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Nautical Teen Room with Rustic Beach-Inspired Weathered Wall!

My oldest daughter has a bedroom in the basement.

She loves that she gets space to herself down there, but since it’s below ground it is a little dark.

Plus, we painted her room brown, which made it even darker (why did we do that???). And she had a great loft bed/desk unit, but since the ceilings are low in her room, she couldn’t sit up in bed and it felt cramped. She ended up not spending time in her room because it was so dark and there was nowhere to relax with her girlfriends.

I knew that her room needed a makeover. Here’s what her room looked like before:

I headed over to Lowe’s with a $300 gift card to see what I could do to change her room and make it a place she could hang out with her friends.

The whole room inspiration came from this lumber I found at Lowe’s. It’s grooved to fit together.

I saw it and decided that I wanted to create a “beachy” nautical room. Since Hayley just turned 16, I thought a navy and white room would be a little more sophisticated and grown up for her. But I also wanted the wall to seem weathered so it looked beachy.

I also fell in love with these Galvanized Wall Lights I found in the Outdoor Lighting Section of Lowe’s.

And, there’s a $100 Lowe’s Gift Card giveaway at the bottom of the post. So YOU can create something for YOUR home!!

UPDATE — giveaway is closed

The winner is Seriously Shawn

Winner chosen via Random.org

My husband and father-in-law helped me figure out how to add switches to the lights so they can be used as bedside lights. We mounted them on top of the wood paneling and wired them into the wall. (A tutorial on the paneled wall and on how to create switches on wall sconces is coming up soon)

On the remaining three walls we installed board and batten with white paint to lighten up the room.

And she had the cheap, sliding closet doors. They made it hard to get into the closet and see what was in there. We replaced them with closet doors that open outwards. This makes it easy to access the space inside. We plan to put shelves inside there, plus places to hold her guitars and lacrosse equipment.

Above the board and batten, I painted the walls a true Navy — Valspar’s Night View:

I also found some pretty nautical accessories at Target for the room:

I also replaced her mounted light fixture with a hanging metal fixture from Lowe’s. it wasn’t quite the same finish, so I spray painted it with Rustoleum’s Galvanized Metal Spray Paint. It took 5 minutes to paint!!

We left the mirrored ikea wardrobes that were there before. The mirrors add light to the basement room and are great storage for everything a teenager needs. We bought an inexpensive bed also from Ikea with four giant drawers underneath. Hayley is keeping the books from her old bookshelves in the drawers and she saved one drawer to store her pillows at night while she sleeps so they don’t have to go on the floor. She’s so smart!!

I can’t decide if she needs something above the bed like a mirror?? I love how the rustic board wall is like a giant headboard :)

One of the last projects I made was some DIY Magnet Boards I created using frames from Cut It Out Frames. I wanted her to have some place to put pictures of her friends to display in her room.

Now she loves hanging out in her room — which makes me happy too!!

(sorry – I took this on my phone. It’s not the best quality)

Thanks Lowe’s for the gift card to purchase the DIY supplies for this room! And you can sign up to get a FREE Lowe’s Creative Ideas Magazine:

And now — Lowe’s is giving one of YOU a $100 gift card!!

Here’s how YOU can win:

  • Share this giveaway — the share buttons are at the bottom of the post.

Let me know how you shared. Each way is worth one entry. This giveaway ends on May 1st.

The weather here is amazing right now — I am so excited for Spring!!

Have a Beautiful Day!!!


Disclosure: As part of Lowes Creative Blogger Team I received a gift card as compensation to create this room.



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  5. Oh! And how did you get the wooden planks by her bed to look weathered/gray? You are so talented!!
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  6. It’s really outstanding! I would definitely add some art above her bed though. Maybe a beachy sign or some large spray painted starfish, porthole mirrors or big wooden painted letters.

  7. (like you need another comment on this post but…) this is a great redo! What a way to transform a space.

  8. alexandra frankel says:

    I love this! I’m working on a nautical room for my soon to be 13 year old. thanks for some great ideas. Perhaps you could consider an ocean/boat print, a circle life raft or a big anchor above her bed, she has lots of mirrors in there already.

  9. Lisa Powers says:

    Love the fountain! I am planning on doing this today! I shared this on facebook and repinned on pinterest! On my way to Lowes!!

  10. shelley says:

    jen – could you please go a post on your bedding for this room? i like how you styled it. it looks like navy patterned sheets folded down over a white comforter with just a yellow throw at the base of the bed??
    thank you!
    shelley, farmington utah

  11. where is the ottoman from?

  12. Gina R says:

    You’ve inspired me to go for it!…I’m going to revamp my son’s bedroom…Thanks for making it easy by breaking it down!

  13. I love the window boxes – too cute! Thanks for the opportunity.

  14. Adecia says:

    I like the painted floor mat – it looks very beachy to me.

  15. melissa says:

    I like the cinch bench!! very cute ands simple. great job on the bedroom.

  16. I shared on my Pinterest page!

  17. I shared on my Facebook page!

  18. I love the backyard play area ideas- especially the chalkboard. Thanks for the link!!

  19. Pam Hull says:

    Love light fixtures you used!! Will use these at the lake house we are redoing. Thanks for sharing your talent!

  20. shared on Pinterest, http://pinterest.com/seganthro/#, on my board ‘Color combos for house’ : o)
    fingers crossed for the gift card!

  21. I love the childrens’ play table idea on the Lowe’s site.., would be perfect for all my little boys toys and creativity : o)

  22. shared on Facebook.., loved the space btw : o)

  23. Stumbled
    ljatwood at gmail dot com

  24. I totally love the Backyard Play Area with the Toy Car Road and Tunnel! Great idea!
    ljatwood at gmail dot com

  25. I love the space you made for her! My next big project to tackle is our basement spare room/office… Yikes!

  26. Jen,
    I love the room! She’s a lucky girl! Would you share where you found the chain link rug and greek key fabric? I am coveting them both!!

  27. barb mathers says:

    i would looooooooooooove a gift card!! the backyard play area is fabulous! :) …. i shared this on facebook :) THANKS!

  28. I’ve just been blogging about teenager bedrooms, so seeing this post about one made me smile. It’s brilliant and a really refreshing take on the nautical idea with pastels. Excellent transformation I’m sure the proud owner loves its so much that she doesn’t want to leave!

  29. I LOVE the yellow scallop print pillows and little little stool!!!! Do you mind sharing where you got them?

  30. Love the idea for the WAGI wrapping station! Great idea!

  31. the chalkboard tray is awesome

  32. Would love to win the gift card so I can make the Round-Top Headboard!

  33. Looking at the Lowe’s site (which I’ll be heading back to often!) I can’t decide between the dowel rod fruit basket or the pvc wood-look vases – both of those caught my eye because I have a son getting old enough to start building things like that so I’m always on the lookout for projects to show him to see what catches his fancy. Thanks for showing me that site!

  34. I tweeted this, noting how inexpensive you showed it can be to pull together a “look” :0)

  35. I emailed this to *my* daughter, to hopefully give her some inspiration/courage about her room, and how it really wouldn’t be all that hard to make it great. Thanks for the inspiration!

  36. I would love the lowes gift card! We want to make a breakfast bar in our kitchen!

  37. Shelley D. says:

    My favorite project is the Backyard playground. My kiddos would LOVE it. :-)

  38. Amazing! Simply amazing! I loved every part of this room…want it for myself!!!

  39. Shawna G says:

    I really like the window boxes. Although the colours are not exactly right for me.

  40. Natalie G. says:
  41. Natalie G. says:

    I love the chalkboard tray idea, very cute for our kitchen!

  42. I love this bedroom! I pinned it and I love the painted glass globes from Lowes Creative Ideas

  43. The backyard play area…fabulous!

  44. Teresa Vanselow says:

    I loved the mosiac soap dish! I shared on facebook!

  45. Hi Jen!

    I love what you did to the room!

    I have a QUESTION: The yellow art prints on the wall, where did you get them or did you make them?? I love that kind of added pop!


  46. Becky N. says:

    I love the backyard play area – so fun!

