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Mint Green Baby Nursery

When my second daughter was born my husband didn’t want another pink room.  So, I quickly suggested purple and he squashed that idea.  He wanted something more neutral.  He didn’t want anything pink, purple, and nothing girly.  Well, I went on the hunt for cribbing and I came up with a patterned that was primarily blue and yellow, it did have pink and flowers though.  After all, we are having a girl.  After choosing the cribbing I decided to paint the room green, MINT GREEN.  I wanted to create and accent wall too, I was thinking wall paper but we decided to paint a diamond pattern instead.

The first thing we did was move all the articles in the room to the middle of the room and cover it with plastic.

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Then, we taped off the walls:

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Here are a few pictures of the newly painted walls.

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Then, we began decorating.  I hung the crib blanket on the wall, it is recommended now-a-days not to use blankets in cribs and it was a little itchy. I converted an old vanity from my childhood, into a changing table by added a piece of cut plywood to the top of the vanity and placing a changing pad on it. There was a small gap between the changing table and the vanity so I added baskets with diaper supplies to fill the void.

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I hung a Baby Sister shirt on the wall with cute flower hanger hooks.

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We added a corner piece to this part of the room.  It was wasted space due to the way the doors opened.  This created more storage for the room and created a fantastic place to display stuff.

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I used fabric pictures that matched the cribbing to tie in the cribbing to the other side of the room.  I love the three placed vertically!

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I was at Ikea and I found this white flower wall lamp.  I fell in love with it.  My only thought was it was to plain so I painted the center of the flower pink and added yellow highlights to the petals!

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The finished Nursery!

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