Baby’s Mini Nursery Nook (in our Master Bedroom)

I’m excited to share with you baby’s mini nursery in our newly redone (but not yet revealed here on the blog) master bedroom. Baby should be here any day so I can’t wait to put this space to better use.
As you can tell, I went for a really elegant, neutral color palette to match the rest of my bedroom.
I got the glider on Craigslist for a steal! It was still in the plastic and about $100 cheaper than all of the used ones I found. I got the grey ruffled pillow from HomeGoods.
Remember the DIY Silhouettes from Christmas time? They made they’re way upstairs into our bedroom after Christmas. I got the gold scrolly applique from Hobby Lobby for 1/2 off!
This little bookcase was a freebie and I gave it a little makeover with chalk paint. I’ll show you more of that next week. It desperately needed a makeover. I got the little baskets from Hobby Lobby too for 1/2 off.
Here’s a look at the other side. You can also kind of see the layout of this little nook in our bedroom. It’s the perfect spot for baby’s stuff.
I found this cradle on the side of the road in perfect structural condition but it needed painted badly. I first painted it black but after redoing our room, I wanted it grey. I used Glidden Olivewood and made DIY Chalk paint to paint it. Then, I gave it a coat of Minwax paste wax. I loooove the distressed grey with the white satin and minky bedding I made. I also made the mattress out of some 4″ foam from Joann’s and a vinyl shower curtain to make it water/fluid resistant like a typical crib mattress.
This awesome rug came from HomeGoods too for only $16! I love it!
It’s kind of hard to see the print but the drapes came from HomeGoods too. They’re curtains are awesome quality and not expensive at all! I made the gold bay window curtain rod from a conduit and this tutorial. The tutorial is awesome and you can get a huge window curtain rod for under $10!
…and one final look at this side. I really love how it all came together! Now little baby, come out!!!
What do you think?! Do you like it?
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    Jenny Romaine
    February 19, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    I love this sweet space you’ve carved out! It’s perfect for rocking and reading and snuggling! Perfect!

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    February 19, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    So sweet! That’s great that you have such a perfect little space for it 🙂 I love the gold touches.

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    February 19, 2013 at 3:02 pm

    This is so adorable and such a perfect little spot. I tried to have my little guy in my room for a short time but he was the noisiest sleeper EVER. I wound up moving my bedroom to the basement to give him the master. Best wishes to you and your family.

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    Sidnac Glitz
    February 19, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    Hi there, what color paint do you have on the wall? I love it and the room looks beautiful 🙂

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    February 19, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    Love love love! Everything is just perfect for baby, not babyish tho! The curtain rod is great, I have a whole stash of conduit waiting to be made into rods too! Thanks for sharing 🙂


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    February 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    It’s adorable! If I have another I’ve thought about how I would setup an area in our Master as well. Love the neutral color. Blessings to your family~Jen

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    February 19, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    How cute!

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    Jenny @ Simcoe Street
    February 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    I adore this space. The cradle is my favourite — the shape and colour are just right.
    Great job!


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    February 19, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    Wow! In love with this!

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    Sharon Sheff
    February 20, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    So pretty

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    February 20, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    I LOVE this! I am in love with that baby cradle. What a great find!

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    Rachel O.
    February 20, 2013 at 11:42 pm

    Oh it is so beautiful!! So peaceful and pretty and gorgeous. I can’t believe you found that glider on Craigslist or cradle on the side of the road – amazing! That whole space is so lovely.

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    Kelly @ Here Comes the Sun
    March 6, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    Hi. Wanted to thank you for linking to my curtain rod tutorial. I’m glad that it helped you! Your nursery looks beautiful.

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    Michelle Smith
    March 12, 2013 at 4:57 am

    I think this is an informative post and it is very useful and knowledgeable. therefore, I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article.
    Hunter Douglas

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    Megan@Just For Me...And You
    April 7, 2013 at 3:43 am

    Oooh this space really is so elegant and pretty. I love the gold. Lovely!!

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    Jess @ Spool and Spoon
    April 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    This post just made me so happy! My husband and I bought a house in 2011 with three extra rooms (despite being newlyweds with no children). We figured that it would be the perfect size for our future family but since we have turned two of those rooms into offices and the other into a guest room. We are now trying to conceive and I’m not yet ready to say goodbye to any of those spaces BUT we have a gigantic master bedroom with an equally large “sitting area.” It’s always been my feeling that we’d turn that into the nursery for the first few months and I am in loveee with yours. Thanks for sharing! xx Jess

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