Purple and Green Nursery

  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Room View1/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Changing Pad2/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Gallery Wall3/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Wall Art4/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Corner5/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Sparkly Shoes6/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Teddy Bear7/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Ruffle Curtain8/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Sketches9/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Butterfly Mobile10/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Glider11/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Crib and Glider12/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Windows13/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Purple and Green14/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Crib Quilt15/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Room16/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Elephant17/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Embroidery18/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Bookshelf19/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Wicker Basket20/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Hanger and Clothes21/22
  • Green and Purple Girl Nursery Bathroom22/22
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Description

I wanted the room to be pretty, but playful. I knew I would be spending lots of time in the nursery, so I wanted it to be a room I would enjoy - it quickly became my favorite room in the house! There is a lot of lavender in nursery decor, but very little purple! When I found the purple sheets with the white elephants from Land of Nod I quickly grabbed them. Then the elephant theme came to life. My father-in-law and my husband painted the green stripes, which I knew I wanted from the very beginning. I found the purple ruffle curtains and various purple, green and elephant items along the way. But even with all the fun items I compiled for the room, something was needed to pull it all together. That's where Grandma came in with the gift of a custom made quilt, which incorporated both the purples and greens and completed the nursery.

Design Inspiration

My wedding colors! Purple and Green has always been a favorite color combination of mine. I knew I wanted to incorporate the invitation, ring pillows and some photos of the flowers from our wedding.

Decorating Style

I'm not really sure - I just go with what I love. Sometimes it's contemporary, sometimes it's traditional, usually it ends up somewhere in between.

Project Details

Dresser/Changer, Purple Sheets & Changing Pad cover - Land of Nod

Crib & Night Stands - Pottery Barn

Glider & Green piggy bank - Buy Buy Baby

Bookshelf - Crate & Barrel

Purple Ruffle Curtains, Beaded Curtain Pulls & Hooks, Green elephant bank, Green floor lamp - Urban Outfitters

Quilt & Elephant Pillow - Etsy "JustACraftyMom"

Capiz Shell lamps - West Elm

Elephant Prints - Etsy "trafalgarssquare"

Somewhere over the rainbow print - Etsy "Sugarfresh"

Green & Purple flower pillows - Etsy "WhiteThistleBridal"

Butterfly mobile - Etsy "DragonOnTheFly"

Kenzie banner - Etsy "lolaandcompany"

Frames - HomeGoods, Pottery Barn, Target

Elephant Hamper - Home Decorators Collection

Elephant stuffed animal and Elephant Rocker - Restoration Hardware Baby

Purple dresses - Ralph Lauren and handmade by my mother-in-law

White baskets & Ribbons - The Container Store & Michaels

Pink & Green baby book - Etsy "rubylovedesigns"

Shower Curtain, Towels & bathmat - Kate Spade

Prints in Bathroom - Etsy "Wallfry"

 

Favorite Items

My favorite item is definitely the handmade quilt. The combination of true purple and green was impossible to find in store bought nursery bedding. So my mom and I picked out all the fabrics in the perfect shades of purple and green and my mom had the quilt made by etsy seller "JustACraftyMom". I love the finished product and the fact that we designed it together for my daughter makes me love it even more.

Advice

Have fun! Shop in your favorite stores - whether or not they are baby stores. Etsy can be your best friend if you have a vision and need  to get a little creative to make it come to life!

3 Comments

  1. 1

    Very unique color combination. It’s the first time I have seen purple paired with this shade of green.

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  3. 3

    Sorry this was wasked SO long ago, but it was Benjamin Moore Natura paint color matched to Behr Celery Bunch.

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