Ellery’s Nursery

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Description

I wanted to create a nursery that was based on fabrics, rather than a theme.  I wanted something that was girly and could grow with my daughter.

Design Inspiration

My inspiration came from the fabrics I found online and in stores.

Decorating Style

I like a simple design with a few pops of color or whimsy.

Project Details

I made most of the decorations in the room, including the book slings, changing pad cover, and crib skirt.  I took inspiration from wall art I found on Etsy.  We found the dresser (for $100 less than the original) in the "As Is" section at IKEA - I painted the knobs at a pottery shop.  My mother-in-law made the quilt and crib bumpers (not pictured).  The paint color took a few tries before we found something that was neutral with a hint of color.  

 

crib:  http://www.amazon.com/Twinkle-Crib-Tone-Espresso-White/dp/B005FW0PCG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1341923701&sr=8-1&keywords=twinkle+crib

 

Hemnes dresser: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50121250/#/00067830

 

paint color:  Pixie Wing by Behr

 

floating frames:  Restoration Hardware

 

recliner: Normandy recliner by Little Castle

Favorite Items

I'm proud of all the items made from fabric:  the book slings, the wall swag above the crib, the changing pad cover, the butterflies, and the quilt.  It's fun to have a room that is completely unique!

Advice

Don't be afraid to mix and match fabrics.  I found 4 or 5 fabrics that I loved and we decided to use them all in the quilt.  I picked my favorite to use as a staple throughout the room to tie it all together.  

 

My dad and I bought 4 different colors of paint before we finally settled on one with just a hint of a pink-purple hue.  Don't be afraid to return your paint can if you try it on the wall and it doesn't work.  (Even if they have a no-return policy on paint) No one can say no to a pregnant lady waddling in to return a gallon of paint for a nursery!

2 Comments

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    I love what you did to Ellery’s room (love the name too, btw).
    I wanted to ask how exactly did you make the book slings? They are fabulous!

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