  47. Love those seahorse bookends!!

  48. Love the patio privacy screens

  49. Meg Smith says:

    The wooden floor mat. I have been eyeing that project for a while. Being 39 weeks prego, I think I may have to wait a bit to make it!

  50. I really love the colorful wood doormat!

  51. Great job on the room! I absolutly love it!!!! Thanks for sharing!

  52. What a fantastic room!!! I love it! I want to show it to my son — we’re hoping to redo his room and this is just what I have in mind (except with green — his favorite color — instead of blue). What a great makeover!!!

    Of course I’d also loooove to with the gift card — I’ve got a bathroom that needs some serious love!

    Thanks for everything you do!


  53. Katherine C. says:

    I like the build it yourself bird houses. My son needs to make one. :)

  54. the salvage collection says:

    this room looks fantastic! love that you used the lowe’s lights inside…we’re using them above vanities in the bathrooms of our new house! how can anyone beat that price???

  55. I LOVE the children’s play table…thats exactly what I’ve been searching for in the play room. Another DIY project to add to the list for my hubby!!

  56. I love this idea: http://lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/Make_Hanging_Glass_Lanterns.aspx
    I also love this room idea- I’m a teenager who adores the color scheme yellow, navy and white. I may use some of your suggestions!


  57. There are so many good ideas. I liked the hanging globes, those would be nice on the patios and the children’s art desk looks nice and would be really functional.

  58. shared on FB!

  59. love the (kids indoor funiture) school desk!

  60. Hi jen,
    I love what you did with this room; so creative! Would you mind sharing where you purchased the yellow pillows on the bed and also the yellow pouf ottoman? My daughter’s color scheme will also be navy and yellow.

  61. i really like their creative vases. my sister collects vases.

  62. i shared via fb

  63. i like the Corner Bench Seat project

  64. jen gersch says:

    Lift-Top Computer Desk is the coolest project

  65. I really like the patio privacy screen…would love to build some of those!

  66. Love the backyard play area!!

  67. I want to do the lift-top computer desk. It could double as a craft area.

  68. I liked the what they did with the inside of the medicine cabinet.

  69. Lindsay Neal says:

    Beautiful room! I am a navy addict! Great ideas too for me to do my daughter’s room with all the great storage!

  70. Awesome bedroom. I like the way you randomly painted some of the boards on the wall behind the bed. I like the colored door mat on the Lowe’s site. I have been reading the Creative Ideas mag for years. Very cute ideas

  71. Great job on the bedroom redesign! I am in love with those outdoor wall lanterns too. In fact, they would be on the GC shopping list if I win. As for the Lowe’s Creative Ideas site, I love the work center. http://www.lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/articles/Work_Center_1210.aspx

  72. Well those Address Number plaque is quite swell looking there at Lowes…

  73. Tara Leonardt says:

    I like the backyard play area…shared on facebook!

  74. I love the mosaic soap dish!!

  75. Shannon Twomey says:

    I went to the Creative website on Lowes just last night and loved the outdoor patio transformations with the stain rug look. I would love to try it.

  76. who would have thought the folks as lowes were so creative.
    though with inspiring people like you they are in good hands.
    i think i broke my email sending out the links to ideas i liked.
    i also posted on facebook and shared it on pinterest.
    then there was the smoke signals, semaphore, morse code, and pony express

    love your site!

  77. Lori Walker says:

    I love the backyard play area that would be o fun to do!

    Shared on facebook

  78. Lori Walker says:

    I love the backyard play area that would be o fun to do!

  79. Ive been seeing that kids play area all over pinterest! love to do something outside like that for my kids! And of course, I love the flower boxes too!!!!

  80. What an amazing room! I love the lighting–smart idea!

    My favorite creative idea over at the Lowe’s site is the lift top computer desk!

  81. Jean Stringfelllow says:

    This turned out so beautiful just like Hayley. I think the nautical theme is perfect for a teenager and I’ll bet she and her friends will spend a lot of time there now. Good job!!

  82. melissa rhodes says:

    I posted on Stumble!

  83. melissa rhodes says:

    I google + it!

  84. melissa rhodes says:

    I shared on Facebook!

  85. melissa rhodes says:
  86. Hi! I shared on twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook. :-) I LOVE your blog! your ideas are SO cool!!

  87. melissa rhodes says:
  88. melissa rhodes says:

    I love the makeover! I have got to redo my boys room, they never want to hang out in their room. They come in to my bedrom instead!

    I love this doormat by the way!

  89. I love the outdoor chalkboard!

  90. shared on FB. LOVE the room! Good job!

  91. So many fun ideas—love all the kid room and backyard tips!

  92. I pined this!

  93. Doh! I shared on Facebook…

  94. I shared on faceboo

  95. Great work on your daughter’s room! I promised my 12yo we would paint her room this spring, and she has big ideas about shelves, storage under her bed, etc. You’ve given me some good ideas. The Lowe’s card sure would help, too! I enjoyed looking through their projects, especially the mosaic tile dish (which is about my speed) and the water feature (which is not), and the multi-color wooden mat. I have more crafty ideas than energy or expertise to make them happen, but I keep trying! T^hanks for sharing inspiration and practical ideas!

  96. I like the outdoor water feature, seems like it could potentially work for a small area.

  97. Shannan Sanford says:

    I love the stenciled laundry sorter. We recently re-did our laundry room and I haven’t had the chance to decorate it yet. I think that would be a great way to start!!

  98. LOVE your daughter’s room!! You did an AMAZING job!!

    The thing I like most about the Lowe’s site is all of the fabulous ideas.

  99. Brittany w. says:

    I love the custom front porch railing idea! Love your daughter’s room!

  100. I shared on FB. 😉

  101. LOVE the rainbow door mat… it’s so CHEERFUL! plus it doesn’t look too hard.

  102. DeeDee Taylor says:

    I like easy to make vases http://www.lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/EasytoMake_Vases.aspx . they would make a great father child project for mom.

    Shared on facebook.

  103. Karin tHompson says:

    I love the outdoor play area! Going to create one!

  104. I love the videos area. The beautiful bathroom in stages is my fav, I need to work on our bathroom.

  105. My favorite idea from Lowe’s creative idea site is the wall mounted shelf.

  106. I love the Cinch Bench! I may just have to try it.

  107. Fabulous, Jen! From the Lowe’s Creative Ideas site, I found out that they have an app for their downloadable magazine. Super cool!

    P.S. Where did you get the side table?

  108. Christine says:

    I love this room makeover! I love that it could also be easily adapted for a boy’s room, too. Definitely some things to keep in mind as my son grows older! I shared this on FB. The wooden entry mat at the Lowe’s Creative Idea site was my favorite. Looks like an easy way to add some colorful fun to the front porch.

  109. Shared the link on FB. Thanks for the chance to win!

  110. Cristen S says:

    Love Lowes Creative Ideas, been getting the mag for years. We created their Family Tree idea in our living room a few years back using shepherd hooks from Lowes. Its always a huge hit when new people come in and the thing I get the most comments/questions on.

  111. Shared on Facebook (posted by itself, now I don’t see it) and I like the hanging globe lanterns from Lowe’s Creative Ideas site.

  112. Cherie M. says:

    I loveeee the chalkboard serving tray! Such a cool idea! I am sharing!!!!!!

  113. Shared on Facebook.

  114. I follow you on FB and shared

  115. I pinned this to Pinterest. I’ve had my eye on these light fixtures for a long time. I love how they turned out!

  116. I loved the outdooor small garden ideas. I am always searching for more ways to cram as many planters as possible and I also liked the kids play area ideas.

  117. Adrienne says:

    Love this transformation!!! Absolutely Fabulous! I love Lowe’s magazine – get it every month a save it. Thanks for the great ideas!

  118. Just pinned it to Pinterest! I have LOVED these light fixtures forever. I love how they look beside the bed!

  119. jessica todd says:

    i love the outside play space for cars!

  120. I love the backyard driving area idea from Lowe’s Creative Ideas. The little mulch area, paver brick roadway and colorful houses are INGENIOUS!

