Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Blue and Hot Pink "Bohemian Chic" Toddler Room - A Tour

Stella's big girl room continues to evolve from my original post, so I thought it would be helpful to provide an updated tour of the room with links to the tutorials for all the DIY projects. First, her big girl room now has a big girl bed! We transitioned her out of her crib to this IKEA Minnen bed:

Hot Pink and Blue Bohemian Girls Room

The wall of whimsical Suzy Ultman prints were the inspiration for the room. You can see how I framed them here:

Bohemian hot pink and blue girl / toddler room

The rocking chair and cute heart side table were both Craigslist finds.  I had the chair reupholstered and gave an old lamp a girly facelift. ;)

Blue and hot pink bohemian girl room

I made a sign for Stella's room by writing on top of one of her scribbles and framing it in a vintage frame that I purchased at a garage sale.

Blue and hot pink bohemian girl room

The black storage unit (also from Craigslist) that was previously in our office, has been transformed into 'toy central':

Blue and hot pink bohemian girl room

I love this one-of-a-kind bunting made from Stella's artwork. Such an easy DIY project:

Bunting from children art

Two other incredibly quick DIY projects were this stenciled Follow Your Dream canvas and the old magazine rack I turned into a book rack with brightly colored papers:

DIY typography art

 DIY book rack / magazine rack

I found this cute wicker rocking chair and similar styled ottoman at a flea market. The perfect place for tea parties.

Tea party in nursery

I moved Stella's dresser into the closet to make more room for playing:

For the main lighting fixture, I spray painted a brown wicker drum lamp and my sister helped me make an awesome cord cover using scraps of fabric and sewing them into a long tube:

DIY light cord cover

I spray painted an old coat rack white to hold Stella's very essential ducky towels, princess capes and bumble bee backpacks ;)

Hooks in kids room

A vintage tray from Goodwill corrals all of Stella's barrettes and headbands:

Finally, a little sign to make it clear that this room is just for Stella (although her little sister always seems to find a way in!)

UPDATE: This big girl room is now a shared sibling room! Check out some of the recent changes I made to turn it into a room for both Stella and her little sister Hazel.
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