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A Project For

David

Age

Due January 13 2013

Location

Porto, Portugal

Description

Neutral, cheerful, cozy room, suitable for both genders and easily adaptable to any age.

Design Inspiration

My husband's and my love of nature. It started with making the branch on the wall. The rest of the decoration came naturally.

Decorating Style

Mix and match, comfy, detailed.

Project Details

DIY

The branch on the wall: drew the branch, cut it in foam board and covered it with wrapping paper.
Lamp: a Japanese paper ball lamp covered with triangles of the same wrapping papers used to build the branch.
Diaper changer: painted an originally brown changer white, made the curtains and the changer cover with the bird embroidery.
Bird mobile: I sewed the birds and mounted everything using real sticks from a plum tree and nylon transparent and elastic thread (to hang the mobile).
Crib: painted the crib from our 11 year old niece in matte white.
Curtains: made the green bows.
Bed net: hung several colorful ribbons on the bed net.
Bench: made the three pillows, to transform a toy storage in a bench.

FURNITURE AND EVERYTHING ELSE

Drawers and cabinet: IVAR from Ikea.
Changing corner: SNIGLAR and GULLUNGE changers, LATTSAM hanging boxes and FILUR bucket, from Ikea.
Lighting: ALFHILD FÅGEL lamp and GLÄNSA lighting chain, from IKEA.
Floor mat: bought in a portuguese retail store, Continente.
Nursing corner: AGEN chair and TEJN fur mat, from Ikea.
Shelves: ANTONIUS and EKBY STILIG, from Ikea.
Book holders: from online store Vertbaudet.
Bed net: BRYNE from Ikea.
Toy storage/bench: TROFAST from Ikea.
Window decoration: plant and vase from Ikea, rabbit from portuguese store A Loja do Gato Preto.
Curtains: EIVOR and LILL, from Ikea.

COST
The total cost of this project was about 750,00€ (including the materials used in the DIY decorations).

Favorite Items

Bird mobile, lamp and branch.

Advice

Follow your heart ;)

One comment

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    I like very much this nurery .I want to ask why you put drawers and cabinet in that part of the room , becouse hide part of the beutiful branch on the wall ! The crib if is near the window the room will look more spaciouse i think. I like all the nature environment of this room.Compliments :)

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