Trend Spotting: Dark walls in the nursery

Some think that dark walls in the nursery can be calming and stylish but others feel that it may be too dark and depressing for a baby’s room. What do you think of this trend? Here are 10 Nurseries with Dark Walls to help you decide!

Sophisticated Gender-Neutral Black White Nursery

Bun in the Oven Sprinkle Shower!

Sprinkle showers are all the rage these days for second-time mamas. Get inspired to throw the ultimate baby shower with this “Bun in the Oven” party that’s simply too sweet to miss!

Sprinkle Bun in the Oven Baby Shower

Whimsical Meadow Nursery {featured baby room}

This week’s featured baby room is a whimsical nursery for a baby girl filled with lots of nature-inspired details — including a hand painted forest mural! This room is delicate and personal, with a shabby chic vibe.

Deer Decal - Nature Themed Nursery

A Curious George Birthday Extravaganza

A modern Curious George-themed birthday party for a two year old toddler filled with lots of creative diy projects!

Curious George Birthday Party Ideas

Handmade Love: Crochet Finds for the Nursery

Incorporate the rich texture of crochet into your nursery decor with these handmade finds from Etsy. They also make unique shower gifts!

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Avalisa Designs Giveaway

We love Avalisa Designs for their modern canvas art work. We love their art work so much because it isn’t just for kids! You can easily find a place to hang this cool art work in an office, bedroom or just about anywhere. These prints will transform boring walls immediately with the whimsical and fun designs.

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Olive + Piper Giveaway

What girl doesn’t love to sparkle? Nothing kicks an outfit up a notch like some beautiful baubles! If you agree, then you’re going to love our latest giveaway! In celebration of The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2012, the ladies behind BonBon Rose Girls, The Little Style File and Chic & Cheap Nursery have been hosting some pretty amazing giveaways and today is no exception!
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Olive + Piper has offered up three stunning statement pieces sure to make our lucky winner shine this holiday season! If you’re looking for affordable, on trend jewelry, Olive + Piper is the place for you! Everyone is sure to find something that speaks to them in Olive+Piper’s wide selection of hand-picked jewelry…

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Inspired Ideas | Chic & Cheap Living 12.03.12

A darling kids’ coat hanger, a stylish baby gate and a unique and hooded car seat blanket tutorial!

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Your kiddos’ clothing may be small, but they sure do have a lot of it! Give your own coat hanger a break and give your wee one a place to hang their own coats and scarves, like this sweet, wooden animal coat hanger for kids. Available at Theo for (£24.95), this beautiful natural coat rack with fox, rabbit and cat profiles makes a great gift idea too! And did we hear anyone say weekend DIY project?

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Baby’s safety is our number one priority as moms—but we’re not big fans of how baby gates look in the home. They’re ugly. We actually designated ours as “the baby jail.” But the Munchkin Numi is NOT one of those baby gates. It has dark wood, an aluminum frame, and it’s easy to install!

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A cuddly, hooded car seat blanket DIY! This project requires some sewing skills, though the instructions provided by Kelly of The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking are easy enough for a novice to follow as well. Who’s up for the challenge?

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PB&J Boutique Giveaway

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Psychobaby Giveaway

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Amelia’s Big Girl Room

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
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