Colorful Gender Neutral Nursery

  • Turquoise and Yellow Nursery1/16
  • Turquoise and Yellow Nursery2/16
  • Turquoise and Yellow Nursery3/16
  • Otomi Curtains4/16
  • Yellow Changing Table5/16
  • Mod Podge6/16
  • Mirror7/16
  • NurseryReveal18/16
  • Pom Pom Pillow9/16
  • Chalkboard Stripe Dresser10/16
  • Chalkboard Stripe Dresser11/16
  • Bull Head12/16
  • Rooster Artwork13/16
  • Paper Mobile14/16
  • Storage Cubes15/16
  • Nursery Pinboard16/16
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Description

This nursery was designed for our son or daughter - who we are expecting to arrive in early October! The nursery is full of colorful textiles, DIY projects and sentimental reminders of good times my husband and I have had together as a family of two!

Design Inspiration

I knew that we weren't finding out the gender of our baby so my original thought was the space had to be fit for a little boy or girl.  All beige or grey wasn't something I wanted to do - color was key!  The rug was the first big-ticket item I purchased and I designed from there!

Decorating Style

My style is coastal casual with a little quirk.  You'll see moments around the nursery that are whimsical and not super serious.

If I had to give this room a "theme" I'd say it's colorful global-inspired.  We have some Mexican influences (the Otomi curtains) and the steer head, a Moroccan pouf, artwork from St. Lucia and of course a globe representing all the other countries!

Project Details

Wall Paint: Tranquil Bay, Valspar

Ceiling Paint: Soft Cream, Olympic

Changing Table Paint: Dreamy Caramel, Valspar

Crib: Restoration Hardware

Rug: Ballard Designs

DIY Mobile: Tutorial Here

DIY Stripe Dresser: Tutorial Here

DIY Changing Table: Tutorial and Paint Color Here

DIY Typography Mirror: Tutorial Here

Curtain Panels: Target, Tutorial and Sources Here

DIY Mirror: Tutorial Here

If you have any questions about any of my projects or items, leave a comment for me at my blog: EmbraceMySpace.com

Favorite Items

Although it's hard to pick just one item, I think my favorite project was the DIY curtain panels.  I love the way they turned out; they have just the right amount of fun and color infused with the insert at the top!

I also love the polka dot ceiling - it was a labor of love for sure but it turned out great!  Check out details on my trials and tribulations of stenciling a ceiling here.

Advice

Have fun and be bold!  This is a room for a baby - don't be afraid to use color and pattern!

2 Comments

  1. 1

    Beautiful. I love the way you mix-and-matched all the elements. The result is lovely.

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