  121. I love this redo! Great job. Loving the light fixtures. I may have to run and grab some right up~

  122. I really liked the stenciled medicine cabinet idea and love that it seems easy enough for me, a DIY novice, to tackle on a weekend. Fun to be surprised with a splash of upbeat color when reaching for a bandage or a toothbrush!

  123. Ana Rodriguez says:

    I love the ideas for headboards….wood, fabric…I can’t wait to start my project!:)
    Share it on facebook.

  124. What a gorgeous room!!! My hubby & I spend lots of time @ Lowe’s, so I could really use a gift card! The Lowe’s creative ideas site is awesome. One of my fav projects is the Stenciled Medicine Cabinet.

  125. I twitted this giveaway!

  126. I shared on facebook.

  127. I love the outdoor space…I want one of the outdoor chalkboards for my kiddos!! :)

  128. Jenn Lucas says:
  129. Jenn Lucas says:
  130. rebecca a says:

    That little toy car road is so cute.

  131. Jenn Lucas says:

    I love Creative Ideas! The Weekend Projects are always great!

  132. Erin Wiley says:

    I visited the Lowe’s Creative Ideas site and I am definitely making the season’s must-have hypertufa planter/table!!

  133. neat site. i like the corner window bench!

  134. Erin Wiley says:

    I tweeted about the giveaway!!

  135. There’s a lift top desk that looks so cool. Probably beyond my skill level, but maybe one day.

  136. I shared on Facebook!

  137. I visited the Lowe’s Creative Ideas site… I love the kids’ room closet organizer!

  138. I’m liking the “how to build a chicken coop” article! That thing looks amazing. Thanks for the giveaway!

  139. Kathryn Bodrero says:

    I love the “A Cinch Bench.” Love your transformation! What a great room!

  140. Diane Zielinski says:

    I shared on Facebook.

  141. Diane Zielinski says:

    The vases are unique.

  142. my fave project on there is the rainbow colored wooden floor mat!

  143. Charlene L says:

    I love the Bluebird Bird House. But the wooden door mat is pretty cute, too. It’s too hard to chose one favorite!
    Your daughter’s new room looks marvelous! I’m a huge fan of yellow and gray these days and that navy really sets the scheme off perfectly.

  144. I think the hanging globe lanterns are really cool.

  145. Your room is gorgeous!
    On the Lowes site, the Lift-to computer desk caught my interest. My son needs a desk and that looks perfect for his small space of a room.

  146. I shared your post on FB
    Jill Spiess Cutler

  147. Sara Southard says:

    And I shared on Twitter.

    The room turned out GORGEOUS, by the way. Wonder if my boyfriend would let me redo our bedroom? 😉

  148. Sara Southard says:

    I love the woven headboards. We have a waterbed with no headboard, so something like that would be perfect for us.

  149. I liked the “Bathroom Remodeling Ideas on a Budget” video since we are currently working on redoing our bathroom, there were some great tips on there.

  150. Very, Beautiful and creative job! Looks likeyour daughter is enjoying it on her bed and phone. ha! Make sure you have your house sprayed for bugs. Basements rend to have spiders. I have our house sprayed every late Spring or Summer.

  151. I shared on my facebook and twitter, thank you!!

  152. I shared on FB.

  153. What fun projects to do by myself and others to do with the kids. I love the Wooden Floor Mat, I am also seeing this as a bigger project turned in to wall art.

  154. love the outdoor play ideas! so many great ideas!

  155. Beautiful room! Love the color scheme, and all your decorating taste! I am so glad to have met you at Queen Bee, you are just as sweet irl as you are on your blog :) xoxo

  156. Tracy Snyder says:

    What a lucky girl to have such an awesome room. Great ideas!!! I tweeted this room and giveaway.

  157. Rikki-Dee says:

    Shared on FB

  158. I love the small bathroom storage idea! I can’t wait to use the techniques in my tiny master bath!

  159. I loved the vase idea at Lowes.

  160. I shared this on my FB:)


  161. kimberly holly says:

    I love the window boxes!!!

  162. Awesome room makeover!!! I visited lowes site and love their outdoor play area ideas:) especially the toy car road and tunnel, might have to consider that for my son.

  163. Hey Jen! First let me say awhhhhh I LOVE this room, you finished it perfectly! I love the navy! LOVE! I was wondering, where did you find the nautical looking blinds? I have been searching for some that are similar! :) Thank you for the help and once again—-PERFECT!
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  164. love the room!!
    looking at lowe’s, i would love the closet organizers could be a good way to not have a dresser in my daughters room. And i also loved the wooden door mat — too cute :)

  165. I love the window box!

  166. I loved the outdoor chalkboard, I also shared the post, thank you!

  167. Oh my gosh I totally love this! Going on my pinterest :)

  168. I’d never been to Lowe’s site before, what fun projects! I love the backyard play area.

  169. Cynthia Rathunde says:

    I love the small space vegetable garden on the Lowe’s idea site!

  170. Cynthia Rathunde says:

    I shared via my facebook wall.

  171. shared on facebook :)

  172. i love the outside ideas on the lowes website! it makes me want to redo my whole house lol

  173. I shared this post on FB.

  174. Dawn Hewlett says:

    I pinned your post!

  175. I love the Outdoor Chalkboard!

  176. Jen, this room makeover is AMAZING!!!!!!

  177. Michele N says:

    I shared this post on Facebook

  178. Theresa Sea says:

    Love the hanging globe lanterns! Once we build a pergola over our deck, those would be a lovely touch!

  179. Lindsay Rowe says:

    I shared on Facebook.. I love her new room!!

  180. Dawn Hewlett says:

    WOW Perfect timing, I am re doing a basement room for my 12 year old, lets hope we can agree on this color scheme because I LOVE it! Thank you! For the Lowes giveaway…I LOVE the backyard play area, I have a girl who loves trucks and sand! Perfect!

  181. Lindsay Rowe says:

    I love the porch perfect remodel and all of the bedroom ideas!

  182. I tweeted giveaway

  183. Michele N says:

    I love the metal starburst wall art-easy! And the freestanding screen door pantry…makes me think.

  184. I love the child’s play pond. I live in Phoenix where it is hot, so that would be perfect.

  185. Tweeted! Love it…

  186. Oh my gosh! I love this room makeover. Great idea for the pillow storage too :)

    I shared on Pinterest and Facebook (I think…my phone is having issues, but I’ll make sure)

    I love the window boxes idea.

  187. I love the backyard play area! We’re buying our first home in a few months and I am so excited about the opportunities like this one =)

  188. I love everything on that website, I get their magazines and just love all the inspiration it contains

  189. Love the chalkboard tray, great Mothers day gift!

  190. Jennifer W says:

    You did such a great job with this bedroom! The theme totally comes together, right down to the details. So beautiful and inspiring!

    I looked at the Lowes creative ideas and found the perfect wall-mounted shelf for organizing my very messy laundry room. I think I will tackle this project this weekend!

  191. Wendy L. says:

    I love the backyard play area that made a car track out of pavers and had little PVC pipe tunnels. I wish my son was still little enough for me to make that, it is super cute!

  192. Gayle M. says:

    Love your bedroom makeover! So inspiring for me.

    I love the window boxes on Lowe’s site. I shared on Pinterest and on FB.

  193. Bailey S. says:

    I love the way your room turned out. Those boards are amazing. Lowe’s hanging globe laterns are adorable. I may need to make those!

  194. Pamela Milogradov says:

    I shared on Facebook!

  195. Pamela Milogradov says:

    I love the play table for kids!

  196. Joanie Holder says:

    Lowes Creative Ideas rock! I found the cutest bench project http://www.lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/A_Cinch_Bench_0311.aspx
    Thanks Jen!

  197. Joanie Holder says:

    Cowabunga! This room rocks! Shared on Facebook=) http://facebook.com/​lolaandbea

  198. Great looking room Jen…love everything about it!!! I am looking for closet doors like the one you used. Can you tell me where you purchased them? Were they a special order? Also, will a tutorial on how you painted the wood wall be coming soon. Very interested in how you created the look..Thanks for your inspiration.

