Monday, April 13, 2015

Sibling's Reading Wall

kids bedroom reading wall

A kids bedroom is not the cleanest places but we are always finding solutions to make life a tad bit easier...right? I know I am for my siblings. I wanted to do a reading wall for my siblings for a while now but tackled a few other problem parts of the bedroom before doing so like giving the top bunk a makeover and creating a bunk bed custom closet. Now was the time to give my siblings a reading wall. My goal for this wall was one... have a spot for their books that they can reach but my son can't reach and two... for it to look simple, cute and organized. The wall letters I made last week will help with the cute part of my goal.


What do I need... what do I need? For starters I need a BEKVAM spice rack. I have seen all the fun things you can do with this product (like my tv stand...hint...hint) and had to join in with using it for a book shelve. 


If you were wondering why I had a screw driver in my last photo its because I completely forgot that IKEA comes with tools already. I must have been tired lol.

Here is all the pieces in the package. I did the first part already.




After finishing the spice racks, it was time to put nails into the wall to add them up along with the reading wall letters I have created with gift paper then it was all finished. A simple, easy to do reading wall. 




It may be a question on why I decided to keep the spice racks simple design might be running through your mind. No I didn't do anything different to the spice racks because it matched the bunk bed. I focused my pop of colour and creativity towards the wall letters and I am so glad that I did.



Blue... Poka dots = CUTE!



My siblings loves reading good books and I am glad that they have a place to store their books. Now I just have to go through their many many books to see which ones need to be donated, kept and given to my son. However that will be for another day. 

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8 comments:

  1. What a great idea! I think it's getting time for me to make a trip to ikea. You've inspired me! What a special big sis you are! Do your sibs appreciate all the things you've done for them? I'll bet they do! Thanks for the ideas! Dona

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    1. Thank you Dona, yes my siblings are loving what I been accomplishing with their bedroom. So happy that I could inspire you :)

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  2. Hi Shanice,
    I just wanted to pop over to let you know that I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! You can view the post here: http://myhusbandhastoomanyhobbies.blogspot.com/2015/04/very-inspiring-blogger-award.html
    Congratulations!
    ~Laurie

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    1. Wow Laurie, thank you so much for nominating me for this award. It is so sweet of you. I am so glad to know that I could Inspire you!

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  3. You do so many things for your siblings. What a great idea:-) Thanks for sharing with us at Funtastic Friday. Please join us again this week.

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    1. Thank you Sherry :) See you next week.

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  4. Shanice,

    Found you at Tip Junkie and think you are doing great! Just one small thing - I hate to tell you but if you are anything like me you would want to know - the letter N is upside down. Love the organizational skills you have and what you are doing for your family. Best of luck.

    Maureen

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    1. Your comment made my day Maureen, everyone over here said, 'No Shanice the N is not upside down' but I felt like it was. Thank you for confirming this for me :D

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