So here is the 'big boy bed.' Thanks to my Idaho neighbor Hollie-- I got this gem for free :)
(and quite honestly this bed wasn't bad before the paint job. I just don't believe that the makers of this bed made it this color to match mom's decor ideas... they made it so little boys would like it. And I might regret the paint job if it all scrapes off right away. Although hopefully it won't because it's supposed to work on plastic)
This is after one coat
The room minus the crib. When Dave and I were taking down the crib, I tried to have a sentimental moment with Dave about how our baby boy is growing up and that it's sad. Dave didn't agree. He has been waiting for this milestone. So I got no sympathy from Dave.
Moment of truth- I brought Hendrix out to the garage to see the bed all done. He did this: