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Mission Possible and $100 Lowe’s Gift Card #Giveaway

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I was so excited to be invited to become a Lowe’s Creative Ideas Network Member because it means that I will be provided with monthly challenges, a gift card from Lowe’s to help facilitate those challenges, and a Lowe’s gift card to give away to one of my readers.

LCI C&amp

The challenge (or Mission Possible as I like to think of it) that I received for April was to pick a room, any room, and use a $300 Lowe’s gift card to give that room a makeover/facelift. I immediately knew that I wanted to re-do Put Pie’s room.

Put Pie, my 3-year-old, has a very tiny room that is prone towards clutter. Her room is very difficult to photograph since it is so small, so I took a video to show you what we started out with…

We headed to Lowe’s and with Put Pie’s help we chose a great shade of “Plink” to repaint her wall and a few other items.

Plink

We really wanted to go with a no VOC emissions paint and primer and were very happy to be able to find them at Lowe’s.

The item I was most excited to find via Lowe’s was this Sauder Shoal Creek Soft White Twin Bedframe:

White-bed-frame

I saw this item available on the Lowe’s website. They didn’t have it in the store, but a very helpful salesperson ordered it for me and it was shipped to my home at no extra cost. Score!

We also got this great ClosetMaid Cube Storage Unit and bought 9 ClosetMaid Fuschia Fabric Drawers to go with it:

Closetmaid-storage

Fabric Drawers

Other items we used to fix up her room were things we already owned and repurposed.

Repurposed-items

  • A small wooden shelf that we painted plink.
  • A small dresser we painted plink.
  • Curtains that I added ribbons to the top of so that they would hang evenly.
  • Artwork and posters that we already had.

Ready to see the results? Tada!

The best part of this challenge is that it showed me that you don’t need to invest a lot of money to redo a room and see a significant difference. The paint alone lightened up the small space and made it seem roomier.

Wanna try your hand at a little Lowe’s DIY magic? Visit Lowe’s Creative Ideas for inspiration, but before you go enter to win a $100 Lowe’s gift card below. Good luck!


a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: I received a $300 Lowe’s gift card to facilitate this room makeover and $100 Lowe’s gift card is being provided to the winner of the giveaway. All statements and opinions are mine.

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  • Mary Happymommy

    I’d love to win!  Thanks for the chance.

  • Heidi

    Looks great! I had no idea Lowe’s sold bedframes, too. I like that Put Pie’s new one has storage.  

    I went to Lowe’s twice on Saturday b/c we built raised beds for a veggie garden. I’m always amazed at how much stuff hardware stores have that are not hardware!

  • courtney b

    i want to win!! :)

  • MoMo

    I LOVE Put Pie’s room! It’s adorable and a great use of space. Thanks for posting.

  • Bossybetty1

    Such great changes!!!  Yay!

  • StarTraci

    OMG! That is awesome. We are moving and I need some great (relatively) cheap ideas so I will be following your challenges eagerly! And I so hope I win that card.

    Congrats! You did a beautiful job!
    :-)
    Traci

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      Thank you! I was so excited about the challenge and I’m really looking forward to the next ones.

  • http://mami-dearest.blogspot.com/ Isaida @ Mami Dearest

    The room is so cute! I have been doing tons of yard work, and could use $100. It seems I’m at Lowes every weekend.

  • http://twitter.com/ElenaIstomina Elena

    I want to win! Thank you for the chance!

  • Tabathia B

    I want to win
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  • Cindy0462

    i want to win
    cindy0462@gmail.com

  • As Cape Cod Turns

    Mami! It looks fantastic! Great idea for her bed to have drawers underneath! If I win your gift card, it is going toward my bedroom!

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      Thank you, I love the drawers on the bed frame.

  • http://www.vidyasury.com Vidya Sury

    How lovely! :D I love the plink! Put Pie’s room looks fab. Bless her!

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      Thank you, I’m quite fond of the plink as well.

  • darielacruz

    I love it!! How great to have these challenges, it really helps you get it together!

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      The challenges are great because it helps focus my energy and attention.

  • mandy83

    I want to win!! Thank you :)
    Amanda S

  • Ashley C

    I’d love to win, we have been looking to buy a rug for our living room

    demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

  • http://brokenwon.blogspot.com/ won

    I really want to win :)

    Thank you.

  • http://brokenwon.blogspot.com/ won

    (Wendy T on rafflecopter)

  • http://twitter.com/AlvaradoFrazier AlvaradoFrazier

    I love Lowe’s and their no VOC paints. That little bed and all that pink made me nostalgic for my 22 year old daughter to be a kid again.

  • Michelle H.

    Love the new room and that bedframe is fantastic! I had no idea Lowe’s carried beds like that. I’d love to win, I want to make a cutting table for my craft room with two of the same cubbies you bought as end pieces and large piece of mdf board for the top.

    • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

      That’s a great idea. Good luck!

  • JessieC

    I’d like to win. Thank you!

  • http://myinnerchick.com/ My Inner Chick

    Mami,
     I cannot comment on your blog.  I’ve tried on the last 2!
    Damn. 

    • http://myinnerchick.com/ My Inner Chick

      Oh, it worked!!

      • http://www.unknownmami.com/ unknownmami

        I’m so sorry! Disqus gets finicky sometimes.

  • Hewella1

    I would love to win!

  • Lilnursejen

    Woohoo-I would love to win!!
    Jennifer Marie

  • Eva Gallant

    I would love to win!

  • Livivua c

    I want to do my sons room!

