(Ignore the other random crap scattered around. This is my desk area, aka dumping ground, for stuff waiting to be used in our new renovated space.)
They're beautifully stained solid wood beds. Not sure of the wood (wish I knew all the different specimens out there) but they're a gorgeous color. And before you ask--no, I'm not going to paint these puppies! Maybe a couple years ago I would have slathered some color on them, but not now. We're going to enjoy them as they were made--beautifully stained wood.
So now my wheels are spinning with ideas of what direction I want to go in the boys' room. I'm super excited about this new project. And while it may take a while (we have a long to-do list), I'm going to enjoy pinning away, perusing thrift stores, and gaining inspiration from all around for their room. Eek! I'm excited:) Can you tell?? So here are some rooms I pinned that have matching twin beds in them. (Sorry if you follow me on Pinterest--some of these I just pinned today, while others have been stored away for a while.)
This picture is what popped into my head the minute I saw the ad for the beds on Craigslist. They're a similar style and I just love how this room looks. We thought about doing bunks in their room, and Mitch was even going to make some built-in ones (or try to;)) but I kept coming back to the look of two twin beds in a room. That look won out.
I've had this image saved for quite some time--it's been saved on my computer long before Pinterest was ever around. Love the masculine look in here. And how fun are those beds!
Just pinned this one today. Isn't the stained wood gorgeous? Ahh...can't get enough.
This will more than likely be the set-up we're going to go with in the boys' room--the two beds on either side of a dresser. And just like this picture, the dresser will be nestled right under a window.
The color scheme will more than likely be navy, grays, with pops of orange here and there. I want to keep it somewhat calmed--we're not painting the walls orange, sorry! This is just enough pop of color, I think.
And I had to throw these adorable sheets in here--they're so cute I wanna eat 'em up! Seriously, aren't they precious?
So there ya go--some of the inspiration for my boys' room. Can't wait to get crackin' in there! We just need to get a few other things done first: the bathroom, our bedroom, dining room, mudroom, stairwell...the list goes on and on. So yeah, don't hold your breath on this project just yet;)