Reid’s Brooklyn Abode

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A Project For

Baby Reid

Age

Born November 26, 2012

Location

Brooklyn Ny

Description

Reid's blue and green nursery is a collection of old and new.  The outfit I came home from the hospital in as a baby hangs framed on the wall, an antique rocking chair sits on the floor, and in the corner is the chair my best friend and I painted in seventh grade.  The wrought iron crib, a big comfy chair, and the changing table were all new purchases.  One of my favorite things in the room are the canvas silhouettes my mom painted of my husband and me when we were children.

Design Inspiration

I first saw a picture of this valance and fell in love.  It was the inspiration for the whole nursery.  I then decided on bedding in blues and greens.  The baby blue color gave the room a boy nursery feel and the green lattice pattern was just enough to not overdo the baby feel.

Decorating Style

Modern, fun, bright, colorful.  I like mixing the old with the new.

Project Details

Crib: Bratt Decor

Dresser/changing table: Target

Chair: Doodlefish

Bedding: custom Doodlefish via Green Pea Baby

Book shelf: Thrift store find

rocking chair: thrift store find

side table: Target

lamp: Jonathan Adler

mirror: Target

Chalk board sign: Lets Talk Chalk, Etsy

Rug: Pottery Barn Kids

wooden chair: Home made

Valance: custom made Green Pea Baby, fabric: Doodlefish

Curtains: Target

Silhouettes: hand painted

 

Favorite Items

Valance and Silhouettes

Advice

Find one thing you like and use it as your inspiration.  Give yourself plenty of time and buy only what you love.

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