  • Peter

    Would love to win. :)

  • Janet Woolsey

    I want to win. Thanks for offering a great giveaway!

  • pinky sade

    I want to win please!
    Thanks!gagaslab at gmail dot com

  • Heather G

    I would love to win!

  • JDgrandma

    I’d love to win.

  • Myya Says…

    I would LOOOVE to win!!!

  • http://xishellwords.blogspot.com/ Michelle

    We are moving so this would be a great way to get a kick start on settling in at home.  The make-over looks fantastic by the way!  I’m sure she was very excited to sleep in her “new” room :-)

  • Claudia

    I would love to win ,! 

  • http://lafotografiaefectistaabstracta.blogspot.com.es/ Leovi

    I love how you have left the cupboard, beautiful colors!

  • The Knapps

    I’d love to win! Thanks :)

  • http://twitter.com/hburmeister Harmony Burmeister

    would love to win

  • Aprilmh1628

    Would buy some plants and do some landscaping.

  • tettelestai

    What a great make over, Mami!!!  Well done!  My daughter loves it, it’s so.. oh what’s the word… pink!!!  ;-)

  • evans s

    I want to win

  • Kimberly Bauer

    I want to win so bad!!!

  • tess

    i would love to win- we need storage stuff for our new baby
    tcogbill at live dot com

  • Jamievillari

    I would love to win! Thanks for the op!

  • melissa pruitt

    i wanna win for my daughter!

  • Alexis AKA MOM

    Oh Goodness how freaking awesome!  We are in a major remodel right now.  We’re working on reroofing the house. We need roofing felt, gutters and even some siding to finish up the outside of the house :).  I think we could blow threw that $100 quickly but oh so helpful it would be :)

  • Kristen

    I’d like to win so we could buy some nice spring plants for our garden.

  • Kellie

    We could really use this, especially with summer coming up!

  • Jemima Puddleduck

    I’d love to win!  We have so many projects to do around the house…it would be so helpful.

  • Betsy Hoff

    Ooooh this would be great! I would redo my daughters room!
     

  • http://twitter.com/shuggysmommy Ashley

    would love to win! thanks for the chance !

  • Kim

    Definitely would love to win this, thanks for the chance!

  • tannawings

    I would LOVE to win,thanks for the contest!

    PS- rafflecopter has me in with a gmail addy!

  • Kimberly M

    I really want to win. Thank you and Lowes for the giveaway. 

  • Dorothy Sandman

    Would love to win for my daughter so wecan buy thing for her 1st apartment!

  • Julie

    would love to win thanks
    aunteegem@yahoo.com

  • Palmersf1

    Stuff for our house!

  • Rierie11booger

    With this card I could fix the back porch where the dog jumped thru the screen & now is letting the bugs in.

  • http://bittsblog.blogspot.com bitt

     I want to win!

  • Lauren

    yes, i’d love to win. it would be great for my dad.

  • Missyingling

    would love t buy a firepit!
    missyingling@yahoo.com

  • Rhonda Grisham

    I wanna win!!!

  • Mari

    I’d like to win, thanks!

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

     

  • Nels A.

    I am a guy, I love Lowes, so I want to win!

  • Cassandra Holdeman

    I would love to win this as we are in the midst of many home improvement projects right now.

  • Cathy

    I would love to win. Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Laura Jacobson

    Oh I would love to win and repaint my grandson’s bedroom.  They moved back home with me and my 2 year old grandson has a mauve room. I would love to repaint and make it a sports themed room for him  

  • http://twitter.com/channynn Channynn

    So like to win!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Connie-Danes/100003766707738 Connie Danes

    I have so many DIY projects to do around the house.  This would really help!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Connie-Danes/100003766707738 Connie Danes

    Crossing my fingers

  • Stacey B

    Would love to win! Need paint!

  • Stacey B

    subscribed via rss through google reader – stacey0711n(at)gmail(dot)com

  • tnrina

    I have so many fixer upper projects going on at home. I’d love to win

  • Selene Montgomery

    I want to win!!

  • Pjames330

    I need to win this-I have landscaping issues.
    Your little girl’s room turned out beautiful.

    pjames330 at aol dot com

  • Andy

    I need some paint !

  • Deanna G.

    I want to win! :)

  • john mains

    i want to win

  • Briana

    I would love to win!  My bathroom needs help!

  • Lynda

    i want to win!

  • http://twitter.com/tetheredmommy Maggie C

    I’d love to win – we could use this on paint for our living room!

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  • Tina Louise

    I really really want to win this for my husband. Thanks

  • Catherine Ro

    I’d Love to win this. Thanks for the chance.

  • Wendy

    I want to win for sure!! We had a hose leak in our kitchen and now have to replace flooring and appliances.

  • Alicia zirjacks

    I want to win!

  • Sandra Brower

    I want to win!!! I actually really need a Washing machine. This would help out alot.

  • Jan at A Life Remodeled

    Love the room makeover! And thanks for the chance to win!

  • Kristie

    Thank you for the chance to win! :-)

  • Tim

    I want to win. I am a regular shopper at Lowes, especially this time of year.

  • Harold D

    I want to win so bad!

  • David

    I want to win this giveaway. I have gone to Lowes several times over the last two weeks buying landscaping supplies to get my yard in perfect summer condition.

  • Amy

    I want to win!! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  • Andrea B

    I’d like to win.  Thank you.

  • Renee

    Wow, the room looks much better! I’d like to win so I can decorate the baby nursery.

  • colleen

    I would love to (and need to) win.  We’re fixing our house up to sell.

  • Michelle Spayde

    I’d love to win! Thank you!

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