(P)inspiration for the Nursery

I love home decor and I love baby stuff so planning our nursery has been a dream for me!  Shortly after we found out about baby Doyle, I started a secret nursery board on Pinterest and started ‘pinning’ away.  I pretty much knew what I wanted already but it was still fun checking out other nurseries and seeing what’s out there.  So while we slowly make progress on the room, I thought it’d be fun to share some of my idea’s with you guys!

Colors

We just painted the walls ‘Grey Owl’ by Benjamin Moore:

We’ll also add shades of yellow and soft pinks (not purple; so not a fan of purple) to the room.

Theme

I’ve always had a thing obsession with animals so we’ll make sure to add a bunch of animals to the room.  Especially elephants since they’re so freakin’ cute:

Furniture

Ideally, I’d like a white dresser that can fit a changing table on top.  I’ve been searching for a used dresser on craiglist but if I can’t find anything I’ll go with this one from IKEA (and switch out the knobs for fun, colorful ones):

I’m leaning towards a glider chair over a rocking chair but either way it’ll have to be super comfy chair like this one:

And a little shelving unit for toys and extra storage would be nice:

Wall Decor

As I recently mentioned in this post, I’m loving these prints from Etsy and think they’ll look great on the walls:

I also love the idea of floating book shelves:

Floor

The nursery has wall-to-wall carpeting but if we were to add a small rug to the room, I think this stripped white and grey one would look perfect:

….Actually everything in the room above would look pretty perfect!  

And that sums up our my dream nursery! :)

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Do you use Pinterest for decorating ideas?
What would your dream nursery include?  Colors, theme, white furniture, dark furniture…..  ??

 

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Comments

  1. Love this Julie! The nursery is going to be so cute, and versatile with the colors! I just used Gray Owl in my house too, love BM. I use pinterest all the time, it’s how I’ve designed everything in our house. Such a great way to plan & visualize a room before you do the work.

  2. lifesabanquet1 says:

    Hi there! I was hoping you would be able to answer a question about your blog! I’m Heather and if you could email me at Lifesabanquet1(at)gmail(dot)com that would be great!

  3. We painted our nursery gray too and have that glider! I would say it was the best purchase ever. Pricey but totally worth it! We also decorated a lot with elephants… My favorite animal! I think the pink and yellow will look great but I’m a sucker for purple!

  4. Love this nursery theme! I just had a baby boy in February and his nursery colors are gray and shades of blue. Pinterest definitely helped out :)

  5. Hi Julie! This is Tierra (Derrick’s, Mike’s co-worker, wife) I’ve been a ghost reader for a while, but I LOVE your nursery ideas. So cute! Please take a look at my company’s site (wayfair.com), and see if you find anything on there. Good luck!! :)

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