Girls’ Dream Playroom Makeover: Part 1

Girls’ Dream Playroom Makeover: Part 1

Fact: I’m not an interior designer/decorator. I often get compliments on my home’s decor and am proud of our space but the process to get to that point is always a long, stressful one. I’m very visual and very indecisive. I’m notorious for buying a ton of options, seeing them in the space at hand, and then taking it all back. That said, I am so excited about this room for a couple different reasons. The first reason is that it has easily become the prettiest spot in our home and my girls’ favorite, which totally works out for me since it’s upstairs and they can leave me alone play up there quietly. The second reason is because 90% of its contents were ordered online, which means I wasn’t able to see it all in the space before committing to it. Y’all, that means that I had a vision and it came out almost-exactly how I had planned! Seriously a milestone for me. Because this dream playroom makeover was a total overhaul and I want to show you all of it, I decided to break the reveal into two parts. Today I’m sharing Part 1.


Before we get into the “After,” you have to see the “Before” for true appreciation. In full-disclosure, the room was a hot mess that used to half be an office and catch-all space. Now that my girls and I are home more often, I wanted a room dedicated to them, which meant all of the junk and unnecessary furniture had to go.


This room is divided into two halves, if you will. I envisioned the space as being a home for my girls. The half closest to the door (Part 2) is the “inside” of the home. The far half is the “outside” complete with a magic garden and Land of Fairy Tales. Without further ado, here it is.

Magic Garden

These adorable furniture pieces are all part of the Magic Garden collection from Fantasy Fields by Teamson. I love the toy organizer with storage bins because it’s super cute and is a good way to organize and display their toys. The standing mirror was absolutely a must-have for us. My girls love playing dress-up so the mirror paired with the adorable dress-up storage with 4 hangers next to it were no-brainers. The 3-drawer cubby under the window is a perfect fit and is holding more of the girls’ toys and some of their dress-up accessories like shoes and purses. I mean, how cute is this stuff?

Toy Organizer | Mirror | Dress Up Stand | 3-Drawer Cubby | No Boys Allowed | Though She Be But Little…

Land of Fairy Tales

This teepee* was the perfect addition for “camping” in the “garden” and it was less than $100! I completed it with these adorable floor pillows from Floor Bloom. I absolutely love how big, soft, comfy, and vibrant they are! The colors mesh perfectly with the Magic Garden furniture. My daughters are seriously obsessed with their Floor Bloom pillows and they are often pulled out of the teepee* and played with in the middle of the floor. We love them. This space has already become a little book-nook for them as well as a fun hiding place. The giggles that come from this corner are the stuff memories are made of.

TeePee* | Floor PillowsUnicorn | Land of Fairy Tails | Floor Pillows | Curtain Rod* | Window Valence*

Do you love it? Which part is your favorite? Tell me below!

Be sure to check out Part 2 of the Dream Playroom Makeover!

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  1. Janeen K
    March 11, 2018 / 10:38 pm

    Super love this room and adore the soft pink paint! Would you share the color with us??’

    • Shannnon
      December 1, 2017 / 10:21 am

      Thank you SO much! We love those too!

  2. Kelsey
    September 7, 2017 / 9:25 am

    This room is amazing! Random question, do you have any idea the dimensions of this room? I’m trying to redo my girls’ playroom and Im having such a hard time laying it out. This room is a dream!

    • Shannnon
      September 7, 2017 / 10:12 pm

      Hi!! Thank you!! So, I didn’t measure but my husband says it’s about 22×10 (I sits on top of our garage). Good luck!!

  3. July 4, 2017 / 1:58 am

    Such a dreamy playroom. You did such a great job. Love all the colors

    • Shannnon
      July 4, 2017 / 9:21 am

      Thank you so much, Sarah!

  4. July 3, 2017 / 9:06 pm

    You did such a great job! Love the choices you made and the colors used. Every little girl’s dream!

    • Shannnon
      July 3, 2017 / 9:17 pm

      Aw thanks, Angela!! My girls love it and that makes me so happy!

    • Shannnon
      July 3, 2017 / 7:23 pm

      Me too! At least I get to live vicariously through them now!

  5. July 2, 2017 / 9:36 pm

    I have 4 kids, that’s A LOT of stuff and I need more storage solutions to help keep it all off the floor! I love this room. I have the cubby but the kids kind of bent and flattened the cardboard in the pull outs. 🙁 7 months, 2 years, 4 years and 6 years are Hard on stuff! lol

    • Shannnon
      July 2, 2017 / 10:31 pm

      Oh no!! I’m sure you can put new cardboard down, right? And yeah – that’s A LOT of stuff to keep track of!

  6. Bianca Munoz
    July 2, 2017 / 12:08 pm

    My daughter would love this! It would be so awesome for the room! Her and her brother share it. But im most certain my son would love it too! Lovely pictures.Thank you! 🙂

    • Shannnon
      July 2, 2017 / 10:31 pm

      Thanks so much!! Good luck!!

  7. Rochel S
    July 2, 2017 / 1:56 am

    Adorable! This is any girl’s dream room! My daughter would love the toy organizer for all her own toys to be kept in her room!

    • Shannnon
      July 2, 2017 / 8:34 am

      Thank you so much! And what girl wouldn’t love having her toys in her room?! Good luck!!

  8. Lindsay Bade
    July 1, 2017 / 6:57 am

    My daughter would love this! We would use it in her bedroom to keep her toys off the floor!

    • Shannnon
      July 1, 2017 / 10:30 am

      It’s perfect for that for sure!!

    • Shannnon
      June 30, 2017 / 12:06 pm

      Come on over, girl!! Play date!!

