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Aqua and Coral Nursery


I wanted to create a happy and colorful room for our baby girl with lots of DIY projects and handmade and family details.

More info on my blog here.

Design Inspiration

I've been obsessed with coral lately and have always loved aqua. It seemed like the perfect color combination (with pops of yellow) to make our little girl's nursery feel fun and playful but not overly girlie. I was inspired by this nursery and loved the subtle hot air balloon "theme" - mostly that it didn't feel to over the top, but still fun and whimsical.

Decorating Style

I love bright, cheerful and colorful spaces that make me smile.

Project Details

I tried to DIY as much as I could: Pom Pom Curtains//Pouf Ottoman//Rocking Chair Cushion//Coral Dresser//Glitter Art//Hot Air Balloon Art//Hot Air Balloon Mobile//Ruffled Crib Skirt//Book Covers//Onesie

Other sources:

Crib: Jenny Lind

Bookshelf: Target

Lamp: Target on Clearance

Rug: Urban Outfitters

Toy Basket: Target

Frames: Thrifted/IKEA/Target

You Are So Loved and You Are My Sunshine Prints: Katie Daisy

Dream a Little Bigger Print: BWPrints

Rocking Chair: Family

See more details on my blog!

Favorite Items

My favorite items would have to be the Hot Air Balloon Mobile and the Coral Dresser. The mobile was so much fun to make and is so whimsical (it's my husband's favorite piece). The coral dresser was a labor of love and took a lot of man hours - I'm so happy with how it turned out!


Don't be afraid to dive into some DIY projects! They may take some time, but can save you money and make the room that much more special. Most of all, just have fun with it!

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Tuesday 15th of July 2014

I love your color combos!!! The nursery looks fabulous! What color/brand is the coral? And the aqua?


Thursday 19th of June 2014

Love this!! What size is the rug? 8x10?