Hey don’t pinch me, I got green! We have seven gorgeous green picks to inspire you this Friday because today we are celebrating green decor. From the perfect green velvet couch that will instantly transform you into a couch potato, to a very tropical leaf wallpaper that will make your walls smile, we’ve got your green covered.
I have a fun and exciting project in my hands. I just started to brainstorm about a makeover for my nephew’s bedroom. This room has a great size and a huge window, however, somehow this room suffer from poor lighting syndrome. How did that happen? Perhaps the oversized bunk bed is the one to blame. After all, this bunk bed is in fact, kind of large, dark, and too heavy for the bedroom. Or maybe, just maybe, the dated green walls are making this room look darker than it really is. Besides the outdated issues we have to take care of, I also need to address the problem of functionality. Lucas is 10-years-old and needs a desk area, better storage, and great lighting for book reading in bed. Another problem is that most of the décor items in his room don’t relate to him anymore.
So, to kick off this project, I created the mood board below focusing on timeless items. For this first design board, I am keeping things more on the monochromatic side. But once we have all the wall art, trophies, photos, and books, his room will be filled with pops of color. When creating a space for a child, I like to create an excellent base and ideal workflow for the room. The furniture, desk, shelves, lighting should be timeless items that will work for the child now as well as in 5 years. There is no need to get a full bedroom makeover in the near future. When that time comes, I hope to be able to change just decorative items that will relate to a 15-year-old instead of a 10-year-old.
I do believe this little project will take some time to tackle it. But I will keep updating its progress here on the blog.
Here are the sources for the boy bedroom makeover design board:
Shelves. Chair. Pillow. Bedding. Lighting. Night Stand. Drum Sticks. Poster. Acrylic Shelves.
PS: Get to see more behind the scenes here.
I decided to create a couple of design boards to be showcased here on the blog with tips of some great products. This first board is a gender neutral board. It would work well for a little girl or a little boy. I love the classic-chic look of all elements together. And keeping budgets in mind, this one is only $1,039 for the entire room. For the sources and prices see below. So what kind of nursery are you thinking of putting together? Leave me a comment here with your requests or ideas and I can include them in my next design board. Or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEDDING – $74.99
DwellStudio® for Target® Little Dots Crib Set
Includes: Comforter, Fitted Sheet, Baby Blanket, Bumper
PILLOW – $24.00
Fauna Rabbit – Brown on Natural
DwellStudio® for Target®Silver Lake Convertible Crib – $299.99
DwellStudio® for Target® Silver Lake Changing Table 2nd – $249.99
Decoylab Baby Elephant Modern Animal Clock – $48.00
Trendy Peas Elephant and Birdie Canvas (20×20 inches) – $72.00
MOBILE – $40.00
The Modern Baby Company Little Whale Mobile
RUG – $150.00
Thomas Paul Rugs Coral Dhurrie in Cream and Brown (3X5 feet)
ACCESSORIES – $79.99
Clothes Tree – Natural
The 4 feet tree is perfect for nursery blankets to diaper bags.