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Harper’s Nursery


I spent the last 6 months working on a nursery for our first baby. I wanted something fun, colorful and inexpensive. Buying used is one of my favorite things and I love that all of the furniture in the room I either owned or bought used (for under $150 total). We are renting so I didn't want to mess with paint or permanent changes but still wanted a lot of color.

Design Inspiration

I got inspired by several prints that I found online as well as fabrics. It took me a while to narrow down colors that I wanted...and it was even harder to stick to them :)

Decorating Style

Fun, random, colorful. I love that the fabrics I found go together but aren't too matchy.

Project Details

The crib, dresser (I refinished it), and dollhouse (originally from Target) were all found on Craigslist. I bought the fabrics at Joann's and Home Furnishings. The art "prints" are fabric swatches and greeting cards. The red rocker, blue filing cabinet and dark chair were all mine already. The red rug is from IKEA.

Favorite Items

I love the pendants, crib bumpers, bed skirt and valances. I made them all and love all the color they add to the room!


Look for inspiration, especially at fabric stores. They often have nursery sections with coordinating prints- and you don't have to stick to pale pink and blue!


Wednesday 4th of July 2012

I love love love the textured letter on your wall! So interesting and classy to look at! Bravo!


Sunday 15th of January 2012

Love your nursery, where did you get the shelves?


Thursday 25th of August 2011

This looks absolutely AMAZING. I am blown away by your talent.


Tuesday 16th of August 2011

What a lucky, lucky, lucky have an aunt like me!

Oh....and such a beautiful room!


Tuesday 16th of August 2011

Love all of the colors that you incorporated! Harper is a lucky baby!