- A Project For: Wyatt
- Age: 3 weeks
- Location: Chesapeake, VA
When we found out that we were having a boy, I envisioned a bright, bold, and colorful nursery where he would feel most comfortable, and love playing, reading, rocking, and falling asleep in his own special place.
We are renting our home, and Wyatt's nursery was the only bedroom that was painted when we moved in. We thought the aqua walls would be perfect for a nursery, no matter whether we were having a boy or a girl. Once we found out we were having a baby boy, I found inspiration in the Project Nursery gallery, on Pinterest, and from fabric swatches used by several Etsy artists. Airplanes are scattered throughout the nursery, as my husband is a pilot!
My decorating style is modern contemporary, tying together unique elements with a common thread that unifies the room. I also have a "look for less" attitude, and try to achieve my targeted style on a reasonable budget.
Dresser/Changing table - Dresser repurposed from our guest room. Changing pad cover - The Morning Zoo collection from Land of Nod. Tray organizer - Rubbermaid Bento from Target. Nightlight - Tooli by OXO.
Glider - Little Castle
Chartreuse chevron ottoman - Zeldabelle on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/shop/Zeldabelle?section_id=11445014
Orange pillow covers - Gracie's Pillows on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/shop/Graciespillows
Lamps - Land of Nod
Airplane wall pegs - Land of Nod
Green modern art canvas - HomeGoods
White book shelf - Expedit from Ikea
Orange bins and baskets - Land of Nod
Table fan - Hunter Brushed Nickel fan, purchased from Walmart
Chartreuse chevron pillow covers - Simply Devine by JoAnn on Etsy http://www.etsy.com/shop/simplydivinebyjoann?ref=pr_shop_more
Crib - BabyMod Olivia crib from Walmart
Crib bedding - The Morning Zoo collection from Land of Nod
Wall letters - Crafty Kraft Paper Letters from Land of Nod, decoupaged as a DIY project
Crib mobile - Hand-me-down used by my niece and nephews, by Tiny Love
Corner shelf - Craigslist find!
Initial artwork - DIY with fabric patterns, frame from HomeGoods
Airplane and cloud letter banner - DIY with felt, which I made for our baby shower
Book rails - Ribba picture ledges from Ikea
Window valances - The Morning Zoo collection from Land of Nod
There are so many items in this nursery that I love! The crib is one of my favorites. BabyMod makes a solid pinewood crib that's eco-friendly, and budget conscious, purchased from Walmart. The two-toned design tied in the other white and amber wooden furniture that were used in the nursery. I also loved creating and displaying the DIY projects, including the wall letters, the framed artwork with Wyatt's initials, and the felt airplane banner. The glider is also a favorite for its modern design and comfort.
Create a nursery that's pleasing to you and your baby. You will be spending a lot of time in the nursery, and will continue to enjoy all of the design elements that make the room unique and special.
Posted on January 8, 2013
Project By: Karen K
I'm a 30-something new mom, learning the ropes of parenthood one day at a time.› More projects by Karen K
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