Derek's Modern Baseball Room

Derek's Modern Baseball Room

Name: Derek (due soon) Location: Saint Petersburg, FL When we found out we were having a boy, I knew we had to do a baseball themed nursery. My husband hails from Long Island, and being a lifelong, diehard Yankees fan, no other theme would do. At first, I was nervous about my ability to create a space I would be satisfied with since I have no allegiance to or knowledge of baseball. I did know one thing: I wanted the room to be boyish and youthful, but not babyish. Once we found the "ABC Yankees" print hanging above our glider, though, everything just fell into place. I chose to use general baseball-themed artwork and details while pulling in the Yankees inspiration through colors -- the gray on the walls and the white and blue color theme throughout. I wanted decorative items that would last well into his toddler years, and furniture and a color scheme that would work with other themes should he want to switch gears later on. Source List: • Paint color: Benjamin Moore Covington Gray • Dresser: Land of Nod • Glider: Best Chairs • Nightstand: Antique • Crib, bookcase, and wall book shelves: IKEA • Mobile: DIY • Rug: Dash & Albert • Artwork and wall decals: Etsy • Lamp: Pottery Barn Kids Thanks, Christina! Readers, you can visit Christina at Talking in Your Sleep. (Images: Christina/Talking in Your Sleep) MY ROOM ARCHIVESUBMIT A BABY OR KID'S SPACE
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