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Monday, December 13, 2010

Mood Board Monday - Gender Neutral Nursery

This week, I thought I'd bring back Mood Board Monday!

It's really for selfish reasons, because I have been compiling images of everything we plan to include in our nursery and I wanted to see it all in one place before the room was actually put together.

We are planning a gender-neutral nursery since the sex of our baby will be a surprise. I knew I wanted light grey walls (Sherwin-Williams "March Wind"), white furniture and pops of bright, modern colors (read: no pastels) such as vibrant orange & aqua. The crib and dresser are purchased but it was the rug that we just bought which was the inspiration for the rest of the color palette.

Kitschicagoan Nursery Mood Board

Here are the sources of my inspiration...

Top (from left to right):
1. Abacus, from cb2
2. Dream Menagerie Rug, from anthropologie
3. Jungle Friends-Bamboo Mobile, from petitcollage, etsy seller
4. gion organic bed linens, from cb24.
5.overlapping-squares daybed, from west elm
6. owl lantern in light blue, from urban outfitters
7. orange changing pad cover, from The Land of Nod
8. Hemnes 3 drawer chest, from Ikea
9. Monte Alto Rocker in charcoal, from Monte Designs
10. Cutie Bear Print, from Delicious Design League
11. Gulliver crib in white, from Ikea

Enjoy!

8 comments:

Sarah December 13, 2010 at 7:50 AM  

i have NO doubt that your baby is gonna have one kick-ass nursery :)

N. December 13, 2010 at 8:07 AM  

I love it! It's perfectly stylized for you, but bright and interesting for baby. Can't wait to see it all together.

beck.julie December 13, 2010 at 2:07 PM  

So cute Steph! We are looking into a crib for baby #2...do you recommend ordering from Ikea online? I've never done it. Also, will a typical crib mattress fit in an Ikea crib?

Thank you!

Colleen MacDonald December 13, 2010 at 3:46 PM  

I DO love that rug, and grey walls are fabulous. I can't wait to see it all together!

Stephanie December 13, 2010 at 10:20 PM  

Thanks, everyone!

Julie, check it out for yourself, but I think that Ikea delivery prices can be very pricey. I have heard often times shipping is more than the price of the item :-( But there are two great Ikea's here in Chicago if you want to make a trip out of it :-) This $99 Ikea Gulliver crib does get great ratings and most typical crib mattresses fit. Good luck!

cassi December 14, 2010 at 7:15 PM  

In love with this!!

Jennifer December 19, 2010 at 6:27 PM  

I'm in love with the daybed! The whole mood board looks great -- good job! =)

xoXOxo
Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

Pretty City Things June 2, 2011 at 7:31 PM  

This looks gorgeous! Your loft looks VERY similar to ours - at first I thought we might be in the same building (I'm in Chicago too). Stopping by from OhDeeDoh - it's always fun to find other designy blogs based in Chicago. :)

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