really, really good and on such a budget! You deserve a nice relaxing weekend with a big glass of wine!!!

  47. carlee says:

    ok, so my post went up a few times and I tried to delete it. Just wanted to you know why I deleted my last post…TGIF.

  48. Sweet Nothings says:

    looks fantastic camilla!!

  49. Lauren says:

    AWESOME camila!!!!!!!!!!! sorry i'm late but it's beautiful!!!! she's going to love it!!!! i am crazy over the headboard fabric. you're amazing.

  50. Catherine Hansen Peart says:

    That is fantastic!! Well done, can't wait to see the breakdown.

  51. maureen @ The Inglenook Decor says:

    An amzing transformation indeed for a wonderful price! Kudos to you! This is awesome!

  52. down and out chic says:

    oh awesome job! love it!

  53. Haven and Home says:

    Camila it looks amazing, you did such a great job!

  54. Sarah - La Jeune Marie says:

    You are so amazing! I knew you would be so FAB as an interior designer and this confirms it. If you can do this for $500, I can't even imagine what you could accomplish with $5000! Mazel tov Camila!!

  55. windhula says:

    Awesome! I'm in the midst of a total room makeover myself. I'll be posting the "after" in the next week or so.

  56. C.J. says:

    you did a really nice job on that room. I too, love your blog. Thanks for keeping all of us in the "loop". Keep on keeping on.

  57. Morgan says:

    Where did you get that Beautiful mirror? I love it :).

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