Amelia’s Big Girl Room

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This week’s featured room is a girly toddler room! Formerly a home office, this bright girl’s room is as pretty as can be.

Designed by mom Nicki Pasqualone of Cute and Company (a blog specializing in anything relating to interiors, weddings, events & personal style), Amelia’s big girl room is sure to inspire a decorating project.

Child’s Name: Amelia
Child’s Age: 3 years old
Location: Sebastian, Florida

What was your inspiration for the room?
I collected images I liked from Pinterest into an inspiration collage (see below).

Tell us about your daughter’s room.
Amelia’s nursery was painted a pale aqua with touches of pink… but as she has grown into a toddler it began to feel a little too babyish. She and I talked it over and decided she was ready for a big girl bed with “princess curtains” as we call them. I decided to move her into our other spare room that also happened to be a bit further away from her daddy’s at-home recording studio. : )

I already owned the iron poster bed, the desk (was actually mine as a young child) and dresser — it was just a matter of accessorizing and adding cute bedding. I wanted to keep the room light, fresh and a little modern with touches of color. I also decided to keep the chalkboard wall I painted in the room that was originally my office since she has always loved scribbling away on it.

Do you have any favorite items in the room?
I love the paisley pillows I found on Etsy. I searched for weeks for something that would tie the colors together and I felt like these were perfect. I also love the cupcake art print above her desk that was originally hung over her Jenny Lind changing table. I purchased the carpet as a remnant from a high end flooring store and had it bound into a rug. There’s no cheaper way to afford a nice rug!

Any advice to share with other moms transitioning from nursery to toddler room?
Consult with your child. They have lots of opinions about how they want their room to look. And remember that pulling a room together doesn’t mean making everything match. I also love using unexpected items as accessories, like the vintage pink glass pieces to hold her hair clips and bows.

Room Resources.-
Bed: Overstock
Desk: Vintage
Dresser: Ikea
Duvet: Target
Sheets: Cathay Home
Pillows: Maria Claire Interiors on Etsy
Cupcake Print:
Wicker Chair: Ikea
Heart Pillows: Handmade by Amelia’s Mimi
Toy Bins: Pottery Barn Kids

Photo Credit:


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About Nicole @ Chic & Cheap Nursery

Nicole is the founder/editor of and mom of a 6-year-old princess. She has a B.A. in Architecture and a passion for design—nursery design to be precise!


  1. Thanks Nicole, Amelia’s room looks adorable on your blog, thank you for the feature! : )

  2. That canopy bed is very pretty.

  3. As soon as i saw that it said Sebastian, Fl. I got all excited lol.. I live about 5 mins away!!

    I love this room! How can i feature my daughters on here?


  1. […] Chic & Cheap Nursery is the cutest blog with some great decorating advice for your little ones’ rooms!  They featured Amelia’s newly redecorated toddler room today and it looks pretty cute — see it HERE. […]

  2. […] Chic & Cheap Nursery‘s feature on Amelia’s big girl room made by her mom Nicki of Cute and co. Even if the room wasn’t fabulous, her name is AMELIA! Do you think Mia will notice if I start calling her “Amelia”? […]

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