  199. I shared on Facebook

  200. Love all of this……..

  201. I tweeted

    Nautical Teen Room with Rustic Beach-Inspired Weathered Wall!: http://tatertotsandjello.com/2012/04/nautical-teen-room-with-rustic-beach-inspired-weathered-wall.html

  202. nice job, I like the combination between the wall and wall lamps. These rooms are a beachy look.

  203. Just stopping by from the Inspired Room and have to say I love so much about this room! I actually like many of the idea for my daughter’s room that we are doing black and white with yellow accents…but in a french/toile theme. I love the lift-top desk on the Lowe’s site.

  204. I love the colorful wooden floor mat.

  205. Cristin Russon says:

    I shared on facebook!

  206. Cristin Russon says:

    I loved the DIY window box on the creative ideas website!

  207. I like the backyard play area. Lots of awesome ideas!

  208. Beautiful room! Those printed fabrics are just adorable.

  209. Melanie C says:

    Love the chalkboard serving tray!

  210. Lovely makeover, the nautical bedroom looks amazing! I shared this on Facebook!

  211. I get the Lowe’s Creative Ideas magazine and I’m always so excited when it comes in the mail because there are always such great ideas in there! At the top of my want-to-make list is the wooden mat.

  212. I love the outdoor play area ideas. We live in Oregon and we haven’t gotten to play outside in a WHILE! Brightening up the yard will be great as spring arrives.

  213. I love the customize kitchen cabinets. We have the boring basic builder grade ones and would love to spruce them up

  214. Adorable Jen! I bet she just loves her new space!

    ps. this IS my favorite creative idea for Lowes. :)

  215. I love the crate Laundry organizer, so clever! Will have to make it for sure. BTW the room looks amazing

  216. Jen-

    Ooooh! I just realized what you need in that room! I made this for our house…


    I think you should make one for your daughter’s room. It is super fragile, but it is truly one of the most beautiful things we have in our home. The pictures don’t do it justice. It is simple, rustic and elegant all at the same time…perfect for your daughter’s room!


  217. I LOVE your daughter’s new room! We live at the beach and have a completely beachy house in the summer. I knew as soon as I opened your blog where so many of your things are from. I sat in Target last week convincing myself that I did not need that yellow ottoman and the sea horse bookends…looks like you might be trying to convince me otherwise!

    I can’t wait to see the tutorial on how to make the switch’s on the lamps. It will be perfect for when we move in my little guys new room! Maybe in some other places too!

    Thanks for the great ideas! The new room looks AMAZING! It will definitely be a great hang out…I want to come hang out there!


  218. I shared on Facebook

  219. I like, “Build a Deck Top Pond”

  220. April was in CT now CA says:

    Love the hypertufa table! We’re trying to spruce up our patio area and this would be perfect out there!

  221. I love the wooden floor mat tutorial. Too cute!

  222. I love the ideas for the backyard play area. They all look easy to create. Also, I love the transformation of your daughter’s room-it doesn’t even look like the same space.

  223. Sallie Fitzpatrick says:

    I really like the DIY window boxes

  224. Sallie Fitzpatrick says:

    I shared this post on Facebook.

  225. Stephanie says:

    I love their ideas for the backyard play area. My son would love playing with the toy car roads.

  226. Love the wooden floor mat on Lowe’s site. Your daughter is so lucky to have such a talented designer as her mom!

  227. We’d get A LOT of use out of the back yard play area! Great ideas.

  228. Amanda Sakovitz says:
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  231. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I love the stenciled medicine cabinet. Gorgeous colors~

  232. Thanks for this awesome giveaway Jen! I lOve that I was able to subscribe to Lowe’s magazine and have a hard copy regularly mailed to the house! This way we’ll always have great ideas right on hand to reference. Thanks again for sharing the site I’m excited to check it out for more tips..we’re working on prepping our deck to stain so the videos I saw on that should come in handy as we get the project underway :)

    ohh and Jen you really did a wonderful job making over that space for your daughter’s room i lOve all the little details and the way you pulled the nautical theme together 😀 I wanted to ask if you could share where you got those adorable pillows on her bed? I especially love the yellow ones!! I’m incorporating that into the new color scheme for our living room and those would be just the pErfect throw pillows for our sofa!


  233. The room is so beautiful, but a drawer for the decorative pillows? That is *BRILLIANT*! I wish I was that smart. =)

  234. i love the backyard play area! i would love to recreate it!

  235. Love, love, love the colors you picked in this room – especially the contrast between weathered lights and darks.

    I did check out lowe’s creative living and really like the hanging globes (i’m a turquoise girl – so they’re right up my alley).

    and I shared you on Google+!

  236. Nicole White says:

    I. Shared this post on facebook

  237. I shared on my facebook page :)

  238. I shared on twitter !

  239. Nicole White says:

    I like the flip top computer desk from the lowes site. This makeover was great! Do you happen to know the name of the bed from Ikea?

  240. Wow Jen this looks fantastic! What a difference some white paint made. I love how you put the boards on the wall. This room doesn’t even look like it’s in a basement! Nice job :) Your daughter must love it!

  241. amy williams says:
  242. amy williams says:

    i love the His-and-her Bathroom Makeover !!

  243. Love the transformation of your daughter’s new room! I love everything beachy and nautical…I may have to check out Target and see if I can’t find that mirror and the seahorse bookends…I LOVE them! We have a room in our basement that we will probably let my daughter have and redo for her once she hits the teenage years! I love Lowe’s creative magazine…I am already an avid reader of their website and magazines. I love the idea of the freestanding trellis found here http://lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/Freestanding_Trellis.aspx These are the same flowers we used to decorate at our wedding so I would love to have something like this in my backyard! I shared on facebook and google+ too! Thanks for the chance to win the gift card!!

  244. midwestmom3 says:

    Your daughter’s room looks great! I really like the outdoor chalkboard from the Lowe’s website. My kids would love it. Thank you so much.

  245. Michelle Lubbers says:

    I love this room, you’ve done a fantastic job! Oh, and the backyard play area. My boys would LOVE it!

  246. I love the wooden floor mat. So cute and perfect for summer!

  247. The laundry supply crate is so cute. Need to put one of those together!

  248. Sarah Denton says:

    Lovely room, your daughter must love it just about to start a nautical makeover on my bathroom from lowes

  249. I like the children’s play table. Your daughters room looks great!

  250. I like the wooden mat. The colors are fun!

  251. from the creative ideas site I love/d the sweet as candy playhouse! How awesome are those colors!?

  252. Donna M. says:

    Love the nautical bedroom! From the Lowe’s site, I love the backyard play area and the hanging globe lanterns.

  253. Tweeted! @hausfrauChelsea

  254. that wooden floor mat at lowe’s creative ideas is awesome. :)

  255. This is awesome! I shared it on facebook.

  256. I tweeted your post!! :)

  257. I would love to make a DIY window flower box!!

  258. Amazing transformation!! Your daughter is sure to enjoy the new look and now you might have trouble finding her when you need her, lol! She’ll want to be down there ALL the time!! : )

    Several of the Lowe’s projects are nice, but my fave is the window boxes. I’m thinking I could do this on the side of our shop. It’s such a boring building and they would really perk it up! I’ll be sharing on facebook!

  259. The chalkboard serving tray is a neat idea. Great for labeling food at parties.

  260. Shared on my facebook page – LOVE this room!!!

  261. I tweeted your post

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  262. I love the Wooden Floor Mat project

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  263. I love the under cabinet wine rack!! I really want to makeover a book case into a wine rack s I think I will do that if I win!! Very awesome job with the room!!

  264. Loving the DIY entertainment center with the plywood also the entryway organizer :)

  265. I am getting ready to redo my laundry room and really liked their Laundry with Style ideas!

  266. I’m lovin’ the stenciled medicine cabinet. definitely adding that one to my to-do list!!!

  267. The room turned out so cute! I love the walls! I’ve been wanting to make my own headboard for awhile now and I love the ideas on Lowe’s! Especially the one with the round top.

  268. Jessica Williams says:

    I adore the hanging globe lanterns!! We have to think of easy/ inexpensive ideas for decorating for an outdoor wedding reception, and those are perfect. Thanks for the opportunity! My fiancé and I could REALLY put it to good use!!

