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Design Reveal: Prudent Baby

Little Scarlet Jane has a talented mom full of DIY know-how and prudent advice. Lucky for us, her mom Jaime is documenting it all and sharing her talents and wisdom for all the blogosphere to enjoy. Partnering with fellow creative mom and friend Jacinda, these two busy ladies can be found at Prudent Baby sharing do-it-yourself crafts and tips for small-fries.  Scarlet Jane’s nursery is packed with great design ideas and step-by-step instructions. We hope you enjoy it’s contemporary, eclectic feel as much as we do!

Child’s name: Scarlet Jane
Age: 18 months
Location: Los Angeles, CA

What was your inspiration for the room?
Scarlet is girly without being frilly, so when we moved into this house a few months ago I took the opportunity to create a room that matched her personality!

What best describes your decorating style?
Modern, laid back, functional and a little bohemian.

Please share with us your choice of paint colors, furniture, art, diy tips, etc.
-The crib and changing table are from WalMart – they’re inexpensive, yet modern and of good quality.
-The bookshelf is the oeuf mini-library and the
bins I picked up on sale at Michael’s
-I made the pennant and
pom-pom curtains, an easy and cheap DIY.
-I even made the cornices using this amazing
cornice kit I found here.
-I also made the
crib sheet, a simple DIY.
-The rocker is the nursery works sleepytime.
-The frame and easel are both from ikea dressed up with spray paint. More DIY details are
here and here.
– The zebra rug was from target.
– And Rody the adorable
inflatable horse is from Plastica Shop.

What is your favorite item(s) in the room?
My favorite thing about the room is the way it smells like her when i walk in. But I’m proud of the homemade curtains and their dramatic height, and I also really appreciate the black out cellular blinds that are underneath. Since I ordered those naptime has been a breeze. I also love the easel because she has so much fun scribbling on it, and I think the moroccan poof is adorable even though she uses it more as a drum.

Is there anything else you would like PN readers to know?
I’m the author of the blog and upcoming book Prudent Advice For My Daughter and I’d love to hear their thoughts an inspirations!

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Thursday 3rd of November 2011

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Sunday 20th of December 2009

[...] Have a look at where the mirror hangs, in her daugher’s nursery! [...]


Thursday 17th of December 2009

What is the name of the yellow paint that was used on the wall?

Nicolle Zeck

Thursday 10th of December 2009

Great article and it is worth mentioning that Mini blinds are notorious for collecting dust. Their horizontal position creates a flat surface for dust to land on. In addition, they


Friday 6th of November 2009

Very unique and smart! Looks lived in and comfortable. Very happy! I love how it just looks so much like "home"!!