My Room: Beatrice Lolly

My Room: Beatrice Lolly

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Carrie McBride
Sep 19, 2011

Beatrice's room is a lovely juxtaposition of vintage and thrifted items with memorable, modern striped walls. Emilia shares: When designing Beatrice's nursery, I wanted the space to have a girly, vintage feel. My greatest challenge was using all the same furniture that we used in our older daughter's nursery, but making sure the room had a totally different feel.

My parents gave Beatrice the Land of Nod crib bedding, and I used that as my starting point for how to decorate the rest of the room. The crib was mine as a baby, and the changing table is actually an old dresser with a coat of paint and new knobs from Anthropologie.

My husband spent the better part of an entire three day weekend painting the blue stripes on the walls and door. The vintage dresses on the clothesline were worn by Bea's grandmother in the 1950's. The "gallery wall" is a DIY project that includes repainted frames from Goodwill, a free printable from "Making It Lovely", a Valentine that Bea's great-grandfather gave her great-grandmother in 1940, and some artistic creations by Bea's dad. The small green bookcase and pink lamp are estate sale finds, and the small mirror on the wall was another Goodwill find.

We love how our family antiques, estate sale treasures, and Goodwill pieces all came together in Beatrice Lolly's room to create a peaceful space for sleeping, nursing, and eventually playing.

Thanks Emilia!

(Images: Emilia E.)

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