  269. Loving the kids’ closet organizing ideas! My youngest can’t reach his shirts and my oldest just shoves stuff in there when it’s time to clean up. Drives me crazy. This would help–a lot.

  270. I love the hanging globe lanterns. I have some of these kind of fixtures in a storage shed, I can’t wait to find the erfect color paint! Love the new room…

  271. Shannon A says:

    I like this outdoor water feature tutorial/idea at Lowes. http://lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/Water_Feature.aspx

  272. love the nautical room….wonderful job!

    I think the hanging globe lanterns from the lowe’s creative ideas are pretty cool….

  273. I am digging the Paver Patio on the Lowe’s creative ideas site.

    Love the beachy room!

  274. I love the Seahorse Bookends! I also always wanted one of those raised beds with the desk area under it…but alas, I have grown up so much so, that I dream of making it for the grandkids.

  275. I would love to try the raised bed project. But I also love the lights from your post!!

  276. Very pretty!

  277. I loved the backyard play area for children. The toy car road was amazing. I’d love to build something like this in our new backyard.

  278. I shared on Facebook.

    Your daughter’s room is a beautiful space. Much improved from the before. :) Great job!

  279. I need to win this! :)

    The hanging globe lanterns are really cool!

  280. I like the entryway organizer on the Lowe’s site!

  281. I loved the table and chairs for the kids over at the Lowes site. We are in the process of putting together a preschool and I thought the tables would be both functional and adorable! BTW, loved your daughter’s room. You truly have a gift!

  282. Love the wooden floor mat!

  283. Jen Rackley says:

    would love to know how you converted the wall sconces to a switch?

  284. I LOVE Lowe’s Family Vacation Map. My daughter and I were just saying yesterday that we need a map that we can mark with flag pins to show where we have been. This looks great!

  285. I love the diy window boxes!

  286. the ladder shelf looks great!!

  287. Love the wooden floor mat project, gonna price it out to see if it’s doable for a camp project for youth group. Thanks for the chance to win!

  288. Kris Cullinan says:

    I checked out the website, loved how simple the outdoor lanterns seemed to make. I think I have time to do them for a dinner party this weekend! thanks for sharing.

  289. Shared via facebook. I love that room!! The boards on the wall are awesome.

  290. I love the Ladder shelf idea! I would love to have that in my bathroom. I love the lights you found at Lowes!

  291. Like the DIY window box!

  292. LOve the DIY Window Box!!

  293. Janalee Kimball says:

    I really liked how colorful the wooden floor mat is. Definitely my favorite! I shared via Facebook and Pinterest.


    I would love to get a gift card to Lowes! Especially since we’re painting two bedrooms and three bathrooms with Valspar paint!

  294. I love the front porch railing at the Lowes creative site. Looks very Mcintosh inspired to me, Could be used in many different types of housing styles because of the simplicity of design!

  295. Katie Mac says:

    I love the outdoor water feature ideas. I’ve been wanting to make one for our back yard for a really long time.

  296. Jessie C. says:
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  298. Jessie C. says:

    JC C

  299. Jessie C. says:
  300. Jessie C. says:
  301. Jessie C. says:

    I like Chalkboard Serving Tray

  302. Robin Castillo says:

    I really like this room! I have two boys that I am re-doing rooms for and I really like the weathered wall and light fixtures! Can’t wait to view tutorials about those!

    I pinned this on my Pinterest board and posted to my facebook page. My favorite project at the creative ideas Lowes site is the multi colored floor mat. Great ideas!

    Thanks for sharing with us!

  303. Ashley B says:

    WOW… I could spend all day looking at your site and Lowes. I am totally inspired! Love the paint inspiration!

  304. Merry Hope Hulsey says:

    Outside backyard space! Adorable teen room great job!

  305. I love the DIY fabric headboard tutorial in their bedroom section!

  306. Shared this post on twitter!

  307. Love the wooden floor mat on the lowe’s site! I’ve seen it pinned a few times as well. The room looks GREAT!! such a change! What about a driftwood shelf above the bed? The linens are beautiful, where are they from?

  308. I love the backyard play area. Would love to win the gift card:)

  309. Oh my goodness I love the backyard play area!!!!

  310. I love the headboard–so cute!! I could really see us using this in a bedroom when it’s time for a makeover!

  311. I just love the room.It is Awesome!I visited the Lowes site and my favorite idea is the Backyard Play Area.I am going to do that for my little guy!Wonderful ideas from Lowes.How fun!Thanks for the chance.I enjoy your blog so much!!

  312. Judy Ridgway says:

    I love the door mat. It’s colorful and fairly easy to make.

  313. Judy Ridgway says:

    I love the door mat. So colorful and fairly easy to make.

  314. Painted Prairie says:

    I love the Lift-Top Computer Desk and the Backyard Play Area

  315. I love the DIY windows boxes – i love the way the make the outside of any house look!

  316. I think that headboard is fantastic and is art in itself. You don’t need to add anything if you don’t want to!

  317. I love the plans for the outdoor playhouse!

  318. I like the Easy To Make Vases on the Lowes site.

  319. WOW- I JUST ADORE IT, EVERY SINGLE THING! I am sure your daughter is in heaven, all her friends will covet that adorable room. I LOVE NAUTICAL STUFF TOO. I am in Nautical party planning mode this week for my baby. XO- loves-jen

  320. I really liked their stenciled projects.

  321. Love the lights you used in your daughter’s bedroom.

    I want the curved wood pergola on the Lowe’s website. I’ll add it to my honey-please list!

  322. Oooh, so many great project ideas! I love the Lift Top Computer Desk, it would be awesome in my daughter’s room. Almost like a secret little hiding place and would be great for homework.

    LOVE your daughter’s new space! We haven’t finished our basement yet, but I plan to make a guest bedroom down there once we do and was thinking of a nautical theme with board and batten to lighten it up. We don’t have any windows down there where the bedroom would be.

  323. I love the “Dog Bone Window” it is so cute and I would love to make the “Ladder Shelf”. Your daughter’s room looks great, love the wall behind her bed!

  324. Susan Marshall says:

    I can’t wait to make a Hypertufa Table for my deck!!

  325. Jeanne Ann says:

    I love the makeover! The board and batton is something I am wanting to do in my master bathroom. It needs a little something and that would be perfect. I pinned your makeover and shared on facebook. Thanks so much for all your great ideas! I think you need to come to my house when you get done with yours!

    • Jeanne Ann says:

      Also, I fell in love with the wooden door mat. I just need to get the hubby on board!

  326. Oh Giddy! I love the multi-color door mat on the lowe’s site. I am already a subscriber to their creative magazine and LOVE IT! Thanks for the opportunity!

  327. THe lift top computer desk looks pretty cool.

  328. i love the backyard play area on the lowes site!

  329. Gorgeous makeover!!! Just beautiful!

    I like the wooden multi-color door mat at Lowes Creative Ideas!

  330. I love, love the Small-Space Vegetable Bed. I am really going to have to try this.

  331. I shared on FB!

  332. There’s an idea for landscaping that uses garden plants instead of typical plants!

  333. Sharlene Piscitelli says:

    I love the multicolor wood doormat on Lowes.

  334. SHared on FB!

  335. I love the outdoor playspace!

  336. My fave are the drop cloth soap wraps.

  337. I shared on Facebook – I could use a gift card since we just started our deck in the backyard! So excited to have an “outdoor room”! So, of course, I love the hanging globe lanterns…those would look great over our patio.

  338. Collette K says:

    This is such an awesome, inspirational room for my daughter’s room we are currently working on. Thank you! From the Lowes site I liked the backyard play area.

  339. I LOVE the room! Seriously! We just bought a house and are using those same galvanized lights from lowes!! We’d love the giftcard to use towards our kitchen redo and live the ideas they have for islands on the creative page.

  340. Such a great remodel. I love it all! Lowe’s site is way cool. I want that colorful wooden floor mat! :)

  341. I like the idea of building serving trays!

  342. The new room looks great, so grown up :) Thanks for the great giveaway. There are so many amazing things from Lowe’s Creative Ideas. If I had to choose one, I think it would be the Backyard Play Area. I actually have 2 girls, no boys, but even they would love this!

