“I Love You” Nursery Wall Canvas

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This is just about one of the easiest DIY wall art projects you can make. Megan from Our Pinteresting Family created a scripted wall canvas for her son’s nursery – while holding him. Yep, it’s that easy! She says “The other amazing part of this project is that it does not have to look perfect […Read More]

Custom Wood Wall Monograms for Less

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Whether placed on a bag, a pillow, or even a wall, a monogram adds a flourish that’s undeniable. Anne from Creative Life Blog wanted to bring this flourish to her bar area and her daughter’s nursery, just not at $139 a piece. She found a more affordable option in ordering custom unfinished wood monograms and then simply spray painting them the desired color. She says, “Not only was I able to make two monograms for less than the price of one, but mine is larger!!!”

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Whimsical Paper Flower Wall Décor

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Mary Kathryn from Mathews Family Happenings was smitten by the wallflowers she had seen on several blogs. She had even come close to buying them a few times but knew she could create them for less. And that she did! Mary Kathryn cut all the little flower shapes from poster board, curled the petals, and then attached them to the wall with putty. They look lovely in her daughter’s nursery and add the perfect touch of whimsy.

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Paper Chandelier for a Baby Nursery

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Sara from Embrace My Space put a playful twist on the “effortless and elegant” shape of West Elm’s Capiz Shell Chandelier for her baby’s nursery. Sara started with a hanging plant basket, spray painted it white, and then added ribbons with colorful paper circles that she punched from cardstock. As Sara points out, “you could use this method for creating something sleek and chic for any room in your home.  Just swap out the colors and even the type of cardstock and you’ll have a neat faux chandelier that you can use to fancy up a boring corner of your space.”

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Framed Alphabet Art

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When it came time to decorate her second child’s nursery, Danielle at House in the South knew she wanted to include an alphabet print. Here’s what she has to say: “After seeing the Alphabet Zoo nursery art from ZGallerie, I ran across a pack of animal alphabet cards by Jenn Ski the creator of the ZGallerie piece. With a few on-hand craft items I used them to make a knock off that I am extremely pleased with.” How cool is it that the cards Danielle found were by the same artist as her inspiration???

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Decoupaged Deer Wall Décor

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Wall décor comes in many forms and definitely isn’t limited to framed art and canvases. Elisa from The Self Life added some dimension and interest to her daughter’s nursery with a decoupaged deer head created from a craft store figurine. I love how Elisa clustered the deer on the wall with other items for a gallery effect. Too cute!

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Nautical Rope Mirror

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Leah of Moss Eclectic had only one item on her must-have list for her son’s nursery – a rope mirror like the beauty she’d been admiring from Restoration Hardware. Since the $650 original would have totally blown the nursery budget out of the water, Leah instead turned the friendly-on-the-wallet IKEA for a round mirror. With some eye hooks and thick rope, Leah created this awesome replica!

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Kid’s Huggie Pillow

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When Kirstin from kojo designs saw a “huggie” pillow by Land of Nod, she knew it would be perfect for her daughter’s girly nursery. Kirstin changed up a couple of things and embroidered her daughter’s name on the back. I love how cute and snuggly this pillow is. The design makes it perfect for a […Read More]