Monday, February 15, 2010

Freddie the Friendly Monster

In September when we found out we were getting the house I started looking for stuff for the kids bathroom. I wanted their bathroom to be fun for them, and I wanted something different then everyone else has but it also had to be something that would work for a girl or a boy.

Little did I know that finding something that worked for a girl and boy and wasn't fish, ducks, or safari animals would be so difficult. After a few months of searching Target came out with the Freddie the Friendly Monster set and it was perfect. Both the kids liked it and it had a good mix of boy and girls. On top of that it wasn't too expensive.

For Christmas Santa was oh so smart and got each of the kids a monster hooded towel and monster puppet wash clothes so that mom and dad wouldn't have to get those too. Originally Dave and I were going to get the rest of the stuff for the kids as a Christmas present but at the last minute we changed our minds and got them more toys.

A few weeks ago we finally took the kids to Target and picked out all the stuff. We got the Green monster tooth brush holder who has a hole in his back for the toothpaste.

The make your own monster soap dispenser.

Multi monster trash can with removable bucket which makes emptying the trash so much easier.

Monster head shower curtain hooks

The circle fabric shower curtain. I had my choice between this one and a vinyl one that looked just like the trash can.

Fun circle hand towels

Finally my favorite piece so far the giant monster feet bath mats.

The only thing that sucked was that the feet were the only bath mats that Target had. Luckily Kolhs has also come out with a Monster bath set and while I don't like it as much they do have this.

The plan was to get that today but it seems we are in the middle of yet another snow storm so I will have to wait. I also need to find some kind of decorative hooks for the kids towels and robes which is proving to be a bigger challenge than finding a bath set for them. Lastly I need to figure out what pictures I'm going to frame to hang above the towel rack.

So once I had all the items set up I had to figure out how to paint the room. I finally settled on doing the walls in Caribbean Blue and painting different sized circles in Fruit Juice Purple, Sexy Pink, Daffodil Yellow, and Lucky Shamrock Green. I started the painting Friday evening and finished at 12:30 am last night. There was a point where I thought I would never finish it but I'm so glad I spent the time to do it.

So what do you think?

Super Cute right!


Lexey said...

Right!! Oh it is super cute! What a neat bathroom. I think creative bathrooms are the best because you can just go wild and its a little space not a whole bedroom or something commited. Way cute!!
Just as a thought, I have in the past let the kids do watercolor paintings and framed those in the bath. Maybe they could each do some monster pictures, like a project and then you can frame the best couple. :D Good luck finding the hooks!

Anonymous said...

Totally worth the effort! Nicely done.

Anonymous said...

That was me, Tif. :)

Kelly said...

Absolutely ADORABLE!!!! I haven't seen this theme - I love it. The colors look great also...super talented, Momma!!

Jen said...

SUper cute! Makes me want to go and shop!