  343. I LOVE her new room! So many great ideas I can use on my own beachy theme house!

    Thank you for the chance to win a Lowe’s gift card! I love the bright and cheerful wooden floor mat.

  344. I LOVE the Stenciled Medicine Cabinet – what a clever idea for adding a pop of color to the room!

  345. I went to the Lowes site and I just love the stenciled laundry supplies crate. I will have to try making one of those soon. I am in Lowes every week so it would be GREAT to get this card to do my own makeover. LOVE what you did with the room and can’t wait to see the how to.

  346. Kimberly Q says:

    Shared with friends and family on G+!!! :o)

  347. Kimberly Q says:

    I love all the great ideas!!! But LOVE the Kids’ Room Closet Organizer the best. We could use a little organization in that room!!!

  348. I wish I’d had such a cool room when I was 16! It looks great.

  349. I really like the small-space raised garden beds! Perfect for small backyard gardeners!

  350. Brooke Tewell says:

    Shared this on my facebook:: http://www.facebook.com/brooke.l.benzing

  351. Kristen Winter says:

    Love the outdoor play table from lowes!!

  352. Brooke Tewell says:

    I liked the corner bench seat, plus the corner window made it all the more desirable :)

  353. Oh and Stenciled Medicine Cabinet for entry number 1 and I shared on my facebook page for number 2. ;^)

  354. YOU are AWESOME! First off, I have been looking to give my 10 going on 16 year old daughter a room makeover. Santa was supposed to do it at Christmas but managed to bring only the bed we refinished. Her walls are very blah and although she has light- it reminds me of what you had to work with above. What I like best about the room is how simple and elegant it is. Count me in for a chance to win that giftcard and thanks for the inspiration!

  355. Love the bedroom makeover. I shared on Twitter!

  356. I love all of the lawn and gardening ideas. We just bought our first home and it’s my first time having a yard to care for- I can use all the tips I can get! A Lowes gift care wouldn’t hurt either :)

  357. I love the Children’s Play Table Idea, so cute! Also the out door play area is super cute, my boys would be in heaven if I made something like that! Thanks for the chance to win such a fun giveaway!!!

  358. I shared it on Pinterest.


  359. I love the Outdoor Chalkboard. What a great idea! I might have to try that soon!!!

  360. I adore the wooden floor mat! My porch could use some color!

  361. Awesome room! What a difference. Lots of work went into that. Love the board and batten, the sconce lights, the weathered wood. Great job! I love Lowe’s. I love the wooden floormat on their site.

  362. Suzanne S. says:

    I love the chalk board tray, looks really cute and easy to make.

  363. I shared it on Facebook.


  364. I love the DIY Window Box. Think I’ll go out this afternoon and get supplies at Lowes to make two of them.

  365. Jen, this room is so fantastic! I clicked over to Lowes’ site and absolutely LOVE their tutorial on making an address plaque… we desperately need a new one!

  366. I like the floating wall shelf

  367. I tweeted this giveaway @creativegator77

  368. Shared on Facebook, too! <3

  369. Tweeted this!

  370. I like the corner bench seat project. I am thinking for the kids’ rooms or even my bedroom could be a possiblity.

  371. Brilliant! My brothers and my husband both had basement bedrooms and they didn’t look nearly as bright and cheerful!
    I think I could handle making the cute stenciled laundry supplies crate. Very cute!

  372. LOVE the nautical theme!! The planks on the wall are such a fabulous addition…they really make the room. We used those same lights in Isaiah’s bedroom. I love them. We also used a similar shade of Valspar paint on one of his walls. Such a great paint. Makes the job so much easier.

    Saw that you and Viv got to meet in person!! That’s so awesome!!

    Hope you’re doing good.


  373. The children’s play table is adorable and something my boys would love. Thanks for a great giveaway. We could really use a Lowes gift card to do some home improvement projects that have been put on hold because of the bad economy!

  374. I love the room makeover! Did the seahorse bookends come from Target too? Was this a recent find? I must have them for my daughter’s room.

  375. Darn Jen! You get better by the minute… Love it!

  376. I think I’d have to make the hanging globe lantern project. They would look fabulous on my patio.

  377. Oh my gosh, her room looks awesome! :) I would put up some picture frames over the bed, so she can put in some pics of her and her friends.

    I would love to build that deck pond. So neat! Of course, I would have to keep the dogs from drinking out of it! 😉

  378. fawn strunk says:

    My favorite post is how to do the colorful doormat I so want to recreate it.

  379. fawn strunk says:

    I shared the giveaway on facebook

  380. Amy Pellicer says:

    Happy Tuesday! I would really love to have the Freestanding kitchen pantry! My little 50’s ranch home has one of the smallest kitckens I have ever seen (very little storage)! This idea from Lowe’s would work Perfect for my family of six to get more organized & make better use of the little bit of room that we actually do have. Thanks & Have a GREAT day!

  381. Wow! Great job Jen! I love the weathered wall look! So fabulous!! :)

  382. Katie Schubert says:

    Your daughter’s room turned out beautiful! I love the backyard play area idea from Lowes-my four boys would love it!

  383. Candace T says:

    I love this!!!! So great!!!

  384. Your daughter’s room looks spectacular!

    I love the hanging globe lanterns on the lowes creative ideas website.

  385. This is amazing! I love it! I am going to redo my daughters room. It is “flip flop” theme. It’ll be cute…(I hope)

  386. twelve30 says:

    I love the hanging globe lantern project – they would look great on the patio on a warm summer night! Thanks for the giveaway.

  387. I like the Stenciled Laundry-Supplies Crate project.

  388. Shared on fb.

  389. I love, love the stenciled laundry crate! I am in the process of re-doing our laundry room! Also the hanging globes are fantastic!

  390. I am digging the hanging globe lanterns! Too cool!
    Thanks Jen!
    xo Becca

  391. I shared on facebook!!! Could really use this post to help fix up the basement for my daughter who is graduating next month.

  392. I love that colorful wooden door/floor mat. I think that is so cute for spring/summer. Would love to make this!!

  393. I like the Kids’ Room Closet Organizer. Abby’s closet is always a mess!

  394. I love the stencilled medicine cabinet idea! I am totally doing this!

  395. Beautiful! You did an awesome job! She is a lucky girl to have a sweet and creative mom!!!

  396. I am working on making my yard a fun place for my girls, so I am loving the sandbox idea. Thanks!

  397. I like the Fence Post Cap Ornament. Could do some cute things with that idea!

  398. Morgan Thomas says:

    I shared the giveaway on twitter!
    Twitter name: manedelka

  399. I like the Fence Post Cap Ornament. Could do lots of cute things with this.

  400. I love the hanging globe lanterns that are on Lowes Creative Ideas site. So fun!

  401. I loved the bright colored wooden floor mat!

  402. I tweeted about the giveaway!

  403. Morgan Thomas says:

    I love the DIY window box for plants on their website! So cute!

  404. Meghanne says:

    Love the DIY china hutch! Let’s face it – I have about 100 project that this gift card could come in handy for :)

  405. I love the Decorating with Magnetic paint on the Lowes’ Creative Ideas Site.

  406. Shared on facebook too!!

  407. Shared one pinterest!

  408. Love the stenciled Laundry crate on the Lowe’s website. I can think of tons of uses besides laundry!

  409. Jen, What a great makeover! I am planning something similar for my daughter’s room using navy, aqua and pink! Can’t wait for the tutorial on the lamps and wood wall!

    * I pinned and shared on facebook!

  410. I shared on FB.

  411. Hey Jen, I love this makeover – the lighting is my favorite. I so enjoyed meeting you at SNAP {& then seeing you at the grocery store 2 days later!}. Thank you for all your hard work to make the conference so fabulous.

    Warmly, Michelle

  412. I shared on Twitter.

  413. I love the sandbox play area. And I am definitely going to use the how to paint your cabinets sometime soon. That has been on my mind forever!

  414. Ideas for the bathroom. We are going to update the master bathroom soon and will be looking for ways to do this on a small budget.

