when i started thinking about decorating emma grace's nursery, i realized that honestly, her nursery is really for me. other than looking through photos, she would have no recollection of the adorable crib skirt and bedding i picked out for her. i started thinking of the things that were important to me (especially during 3 am feedings...) and i decided i wanted it to be calm, happy, and comfortable.
bub-hub gave me a camera strap last christmas that had the most beautiful floral pattern on it and i just became obsessed. after searching the internet and calling hundreds of fabric stores, i found the amy butler fabric and started buying up as much as i could find. i loved the bright colors and i thought the balance of pinks and blues and bright greens were just perfect.
we painted the walls the calmest shade of pink we could find, and filled the room with white furniture and accents to keep the focus on the fun colors in her bedding.
i also tried really hard to stick to our budget. pinterest and etsy are
fabulous dangerous places, but after many pro/con/do i really need the crystal chandelier conversations with myself (and bub-hub...), i chose the things that were most important to me. i knew i wanted to do a hoop wall collage, and have a few elements for her name. but i also knew that I would probably want to add things later on as she grew up and we started making family memories together.
i'm pretty sure baby girl loves her room...at least, she loves having her diaper changed on her changing table! :)
crib - pottery barn kids
lamp, night stand, dresser/changing table - ikea
quilt and crib sheet - shelly akerly
crib skirt - caden lane, etsy
photos by sarah carpenter photography