If you’ve been following along on social media, this mini reveal has been in the works for the past few months. It all started with 5 tips that will your nursery from neutral to baby girl. Once we found out our precious little one was a beautiful baby girl we HAD (well I HAD) to add some pink. Here’s the thing, people think you have to match when it comes to decor and the truth is… you don’t. In fact, I encourage my clients not to match. This goes for your furniture, your colours, your textures and patterns as well. Here are a few tips that can help you transform your space without matching:
- Choose one large pattern and let all the other patterns you incorporate be small so that they don’t conflict or compete with the ‘statement’. Large patterns help to complete a space. These work great on are rugs and feature walls. Small patterns tend to accentuate an item. I like to gravitate to a small pattern for a crib sheet or special blanket. If you’re looking to make something stand out then a smaller pattern is the way to go.
- Chose colours that works together. Here’s a great tip to help you with that: I like to stick with a 60-30-10 rule. This is when 60% of your room is the base colour for your space, 30% is a feature colour and 10% is your accent. In Evie’s nursery you’ll notice that the space seems to be predominately white even though I’ve added a lot of pink. White is the colour that takes up 60% of the space, Pink is my 30% and I’ve used variations of the same colour family to add variation and depth. You’ll also notice that 10% is green (the accent). Having a neutral base colour can really help to make your feature and accent colours pop.
- Mix and match your furniture! I love doing this to make a room feel ‘custom’. When things are too matchy matchy it can tend to dominate your space and feel heavy on the eyes. When you’re choosing furniture think about the other places in your home that you’ll be able to use them individually. For instance, Evie’s dresser is going to make for an amazing dining room hutch one day. With this in mind, you’ll want to pick your furniture based on it’s purpose and style.
- Don’t be afraid to layer texture. I went with two rugs for Evie’s nursery. One large rug that’s practical and neutral and the other adds some fun and whimsy to the space. Plus, my Lorena canals rug can be thrown in the washing machine. PERFECT for any child’s area. I always say, an area rug is the perfect place to incorporate some colour and pattern to a space (This goes for your crib sheet as well). Plus, the layered effect is really trendy right now and helps to cozy up any room.
I am BEYOND happy with how our mini reveal turned out. Of course, now that Evie’s room is ready it’s time to transition her into her crib. If you’re transitioning your baby or have transitioned your baby in the past you know there can be SO MANY QUESTIONS and quite a few sleepless nights. More on this featuring Alanna from Goodnight Sleep coming soon.
Photo Credit: Rachael Little Photography – https://www.rachaellittlephotography.com/
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Baby Relax Dresser: https://www.nestled.ca/products/baby-relax-miles-6-drawer-dresser
Lorena Canals Area Rug: https://www.snugglebugz.ca/galetta-white-dots.html
Matty Changer: https://www.snugglebugz.ca/matty-changer.html
Motorola HD Camera with 7″ Monitor: https://www.snugglebugz.ca/smart-nursery-7-hd-cam.html
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Motorola Scale: https://www.snugglebugz.ca/smart-nursery-baby-me-scale.html
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Lolli Living Alphabet Blanket: https://www.snugglebugz.ca/knit-blankets-alphabet.html
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