An Update on Violet's Room

3.25.2014
I've had a few people ask to post some updated pictures of Violet's space, so I had a few extra minutes the other day thanks to my parents (what would we do without them?!) and snapped some new pics. We've switched out the twin bed for a toddler bed, as I mentioned here, added a little stool/nightstand for her water cup at night, I'm trying to come up with a new rug solution because the old one had gotten pretty gross (it's REALLY hard to vacuum because it has raised areas. Remind me to never buy a rug like that again! There was definitely a reason this one was on sale), switched out the curtains (love the pretty tassels - thanks Serena & Lily!), and other than that just a few new accessories - sheets (purchased on super sale and being used in both Violet and Lucy's room), pillows, and artwork (mostly Violet's paintings and my DIY project). Just as a reminder, here's what it looked like when we moved in:



So without further ado:











I haven't done much to the dresser area, but I do have a few things I want to change, so I'll share that area after I spruce it up a bit. I have had my eye on this lamp from Land of Nod for like a decade now, so that will probably be in the mix, and I'm considering a pegboard project...stay tuned :) So there ya go. Maybe someday I'll finish up the nursery and take a few photos of Lucy's room too!
xo, Lauren

P.S. Violet's original big girl room + Violet's nursery

Sources
Tassel Curtains: c/o Serena & Lily
Pull-down Map: eBay
Wall Hooks: West Elm
Doll House: The House that Jack Built
Tiny Dollhouses: Lille Huset
Bed: IKEA
Faux Sheepskin: IKEA
Train Set: IKEA
Umbra Horizon Crunch Can: The Container Store
Stool/Nightstand: Serena & Lily
Basket for Books: Dunnes Stores
Letter "V": Anthropologie
Sheets: Anthropologie
Bench: IKEA
Bench Cushion: DIY
Bookshelves: IKEA
Star Pillow on Bed: Hello Milky
Colorful Pillow on Bench: Fine Little Day 
Gold Pillow on Bench: H&M
Mountain Poster: Fine Little Day
Banner Art: DIY
Blocks: How Now Design
Map Puzzle: Zulily
Alphabet Puzzle: The Land of Nod
Dresser: Craigslist Find
Star Garland: DIY





21 comments:

  1. oh. my. gosh. It's so gorgeous my eyes didnt know where to land. I love it all!

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  2. Gorgeous! I love everything about this! That bedding is so pretty and I love the wallpaper :))

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  3. How do you get those sheets to fit on the bed? Do you just fold them under? I have the same bed and finding sheets is a nightmare!

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    1. Yes we just tuck them under! Violet refuses to lay under a sheet (or comforter or duvet for that matter) - just a soft simple thin blanket :) So the upside of that is that we can just use twin sheets and tuck them under the mattress. Plus I figure when we do eventually move to a twin I won't have to buy new sheets! I have seen some great tutorials on Pinterest for making twin sheets into a duvet too, which I've thought about doing.

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  4. Oh wow! I want this to be my room! Will you be posting the sources?

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    1. I did put a few of the new sources in the text, but I can post some of the other sources for you when I get a chance!

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  5. Omg love this! I just posted about the daydream wallpaper a couple of days ago! I haven't seen this colour scheme though. Did you recreate it? I had been admiring the Serena and lily stool for a while but can't justify another purchase for the kids rooms. Just love love the fresh palette. I haven't yet checked out which LON lamp you're getting but the oh joy line comes from out on April 1st and there's a really cute green and gold lamp I've been wanting to buy.

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    1. Hi Katerina! Yes I painted it based off of the wallpaper (which wasn't in the budget). I was lucky to get the Serena & Lily stool with credit from a Pin party that I participated in for them :) I'm excited about the Oh Joy collection for Land of Nod as well!

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    2. You are so talented! I assumed they were decals. It actually looks better than the wallpaper because it's more integrated into the decor.

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  6. Ah yes. I suspected that was the lamp ;-)
    I have the silver one in my daughter's room, with the red shade which is a really lovely bright colour.

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  7. Gorgeous! Where are the beautiful pillows from? Swoon!

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    1. The colorful one is from Fine Little Day and the gold one is from H&M

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  8. I have always loved this room and the updates makes me love it even more. I have been dying to see updated pics of the nursery! I love your style!

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  9. the clouds above the bed are amazing! I love the 'somewhere over the rainbow' banner

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  10. Is the star garland made from scrapbook paper or something else? I LOVE the look and everything else about this room.

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    1. It's made from newspaper and gold, and silver metallic paper. I cut out the stars with a paper punch and sandwiched fishing line between them with Elmer's glue. I'm sure scrapbooking paper would work just as well!

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  11. Could you pls say which size the basket for books is? Is it M or L? Thank you

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