a pretty space for our little girl with touches of woodland creatures and nature inspired elements. vintage family pieces with brand new touches to give the room a fresh pop. not sure why the photos are so small, but for the full photo album visit: http://picasaweb.google.com/100910667922253828960/VioletsNursery02?authkey=Gv1sRgCLLopbuYiuSAdQ#
I wanted to create a pretty space for a baby girl to grow into, that included both vintage and new with a flair of woodland inspiration.
DIY projects: - branch with cherry blossoms made of felt, and a pearl bead - "V" made of white cordoruy and pink cotton, stuffed - refinished the furniture: - dressers painted first aqua to match the wall then white washed over, then new hardware - green table spray painted (on top of a paper stencil I cut and glued on) then sanded to look aged - 'cinderella' paper bunting & mini bunting, cut scrapbook paper and sewn onto ribbon, white paper birds cut out and added after hanging - paper globes from a tutorial found here by Heather Bailey - tissue paper pom poms (search martha stewart for an easy tutorial) - painted picture frames and mirror
Second hand, family collectibles, or vintage finds: - crib - all art prints - V letter block - yellow bunny - metal kitty hook, dragonflies and thermometer key - books - porcelain figurines
pretty & new: - restoration hardware: curtains & valance, cherry blossom pillow, crib bumper - all hardware from anthropologie - from target, shabby chic collection: crib sheet, baby quilt & rug - owl stuffed animal from pottery barn kids - Ikea: futon, bookcase, white cherry blossom lamp, pink bins, fox stuffed animals - keepsake box from burlington coat factory - eyelet lanterns, walmart martha stewart collection - chandelier from Canadian Tire
the hanging cherry blossom branch
it doesn't all need to be planned out from the beginning, just collect everything you'd like in the room and piece it together as you go! have fun with it.