In searching for inspiration for Kaiven's room, I found that most boy nurseries felt like an extension of the mom - Just another room for her - I wanted this space nursery to be for him and not for me. I also wanted the space to be able to grow with him.
I took inspiration for the black and white wall from images of Ferm Living Half Moon wallpaper that i've seen and of course, Pinterest gave me tons of inspiration. I am drawn to the black and white nurseries, but wanted to make it "my own" by adding the navy accents.
All of the furniture, the rug, and the light fixture are from IKEA. You can't beat the prices at IKEA, man.
We used a friend's projector to project images of constellations on the wall that we then traced using a ruler and paint pens. The larger stars were made using a stamp. (Fun fact: the stamp we used was actually a compass and my husband used an exact-o knife to cut off the N, S, E, and W, letters as well) smaller stars are just dots that my 4 yr old helped draw.
All paintings on the wall are original art that I painted with acrylic paint for Kaiven.
The light fixture is from IKEA, and my husband bought some copper piping to give it an atomic look.
I'm obsessed with the rocket ship painting. The clouds behind the rocket were painted with acrylic paint that I watered down really thin to give it a more watercolor look.
I also love the 3 UFOs that I snuck in the half moons....can you find them? (hint: it's not hard)
i'd probably suggest that you just buy the Ferm Living wallpaper, because painting the half moon wall took 2.5 days of painting and endless cycle of Fergie singing "my hump my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump" in my head! I wouldn't wish that on anyone!