Ah the tween years. That in between stage of still playing with dolls, but over the Disney princesses. She is starting to be nose down into her ipod and having a blast with our instagram summer fun project. It is an exciting age. Decorating for this transition age was exciting too.
I really wanted her room to be her comfy space, her personality and her haven. I think it turned out very “Mae”. In spite of her wanting green walls we decided on a neutral Sherwin Williams Mindful Grey as a backdrop to layer color over. We wanted an artful garden feel to her room. My mom made the sweet curtains. I love how simple they are, understated and just the right finishing touch.
Brown is one of my favorite decorating colors, but it just wasn’t right for this sweet girl’s room…
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The bright green laminate we resurfaced her desk with is a fun focal point that let’s you know we are not all business here.
You can read about Mae’s crib mattress memory board here.
Ikea is a great place to shop for affordable touches. This whimsical light came from there for a mere $40. It is so loud and playful.
Mae’s bookshelf was mine as a kid and has seen more coats of paint than I can count. It is a holding spot for all her books and “stuff”.
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