Glam Coral Nursery


Alright alright alright! I’m back (for a little while anyway)!! Man, it’s been a minute since I’ve posted anything and I’m SOOOo excited to share what I’ve been up to! Let me start by saying a certain someone (me ????) is having a major life changing event next month and have been busy for the past several months preparing for that.  So, when one of my girlfriends announced that she was expecting and asked me to put together a budget friendly, glam nursery, I was all in! I definately needed a break and was glad to get back to decorating for a bit.
My friend wanted a sophisticated feel with lots of bling, and she loved the color coral.  So we started out by painting the entire room using a combination of two shades of coral. Here’s what the room looked like before:

So… Yeah…..we had to do two coats of behrs paint with primer to cover mr. monkey and his sidekick, headless giraffe.  But before we got started I created a mock up using the polyvore app (super addicting and fun to use btw!).  Here’s the mock up:

The room didn’t turn out exactly like the mock up.  For one, we decided on coral stripes for the wall which I created using painters tape and a laser leveler.   But everything just everything just seemed to come together (love it when that happens!).  Here’s the finished room and the breakdown:


I bought the chandelier at goodwill for $10. It was originally brass so I had to prime it by scratching the surface with some sand paper then spray paint it antique white.  I also used a glossy clear spray paint to seal it and give it some luster. I bought some crystals from Amazon (Link here) and added them to the painted chandelier to give it some glam.  The artwork above was also created by yours truly using regular printing paper, metallic gold foil heat transfer and the foil applicator.  The white matted frame was purchased at target for under $20.  The letters and cute diaper bundles were from the baby shower decor that we just reused in the space.  The rug, curtains, pillows and throw were purchased from Ross.  All the furniture were existing pieces, including the mirror which we spray painted metallic gold – it was originally dark brown/black.

This was my first nursery and I’m way pleased with how it came out! My friend and her hubby love the new nursery, and their 8 yr old daughter is already requesting that her room be done the same (she’s actually been staying in the nursery until the baby gets here – just breaking it in for her little sis lol)!  Oh and don’t worry, mom to be was nowhere near the room when painting, etc. was being done!  Anyhoo, let me know what you guys think! Is there anything you like most about the room? Is there anything you would do differently? Leave your comments below – I would love to hear from you!


20 thoughts on “Glam Coral Nursery

  1. Meli B.

    I love the transformation! This coral seemon the pink side, which is lovely for this nursery. I like how you seem to get a glam look using DIY, upcycle and discount buys.

  2. deevadesigner

    Thanks Meli B.!

  3. Rox

    Job well done. I love it.

  4. yolanda

    Absolutely love the colors and simple but very classy funiture. My favorite is the frame. Brings together the theme of the room. Love it!! Nice work

  5. Jennifer Willocks

    Love it, love it, love it. You out did yourself again Dee. Just awesome!

  6. melana williams

    WELL done, lovely! Outrageously sweet and chic for a nursery. I’m sure mom and pop were very pleased!

  7. Farah Gracius

    I love it. The colors were just great. Always seen pink for girls room but change up the colors was great idea. I seen the before now I seen the after and it’s absolutely amazing.

  8. Sula Joseph

    WOW! Huge transformation. I absolutely love it!!!!!

  9. Doris

    Love the design, just a nice blend all together. Amazing job 🙂

  10. Crecie

    Looks great! Love the colors, the chandelier and the way the room is staged.

  11. deevadesigner

    Thank you so much!!! I really appreciate you stopping by and leaving such kind words 🙂

  12. deevadesigner

    Thank your Farah!! I love the color too, it reminds me of something yummy like a dreamscicle!

  13. deevadesigner

    Thank you Sula!

  14. deevadesigner

    Thanks Doris!! Thank you so much for stopping by!

  15. deevadesigner

    Thanks Crecie!! I was quite happy with how the chandelier turned out!!!

  16. Sam

    Oh it came out so beautifully! Glad to see Headless Giraffe go bye- bye lol. It’ll grow well with Zoe as she gets older.

  17. Britney

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  18. deevadesigner

    Thanks Sam! I absolutely loved working on it!

  19. deevadesigner

    Thanks Britney!! And thank you so much for stopping by!

  20. homesteadorgus

    Wow!!! Great..
    I Love It.

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