Drew’s Nursery

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Description

A fairly simple nursery using some of my favorite colors.

Design Inspiration

I love looking at decorating blogs, magazines, and watching decorating shows. So, when we found out we were expecting, I slowly began to add nursery decorating blogs to my list. I fell in love with a nursery I found on this website as well as several others found on websites such as www.nurserynotations.com, spearmintbaby.com, ohdeedoh.com, and a few others. 

Decorating Style

I like traditional with a slight modern flair and fun pops of color. 

Project Details

Furniture
Crib: Simmon Valencia convertable crib-Babies R Us (gift from my parents)
Changing Table-Pottery Barn Outlet; X-Large baskets from Pottery Barn kids (gift from my parents)
Glider-Babies R Us (gift from Kent's dad and stepmom)
Bookshelf-Previously owned Ikea Expedite (baskets from Michaels)
Small elephant chair-Homegoods (gift from my parents)

Misc.
Pillow on glider-Etsy from HAWthorne
Orange fan-fun store in Jasper, TX (gift from Kent's mom)
Diaper Bag-Gap (on sale!)
Toy Basket-Target laundry basket (later it will be embroidered with Drew's name on it)
Elephant painting-Gift from my brother in law's parents
Darth Vader night light-Pottery Barn kids
Knobs on closet-Anthropologie
Bedding-Ordered on Amazon Carter's  Elephant Bedding (I reversed the bedding so that the elephants face the inside and the polka dots face the outside of the crib. Also, I am not using the crib sheet it came with, I am using a solid brown one from Carters.)
Letters for name above his crib-Pottery Barn kids
Lamp base-Babies R Us,
Lamp shade-Pottery Barn kids

Picture collage
Frames-Target
Keep Calm-Greeting card purchased in London
D-Cut out by my friend Glo, added the rain drop scrapbook paper behind it
It's hard to see, but the frame to the right has Kent written on it. It's from Kent's kindergarten class when he was learning to write his name!!
Monsier Print-Etsy from Cosas Minimas
Child of God-Etsy from Sugarfresh
Sailboat-Greeting card purchased in London on orange scrapbook paper

Wall color is from Lowe's-Valspar Going Gray

Favorite Items

I love the picture collage and the "d" pillow!

Advice

Look at a lot of different things, make note of why you like them, and then just start working on the project you have in your head. It will all come together with your own style and personality. 

6 Comments

  1. 1

    I love the simplicity of this room. And the neutral and earth-tone colors. The overall effect is classy and elegant.

  2. 2

    This room’s very easy on the eyes. It’s not cluttered and it looks really nice and neat. Your white frames are very pretty, too.

  3. 3

    As they say, you don’t have to inject bright colors and glittery or attention-grabbing items to make a room look lovely and interesting. You certainly proved that very true. 

  4. 4

    love the room!  the color is perfect, however, I can’t seem to find that paint color on valspar’s website.  Do you have the number for that paint color?

  5. 5

    Sorry mwatters, I don’t have the number for the paint color. It’s at Lowes if there is one near you…and it’s called Going Gray. I hope you can find it. Next time I will definitely hold on to the number, that would be much more helpful.

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