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Sunday, August 21, 2011

We're Doing A Makeover...How About You? #GliddenGallons


We are so excited to have the amazing opportunity to remodel Andrew's bedroom in the Walmart/Glidden DIY room makeover challenge. Andrew is almost 10 years old and still has all his nursery decorations on his walls. He has been begging me to paint his room and transition it to a big boy room for months. Now is the time! I wiped away my tears and got ready to paint over all my favorite Disney paintings.


Here all some captions of the beautiful murals I painted with my Mom in his room when he was just a little baby. His room had an ocean theme with characters from all our favorite movies. It's hard to say good-bye to all these beautiful murals.



One of the biggest challenges we face is our book collection. All my children love to read and often spend most of their time reading. As the children are getting older so has their book collection. We have book shelves in every single room and Andrew's closet is filled with books instead of clothes.




The other challenge we face in the room makeover is that Andrew still shares a room with his four year old brother. We need to create a room for an older and younger boy so that they can enjoy living together.




While you follow us in our DIY room makeover you can also win a makeover. We are giving away to one of our readers a $250 Walmart gift card to makeover a room in your house!




Required Entry to win:

You must submit content that can include a YouTube video, facebook note, or blog post with photos on why you need a makeover. You must submit a link to your entry in the comments below.

Entra Entries:
  1. You can like Glidden on Facebook
  2. Like Glitterful Felt on Facebook
  3. Follow our blog via Google Friend Connect (right hand corner of blog)
(Please leave a comment for each additional entry)

There is no purchase necessary to enter. Winner will be selected randomly through Random.org. Winner will receive a $250 Walmart gift card for a mini makeover using Glidden Brilliance Collection paint. Showcase blogger writers and contributors are ineligible to participate. Entries that do not follow all of the entry requirements will not be considered. We are not responsible for products shipped from outside vendors or sponsors. Open to participants in the US 18 years or older. The contest will close on Friday, August 26th at 11:59:59pm PST. Winners will be notified on Saturday, August 26th. Winners must respond to us within 24 hours or a new winner will be selected.

**Giveaway is now closed---winner is being notified**

This article has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias. All of our photos, thoughts and opinions are of our own.

116 comments:

  1. This is my video (that didn't get chosen) of my kids' rooms that are greatly in need of a makeover.
    http://youtu.be/ql1S8zEZXFo

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  3. My video of the "before" is at http://youtu.be/ptMoDXbGkj0. I would love the chance to makeover my daughter's room.
    glendasembree@gmail.com

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  4. Like Glidden on Facebook - Glenda Embree
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  7. Good luck on your makeover!

    http://youtu.be/qpHZ4vGBIjU

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  8. I liked Glitterful Felt on Facebook.

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  9. I'm not eligible but I have to say this is adorable! I'm so glad your son get his book shelves!

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  10. Not an entry b/c I'm another Glidden blogger - but I had to say YOUR SON IS THE CUTEST!!! Loved his video! :)

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  11. Here's my entry:
    http://mommys-freetime.blogspot.com/2011/08/make-me-over-please.html

    And I love those beds and the art work! I can't wait to see how you turn it into a big boy room!

    mommyfreetime at gmail dot com

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  12. liked glidden on FB
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  13. follow glidden on twitter
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  14. gfc follower
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  15. we would love to win

    here is our terrible bathroom that could use the help!

    http://www.facebook.com/notes/amy-smith/we-need-a-bathroom-makeover/1726664466960

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  16. Following on Google friend Connect - AB Smith

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  17. liked Glidden on Facebook - 2kidsblogger

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  18. Liked Glitterful Felt on Facebook

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  19. We're in the middle of a bathroom DIY makeover. Rod still has to finish the wood work and I have to paint (and some other things that I mentioned on Facebook). Here's a link to my Facebook post: http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10150348525930127&set=a.238690380126.170964.662760126&type=1&theater..

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  20. I followed Glidden on Facebook (Deborah Rosen).

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  21. I liked Glitterful Felt Stories on Facebook (Deborah Rosen).

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  22. I followed your blog with Google Friend Connect.

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  23. mnsanchez15@yahoo.com

    Mandatory entry: https://www.facebook.com/notes/michelle-sanchez/why-i-need-money-for-a-makeover/127954887300870

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  24. mnsanchez15@yahoo.com

    I like Glidden on FB (Michelle S).

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    I like Glitterful Felt Stories on FB (Michelle S).

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  26. I follow you GFC as MichelleS.
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  27. Blogged here on why my master bedroom is in desperate need of Glidden paint.

    http://frockinganthropologie.blogspot.com/2011/08/day-in-motherhood-250-walmart-gift-card.html

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  28. I made a post on my blog! http://www.eggsandherbs.com/?p=1658

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  29. I like glitterful felt on facebook.

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  30. i follow you on google friend connect.

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  31. I Like Glitterful Felt Stories on Facebook

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  32. We really need it for the bedroom. It's so plain and .... not cozy!

