Tarred and Bettered

Tarred and Bettered
Janet’s son was ready for a bit of an upgrade in the bedroom department, as he was still using the crib rail from his convertible crib as a headboard, and he’s almost nine.  As my ten-year-old son would say, “Mooo-ooooom!  AWK-ward!”  So she found the perfect full-sized bed on kijiji.com and painted it Black Tar by Benjamin Moore.  Then she realized it was actually a queen.  Woopsie.  But it looked so gosh darned great, they decided to go with it anyway.  I know I wouldn’t complain! Getting a bigger mattress is like discovering a magical new world you only wish you had known about sooner.
See more details on her blog House Four, including an mini-photography lesson.  Good stuff.

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  1. July 10, 2012 / 4:10 PM

    Loooves it! Have painted my dining table in a similar colour the other week!
    Great job 😀

  2. July 10, 2012 / 5:32 PM

    Every boy wants to sleep in a bed called black tar

  3. July 10, 2012 / 7:30 PM

    Wow that looks great! I don’t think I’d ever see a bed that style and think it could look so good!

  4. July 10, 2012 / 10:06 PM

    I see these style beds all time and never have they seems so attractive …Thank you 🙂

  5. July 11, 2012 / 2:57 AM

    Thanks so much for the feature Lindsey! So exciting to see my boy’s bed here today 🙂

  6. July 11, 2012 / 9:00 PM

    Black Tar is a great name for a paint colour!
    That bed looks hard to paint, with all those nooks and crannies; great job!

  7. July 11, 2012 / 10:34 PM

    Great Job, looks fabulous!


  8. Anonymous
    July 12, 2012 / 12:48 AM

    Great bed–I might do this to mine. And sorry, but I think you should enter those wall sconces into your ugly lamp contest.

  9. July 15, 2012 / 8:22 PM

    Now this is a great makeover! I love the black!

  10. July 15, 2012 / 8:22 PM

    Now this is a great makeover! I love the black!

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