1.12.2010

the nursery {part two}

I’m really excited about this post.

If you’ve looked around at my blog {or if you know me}, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that I am a lover of neutral, muted non-colors.

You would also know that I have three boys.

And am expecting a baby girl in just a few weeks.

And you may have gathered that I’ve been O B S E S S E D with her room. It’s all I can think about. Well, I guess not all, but it is what I choose to think about when I have a few minutes to think.

I’ve been to a bunch of fabric stores searching for inspiration {I found nothing}. I’ve looked at a million blogs with nursery ideas. I pulled out my magazine tear-outs.

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I’ve waffled the past few days with going with my original thought of grey, white & a touch of blue or if I should let her be a girl and go with pink.

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So, I’ve been gathering stuff that I love from around the house {and things for the baby} and finally sat down today to compose a little inspiration montage.

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And I think I’m sold.

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Some gold. Some silver. Lots of white. Linen. A little hint of blue.

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And a few sparkly things.

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ooohhh … yes, I love it.

14 comments:

  1. I share your love of muted colours and had a lovely book for Christmas which you should have a look at. It's of Children's rooms mainly in Belgium and they are all really simple with no gaudy colours. The book is called Children's Rooms and is published by Beta-Plus Home Series. Let me know if you want more info such as the ISBN no.

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  2. what. a. dream.

    Pearls, sparkles, ruffles, silver and gold, cream and a dash of blue - who says you need pink for a girls room? Simply fabulous.

    Excited for you to have a girl in that house full of boys! Girls are so fun.

    xo - Tracy.

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  3. It's so vintage chic. I love it!! Have fun with your baby girl!

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  4. perfect! no need to give in to the pink:) such a lovely collection of inspirational colors, textures and items. the room is going to be beautiful!!!

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  5. Goodness girl you have impecable taste...I am sure your sweet little bundle will be thrilled to live in a room so elegant and chic! Have fun decorating, aren't nursery's the best!

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  6. gooooorgeous...... My daughter had a blue and white nursery with a tiiiiny bit of pale chalky pink...but mostly blues and whites. I loved it! Your scheme here is perfect!

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  7. So gorgeous. I think it is going to be the perfect baby girl room. Can't wait to see the finished product

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  8. I can't remember now how I got here, but I love it! And, congrats on an additional of a little girl!!!

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  9. This will be one AMAZING nursery!

    I hate nursery themes - and with no children {yet}, I'm dreaming of a very chic, grown-up{?} nursery design. {Let's face it - soon enough they have all they're own opinions of what their room should look like, you should at least get your say on the nursery!} Your montage is right up my alley!

    Can't wait to see the finished product! and your little angel girl in it!

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  10. Came your way via Holly Mathis. I'm coming back. Many many times. Beautiful blog! ;-)

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  11. I found your blog through Holly Mathis also- you have such great style! Congratulations on the baby girl! Can't wait to see how the room turns out!
    -Arielle

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  12. i just love your inspiration for this room!

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  13. Excited to see the finished room! Love the glitz and glam! I wanted something different for my daughter too, not just the usual things you see at all the stores. I did want pink though, just not bubblegum pink or any sort of bright pink. I did a few posts on it - check it out at http://musingsofaglamourpuss.blogspot.com/. Click on Nursery under Labels for all 3 posts!

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