Holly Marsh is the woman behind this creative space. She blogs at Life as a Thrifter where she describes herself as a 'full time mom and part time thrift addict'. Holly is a patient thrifter and her daughter Ross's space is full of unique, pre-loved items that she collected over time. She also used to work as a teacher and couldn't help incorporating some schoolhouse elements into her room. The items in this space make a big impact on the senses, from the full wall of alphabet letters to the giant orange rug circles. It's a space that makes you happy and looks like a fun room to explore as a child. Ross is in love, just take the tour and find out why!
What was your biggest indulgence? Originally, I wanted to find the letters for the alphabet wall at thrift stores, but after finding only a few, I got impatient, and I ended up ordering them online. Once I got them all up on the wall (using command strips, by the way), I was thrilled and couldn't have imagined it any more perfect! What advice would you give to someone designing a nursery or children's room for the first time? Start with a color or a toy that makes you feel happy. You'd be surprised how far that one element can take you! What is your dream source to shop? I'd love to travel around and shop more big city flea markets.
Hush Baby Co. on Etsy (Fabric by Amy Butler, Lotus Full Moon Polka Dot Tangerine) • Bookshelf: IKEA-Expedit • Light fixture: IKEA • Round rugs: IKEA • Clock: IKEA • Dresser/changing table: repurposed by my mother-in-law • Baby pictures family tree: frames from Michaels • Children's desks, ottoman, chalkboards, and locker baskets: flea markets/thrift stores Thanks Holly! Readers, say hi to Holly at Life as a Thrifter. (Images: Holly Marsh)
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