Soft, Sweet, & Soothing Nursery

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Soft and sweet with simple elegance for our darling little girl.

Design Inspiration

I was inspired to design a nursery that would be a soothing and tranquil place for our little girl to love to be in.  Girly & chic w/o over using the color pink.

Decorating Style

southern grace, shabby chic, & clean, simple elegance.

Project Details

I have expensive taste and do a lot of research and shopping around to find the best deals w/o skimping on quality.  I gathered many many many ideas on furniture, paint, and decor before purchasing one item.  Once decided ..we started w/ the walls - choosing colors that would create the softness of the room I wanted.   I decided on one accent wall in the color of "pitter patter" the wonderful robin egg blue color on the main wall.  The other 3 walls we used a soft white called "pearls & lace" .  I searched for a crib that could transition into a toddler bed and then finally a full size bed.  We found the perfect one on a popular baby boutique website BUT found the same crib on which was lower in price, tax free, & (best of all) free shipping! We decided against a changing table and chose a dresser that we could use as a changing table ...we went w/ Ikea's Hemnes dresser and bookshelf in brown-gray.  I purchased crystal knobs to replace the ones that came w/ the dresser for an inexpensive update.  The crib bedding came from Pottery Barn.  The wall decor & drapes came from independent sellers on Etsy - LOVE that site!  I bought a full crystal chandelier from Gallery Lighting online for under $100 :)  Another inexpensive update that we did was changing out all the light and outlet plates...what a difference that made such a sweet impact.  I'm happy to share specifics on anything you see that you would like to know where it came from - just let me know.

Favorite Items

I love the chandelier and drapes but my favorite piece is the large frame w/ the letter L done in wall flowers.   It just pops on the accent wall and is the focal point of the room.


I planned out every detail ...big & small.  Every decision was thoughtfully considered.  I made a plan of action early in my pregnancy so I would not feel rushed and I spaced out all the big purchases.  I created an inspiration board before making any changes to the room and I used that as my "road map" to build the look I was after.  Be patient...and work confidently.  It's a labor of love!


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    This nursery is stunning. I love the choice of color pallette and it certainly fits the soft, soothing vibe you were after. I would love to know where you purchased the chandelier and curtains.

    ;-) Megan

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    That chandelier is simply gorgeous! And the colors you used for this room make it look fresh, light, and breezy. Overall the nursery is sweet and lovely.

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    Your shade of blue is wonderful, did you say it is called “Pitter Patter”/ what is thte name and brand of the blue and the white (pearls and lace) you mentioned? And how did you apply the flowers to the wall? thanks.

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    I love, love, love the frames with the lyrics from I hope you dance. Where did you find them?

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