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Eclectic + Relaxing Nursery for Baby Girl


Eclectic, Feminine, Relaxing - Aqua, Tan, Pinks, White, Yellow - lots of color mixing.

Design Inspiration

I started the project looking for a stationery crib and fell in love with the two-tone offered through Stanley's Young America line. From there, I decided to make Baby Girl a quilt, and the colors and style came from the collection of fabrics I selected for the quilt.

Decorating Style

We wanted something that was feminine, but not too young - fit in with the style of our 1940s Cape Cod and had nice little details. We chose tan walls and went with neutral color furniture, so our pops of color would stand out, but the investment pieces would be neutral enough for future little Parkers.

Having the room feel relaxing and cozy was also really important to us.

Project Details

Crib + Dresser: Young America by Stanley
Glider: Monaco II, Little Castle
Hinged Storage Ottoman: (covered lid with matching fabric)
Mobile: Drops of Color, Etsy
Nightstand: DIY by hubby modifying Ana White plans
Floor Lamp: Urban Outfitters
Table Lamp: Vintage with new recovered lampshade
Paint: Sherwin Williams, Row House Tan (in multiple rooms in our house)
Framed Painting: Whimsical painting by baby's Great Grandmother
Curtains: Shabby Chic line from Target
Curtain Tie Backs: Urban Outfitters

Favorite Items

The quilt I made AND the crib. We love that it fit our style so well.


Take your time collecting things that mean something. We don't have a lot of things in there, but we love all the pieces we have. AND lastly, decide ahead of time the things you want to spend the money on.

Rachel Johnson

Monday 29th of April 2013

can you please tell me where you got the fabric for the bedding? I love the aqua and coral circles print.


Monday 17th of June 2013

I found most of her fabrics on


Tuesday 3rd of July 2012

I love the colors you chose.


Tuesday 26th of June 2012

Hi! I love your crib and dresser. We are looking at the same ones. Is the wood white (starlight) or creme?

Young America has a preselected color of creme/walnut and can't decide if I want that or go with white.

Florence Amber

Tuesday 19th of June 2012

That soft felt mobile is gorgeous! And everything in the room, too. It's simple and elegant, with touches of colors that are mostly light.

Amber L

Tuesday 19th of June 2012

Congratulations! I just love the room!! Could you tell me where you got the bookcase from?