    Here's our video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL-76zCVowk&feature=youtu.be

    darcyzalewski at gmail dot com

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  33. like glidden on fb
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  34. like you on fb
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  36. Here is my video showing the room I'd like to makeover:

    http://youtu.be/YHTgfDuSQ9I

    ajolly1456 at gmail dot com

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  37. I am a facebook fan (Anne Jolly) of glidden

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  38. I am a facebook fan (Anne Jolly) of yours
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  39. i just read about this amazing giveaway – thanks so much for the chance :)
    My Daughters room really could use a Makeover ( the walls still have the Nursery paint :( ) new paint , new bedding etc.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=2008931&id=1627781491

    cdm65at maildot com

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  40. ijust read about this amazing giveaway – thanks so much for the chance :)
    My Daughters room really could use a Makeover ( the walls still have the Nursery paint :( ) new paint , new bedding etc.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=2008931&id=1627781491

    cdm65 atmail dot com

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  41. i like Glidden on Facebook - Claudia Mcgee

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  42. i am a new FB of yours now :)

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  43. i follow via GFC C.D.M

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  44. i could deff use a bedroom makeover!
    here is the link to my fb page why i need a bedroom makeover is the fist item on the page!
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Just-The-Two-Of-Us/257650277588284?sk=wall
    taylormarves at gmail dot com

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  45. i like glidden on fb
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  48. Blogged
    http://healingspace88.blogspot.com/2011/08/someone-needs-new-bathroom.html
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  49. like Glidden on Facebook
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  52. Here is my fb post:

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=208004285920879&set=a.208004265920881.61537.100001339279038&type=1

    This is our current living room. As you can see it is white, bland, and sparse. The other wall consists of more white and nothingness. Hand me down furniture is what we can afford right now. My kingdom for a pretty colored throw pillow and some paint or artwork! Or maybe even a lamp!

    if you cant see the post here is my photobucket image:

    http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e153/smilezlie/RoomPic.png

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  53. fb fan xferriza2 danielle b

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  55. gfc ferriz

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  56. I like you on Facebook (lisa marchand harris)

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  58. I forgot to put the blog post link! duh
    Here is my blog post with video and with pictures. I would love to redo my kids bathroom!
    http://etxsaver.blogspot.com/2011/08/glidden-make-over-my-kids-bathroom.html

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  59. I need to makeover my office. We moved in 3 weeks ago and have gotten everything looking good except the office-- it's became a dumping ground. See here-- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XReslM-OcDA

    Thanks,
    Desi
    weeshareblog@gmail.com

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  60. like Glidden on FB- Desiree Glaze

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  61. like you on FB- Desiree Glaze

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  62. follow blog as Desi @ Wee Share

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  63. This the black sheep of our house...

    http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=260561890630228

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  66. Following via GFC

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  67. My bathroom is hideous! It is in desperate need of a makeover! I’d love to turn it into a friendly kids bath for my kids!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvS6Wh4NI5o

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  68. Here is a link to my video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t8cSKKb38s
    It's my very dreary family room/basement. We hang out down here a lot and it's feeling sort of depressing. Nothing has been done to it since it was built 43 years again. Time for a whole redo, but until then, new paint job would do wonders.
    chipdip2010(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  69. Like Glidden on Facebook - Jill Lear

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  71. Follow via GFC under the name of Chip
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  72. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=6469066&l=482b551969&id=581719057

    This is a wall in our kitchen that we want to paint with a magnetic base on the bottom (for Raileigh-age almost 3- to play with) and a chalkboard top (for my wife and Me to write/play on)….Right now its kinda sponge painted and looks weird.

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  73. I like Glitterful Felt on Facebook

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  74. My 2 year old has been redecorating the kids' room...it needs real help!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5Mvax_CvAg
    cbeargie at yahoo dot com

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  75. I like Glidden on Facebook. (Colleen B P)

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  76. I like Glitterful Felt on Facebook. (Colleen B P)

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  77. I'm a new GFC follower. (sunnymum)

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  78. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=239451059432403&set=a.147993888578121.33259.125592720818238&type=1

    We just rented a new house (that I can't get inside yet) but it has pink kids rooms and I have BOYS! :)

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  79. Like Glidden on FB - Courtney Heath

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  81. My "UGLY" bathroom video..We need help with!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2FrJzcUOY4

    Thanks

    pkbailey@charter.net

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  82. Like Glidden on FB [Pat Kay Johnson Bailey]

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  84. As you can see from my facebook link, I’m in the middle of a bathroom remodel. I’m WAY over budget and this would help me get those things like new matching hardware, shower curtain, towel and accessories that we just can’t afford after all this work is done……would be so great to win. Mostly, though I’m so grateful to be getting rid of that green tub…..last month, the entire bathroom was that color before it was gutted!!! YUCK

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1950514565795&set=a.1950514485793.2097295.1330555949&type=1

    Thanks for the chance

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  85. I like Glidden on Facebook
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  86. I like you on Facebook
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  87. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2LlJ4AnChs here is my boys bedroom that needs tons of help! beeacutie2@gmail.com

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  88. I Like Glitterful Felt Stories on FB.

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  89. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.152261078192507.39525.100002258479205&type=1

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  90. I like Glidden on Facebook.
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  91. I like you on Facebook.
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  92. I follow you via Google Friend Connect.
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  93. Are these the ugliest cabinets EVER?!?!??!! UGLY is the best reason EVER to need a Glidden makeover!!!

    Here's my Facebook link to our UGLY cabinets in our utility room!!! We definitely need a Glidden DIY Makeover!!!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=265304840163948&set=a.216318275062605.67142.100000533038785&type=1

    I ALSO posted to Twitter in case you can't see my FB post due to my privacy settings : http://twitter.com/#!/arniebelle/status/107253358011760640

    spayde.michelle@gmail.com

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  94. I like Glidden on Facebook

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  95. I like Glitterful Felt on Facebook
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  96. Google Friend Connect Public Follower
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  97. Here is my link:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=986lQ6-Jhvc

    I f I win I will makeover my office/craft area. It desperately needs fresh paint and better storage to function properly!

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