Here's the look I was going for (this fabulous room is by Tamara Styles of Get it Girl Style):
Here's how mine turned out:
Not bad for a few hours of work! Now I need to get busy accessorizing this room!
I'll post the DIY Details tomorrow.
1. My Definition: Upcycling is taking something that is old/ugly/junky/disposable and transforming it into something of greater beauty and value.