Vintage Airplane Boys room week 5 One Room Challenge

Welcome back to week 5 of the Calling it Home One Room Challenge.
For the past 5 weeks I have been working on completing a vintage airplane themed room for my 8 year old son Owen.
In case you missed it you can catch up here:
week 1
week 2
week 3
week 4
Last week I showed you the vintage airplane blueprint canvas that I worked on.
This week, we got the art hung on the walls and the room is starting to come together.

It all started with the poster frames that are seen flanking the window.
I bought those at a garage sale 2/$3 brand new.
They started out a pine wood color, I painted them blue like the rest of the furniture.
I found two vintage posters that I liked
{the New York one is actually paper from Cavallini I got for $4}
add added those to the frames.

I wasn't planning on keeping this United States poster, but my son loves it and it is his room.

 I didn't end up painting this dresser.
I have a few reasons why, 
{it was the first piece of furniture we ever bought as a's been in every nursery for each baby we have's in good condition...I didn't think it needed to be painted.}
I found a Phonetics alphabet print on-line for free
and this vintage United airplane at a garage sale for $8 from an old Boeing employee.
The wire basket was $1 and it has a vintage fire bell, pen case and movie reel canister inside, all purchased second hand.
It's hard to see, but there is also a vintage copper airplane up there too that I got at a garage sale for 50 cents.

Next to the dresser, I placed a faux gasoline canister that I bought from Hobby Lobby for $35,
a Flying Pig vintage print I found on-line for free, Owen's scrap monster that he designed and sewed 
and a few knick nacks, again, things I found at garage sales for less than a dollar.

The pallet backed bookcase is still one of my favorite things I have ever made.
And next to it are a pair of faux binoculars that I got at Home Goods for $19.

 On the opposite wall you will find Owen's bed and the newly mounted vintage airplane blueprint canvas.

I think it's really starting to come together don't you?

 From the hallway, this is the view into Owen's room after week 5.

There isn't much more to complete.
However, my husband has big plans for a propeller that I am hoping get finished before next week.
Stay tuned!
Thanks for dropping in to see the progress.


Delia said...

Well kudos to you Rachel :-) Your son's room is is looking great. I can't wait to see what else you have to add.

Kathleen said...

What an awesome bedroom! Your son has to love all the attention he's getting. His planes are so cool. I hope he loves it. Good luck in the final week!

sarah sofia knepp said...

Rachel, you're so creative with the wall art and the them of the room! You're making wish I had a boy! Good luck and I can't wait to see your big reveal! Only a few more days, we can do this!

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