So you are pregnant and the ‘nesting bug’ is kicking in. You have spent soo much time scouring the internet and magazines for nursery design inspiration. You want your nursery to be perfect and beautiful with all the latest ‘on trend’ items. You see those magazine spreads of nursery design reveals and drool over everything. It is your dream to have that nursery for your baby, nothing but the best right?
The reality of creating a nursery is quite different.
It's amazing just how versatile a color pink can be. From subtle shades and pastels to bold bubblegum hues, as soon as you have a baby girl you will quickly learn that too much pink is never enough.
But rather confining girls to a world formed by mixing white and red, it's easy to add other tones to create a stylish look that uses tasteful highlights and pops of color for points of interest.
It's often a lot easier to come up with an idea for a nursery because you have a bit of scheduled time available (ignoring the fact that the schedule is often completely wrong!). Working towards a due date gives you a concrete time to work things out and make sure everything goes together perfectly.
Your bathroom should be a sterile place, with the walls kept as white as possible, right? WRONG. Brightening up a bathroom can bring a host of benefits to the look and feel of your house, especially if you have young ones.
For most people, the idea of putting together a color scheme for their bathroom can seem daunting.
We have a space in our entry hall that was looking pretty barren and..... vacant even though it was a major thoroughfare for bikes and play.
I wanted to make use of this bare wall and had seen so many fabulous photo walls and framed art walls that I thought this would be the perfect space to create a feature wall with a difference. My goal was to make it as eclectic as possible while still maintaining some design integrity. We are really happy with the results:
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