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J’s Nursery

Design Inspiration

Our first purchase for the room was an old sturdy dresser I found on Craigslist. I knew I wanted to work with the colors gray, black, and white so we painted the dresser a dark gray and added black hardware to it.

Decorating Style

I wanted something on the more nontraditional side.  A room he can grow into and I didn't want it to feel babyish.

Project Details

-Dresser: Craigslist. Repainted and added hardware.

-Crib: Graco

-Hanging light: Urban Outfitters

-Labrador Puppy Print: Etsy seller "MisoPretty"

-Love print: Etsy seller "Wallfry"

-Toybox: Once belonged to my Mother & Aunt when they were children.

-Name Banner: Etsy seller "MirtilloShop"

-Rug: West Elm

-Bedding: Fabric from Hawthorne Threads. Sewn by Etsy seller "BabyCribToddlerSheet"

-"J" Scrabble Pillow: Etsy seller "CounterCoutureDesign"

-Curtains: Wal-Mart

-Black & White striped blanket: Fabric purchased from Hart's fabric. Sewn by my Grandma & I.

-Changing pad cover: Etsy seller "LittleOwlsNest"

-Mobile: Etsy seller "AllWeNeedIsOrigami"

Favorite Items

The dresser! It was such a fun project  and felt great to take something old and make it new again. Plus it's one of a kind! I also think the blanket that my Grandma & I sewed is very special. A great memory!


Keep it simple! You don't have to use traditional baby colors in your design, think outside the box and do what you love!


Thursday 16th of August 2012

Sorry I am replying so late. The new baby is keeping me busy! It's Better Home and Gardens from Wal-Mart, the shade is Chromium Grey. Thanks for the compliments!!


Wednesday 11th of April 2012

I am also curious about the shade of gray paint. Looks great!


Saturday 7th of April 2012

I'm curious to know the color and maker of your gray paint. Thank you! Absolutely adorable nursery!