  415. I LOVE the privacy hideaway screens that they featured. I have been wanting something like this for a while. Very cool.

  416. I like their colorful outdoor rug!

    Wooden Floor Mat

    Greet guests with a welcoming rainbow of colors.

  417. I would love to build the play kitchen that Lowes has on their creative ideas site, thanks for the giveaway!

  418. I want to mke the hanging globe lanterns! Cute idea!

  419. I like the wood floor mat, also the idea to make your own canvases with a drop cloth, opens up the ability to make artwork on large scale canvas.

  420. I assume (and hope) since you don’t have that its open to US only that its open to Canada too. My favourite project is the Child Kitchen Set.

  421. Beautiful room!!!

  422. I tweeted!

  423. Jen her room looks amazing! I love the fun nautical colors! We bought that same light fixture for our back patio a few months ago…and I love the idea of using it inside! I am in love with this wooden floor mat: http://lowescreativeideas.com/idea-library/projects/Wooden_Floor_Mat.aspx I think I need to make something like that for outside the door to our Airstream:)

  424. Amy Smith says:

    I love the ideas for organizing cabinets! I desperately need to organize my kitchen!

  425. MelindaB says:

    love the outdoor water feature on the Lowe’s site. And I am loving that room!

  426. I would love to make the wooden floor mat…what a great idea!

  427. I love the children’s play table from the Lowe’s site. Your nautical room is beautiful. I’m sure your daughter was thrilled!

  428. I shared this on facebook!

  429. My favorite project I found was the Bedside Table Recharging Station. I love having my electronics by my bed while I sleep and this would definitely help when they need to be recharged overnight.

  430. I love the wooden floormat, though I don’t think I’d go that colorful.

  431. I tweeted this: @jengd1

  432. I just love that multi-colored wooden floor mat!

  433. Steffanie F says:

    Shared it on pinterest

  434. love the wooden mat!

  435. What a great room makeover. I love everything about it from the pillows to the mirror and every little accent you chose. I love that the Lowe’s creative Website has projects in three different categories (beginner, intermediate, and advanced).


  436. I love the inspiration boards with all the pictures. I didn’t realize Lowe’s had this either! How perfect!!

  437. Steffanie F says:

    I am into anything backyard related! We are in the middle of landscaping!

  438. I tweeted the giveaway too :)

  439. Kara McDaniel says:

    I like the kids desk on their creative site!

  440. I’m really loving the mosaic tile soap dish – I would totally love to make a blue and yellow one for my bathroom.

    And awesome job on the bedroom redo – it looks great!

  441. Who knew that lowe’s had a creative center. That is awesome. I loved the “A Cinch Bench.” It is cute for inside and out. Your girl’s room is really cute, I can’t wait to finish my basement… I loved the beach theme.

  442. I liked the DIY wine rack! :)

  443. I love the multi colored wooden floor mat!

  444. Beautiful room redo!! I love that headboard wall!! It’s gorgeous. I can’t believe how much lighter that room looks now compared to the before picture! Awesome job!
    Amy @ The Happy Scraps

  445. Jen-
    This space looks amazing! I love that you used navy and the crisp, bright white. Looks so grown up and chic! Great job and thanks for all the eye candy! There is not a better way to start day. Have a happy day!!!

  446. Her room turned out gorgeous! I LOVE the backyard play area from Lowe’s!

  447. I love the backyard play area! Can’t wait to map it out in our yard tonight!

  448. Candace Fuller says:

    I love the Corner Bench Seat project! That would be adorable in my little girl’s room!

  449. I love the wooden floor mat. I don’t think I’d make it so colourful but I love that I could coordinate it with my outdoor decor. Love the room you did!

  450. Tammy Ruesch says:

    I have to say I like the out door track.My boys would love that.I think even if i don’t win I might put that out in the yard for them.Too cute. :)

  451. vanessa.sanyer@gmail.com says:

    I shared the giveaway on Twitter! @VanessitaS

  452. vanessa.sanyer@gmail.com says:

    The “Address for Success” project has inspired me to re-do my address numbers this weekend!

  453. I have been wanting to make the ‘Outdoor Chalkboard’ to hang on our fence in our backyard for our 2 yr old girl. The gift card would help me buy all the supplies and make a custom gift for her to enjoy in this beautiful weather.

  454. joy musser says:

    i love the children’s play table and how they push together to save space.

  455. Love the wooden floor mat :)

  456. oh wow!!! This room is fantastic. I love the wall and the lights you chose. Colors are really fitting as well. Thanks for sharing. Very inspiring as I want to make my sons room nautical.

  457. I shared on google+

  458. Jonita Taylor says:

    I shared on Facebook.

  459. I tweeted! (@mstoff1551)

  460. Love the wooden floor mat and how you can paint it any color you want!

  461. Jonita Taylor says:

    I like the DIY Window Box project.

  462. Rachel Jokerst says:

    I love the outdoor chalkboard from the creative ideas websight. super cute!

  463. I have made so many things from their magazine. My fav is the DIY wall art that I made using a rubber floor mat as a stencil.

  464. I have subscribed to the emails and magazine for years. They always have great ideas. We built a window seat from a set of plans a few years back. I do love the newest wooden colorful mat they just put out.

  465. you had me at beachy, one of my absolute favorite ways to decorate. it just never gets old with me. something about the worn wood and natural elements that go into it. the room looks fantastic! great transformation.

  466. I like the Stenciled Laundry-Supplies Crate; looks easy and necessary!

  467. The Children’s Play Table was really cool – the instructions made it look so easy LOL

  468. Becky Greene says:

    I love the Multi-colored Wooden Door Mat that was on the cover of their latest print issue.

  469. Becky Greene says:
  470. Loving the outdoor chalkboard!!! My kiddoes would have too much fun with that! Thanks for the give away.

  471. I shared your giveaway on my FB timeline!

  472. I loved the Ultimate Craft Room. I won’t be able to do it where I am currently living as my craft space is a home office/wine cellar, too. I might be able to get rid of the desk and add a built in counter.

  473. The outdoor water feature was really cool. Also, love your daughter’s room.

  474. Jen! That room is utterly gorgeous, every freakin’ inch of it! My favorite thing is the few colored boards scattered among the white wall. Oh, I would love to win a gift card, ’cause I pretty much live at Lowe’s already. I liked their project with the stenciled medicine cabinet.

  475. I shared on FB.

  476. I love the bedroom you created for your daughter, such a transformation!! I’m soo jealous that we don’t have an IKEA nearby, I see soo many great things online that were bought at an IKEA!

    My hubby and I are remodeling our master bath and I got some great ideas for that at the Lowe’s website! I especially love the vented light and the cabinet about the toilet. Those are both things that would come in handy in my remodel. I also love the craft room!!

  477. The wooden floor mat would be fun to make.

  478. Love the children’s play table! I am sharing too! Thank you!

  479. I shared this post and give-away on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/pin/234187249343525289/

  480. It looks amazing! I love that wall and now my mind is racing! Seriously fabulous job and what a lucky girl (for many reasons, but today we’ll go with b/c she has a rockin’ bedroom!)!!

  481. I love the chalkboard serving tray! Thanks for the give-away!

  482. Great makeover!

    I looked at the website you shared, and I like the plans they have for a DIY address “plaque”. We have a large hole in the brick in the fornt of our house from where we removed the old intercom system, so we definitely need something like this to cover it up! :)

  483. I just visited Lowe’s Creative ideas and I am loving the Stenciled medicine cabinet. We just redid our bathroom and this would be such a fun way to add a little fun to the room:-) Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  484. The room is awesome looking!!! I can’t even believe it is the same room! The wood paneling made a huge difference!

  485. Gorgeous room! I love the colors. Navy and yellow is probably my favorite combination of all time.
    My favorite Lowes project is that pretty colorful wooden door mat. I am a sucker for all things rainbow.

  486. Jen, I love this space!!! It looks amazing.

  487. Allison C says:

    Excellent job on the room. You are so creative. We are moving into our first home next week and I am really excited about having outdoor space. I like Lowes 10 ways to update a deck! All of their tips will really come in handy since I really have no idea how to do most of the updates we are going to have to do.

