Firstly, I have to say a HUGE and humble thank you to everyone for the lovely comments, emails and social shares following my previous post.
I’ve been completely overwhelmed by the beautiful response and am beyond grateful. Thank you all.
Now, onto the good stuff…

Let’s not focus on the fact I started decorating this bedroom almost four years ago.

Let’s simply rejoice in knowing it’s now done.

Small DIY Vintage Girl's Bedroom on a Budget

To be fair though, it has been pretty much done for quite a while now.

There were just lots of finishing touches I kept wanting to add before sharing it with the world.

You see, it’s a bit of a curse; this whole ‘interiors blogging’ thing (well, for me, at least). And I’m still not sure whether it’s a good thing or not. On one hand it drives you to do the absolute best job you can, on the other it questions whether your best is really good enough.

In the overall scheme of things though, it’s just decorating, right?

Small DIY Vintage Girl's Bedroom on a Budget

Anyhoo, as I’ve mentioned before, Charlotte’s room is kinda teeny. There’s a bed, a dresser, a desk…and that’s pretty much it! Though what it lacks in size I like to think it makes up for in character!

Sweet Girl's Room Craft/Study Nook

If you’ve been following along from the start, aside from the fact you deserve a medal, you’ll know that everything has been thrifted, DIY’ed, hacked or bargain-hunted! Most projects I’ve blogged about before and you can find a little gallery at the end of this post if you’d like to learn more about something in particular.

Sweet Farmhouse Style DIY Girl's Bedroom

One of the bigger projects I haven’t yet shared properly however is the bed.

Pretty Girl's DIY Vintage Style Bedroom

Because Charlotte’s room is so small and the doorway is on a weird angle I could never get a decent photo of the entire thing in one frame (even with my wide angle lens) so I gave up trying to blog about it!

From the start I had envisioned a symmetrical bed in this space because it needed to sit right in front of the window, however symmetrical beds aren’t all that easy to come by. Instead, I found two matching single beds on Bay (for just $25 each – you can see the before shot here) and attached the head of one to the foot of the other. Bamb!

Girl's Bedroom Craft and Study Area

Sweet Girl's Bedroom Desk Nook

Like I already mentioned, I couldn’t get the whole bed in one frame though you can see the foot in the above pics.

To finish I painted the whole thing a sweet bluey-green (‘Irish Moor’ by Dulux) and added some DIY gold dipped legs.

One of the more recent additions to the room is this file cabinet.

File Cabinet Craft Drawers and Lego Storage

Chalkboard Painted File Cabinet

Well, technically, it’s two stacked together. The lower portion holds all of Charlotte’s crafty things and the top houses a gajillion Lego pieces!

File Cabinet in Kid's Room

I can’t express how much I adore these cabinets! The storage they provide is awesome.

And I love that because they’re metal Charlotte can attach magnets to display drawings and make cute word phrases.

Girl's Room Desk

Both the entrance door and wardrobe bi-fold used to be plain flat slabs so I dressed each of them up with some paint and trim.

DIY Door Makeovers

The wardrobe bi-fold went all barn-ish and the entrance door is now kinda dapper. Such easy projects though the difference is amazing!

Behind the entrance door are four DIY floating bookshelves and some simple hooks I installed AGES ago.

DIY Floating Bookshelves for Behind a Door

And these cute jackalope decals on the rear add a touch of whimsy.

DIY Behind Door Decals

DIY Door Decals

In the little nook between the dresser and wardrobe is this rose gold horse’s head which Charlotte hangs her school bag on.

Rose Gold Horse Head Hook

And there are lots of little details scattered throughout the room.

Curtains with String Lights

Sweet Girl's Room Shelves

DIY Wall Lamp and DIY Farmhouse Sign

Girl's Room Dresser Vignette

I know it was a long time coming and I’m so grateful to those of you who have been following along from the beginning. Hope you like it!

Small DIY Vintage Girl's Bedroom on a Budget

I’ve promised my little boy that his room is next and I’m determined to finish it before he turns 21! Nah, seriously, I’ve already got some crazy green paint swatches on the wall and I plan to have it complete soon. I’m actually super excited about it!


I’ll be back soon to share all of the source info though in the meantime feel free to ask any questions and find the project gallery below.