Blush, Grey and Aqua Nursery for Vivienne

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I wanted to create a nursery for our daughter that was sweet, girly and unique.

Design Inspiration

For me color and pattern was the most important thing in the room. I found a piece of artwork on Etsy that had all the colors I wanted to use; a super soft light pink (the shade of a ballet slipper), hot pink and aqua. I also found an image on pinterest of a bunch of different patterned pillows used on one bed. It inspired me to mix a bunch of different patterns in the room.

Decorating Style

Definitely eclectic! Our house is a mix of traditional, modern, and vintage. I wanted our baby girls room to be the same. The less "cookie cutter" the better!

Project Details

Paint color: Benjamin Moore Light Quartz

Wallpaper: Thibault Little Leaf in Metallic Silver

Light Fixture: Ikea

Shelving Unit: Old Pottery Barn, we painted the insides with pink acrylic paint

Mirror: Vintage that was gold, and we painted it pink

Diaper Caddy: HomeGoods

Small Chair: My granny's boudoir chair from the 60's that I had recovered with fabric from Calico Corners

Lamp and shade: Target

Rug: Urban Outfitters

Love Print: The Wheatfield on Etsy

Abstract Artwork: made by me (acrylic paint on canvas)

Bow Holder: DIY using a vintage frame, a piece of cardboard covered with fabric (Damask from Hobby Lobby) and then wrapped ribbon around and glue gunned together at the back.

Amy Butler Pillow on Glider: Pillow Mio on Etsy

Turqoise and White Flower Pillow on Glider: Hobby Lobby

Pink Print Pillow in crib: old pillow I had recovered with Fabric from Urban Arts & Crafts Kansas City

Pom Pom trim pillow: Pinecone Hill

Crib Bedding: Amity Home from Lauren Alexandra Kansas City

Curtains: sailcloth from Target, I glue gunned hot pink pom pom trim on the edges (pom pom trim from Hobby Lobby)

Hot Pink clock: Hobby Lobby




Favorite Items

I absolutely love the effect of the Ikea light fixture. I had seen it used in a couple of other nursery's on Project Nursery and I knew I had to have it! It creates a soft light and reflects flower petals on the wall. For $50 it is quite a statement piece.

I also love how my Granny's chair turned out. I like the size of the chair, which will be perfect for our little girl to crawl up on her own and hopefully read books someday.


Don't be afraid to try something out of your comfort zone! I had never done wallpaper before and it made me nervous to pick out something that was so permanent on the wall. I am glad I did because it really ties the whole room together.

It is definitely time consuming to create an eclectic nursery. I spent a lot of time searching out the perfect items, but in the end I am glad I did. There are so many personal touches that make it unique and special just for our little girl.


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    the curtains with the pom pom trim are super cute! love them! congrats on the beautiful nursery!

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    I think it’s nice that you opted for soft and light colors for the walls, the furniture, the bedding, and even for the rug and curtains. Because of the soft shades, the other colored details really pop out — like the mirror, the vintage prints, and the throw pillows.

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    Where are the paintings/prints above the crib from? Spefically the one on the left .. Hard to tell but looks possibly like a stage?

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    I love your crib!!! Where did you find it at and what kind is it? Love the room so very much:)

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    Love the room! Congrats! Can I ask you which of the two sizes for the ikea celing lamp did you use? The small or big one? Thank you!!

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