Ohdeedoh Kids' Color Contest
Entry #43: Oren's Light and Fun Room

Ohdeedoh Kids' Color Contest
Entry #43: Oren's Light and Fun Room

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Janel Laban
Nov 7, 2008

Name: Shauna
Location: Richmond, CA
Child: Oren, 10 Months

Inspiration: My husband, certainly not the decorator in our family, stumbled upon the 'Links' rug by Not Neutral and fell in love....

Inspiration continued: It became our inspiration for the room. We live in a rental with 'navajo white' walls, so we needed to bring in color in other ways. We made swatch portraits for over the crib, framed frog pictures from a calendar (easily changeable as his interests develop), made curtains, and hung an embroidered ABC picture from my childhood. We also painted a dresser from craigslist in orange and white, and added green bubble glass knobs from Anthropologie. A crazy quilt from my aunt completed the look.

Tip for Using Color: Find one great piece, no matter how large or small, to use as your inspiration and go from there. Also, don't worry if you must have white walls - you can bring in color in lots of other ways.

Colors Used: "Links" rug by Not Neutral in Sable / Ozone / Lotus / Persimmon, "Retro Bubbles" fabric in blue for curtains, Kelly Moore navajo white paint

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