31 January 2011

Our new house: Jasper's room

So this is Jasper's bedroom. He'll be 7 in March, and for the minute, a black and white theme it is! Best thing about this is it's easy to update with a pop of yellow, orange, green, red any colour really, in the form of a cushion, Moroccan leather pouffe or pillowcase. PS We painted the walls in Dulux "Natural White" and sanded/oiled the floors. So here goes:


(below) Before we go on, lets have a look at the room before Mr Tonic, Sam (Hi Sam!) and I worked our magic on it:


(below) The Astro Boy artworks, a gift from Mr Tonic's brother (he bought them in Japan). See how we used them in our previous home here!


(below) A Moroccan Leather Pouffe I bought years ago. Buy yours here from Table Tonic (of course!)


(below) Brass globe and pair of vintage wooden crates from eBay (the other two are in our bedroom as bedside tables)


(below) POP by Sheridan pillowcases, quilt cover from Bed Bath & Table, "Lionel" the Lion from Crabtree & Evelyn (you know you chose the perfect "cuddly" when it goes through the washer and dryer 50 times and comes out looking like new!)



(below) What really impressed me about the POP by Sheridan pillowcases, was the fact that there are 2 flap/fold thingies - One for when you use them white side up, and one for when you use them black side up! Genius.


(below) Where there is a mini photo shoot, there is a Mini Tonic! Anoushka wears a singlet top by Bonds and knickerbockers by Collette Dinnigan (I don't own any Collette Dinnigan, but my 2 year old does. Love that.)


Hope you like it! And for those who might have missed it (yes it's been a busy year) here are Jasper's previous two bedrooms:

67 comments:

  1. voted for you on Apartment Therapy. Best of Luck!

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  2. You guys are quick. I can't believe how much you have achieved in such a short space of time. Well done! I'm still working on my interiors and we built 4 years ago.

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  3. you have such an amazing taste Louise! truly inspiring!

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  4. Love the black and white combo!!

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  5. Jasper's room looks fantastic, I love everything especially the black and white theme. My son Sam loves his Astro boy statue, I bought him many years ago. Mimi xx

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  6. So crisp and light! I could easily take over this room :)

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  7. From "oh dear" to "oh wow" in 60 seconds or less. You guys don't muck about, do you? Very impressive transformation in an impossibly quick time. Love the black and white theme - the whole lot just looks so boyish and inviting.

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  8. Wow LOVE! such a cute room for jasper!! thanks for sharing!

    i too have an astro boy print in my house :)

    xo,
    joAnn

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  9. I LOVE his new room- the black and white is fabulous and the artwork is AMAZING!!! And ps, your little girl in beyond adorable- seriously so so cute!!!

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  10. Love it, the new bedroom, the old bedrooms, the new house. Love your little tonic and her sassy dress sense. My little 9 month old girl dresses better than me and my little 3 and 1/2 boy would love to have such a nice bedroom. I don't know where you get all your energy to do what you do! Love your blog!

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  11. damn you are clever...love seeing the stages of your boys bedrooms. your little girl is a little bit edible too. Looks like a busy time you have! Dayle

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  12. Louise!! I love them all!!! I love how you went with black and white for the most recent so you can inject color at any point and it will work.....you are one smart lady!!! By the way I featured your totally AHHHHmazing home on my blog this past week....really and truly I was blown away!!!

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  13. love the square shelves in previous room with the books have been looking for this box shelving everywhere any idea where I could get one ? Love your blog is a real favourite !the new room looks great !

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  14. Jasper's room looks adorable. I cant wait to have kids so I can play around and decorate their rooms. The Pop by Sheridan pillow cases worked out well. How great are they!?

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  15. Hi Lou. Thanks for the shout out. Glad to see the room worked out well. It looks fantastic!

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  16. I love love love the green watch! Where is it from?! Please. Thank you!

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  17. What a great room! I love both the earlier rooms as well.

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  18. Louise - can I entice you to leave the gorgeous confines of your new home with amazing weather to boot, and help pick our paint colours for our two bedrooms??? You'll only have to deal with another 6-12 inches of snow on top of the 12 we had last week :) Your home makes me smile and miss our lovely Aussie summer! Love the Astro Boy drawings. Anoushka is VERY cute!

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  19. Just wandered over here from "the Homies" and love your blog! I'm also really loving Jasper's black and white room. Nicely done!

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  20. Thanks for the amazing comments Tonic-ettes! Just when I was starting to think it was...missing something? PS NEHA - The watch is awesome! Super flouro! It's from plastichic.com.au

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  21. I am seriously jealous of that Astro Boy poster..

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  22. Hi! I found you via Little Big Company and I'm so pleased I did. Love the black and white bedroom (my boy also has the same colour scheme in his room) and I'm so going to purchase those pillowcases next week. They're perfect!!

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  23. Me again...I couldn't wait until next week. Just ordered two of the pillowcases online. Can't wait to get my mitts on them x

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  24. have spent all morning trying to find pics of white with golden floorboards (pine). how does the natural white look up close with the boards?

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  25. Toadfool it works really well. You can't really go wrong with white - natural White is lovely, by the way!

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