Niko's Antique Toys Toddler Room

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Name: Nico (2)
Location: Indianapolis, IN

When I was pregnant with my 2-year-old son, Niko, I was so sick that I had no energy or motivation to put my heart into decorating his nursery. We left the wall color the same as it had always been and threw in a crib. As he grew out of his crib (and I wasn't pregnant) I really wanted to make his toddler/big boy room fun.

I was inspired by my father's collections of antique toys and he gave us a few old toy trucks and a cool Pan Am toy plane. With those items, a trip to IKEA, some bright blue paint, and a paint-it-yourself chalk board, Niko was a very happy 2-year-old with a fun, bright, new room!

Thanks Jen!

(Images: Jen Saulovic)

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As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.