My nursery design was inspired by a crib bedding set. My idea was to create a room based on a bed sheet that I loved.
What brand and color of paint did you use?
Ace paints. Main colors: turquoise and Light Lime. Accent Colors: Orange, Brown, Green, beige. (accent colors were samples, and I did not pay for them)SCOREEE!!
If you added stripes, polka dots or other paint effects, tell us how you did it.
I hand painted a tree from a inspiration photo I found online.
What brand of crib did you buy? Where from?
What brand of nursery furniture did you choose? Where did you buy it?
What nursery bedding set did you use? Where did you buy it?
Skip Hop, Babies r us. I used coupons to get it.
Tell us about your window treatments, nursery lighting, rugs, wall decor and accessories. Where did you buy them - were any handmade?
I used the window treatments from my college dorm back in 2008. The lighting I found at target; I picked an Owl base with Zig Zag ($23.99 for both).
Accent carpet from Wallmart ($19.99). I printed photos from online and framed them with frames from 99 cent store. (Total frames: 6 - Total cost $6.00) CANT BEAT THAT!.
And there are other accessories from 99 cent store also that made the room more visually pleasing.
How did you store all your baby goodies? In baskets, on shelves?
I have a total of 24 baskets around the nursery for storage.
How long did it take you? Was it easy, fun, difficult? What was your favorite part?
I did everything by myself, from painting the ceiling to a little mobile hanging from the ceiling. It was time consuming, it took me about 4 weeks (only worked on it on weekends and when I could after a day at work). It was fun at times, but it seriously felt like the painting part was never going to be over. My favorite part was to see it ALL DONE!! lol
Did you do the entire nursery on your own or did someone help you? Who? What did they do?
I did everything on my own. My husband was not allow to go inside the room until I was done. Something I regretted at times, specially painting the ceiling.
What do you love most about your little one's finished baby room?
The colors. I am glad to know I put together colors that are gender neutral and not the "traditional" gender colors such as green, yellow or browns.
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