Boy’s Bedroom Makeover

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Runtime: 4:54
Release Date: April 15, 2013
Featuring: Sandra Rojas-Chinni
Channel: Design Lab

See how Sarah Hartill helped transform a small bedroom for La Merceria owner Sandra Rojas-Chinni’s three-year-old son Joaquin. Learn tricks for faking a chair rail with inexpensive paint, opening up floor space with wall-mounted storage, displaying books and making room for fun play areas.

Read more about Sandra Rojas-Chinni.

  • Sources

    Painting, Home Painters, (416) 494-9095 or homepainters toronto.com; wall colours, Daiquiri Ice (2034-70),
    Pewter (2121-30), Benjamin Moore, 1-800- 361-5898 or benjaminmoore.ca. Page 56: 1. Reuse pieces that work: Lamp (on dresser), vintage school chairs, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212; canvas tote (on dresser), globe, framed teddy bear, La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca. 2. Elevate storage: Green truck, Bertoia chair, trunk, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212; crates, Galaxy round rug by DwellStudio, La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca; roman shade sewing, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or tonicliving.com; Discoveroo Educational Toys and Games wooden toys, 2 blue ducks, 2blueducks.com; Paris print, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca; teepee, Advice from a Caterpillar, (416) 960-2223 or advicefromacaterpillar.com. Page 58: 3. Keep pattern simple: Crate, bunting, pushpins, La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca; star pillowcase, gingham pillowcase, Pottery Barn, 1-888-779-5176 or potterybarn.com; wall colours, Daiquiri Ice (2034-70), Pewter (2121-30), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or benjaminmoore.ca. 4. Make it multifunctional: Star sheet set, gingham pillowcase, Pottery Barn, 1-888-779-5176 or potterybarn.com; lamp, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212; bed, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca; Tine K Home duvet, pillows, Galaxy round rug by DwellStudio, crate (as bedside table), La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca; teepee, Advice from a Caterpillar, (416) 960-2223 or advicefromacaterpillar.com. 5. Use vintage accents: Vintage school chair, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212. Page 60: 6. Create a craft station: Tray (on table), La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca; antique ruler, Found, foundstyle.com; vintage school chairs, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212. 7. Keep it playful: Teepee, Advice from a Caterpillar, (416) 960-2223 or advicefromacaterpillar.com; Discoveroo Educational Toys and Games wooden toys, 2 blue ducks, 2blueducks.com; Galaxy round rug by DwellStudio, Tine K Home duvet, La Merceria, (416) 848-0057 or lamerceria.ca; bed, Ikea, 1-866- 866-IKEA or ikea.ca. All in the Details: 8. Ledges, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca; books, Indigo and Chapters, chapters.indigo.ca. 9. Ruler, Queen West Antiques Centre, (416) 588-2212. 10. Paris print, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or ikea.ca.

  • Credits

    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Lynda Reeves

    DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO
    Sheri Graham Delagran

    DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
    Jason Stickley

    SENIOR PRODUCER
    Ryan Louis

    STYLIST
    Reiko Caron

    EDITOR
    Andrew Noddin

    WEB ADMINISTRATOR
    Scott Polley

    ONLINE DESIGNER
    Jessica Piekarski

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