I wanted a nursery that would be personal and cozy. So I incorporated vintage fabrics from my grandmother, hung personal messages to the baby from friends and family, and constructed an all female family tree!
My inspiration started with some old fabrics my grandmother gave me. I started this nursery with the bird mobil and it developed from there.
Generally speaking I want to say it is eclectic but I think it turns out more vintage in the end.
Don't just accept items the way they are when you purchase them! I bought the furniture from ikea and attached the fabric myself. When she grows out of this I can remove the changing table and she will have shelves. I can also change the fabric inserts to something new.
My favorite part of the nursery is the family tree. First I wrote the poem on the wall then collected old pictures from all the women in my family. I sat down with both sides of the family and learned all about our female history. We can actually trace back to the 1800's and I just LOVE the old photos!
Don't be affraid to mix and match...I used several different fabrics and patterns just in a similar tone. I also used the wrong side of several of the fabrics to give it a softer look.