- A Project For: Leah Grace
- Age: 2 months
- Location: Azusa, CA
When I found out I was having a girl, I knew I didn't want a classic pink room. I knew if she was going to be anything like me, she would want some "boy" colors in the mix. I decided on the color scheme first: sea green walls, white furniture, and pops of pink.
My grandmother's chair would be the centerpiece. It was the perfect shade of pink (not too bright, not too pale - more like a rose or mauve color). Also, I had seen some illustrations on Etsy with elephants and bunnies and I thought they were the cutest pair. Two of my favorite animals which would go great in a nursery.
Pink chair: Vintage (belonged to my grandmother)
Wall color: Martha Stewart's Sea Glass (Lowes)
Crib and Dresser/Changing Table: AFG Baby Funiture (Leila) in white
All other furniture: Target.com
Crib skirt: Pottery Barn Kids
Crib sheet: Target
Wall decal: Michael's
Hot Pink Lamp: Ikea
Shaggy Rug: Gilt.com
Pillow Covers: CaitlinWilsonTextiles.com
Elephant Bookends: Zulily.com
Pink, White, & Green Lattice Picture Frame: OneKingsLane.com
Wainscoting: 8 different Lowes stores (This particular brand is discontinued)
Art: DIY (inspired by Etsy)
My grandmother's chair - the one vintage piece in the room. My childhood memories always come flooding back when I look at this chair. I have pictures of my brothers and I sitting in this chair in her living room during holidays. Just like my grandma did, the chair brought everything else in the room together perfectly.
Also the pillow covers. I saw them on pinterest first and LOVED the patterns. They were a bit of a splurge, but I figured I saved everywhere else, so why not!?
The Wainscoting was the most difficult part. We had to drive to 8 different Lowe's because it was discontinued. Luckily I have very handy in-laws who were able to install it in just a few days. They also painted and installed the ceiling fan! Having help like that definitely saved us some money. I wanted to save money and DIY everywhere I could but I did allow myself to splurge on one thing.
I wasn't afraid to stick to one strict color scheme. I wanted pops of pink but if you look closely, they're all different shades. I found things here and there that went with the overall "theme" but really it was a big mix of things that I thought would compliment each other.
Posted on September 5, 2012
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