Our son, amateur paleontologist that he is, wanted a dinosaur-themed room. I was on board with that, but stayed classic with the fixed elements so that I can update the accessories as he grows without having to repaint or replace the curtains.
We chose white for the trim, a light green for the walls (Benjamin Moore Mellowed Ivory), and a navy herringbone for the Roman shades. Next step was the bed.
We were upgrading to a queen-sized bed for him, and it was hard to find one that was appropriately scaled. A traditional fabric or wood headboard would have looked too heavy and would have obscured the light from the windows. So I went with this iron bed I found on Wayfair.com.
Here’s a photo of my poor dad assembling it with “help” from the boys.
The final layered result is here: