jeni ro kid’s room design: Miss O’s Big Girl Room

Back in 2011, with baby #2 on the way, we had to move our almost 2 year old into the guest bedroom.  Her nursery was adorable, I blogged about it HERE and although it was sad to paint over it I had a blast designing and creating Mr. V’s room, blogged about HERE.  So of course I had to make O’s big girl room fabulous!

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Here is my little sweetie in her freshly painted big girl room!

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My initial inspiration for the room décor came from Miss O’s love of flowers and an illustration I saw at Crate and Barrel.  It was simple daisies drawn larger onto a canvas.  I freehand drew the daisies, grass blades and butterflies on the walls all the way around the room.  I chose yellow because I thought it was cheerful and then accented with the hot pink.

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I made blackout curtains for both windows in the room using blackout lining behind a hot pink and white polka dot home dec weight cotton.

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The saddest part about painting over Miss O’s baby room was losing the adorable monkeys that my sister had painted in her nursery. So while looking at pictures I recreated two of them in her big girl room, although quite a bit larger. I think they turned out pretty close to the originals.

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The bedding I found at Macy’s in a bed in bag combo that my mother in law so kindly bought for Miss O.  It went perfectly with her colors and floral theme.

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We purchased the white furniture from a local furniture store and got a classic white set that we knew would grow with her.  My husband wanted to get the full bed vs. a twin and I am so glad we did.  Having the full bed is much more comfortable when reading and snuggling.  The Barbie house in the corner of the picture was built by my Dad when I was a kid.  I got it back from a cousin and redid it originally for O’s nursery.  I have big plans for it soon!

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The closet I painted hot pink and my husband installed a simple but very useful closet organizer.  I added a few pink bins and now we have tons of storage!

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The book sling on the wall was a suggestion from my sister in law – she sent me the idea and I sewed up my version.  Its cute and functional.

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The bird/nest and the kitty are my favorite paintings in the room.  I drew these with a little bit of help – namely a few stencil pieces I cut out with my Silhouette SD cutter.  They turned out pretty cute.

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Just a few more little touches – I updated a lamp from her nursery by hot glueing a few hot pink fake daisy flowers on the shade and painted a wood letter O with some hot pink and glitter to decorate her door.  I love her room but lately I have been getting a little itchy to update it.  Have to save that project for the winter so look for that in 4-6 months!  Hope you enjoyed Miss O’s big girl room!  Want help creating a fun whimsical room for your baby or child, let me know, I would love to help!

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