Nautical Nursery

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Description

A nautical themed nursery for our first baby, a boy. As soon as we knew our baby was a boy, I started shopping for all nautical themed stuff. I had in mind this beautiful big toybox and make it a window seat at the same time! It was all white and I painted the beach landscape on it. My husband installed and painted the wainscoating, built and installed a long shelf on the opposite wall facing the crib and it is wonderful for displaying Logan's toys, books and mementos. He also made the boat bookcase and customized the dresser to make it a changing table-dresser combo. I hope this room inspires you!

Design Inspiration

Our love for the ocean and boats!

Decorating Style

Traditional

Project Details

Toy box and custom signs handpainted by Flavia Andrews (that's me!). Paint Color: Valspar - Clear Blue Sky available at www.lowes.com Chandelier: www.ababy.com Glider: Carter's at www.babiesrus.com Boat Bookcase: custom, handmade by www.astepabovecustomstairsandrails.com Wainscoating and shelf with marine rope, custom made and installed by www.astepabovecustomstairsandrails.com Crib Bedding: Bubbles www.babiesrus.com Beach Prints from www.flavia.com

Favorite Items

I love everything about the nursery, it's hard to pick...but if I have to, I would say I could not live without the chandelier, the plantation shutters, the changing table, the bookcase and the toybox!!

Advice

Start designing early in your pregnancy or as soon as you know the gender. I made a binder with tabs and I printed out ideas, prices and made a budget.

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    That is one cute chandelier, it’s my favorite in this room :)  I love how relaxing this room looks and feels, and you’re lucky to have such huge windows!

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    That is one cute chandelier, it’s my favorite in this room :)  I love how relaxing this room looks and feels, and you’re lucky to have such huge windows!

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    Fabulous!  This is about the best looking nautical themed room I’ve seen!  I love those framed paintings on the walls!

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    Flavia, if I had this room, I’d spend an inordinate amount of time in this too :)  Still a very lovely room :)

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