Birdie's Modern Vintage Mix

Birdie's Modern Vintage Mix

Lauren Hufnagl
Oct 29, 2013

Name: Birdie
Location: Shenandoah Valley, VA
Room Size: 10 x 12

Growing up in Russia, Tatiana was surrounded by bright, airy spaces where linens, pictures, and toys provided color and warmth to the space. When she got pregnant she knew that she wanted a similar look for her baby's nursery. She combined clean, white walls with black and white accessories, and cozy vintage touches to create the perfect space for her little girl.

(Image credit: Tatiana at Flora & Fauna)

How would you describe the look and feel of this room?
We were going for a cozy, comfortable, vintage and colorful feel for Birdie’s nursery.

What is your favorite piece or element?
My favorite piece is probably the dresser since it’s such a lifesaver for us. It fits all her things and hides them from view. The actual closet in her room is mine since it’s only one of two very small ones in the entire house. The other closet (in our bedroom) belongs to my husband.

What was the biggest challenge decorating this room?
The biggest challenge was definitely space. As I mentioned storage was an issue as well as the fact that previously the entire room was my office, and I now had to combine both a nursery and office in one fairly small room.

What do your friends say about the room?
People always comment on how bright airy and fun it is so I suppose mission accomplished?

Do you have any advice for parents creating a room for their child?
As you can see in the open drawers it’s a mess inside that dresser. Most days it’s a mess outside of it too. Keeping this in mind I think it’s best to think simple and unfussy when creating a child’s room in order to give them space to be creative (translation: messy).

If money were no object, what's your dream source?
I think Land of Nod does an absolutely fantastic job when it comes to nursery décor.

Source List:

White dresser: IKEA
Black and white rug: IKEA
Rocking chair: antique store find
Crib: Jenny Lind from Amazon
Navajo lamps: Target (no longer available)
Yellow pillows: Target (no longer available)
Knit dolls: BlaBla
Blue matryoshka bucket: Target (available in store)
Yellow footstool: Target (no longer available)
Wooden walker: ToysRUs (no longer available)
Dream catcher: Etsy
My Roots Lie Here poster: Etsy
Animal heads: thrifted
Letter “V” wall décor: Anthropologie (no longer available)
Globe: thrifted
Porcelain dog: Urban Outfitters (no longer available)
Nevalyashka doll: RusKniga
Moose picture: Society6

Thanks, Tatiana! Readers, you can see more of Tatiana by visiting her blog, Flora & Fauna.


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