Calm gray is the perfect background color for the charming hand-drawn mural in this nursery. Leaves lilting from trees and a charming castle come alive in a motif inspired by coloring-book pages. The shapes were created with paintbrushes dipped in a 1:4 mix of water and black acrylic paint. A gold-hue ceiling and handmade mobile contribute charm.
Note: Remember, remove everything from the crib and anything draped over the crib sides when the baby is sleeping.
The changing table is a secondhand score topped with a new pad. A simple shelf above the the table provides easy access storage, while cute accessories and another hand-drawn flower continue the nursery's theme.
Inexpensive shelves installed in a nook make smart use of an odd space. The shelves display a cheerful blend of flea market finds (the mirror and the hanger) and handmade goods (the tiny felted lamb on the top shelf). The coloring book on the middle shelf inspired the bold sketches on the walls.
A simple frame highlights a small portion of the wall mural where the blossoms are colored in. Petite doses of yellow, pink, and purple throughout the room add just a hint of color and let the mural be the true star of the space.
A remnant of dove gray velvet and scraps of white muslin add texture to a store-bought curtain panel. Floral trim makes it girly. The window treatment affords privacy while allowing light to filter through.
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