  9. June 30, 2017 / 12:35 am

    Simply dreamy! The teepee tent is my favorite part!

    • Shannnon
      June 30, 2017 / 1:10 am

      Aw thanks!! My girls love it, too!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 11:48 pm

      Thank you! It’s kind of a pink explosion. Haha!

  10. June 29, 2017 / 10:51 pm

    Oh my goodness! Every little girls dream room!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:57 pm

      Thank you, Nicole! My girls love it so much! I would have loved it when I was a kid for sure!

  11. June 29, 2017 / 10:36 pm

    This is ADORABLE!!!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:47 pm

      Thank you, Rachel!

  12. June 29, 2017 / 10:33 pm

    This toy organizer is adorable! I would use it in my daughter’s room to corral all of her toys. Somehow, she manages to have a couple of full toy bins even though she’s not born yet! Haha. The joys of hand-me-downs!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:48 pm

      I know exactly what you mean! Good luck!!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:48 pm

      Thanks! My girls love to dress-up and they look so cute doing it!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:50 pm

      Thank you so much!

  13. June 29, 2017 / 5:58 pm

    Love how bright and colorful this room came out!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:51 pm

      Thank you, Kelly! It’s such a happy space!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:52 pm

      Thank you!! Just tell me when!

  14. ashrupp
    June 29, 2017 / 5:02 pm

    This is so CUTE!! We’re moving soon and I’m so excited to have a real playroom. Definitely going to use some of these ideas!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:54 pm

      Thank you! Good luck with your move! I hope you love Part 2 when I post it, too!

  15. June 29, 2017 / 4:53 pm

    My little Alice has the table and chairs! I’d love the matching set!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:55 pm

      Eeek! Good luck!!

  16. June 29, 2017 / 4:51 pm

    I would use it for my baby’s toys ! The room is so beautiful !

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 10:56 pm

      Thank you so much! Good luck!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 3:08 pm

      Thank you so much! You’re too kind!

  17. lilflowermama
    June 29, 2017 / 2:40 pm

    Gorgeous space Shannon and I bet your girls love it! Great teepee too!
    xo, Nicole

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 3:07 pm

      Thanks, Nicole! They do!!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 2:26 pm

      Thank you, Erika!

  18. laura bernard
    June 29, 2017 / 1:35 pm

    I would use this for my daughters small toys!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 1:49 pm

      Yes! Good luck!

  19. June 29, 2017 / 10:31 am

    Omg I love it! Soooo cute!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 11:20 am

      Aw thank you, Lucy!!

  20. June 29, 2017 / 10:04 am

    So stinkin’ cute!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 11:20 am

      Thanks, girl!!

  21. June 29, 2017 / 9:49 am

    Love the unicorn stuff! And that toy organizer would work wonders for my little one’s collection of play food and Potato Heads!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 11:20 am

      Yes! It’s perfect for that! And, thanks!

  22. June 29, 2017 / 8:56 am

    What a cute make-over. You did a phenomenal job! I love that cute Tent, tots adorable!!!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 11:21 am

      Thank you SO much! My girls love it!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 9:43 am

      Thank you, my friend! Thanks so much’

  23. June 29, 2017 / 12:01 am

    Oh my goodness, it looks SO beautiful! It’s perfect for a little girl!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 1:09 am

      Thank you SO very much!! My girls love it!

  24. June 28, 2017 / 11:48 pm

    Looks so cute momma!

    • Shannnon
      June 28, 2017 / 11:58 pm

      Thank you, Friend!

  25. June 28, 2017 / 10:43 pm

    It turned out SO good! The flower pillow seats are my fave, they’re so cute!

    • Shannnon
      June 28, 2017 / 11:59 pm

      Thank you SO much! We love the pillows, too!

  26. June 28, 2017 / 10:32 pm

    SHUT UP. this is so freaking cute. that unicorn wall mount? i need that for MY room.. my husband would probably disagree on it, but whatever. i’m pumped for part two because i really hope you guys kept the jumpy thing that i see in the “before” picture! those are fun

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 12:00 am

      Ha! Go get one from Hobby Lobby and sneak it in!! And, we do still have the mini trampoline but we moved it out of the room because there was no place for it. And, THANK YOU!!

  27. June 28, 2017 / 9:41 pm

    This room is totally gorgeous. If this room is mine, I will spend my wholeday inside this playroom. Nice renovation project 😘

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 12:01 am

      Thank you so much! I definitely do like to sit in there and just look around!

  28. June 28, 2017 / 9:06 pm

    LOVE the transformation! I am in the early stages of planning my toy room, this gives me major inspiration! That toy box would be great to have!

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 12:02 am

      Thank you!! I hope you win it! And, I can’t wait to post Part 2 so you can see the rest!

  29. June 28, 2017 / 8:47 pm

    Wow! What a transformation. It turned out beautiful. I have a little girl and she would love this, especially the cute tee-pee and mirror. Thank you for the giveaway opportunity 🙂

    • Shannnon
      June 29, 2017 / 12:03 am

      Thank you so much! Bring her on over – let’s have a play date! 😉

      And, good luck!

  30. xokerry
    June 28, 2017 / 8:26 pm

    Can this be my room? I love the colors and those bright flower pillows are screaming at my inner 80’s kid. Love it!

    • Shannnon
      June 28, 2017 / 8:33 pm

      Thanks, girl!! The flower pillows are so fun!!

  31. June 28, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    Hi 👋🏼 can I come play here?! It’s perfect! You need to fully stock with Little Adventures dress up clothes! That mirror is the best accessory!

    • Shannnon
      June 28, 2017 / 7:59 pm

      Thanks, girl! I’ve got some coming in the mail!!

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