Before & After: Plain Walls Go Plaid

Before & After: Plain Walls Go Plaid

Beth Callaghan
Feb 16, 2012

When Ashley Paramor of Nesting Sticks was preparing the nursery for her second child, she decided to use bold colors and create a statement wall. She took the mild periwinkle walls and turned them into a mossy green, in the process creating a stunning plaid wall.

Ashley chose the exotic-sounding "Serengeti Plains" paint color as the main shade, but on one wall (against which an IKEA Leksvik crib will stand) she created a plaid pattern by taping off sections and painting them with contrasting brown and orange. The result is a unique, striking wall that's sure to be the standout of the room.

While plaid's been on the radar in home decor for a while, do you think it works well in a child's room? How about on the wall? Let us know in the comments.

(Image: Ashley Paramor, Nesting Sticks)

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