He Gave His Son’s Room A Makeover For His Birthday, And We’re Pretty Jealous

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When kids grow up, their childhood bedrooms only don’t work anymore. At that point, we know that it’s time to make a some-more teen-appropriate space. It’s romantic sometimes, though it can also be flattering awesome.

That’s what GeekDad blogger Randy Slavey experienced. What he recently posted on his blog is substantially one of a many considerable kid’s room makeovers we’ve seen in a while. His son only incited 13, and it was transparent that he’d outgrown his childhood room. Slavey knew that his son was unequivocally into a Portal video diversion franchise, so he and his mother took that thought and ran with it.

If we didn’t know better, we competence consider this was a screenshot from a game. But it’s indeed even cooler.

If we didn't know better, we competence consider this was a screenshot from a game. But it's indeed even cooler.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

First, his son’s aged seat was damaged down and dismantled.

First, his son's aged seat was damaged down and dismantled.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

Slavey wanted to repurpose it during initial (partially, he admits, for nauseating reasons), though it finished adult not operative for this project.

After a walls were primed and painted, they mapped out a preferred settlement with tape.

After a walls were primed and painted, they mapped out a preferred settlement with tape.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

These round sum were embellished by hand.

These round sum were embellished by hand.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

The new seat also had to be painted.

The new seat also had to be painted.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

Slavey and his mother schooled a profitable lesson: don’t by a two-in-one paint and primer. It chips too easily! It’s totally value it to sand, prime, and then paint.

Under a desk, Slavey enclosed a tip message. Fans of a diversion will get this reference.

Under a desk, Slavey enclosed a tip message. Fans of a diversion will get this reference.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

For a cold centerpiece, Slavey used mirrors and colored wire lights to emanate “portals” in a room.

For a cold centerpiece, Slavey used mirrors and colored wire lights to emanate portals in a room.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

When positioned opposite from one another, a mirrors simulate infinitely, formulating a apparition of an unconstrained tunnel.

The room finally came together!

The room finally came together!

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

And it looks flattering awesome.

And it looks flattering awesome.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

The closet doors were embellished to demeanour like a doors between bedrooms in a game.

Any fan of a Portal array knows that it wouldn’t be finish but these dual elements.

Any fan of a Portal array knows that it wouldn't be finish but these dual elements.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

The turret is a wall decal, in box we were wondering.

…it’s apparent how their son felt about a new room.

...it's apparent how their son felt about a new room.

Geek Dad / Randy Slavey

(via GeekDad)

There are even some-more overwhelming shots of a room on his blog, along with a few of his son’s birthday cake (which was not a lie). You can see those photos and some-more over during GeekDad.