Now that S1 has moved on to a 20" bicycle, S2 inherited the 16" one.
"But," she complained, "this is a boys' bike." This is a first. We've been palming off her brother's old clothes and toys on her for 5 years with no word of complaint. Still ... frugality dies hard.
Two cans of spray paint can do wonders, especially if she gets to choose the colors and hold down the sprayer.
UPDATE: K., snarking on Facebook, wants to know why I don't have a close-up picture of the finished handiwork. "Must not be too proud," he muses. Jeez, have some trust people!