Home Tour: Thomas’s Room

We have our first completed room in the house — Thomas’s room! No longer is he sharing the guest room or sissy’s closet — he finally has his very own space and his very own closet! His room is simple and cozy and I love it so much! 

So this is what we started with — beige walls, broken blinds, a boob light and dirty carpet.

The first thing we did was paint the walls Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams. I had planned to have it cut by 50% but forgot to tell the painters and came by one day and the room had already been painted…and the color was beyond perfect. I am so glad we went full strength by accident! This paint color is my favorite in the house!

After the room was painted we replaced the ugly yellow boob light (never photographed) with a white ceiling fan and added a soccer ball pull chain so I could operate the fan (short people problems). We also had the carpets professionally steam cleaned and I couldn’t believe the transformation — they looked brand new afterwards!

And now for the finished room…

I am most proud of this little room because we re-used almost everything we already had to create it. The only things we purchased were a dresser and curtain rod.

A few of Tom Tom’s favorite books right now.

Caroline helped us pick out two pieces of artwork to frame. Naturally, she picked the art she created and then gifted them to Thomas. And she makes sure to remind him every time we’re in there that she made those!

One more favorite (that I’ve blogged about before) — the Twilight Turtle for bedtime!

And just to keep it real — I snapped this picture shortly after getting Thomas out of his bed this morning so you could see what his room really looks like…(yes, that’s a dirty diaper that hasn’t made it to the trash can yet)…

Ta-da! Our first completed room in the new house!


Wall Color: Sea Salt by Sherwin Williams in Cashmere finish

Trim Color: Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore

Ceiling Fan + Soccer Ball Fan Pull Chain

Dresser (Amazon)

Wingback Rocking Chair

Curtain Rod + Curtains


Bedding (second hand purchases + gifts) +  Toddler Pillow


Basket: Home Goods

Sound Machine (my favorite baby item of ALL TIME)

Book Shelves (Amazon) & spray painted white

Water Color Painting



  1. Liz Jo
    April 26, 2017 / 8:15 pm

    oh I love his room!!! I love the bear snores on! Such a cute book.

  2. Meredith
    April 26, 2017 / 8:25 pm

    Love it!! It looks great!!

  3. Sarita @ it's my girls' world
    April 26, 2017 / 8:56 pm

    What a beautiful, fresh lovely space. I'm betting the carpet looks better because of the new colour.

  4. Kristen {Miss Southern}
    April 26, 2017 / 9:16 pm

    Oh, I love it! The paint color alone was a transformation, perfect girl!

  5. LHWinstead
    April 26, 2017 / 9:32 pm

    I love it!!! Looks fantastic- especially love the color you chose for the walls!!

  6. Chelsey S
    April 27, 2017 / 12:18 am

    I love the wall color! And who is the OSU fan in your family? Lol

  7. Laura Darling
    April 27, 2017 / 1:37 am

    I love it so much! That paint color is gorgeous!

  8. Jo
    April 27, 2017 / 1:56 am

    Very clean and bright- great looking space! Our house is sea salt too and we get loads of compliments on the color- it is a fantastic one!

  9. Jessica | Being Bradfords
    April 27, 2017 / 3:49 am

    It looks great! So much light and I love how clean and open it looks!

  10. Out Rebound
    April 27, 2017 / 11:34 am

    The place itself looks great with good pub area, and a much larger upstairs beer hall. Nice decor at venues in Los Angeles with brick walls, wooden bench seating, and chalkboard beer lists showing off the day's selections.

  11. Owen Davis @ Davis Duo
    April 27, 2017 / 11:54 am

    So simple and perfect for a little boy! I love it!! And how adorable is that framed artwork? Genius idea!

  12. East Coast Chic {Natalie}
    April 27, 2017 / 12:43 pm

    Love it, the sea salt looks so good!! We have those sailboat sheets too.

  13. Just Jess
    April 27, 2017 / 12:44 pm

    I love the simple and bright space! Caroline's artwork is the perfect touch. Jess at Just Jess

  14. Adrienne at Bentley, Like the Car
    April 27, 2017 / 12:50 pm

    I love that you referenced the boob light because I know EXACTLY what you are talking about. It looks so good!

  15. Lindsay at Lindsay'sSweetWorld
    April 27, 2017 / 2:09 pm

    What a transformation!!!! It is just gorgeous, girl! I love the paint color and I love the simplicity of it all. And we ADORE the Twilight Turtle! Our son has had one in his room for years and we just got a bunny for our daughter!

  16. Sara Elizabeth Miller
    April 27, 2017 / 2:13 pm

    I'm absolutely obsessed with how calm this room feels!! Our bedroom is a variation of sea salt (I think?) and it's seriously the happiest room in the house. I just wake up and feel GOOD! I'm glad that Thomas gets that experience, too. 😉

  17. Kaity
    April 27, 2017 / 2:18 pm

    So clean, pretty and timeless. I also love that it's fairly neutral and not overly "boy-ish." Well done, Mama!

  18. Sara
    April 27, 2017 / 2:28 pm

    Love the Sea Salt color! Oh, this post makes me (almost) miss those days with the Kendall crib. But not enough to want another baby. 🙂 haha. Great job on the room. He's going to love it!

  19. Lauren Honeycutt
    April 27, 2017 / 2:51 pm

    His room looks beautiful! It's getting me all excited to decorate our nursery!

  20. Kiki Nakita
    April 27, 2017 / 4:40 pm

    It looks lovely.

  21. Jillian Manesh
    April 27, 2017 / 6:55 pm

    cute! i love the prints over the dresser. xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  22. Kelly Entzel
    April 27, 2017 / 7:07 pm

    Hahaha! Boob light. I'm glad I'm not the only one who NEEDS to replace all of them in the house. My husband just laughs at me. I LOVE that grey.

  23. K
    April 27, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    LMAO I am so glad I'm not the only one who calls them that… You did a great job!

  24. edie3
    April 27, 2017 / 11:53 pm

    so crisp and clean

  25. Danielle
    April 28, 2017 / 1:00 pm

    I want to take a nap in that room! It looks so soothing 🙂

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  27. Jill Hartley
    May 2, 2017 / 4:57 pm

    Not going to lie.. my favorite part is the little brutus in there 🙂

  28. Caley-Jade Rosenberg
    May 3, 2017 / 8:26 pm

    What a perfect space for your little man! x

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