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A Little Purple

I have talked before about getting started redecorating my daughters bedroom...
My girl loves purple and she would love it if everything in her room was purple.
Purple walls. 
Purple drapes.
 Purple bedding. 
Purple, Purple, Purple

I have a much more muted palette than she does when it comes to decorating... 
Ansley is my little wild girl and when kids get to a certain age
they want what they want in their rooms
including posters, colors and patterns.

So we have been talking about how she wants her room to look. 
She isn't 100% decided on the whole look yet... but she really wanted new bedding. 
She had a pink poodle blanket that she was tired of and she wanted something with dark purple, of course.
Luckily, we had a neat opportunity to choose a few items from the Your Zone collection at Walmart for her room-and so she went on a little  bedding shopping spree.
We shopped online first and found several comforters and drape options that she liked.
Everything in the Your Zone  collection had a really youthful feel to it and the prices were great which meant we could get even more for the $200 we were spending.
After she picked a few things out- I went to the store and shopped a bit more.

 They had shag rugs...
Furry pillows and blankets
and lots of bold color choices for a fun teen room
I loaded up my cart with some of the things she liked
and a couple fun accents I found too.

Here's what we brought home for her mini makeover:

A soft rich purple comforter just perfect for her cottage white bed.
A new set of soft lavender sheets
A body pillow case in purple and zebra print
Two creamy white furry flokati rugs 
White drapes to dress up her windows
and a couple fun frames for her favorite pictures.
My daughter was so anxious to put her new stuff out
that she took her old drapes down and started getting the bedding out before
before I got in there and took a before photo! lol!
Here is a before photo in progress:

Here is what it looks like now:

She is absolutely loving the new bedding pieces and that she got to pick out some dark purples
(instead of all the shabby pale shades that I would have chosen)
 and put her own spin on her room. 

The purple bedding is furry and has a flower pattern on one side
 and is reversible to a plain dark purple if she decides that she likes that better.

The drapes are soft white and they go perfectly with the purple.

I picked up two white flokati rugs and took one of them 
 and turned it into a big furry pillow for her bed 

While the other one sits near her corner windows.

These little frames are perfect for favorite photos
and bring a bit of bling 

We haven't painted yet... 
and there are a couple other things I am doing in here that are a little bit
 of a surprise for her
but she is absolutely loving the new pieces in her room
and is really happy with her mini makeover.
Last night she told me how soft her new blankets were and that she loves them.

I am thinking the bold colors really fit my girls personality
and that her mini makeover came out pretty cute.

You can see more about my shopping experience at Walmart in my google+ album HERE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias #cbias as part of a social shopper insights study.


  1. I love it. My daughter's room is purple too and we are in the process of adding some new drapes and making a slipcover for her chair. Isn't it fun to help the kids design their own rooms. I enjoy seeing the colors they like instead of just white.

  2. I am so glad you posted this! My daughter is a pink/purple junkie, but has decided to paint her walls robin's egg blue. She still has lots of purple accents and we've looked everywhere for a bed covering. This will be perfect!

  3. I wanted and got a purple bedroom when I was in middle school. I still think about that pretty bedroom! Your daughters bedroom looks so beautiful! I can see why she loves it. I would have loved it as a girl and I'd be pretty happy with it now too! :)

  4. GORGEOUS! SO pretty - a really great makeover!

  5. What an adorable room - I love the changes! Great job... Thanks for sharing. Have a great day. Jalon

  6. Oh, this is adorable! Lovely - I'll have to share that bedding with my daughter - the college Freshman is planning to change her room from lavender and pale green to muted purple and shades of grey - still girly ;)
    Have a great day,

  7. Wow Courtney! Fabulous! I could move in there and I'm all grown up! Love the furry rug...her girlfriends will be SO jealous!!
    Blessings, Lorraine

  8. Courtney: It's turning out beautifully, like everything you do. I hated it when Tami outgrew the 'pretty' stuff and wanted posters and all that comes with a teenager, but we got through it and now she's going through the same thing, only Jake's a boy so not such a far stretch from when he was little..Happy Thursday..Judy

  9. I think it looks lovely just as it stands now, Courtney! My daughter had a purple phase, too. We did kind of a medium purple on the walls, but it still took two coats of primer and two coats of paint when we were putting our house on the market to cover it.

  10. Fun! I remember when I was younger, purple was my favorite color. (I loved unicorns too) Go figure ;)
    This is much cuter. LOL. Nothing like a yummy,soft blanket. Look forward to the final reveal.

  11. That little side table is beautiful and fits right into her very feminine and youthful room!

  12. My daughter is into purple now too.We painted her room a light lilac color last spring.I like it and so does she.I love her room.It is gorgeous.She is one lucky girl.

  13. Her room is so pretty and it is always good that they love their room.

  14. Courtney this is so incredible!!! You are so talented and it looks like the perfect mix of french country chic meets modern and hip. Obviously your girl gets her great taste from her mom! :-)

  15. Oh Courtney, your daughter is a lucky lady! What a beautiful room. I love the soft purple! I could, and would, love to curl up in there!

  16. LOVE LOVE LOVE The nightstand :) What a great makeover!

  17. LOVE LOVE LOVE The nightstand :) What a great makeover!

  18. What a cute room, and I like it that the purple is not overwhelming. Y'all did a great job, and that little table is seriously stunning!

  19. I love her room--it is so pretty! My 13 year old daughters room has black furniture, hot pink walls, and zebra print bedding. Not me at all, but their room should be all about them. I love that nightstand..those curtains are gorgeous. I love it all!

  20. Her room is so beautiful. It looks like a dream scape. She is going to love it!

  21. I love the way your room turned out! What girl wouldn't like to call that room home.

  22. Can you please post the name of the wall color. Thank YOU!


  24. Where is the furniture from?

  25. Where is the furniture from?

  26. Where is the furniture from?