room for baby : aqua attic

posted on: Monday, May 10, 2010


Timeless toys and a wooden fish mobile add a quirky intrigue to the nursery.



An air of fifties storybook charm has been created with traditional dark timber pieces against pale aqua walls.


vibe
Cosy and vintage.
The Three Bears meets Corduroy.

who lives here?
Oona, now 3 years (then newborn) in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

materials
An eco-friendly, non-toxic paint mix in a unique aqua shade was chosen for the walls.

furniture

To furnish the nursery, Oona's mum Amanda simply bought a new cot then gathered pre-loved pieces and revamped them. She hauled the old mission bookcase out from the garage and repainted an armoire that she found on the street. For the change table she installed an antique dresser that belonged to her grandmother.

baby space fave
The colour combo of dark timber and aqua - gender neutral and pleasing to the eye.

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