Wordless Wednesday Big Boy Bed

Last week we got Gavin his new BIG BOY BED! He is so excited still about it! They had winter vacation all last week and Nanny had them sleep over Wednesday night. Hubby and I had a date night after spending the day with the kids and going to the movies. We went to a place that keeps mattresses in stock and were able to bring it home that night. We forgot that with a full size bed the box wouldn’t fit through the staircase and ended up having to climb the snowbanks and hang off the back deck while Hubby balanced it up to me. It was quite the show.

We got it all set up as well as we could before the boys came home the next night. I ran to Walmart after calling several and grabbed the Mario Brothers Sheet set for my Mario obsessed boy.

I even set up some of his stuffed animals and characters on the bed.

It looks so big in his room and definitely need to do some more changing around. The room is just as big behind the picture as it is what you can see, but its set up like a room on one side and a playroom on the other. Might need to change that.

When the boys came home Gavin was so excited! We didn’t tell him and let him wander into his room and find it. He freaked out and was so excited he was bouncing up and down an couldn’t form sentences. It was hilarious. I had gotten Johnny a new movie so he didn’t feel forgotten and they decided to watch the movie in Gavin’s new bed and have a sleep over!

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About Jennifer

Jennifer, the mom behind the Mom Spotted blog, is located in Western Massachusetts. She has three boys, Johnny (17), Gavin (11), & Sawyer (5). She is happily married. On Mom Spotted you'll find a fun selection of recipes, family fun, product reviews, and more! You can also find her on twitter @MomSpotted and Facebook.


  1. Such a cute room! My boys would love that.

  2. Lisa from Life with Lisa says:

    You did a great job with the room! I saw the picture you posted earlier this week.

  3. What a great room. Anybody (any age) would be thrilled.

  4. his room is sooo cute!!! how fun!!

  5. Love the Mario theme!! What an awesome bed! I bet he is so excited to have such an awesome one, congrats Gavin!

  6. Tammi says:

    LOVE his bedding!! What a big boy, sure makes a difference putting in a big-boy bed, doesn’t it?

  7. Kathy says:

    What a perfect bed for your little guy! I am dreading the big boy bed.

  8. Dee says:

    It looks great! 🙂

  9. Aleksandra says:

    Love the room! I bet Gavin loves his new room!

  10. How exciting!!! Love the bed linens, so cool!!

  11. Stefany Thode says:

    Oh my gosh!!!! My son would LOOOVE this set! It is so cute!

  12. Nichol says:

    It looks great. Zoe just got her big girl bed as well, makes me sad:(

  13. Kelly says:

    What a fun big boy room! I love it and it looks like he does too!

  14. Cecily R says:

    That is one spectacular room! What a lucky kid!

  15. Maia G says:

    That room is awesome!

  16. Oh I love it! Great job 🙂 Did you take pics of you balancing the mattress off the deck?? 🙂

    • Jennifer says:

      LOL No way. I had to wait and hold it there while Hubby ran around the house, back inside, and up to me because I couldn’t pull it over the railing and through the door! It was crazy!

  17. Jenny says:

    My nephew would love those sheets! How fun to have a full size bed!

  18. that is a cool room! a full size bed! wow! I can almost hear him screaming & jumping around in excitement!

  19. That is such a cute bedroom for a boy. I bet your boys are so excited!

  20. Emilie says:

    Now that is a cool room! Love the bright bedding.

  21. I love the Mario theme, what boy could resist that?

  22. Rhea says:

    I LOVE that bedroom!! So cute. I’ve been wanting to do a Mario Bros theme in their room for a while. I need to get on it because it’s awesome!

  23. I LOVE how vibrant his room and big boy bed are — so cute and boyish!

  24. What a fabulous job! The room is so bright, cheerful, coordinated and all boy. Kudos mama.

  25. Mimi says:

    My boys would LOVE the mario theme!! I love the whole room. That’s awesome!!

  26. That’s so fun when they get a new bed. With Mica we went from crib to twin bed because I was pregnant. With Isaak we put him in a toddler bed.

    I love the bright colors of the Mario room!

  27. Awwww HOW FUn. We too are in the process of remodel rooms here and looks like getting a new fun decorated room is great. I bet if feels great to have it done already

  28. Crissy says:

    What a fun big boy room, I love it!

  29. Holly says:

    Love the new bedding!

  30. Marilyn @ A Lot of Loves says:

    I like the space theme on the walls. Yay for big boy beds!

  31. Stacie @ The Divine Miss Mommy says:

    Great room!

  32. Oh girl, that is totally awesome. I know you worked hard on it, but you’re rewarded in the end. It’s totally FAB!!!!!

  33. blueviolet @ A Nut in a Nutshell says:

    You know that I really, really, really want to see a video of you getting that mattress inside! The room looks fantastic, and it’s so cute to hear about his excitement!

  34. Anne -Mommy Has to Work says:

    I love it! They look so proud!

  35. Amber says:

    I love that comforter! I have love all Mario Brothers games since I was 5 and would kill for these blankets. I wonder if they come in queen size? 😉

  36. Deborah says:

    It turned out a great room for the boys! Good Job.

  37. Lisa says:

    What a cool room!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  38. Tiffany says:

    He definitely has every reason to be excited. Love the colors in his room, and my boys would go nuts over Super Mario Bros too. Good job mamma!

  39. Wow! Gaven’s room looks really nice! I love the picture of your boys together!

  40. LeeAnn says:

    What a cool room! I bet he was excited! I love the Mario sheets. So fun!

  41. Brandy says:

    Oh my gosh how cute?! I have a 6 year old that would LOVE to have his room like that.

  42. Michelle says:

    What an adventure – in the snow!

    The room looks fabulous. You guys did a great job…loving the theme!

  43. Jenna @ For The Love of Baby says:


  44. Bethany Larrabee says:

    Love the sheets!

  45. Erica G says:

    That room looks awesome. I read your other post about trying to buy those sheets. It was well worht it. The room looks great and the boys like it!

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