Gray & White | Design Inspiration

Gray and white — a powerful color combination. It can be crisp and contemporary or soft and delicate. This stylish duo can be used in any room in your home and never goes out of style.

Make white and gray your neutral color palate or bring them in with accessories to brighten up a dark room. Rugs, storage bins, bedding and paint are just a few ways to incorporate gray and white into your nursery decor.

What do you think of the color combo? Love it or Leave it?

gray & white girl’s nursery | wall stripes | zig zag chevron pattern storage bin | chinoiserie gray & white nursery | gray & white painted ikea dresser | gray & white lattice rug | gray,white & yellow nursery

1 Little, 2 Little, 3 Little Indians {Decorating Inspiration}

Teepees add a little ‘whimsy‘ to your nursery or child’s room and they’re fun for the entire family!

With the right fabric, a teepee can look great in almost any room, not just the nursery.

Which one do you like best?

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2. Restoration Hardware Baby and Child, $149

3. the marion house book

4. birch and lily*

5. Southern Grace*

* I found these through pinterest or tumblr. I don’t have the original source so I’m linking to where I found them.


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Pink Swan | Black Swan Inspired Nursery {Decorating Ideas}

Inspired by Natalie Portman’s growing baby bump and all things Black Swan-ish. Feminine, innocent and affordable, the budget for this nursery is a little under $1,200.

I know you’re probably wondering “where are the feathers?” but let me tell you, feathered items are pricey!

But we’ll be sharing some feathered DIY projects soon, so stay tuned :)


1. Paint: Devine Poodle from the Flora Fauna Colors {Collection #1} by Devine Color.

2. Curtains: Waterfall Ruffle Curtains from Urban Outfitters, $78 each.

3. Pom poms: Decor Paper Pom Pom 5-Pack in White by Martha Stewart, $16.99.

4. Crib Bumper: Filigree Blossom crib bumper by DwellStudio, $158.

5. Crib: Jenny Lind-Style Crib from Amazon.

6. Mirrors: Shaped Mirror Collection from Pottery Barn Kids, $39-$49.

7. Drawer pulls: Save with the Brainerd 1 Knob from Lowe’s for $3.97 each or splurge with the Cocktail Ring Knob from Anthropologie for $8 each.

8. Tutu: Hang it on a decorative hook, frame it or dress your little white swan in it. Bubble Gum Infant Tutu by TutuSisters, $25.

9. Dresser/Changing Table: Hemnes 8-drawer dresser from Ikea, $299.


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Vintage, White, and Bright {Real Nursery Spotlight}

It was love at first sight for me when I saw Holly’s renovation of her daughter Wren’s nursery. I especially love the elegant contrast between dark wood floors and the white walls and furniture.

Detailing like the pom poms and chandelier give this muted room a pop, but my favorite item in the room? The armoire! Don’t you just love it?

Check out more of Holly’s renovations on her blog, Life in the Fun Lane.

And in case you want to make your own pom poms, here are some tutorials.