Pretty Little Girl Rooms

When Sherwin Williams came out with their 2017 Color of the Year Poised Taupe I was so excited to use it.  A rich taupe with undertones of purple and warm brown.  A cozy grown up color, right?   Well, just wait second… I created a little girl’s dream bedroom by adding turquoise and pink.

My neighbors Dirk and Renee came to me asking for help making their daughter Harper’s bedroom a fun and girly place to sleep and play.  I jumped at the challenge to make Poised Taupe work for a little girls room. The timing couldn’t have been more perfect since Santa had just dropped a big sleigh load of gifts off for this little princess.  Storage space was at a premium. Not only did we need a cozy sleeping area, but a designated spaces for this avid book lover and budding artist.

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Sherwin Williams Color of the Year

After the walls were painted we found these adorable pink kitty decals from Urban Walls. The entire application process took me three hours. It would have taken a lot less but this room had several turns, angles and corners which made it a bit tricky.  Coral, mint green and turquoise graphic floral bedding,  2 turquoise faux fur Euro pillows and a gold sequined pillow from HomeGoods and gold sequined owl accent pillow  dresses up Harper’s crib turned big girl bed. It was shaping up into the perfect girl’s bedroom!

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A white faux sheepskin shag rug, turquoise ceramic table lamp, polka dotted storage boxes and a sweet turquoise tea tray from Homegoods sits atop a Moroccan gold pouf.  We had one of Renee’s family chairs recovered in a raspberry Bacati ikat fabric for the sitting area near the window.

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Stylish Toy Storage

Now if you have a daughter, niece, or granddaughter you know there’s not a lot of letting go when it come to “stuff”. We headed to HomeGoods for stacking storage boxes to hold all the little goodies that every 5 year old cherishes.

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A gold and ceramic Nice or Naughty porcelain  jewelry tray sits next to a turquoise green kitty and her magical gold wand.

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White pottery barn sailcloth drapes get a turquoise gross grain ribbon band. The color ties in and draw your eyes up to the ombre paper globes and monogram H. Shop more paintable monogram letters here.

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Play Fort Tent

A turquoise ombre hanging play tent fills the corner and is the perfect secret hiding and play spot for Harper. She is often found in the tent giggling with her dolls and her sweet kitty Bailey.

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Kids Gallery Wall Ideas

We created a gallery wall with Harper’s baby picture center stage in a white frame. Inspirational art, additional storage boxes, and a turquoise and gold desk lamp all from HomeGoods. everything in pink, white, and turquoise complete the dresser area. We changed out the plain white dresser knobs with silver, pink and turquoise chevron knobs.

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One of the closet doors gets a fresh coat of chalkboard paint. This surface becomes a larger than life canvas for Harpers’ artistic creations. Not so sure you’re convinced on painting a chalkboard? Shop here for removable large chalkboard wall decals.

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A rolling turquoise powder coated shelving unit from HomeGoods houses all the art supplies and storage boxes neat and tidy.

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Pairing the Poised taupe with pink, turquoise and white turned out to be a success! This color can take Harper well into her teen years. And when Harper grows out of this little girl’s bedroom and is into her teen years I have the perfect  teen room using pink and turquoise. It was a unlikely pairing but gave this larger sized room a sense of coziness and sophistication. 

Happy Creating!

Amie
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*I have partnered with HomeGoods and received products in exchange for this post. All expressed opinions are 100% mine. Amie Freling

 

11 Comments

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    Laura

    January 27, 2017

    Just curious where the 2 pink pillows are from?

    Thanks!

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      memehillstudio

      January 27, 2017

      Hi Laura- The modern Pink gathered pillow shams are from The Land of Nod. So cute, right?

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    Steven Snow

    February 21, 2017

    Love the beautiful white small chair, kids also too have a way to enjoy their bedroom. really lovely blog, keep posting. A women knows better how to decorate home in best beautiful manner.

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    Carmen Ellis

    August 10, 2018

    Thanks for sharing such great read.

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    Bethany Lambert

    August 12, 2018

    Any ideas where I can get this bedding?? I don’t see it on Target’s website

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      memehillstudio

      August 13, 2018

      Hi Bethany. This was a few years ago. I’m not sure if Target has discontinued it. Have you tried googling floral bedding? You may find something similar

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    Marie Caldwell

    August 25, 2018

    Amazing read.

  6. Reply

    Angelica

    September 7, 2018

    Do you know the brand of this bedding?

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      memehillstudio

      September 9, 2018

      Hi the bedding is from Target but it was a whole ago and Im pretty sure it is no longer available.

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    Libby

    July 27, 2019

    Can you tell me who makes the bedding, it is no longer available at target and I am trying to see if I can find it somewhere else?

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      memehillstudio

      July 27, 2019

      Hi Libby! I will call the homeowner and ask to take a picture of the tag and will get back to you. Thank you!

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Amie Freling

"Life's too short for white walls .." Amie Freling-Brown, a Rochester, NY-based designer and artist who transforms ho-hum spaces into works of art. Her creative designs can be found in many fine homes, restaurants and businesses. Her work has been featured in national magazines, on HGTV and has been sold through retailers nationwide from True Value Hardware to Nordstroms. She proudly offers such professional services as design, staging, color consultations and fine art.

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