  488. I just love it Jen! Great color combos! Lucky girl!

  489. I like that hanging globe lantern, but I’m not sure about the jute hangers….Definitely got my creative juices flowing. What I really love is your daughter’s new bedroom! And those walls….What a great idea for a basement room!

  490. Her room came out awesome. I love the boards on the back wall! What a creative, inexpensive idea.

  491. Love the outdoor lanterns!

  492. lola fields says:

    love your new makeover. I have a question about the old bed….did y’all make it?

  493. Wonderful idea that would work for either sex. I shared the give away on google +

  494. I love the ultimate craft room on the lowes site. We’re getting a house soon and I can’t wait to have a space to craft and sew in. Your room looks amazing, I’m going to have to remember it for the kids.

  495. Love the chalkboard serving tray!!

  496. Love their outdoor hanging lanterns. Really want to try this.

  497. Amazing transformation, your daughter will enjoy this room so much. I went to Lowe’s Creative Idea Site and vertical garden planters and rack.

  498. LOVE IT!!!!!!!!! I am sure that she will love this so much. The room turned out wonderful. Love the colors.

  499. I love this! Our guest bedroom is in dire need of a makeover, I was wanting something navy and turquoise wih a pop of yellow with a bech theme for our guests to relax in. This is the perfect idea! How hard was the wall? I’ll be waiting for the tutorial.

    Tweeting this!

  500. Laura F. says:

    I love colorful wooden entry mat featured on the Lowe’s site, but I am admittedly a Lowe’s junky!

  501. I love your nautical bedroom! I liked the counter top shopping guide, as I’m trying to decide what type of counter to replace my laminate with. BTW, I ALWAYS shop at Lowe’s over the other guys ‘cuz they give a military discount!

  502. Oh my goodness, Jen! It looks great :o) I especially love the “over sized” bead board wall!!

  503. I’d love to make the chalkboard serving tray!

  504. I love the deck top pond. Thanks for the chance to win.

  505. Really nice room! It’s perfect since we want to move closer to the beach and I’ll be redoing my son’s room when we do move.
    Checked out the Lowe’s site – loved the wooden mat and will make a few this summer!

  506. Julie shearer says:

    I like what you did with your daughters room. Great job. I like the outdoor water feature from Lowe’s . Thank you for a chance to win.

  507. I didn’t have time to check out everything, but the ideas I saw are creative and fun. I will definitely check out more later in the day. Drawn to the outdoor ideas.

  508. I really want to go to the beach now!

  509. Jen, you did a marvelous job! What a beautiful room. I wonder if all of her friends are jealous. 😉 Love the light fixtures. Such a cool space!

  510. I just saved this on pinterest and shared on facebook! Thanks for the chances!

  511. Amazing room! I LOVE the weathered wood walls. And, the galvanized lights look great! I am working on a 13 years old girls room right now. She is also loving the “beachy” look.

  512. I am loving the recharging station, and and and….LOL…I forget this site, thanks for reminding me. Now since I am old enough to be your sister, feel free to come over and makeover your sisters house anytime you like, love your projects, such creative ideas! Thanks for the chance and sharing!

  513. Truly A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!! I love everything about it !! It really is just gorgeous! You have one lucky teenage girl! Missi

  514. I love their outdoor space ideas – I might need to try the grill screen project…

  515. Jen,
    I have a basement suite too for my son and needed a way to make it more inviting – I LOVED every single aspect of your makeover; from the galvanized sconces to the “headboard” wall!!! GREAT job!!!!!!
    My favorite project at the creative ideas Lowes site is the multi colored floor mat. I will share this on my facebook!!
    Thank you again so much for all the inspiration and ideas!!!!

  516. Awesome room makeover! Nice and bright and airy.
    Lowes creative ideas- favorites are lift top desk, laundry crate,ans the hanging glove lanterns. I need to make all of them!
    Love your nephew’s room redo also!

  517. Loving the Backyard Play Area. It is awesome. So is this room you’ve created. Your daughter must be very happy!

  518. Very cool bedroom. I love that wall!

  519. I have been trying to talk my husband into the outdoor chalkboard project for weeks!!

    I tweeted about this post. :)

  520. Oh, so gorgeous! Is it okay that I would totally want a bedroom like this!? Love the colous, lights and the way you’ve made up the bed.

    You have one lucky daughter!

  521. I tweeted about the giveaway!

  522. Wow that room is amazing! She is a lucky girl, I would have loved a room like that when I was a teenager! You guys did so much work in there!

    I heard that the west side of the country has been having amazing weather lately. We here on the east side of the country have been very cold lately. (Our high wont reach 50 today, & hasn’t for a few days)

    Anyway, I love the DIY fabric headboard on the Lows site. I’m thinking of doing one very soon for our bedroom.

  523. The room looks amazing, you did a great job! I’ve been looking to give my living room a nautical makeover, and you’ve given me some great ideas. I checked out the Lowe’s creative website — I love the tutorial for the corner bench seat! Thanks for the giveaway!

  524. Kathleen says:

    Soo many great projects from lowes … But my porch needs a little uplifting so I really like the porch railings.

  525. Kathleen says:

    Beautiful room. I’m sure your daughter loves it!!!

  526. Jen I love the wall treatment and those lights are awesomeI I’d love one in my bathroom!
    Susan Homeroad

  527. jen, it looks amazing! i love the color scheme and love that it doesn’t scream girl. :)

  528. What a great makeover, I bet your daughter loves it! I think some beachy sign art would look great above her bed.

  529. I shared on Facebook.

  530. I love love love the room!

    I would like to make the window boxes from the lowe’s creative ideas site.

  531. I love, love, love it! The colors are perfect, and that wall with the wood panels is amazing!

    Jessica @ Mom 4 Real

  532. I reposted your daughter’s beautiful room makeover! The brighter colors make it so inviting, and it would be a wonderful guest room in the future. My visit go the Lowes site confirmed that they have a number of pergolas that would be just perfect for my backyard! Oh how winning that gift card would make my dream a reality! Thank you for the inspiration!

  533. Shared on Twitter

  534. I found the front porch rail guide helpful since wears looking to give IRS a facelift. We just had new vinyl siding and windows installed and were unable to match the inside woodwork stain so now we are replacing all our molding… This gift card would be such a help!

  535. I enjoy your posts Jen :-)
    I love the canvas laundry supplies. great idea !! Shared via Facebook.

  536. I just LOVE this Before and After! I think I’ll need to go snag some of those lights for my son’s room! :-) As for the Giveaway, I love the Corner Bench Seat project!

  537. I shared VIA Catherine Riddle- Facebook :)

  538. I love the Canvas Artwork, its a DIY and I am thinking of making some for my mom’s living room! We are turning it from a boring white walled room with a lot of dark furniture that doesn’t help the tinted windows, to one that is a bright and airy space!

  539. Maria Alvarado says:

    I just visted the Lowes Creative Ideas Site. I love several things. I can’t decide which one I love the best. I loved the colorful wooden floor mat, the stenciled laundry supplies crate and the hanging glove laterns. I love the the room you did for your daughter. GREAT JOB MOM!!! You have inspired me to redo my daughters room. Thank You!!!

  540. Awesome transformation! Love the wall and the wall sconces!

  541. What a fun room!! Beautiful job!

  542. You’re amazing!!!!!! I love everything in this space :) awesome work friend!

  543. Kimberly says:
  544. Brandy Kiser says:

    Lowe’s Creative ideas site… LOVE.. The Stenciled Laundry-Supplies Crate VERY CUTE!

  545. Love this room! I must have some of that galvanized paint

  546. Brandy Kiser says:


  547. Kimberly says:

    I visited the Lowe’s Creative Ideas site and my favorite are Hanging Globe Lanterns. They look easy to do and not very expensive, either.

  548. I love that color scheme!! We used it for our wedding. So clean and so classic. Great job mama!

  549. oh my goodness, LOVE that room!!!

  550. This is adorable!!! It’s very light and bright. She must love it!

  551. It looks fantastic..I would have loved to have a room like this to hang out in when I was a teenager. I love the weathered wall and the light fixtures and the color palette. Beautiful!


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