McKenzie's Modern Traditional Mix

My Room

Name: McKenzie (18 months)
Location: Valdosta, GA

We just moved to Georgia from Alaska (courtesy of the U.S. Air Force). My daughter McKenzie's room served as a nursery/guest bedroom when we lived in Alaska, so it didn't leave room for a lot of baby furniture.

She basically had a crib and a changing table, so when we moved to Georgia, McKenzie got her very own room in our new house. It felt bare and empty with only two pieces of furniture from her previous nursery.

Being budget conscious, I didn't want to run out and spend a ton of money on filling in her space with new furniture pieces, so I began a series of DIY projects that would help bring her room to life. With a few new items and a lot of DIY decor, my vision for a calm and soothing sleep and play space took shape. I am so happy with how it turned out, although I'm sure I will make adjustments here and there as she grows and her interests change.

Source List:
White Washed Pallet Wall: DIY
Deer Mount: c/o White Faux Taxidermy
Wooden Letter Flag: c/o New Arrivals Inc.
Crib: Restoration Hardware (discontinued)
Bedding: Pottery Barn Kids (discontinued)
Triangle Decals: Urban Walls
Alphabet Wall Art: DIY
Teepee: DIY - no sew!
Beige Chevron Curtains: DIY
Changing Table: Local Store in Alaska
Wall Shelf: Land Of Nod
Personalized Wooden Blocks: DIY

Thanks, Melissa! Readers, you can see more of Melissa by visiting her blog, Fawn Over Baby.

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(Image credits: Melissa Hesseling)

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Lauren is a writer, DIYer, and Etsy addict living with her family in her tiny work-in-progress home in Pennsylvania. When not blogging, she can usually be found chasing around one very spirited little three-year-old and snuggling her new baby girl.