Transforming Guest Room into Display Room / Walk-In Closet!

I recently moved into my new place and as promised, I’ve been busy turning my spare bedroom into a display room for all my junk! With all the fabulous ladies on tPF, I’ve been inspired by several members (particularly bagladyseattle) who took their time and shared with us how they miraculously turned a very ordinary room into something truly spectacular. Since a couple of months ago, I’ve been planning for this transformation, but could not really put my ideas into action since I knew I would be moving.

So I’m very excited to show you all this room! I met a new friend recently who helped me assemble the middle shelf with glass doors (see pix below), but I didn’t want to bother him again for more work. So I discovered another side of me with my hidden manly  powers as I put my own muscles to work haha! I also saved at least 80$ if I’d decided to hire someone! 😀

Two shelves assembled successfully!!!

Final result:

Left Shelf:

Louis Vuitton items:
(Top to bottom, left to right)
– Damier Azur Saleya GM
– Monogram Trotteur
– Monogram Manhattan PM
– Motard Biker
– Multicolore Lodge PM
– Multicolore Sologne
– Multicolore Speedy 30
– Onatah Cuir GM
– Suhali Le Talentueux
– Miroir Lockit
– Monogram Pégase 60
– Monogram Batignolles Horizontale
– Damier Hampstead MM

Right Shelf:

Other bags and accessories:
(Top to bottom, left to right from second row)
– Marc by Marc Jacobs leather goods
– Chanel Reissue 226
– Tiffany & Co Taylor Hobo
– Non-designer purple bag for work lol
– Prada Tessuto Nylon Tote
– Linea Pelle Sydney
– Moschino bags

Close-up pic of first row of right shelf:

– Tiffany & Co Continental Crocodile Wallet
– Bottega Veneta Knot Clutch
– Dries Van Noten Embroidered Silk Clutch
–  LV Obsession Rond Sunnies (background)
– LV Soupçon Rond Honey-Glitter (background)
– LV Soupçon Rond Tortoise Glitter (background)
– Chanel Glasses (background)
– Prada Sunnies (background)
– LV Charms Porte-Monnaie
– LV Vernis Clés
– LV Multicolore Wapity
– LV Multicolore Zippy Coin Purse
– LV Multicolore Agenda PM
– LV Multicolore Bookmark

Middle shelf with glass doors for my shoe collection:

Top Left:

First Row:
– Giuseppe Zanotti Taz
– Prada Bow Pumps
– Louis Vuitton Grenadines
– Dries Van Noten Embroidered Sandals

Second Row:
– Charlotte Olympia Dolly
– Charlotte Olympia Dalva
– Jimmy Choo Quiet
– Jimmy Choo Glenys

Third Row:
– Rick Owens Distressed Booties
– Balenciaga Wrap Deer Booties
– Dries Van Noten Python Heel Booties
– Miu Miu Booties

Bottom Left:

First Row:
– Jimmy Choo Gilbert
– Jimmy Choo Colorado
– Manolo Blahnik Campari
– Manolo Blahnik BB

Second Row:
– Manolo Blahnik Teres Black Patent
– Manolo Blahnik Teres Denim
– Repetto BB Black Patent

Third Row:
– Dries Van Noten Camel-Python Boots
– Yves Saint Laurent Chelsea Tassel Boots 105
– Prada Platform Boots

Top Right:

First Row:
– Jimmy Choo Phyllis
– Jimmy Choo Palm Denim
– Christian Louboutin (CL) Triclo 100
– CL Drapiday 120

Second Row:
– CL Very Galaxy 120
– CL Very Privé 120
– CL Décolzep 120
– CL Lady Claude 120

Third Row:
– CL Short Tina 120
– CL Mad Marta 150
– CL Altadama 140
– CL Pigalle Plato 140

Bottom Right:

First Row:
– CL Bébé-fusée 80
– CL Mater Claude 80
– CL Rolande Bouclé 120
– CL Simple 85

Second Row:
– CL Orniron 100
– CL Sigourney 100
– CL Décolleté-328 100
– CL Ron Ron 100

Third Row:
– Prada Motorcycle Boots
– CL Piros 120
– CL Ronfifi 100

My Louboutin dolls and other toys:

 

It was really fun doing this entire project and installing the shelves myself, but not so much when I hammered my thumb 3 times…. lol After all this work with smashed up nails, I sat back and decided to do my own French manicure. My first attempt turned out great! I used nail polishes from Rimmel and OPI for reference.

First I painted the whites – about 2-3 coats very slowly with Rimmel’s 110 French White.
Next, apply 1 coat of Rimmel’s 140 French Rose.
Finish with 2 coats of OPI’s Passion nail polish.

Final result, ta da!!! Perfection!!! I just saved myself at least 50$ from going to a professional (and I honestly think I do a better job… My last manicure left me with all these bubbles and the whites were not even!). Well I hope you all enjoyed my summer closet project and thanks for visiting everyone!

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