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Will’s Modern Woodland Nursery


This modern woodland nursery was completed by Katie, the mama to an adorable little boy named Will and creative DIYer behind the blog Haute Apple Pie. Traditional boy themes like trucks and sports did not fit the couples personality.  She said, "Knowing that this kid will probably spend tons of time outside, I’ve been trying to put together ideas for a room that my outdoorsy husband will love too.  I want it to feel soothing, but bright and whimsical but not too baby."  Once she had a vision in mind, she started putting together an inspiration board for a modern woodland themed nursery.

Design Inspiration

Katie's goal was to incorporate woodsy elements into the space.  To create the perfect woodland retreat, she chose to paint an accent wall behind the crib.  The Birch Forest Allover Stencil, a popular nature-inspired design, was the perfect pattern for the accent wall.  She painted it in Benjamin Moore's bleeker beige over the existing white wall.  She used blue painters tape to hold the stencil in place and a dense foam roller to paint the pattern.  The remaining three walls were also painted in Benjamin Moore's bleeker beige.   After the walls were painted, Katie added some woodsy decor accessories.

Decorating Style

Katie had this to say about her finished space, "Neutral base colors offset by lots of bright accents around the room helped achieve the calm yet whimsical feel we were going for."

Project Details

Birch Forest Allover Stencil: Cutting Edge Stencils

Paint Colors: Benjamin Moore Bleeker Beige