Modern Nursery with a Vintage Heart

As mom Amber of Ulmer Studios describes this nursery for her daughter Josephine, it is a touch of modern with a vintage heart — and we love it! I haven’t seen this color palette in a nursery before, but it’s so perfect! Amber found and fell in love with a Heather Bailey fabric, which she had made into the crib blanket. She used the colors from that fabric throughout the nursery and it became the inspiration for the whole design.

What is so great about this nursery beyond the design itself, is how Amber pulled it together. So many pieces are eco-friendly, reused and repurposed items, along with DIY projects and handmade Etsy finds. All pieces of furniture are reused items, as is the large frame above the crib. She gave them new life by simply repainting, and with the rocker she added an orange cushion from Target. The pink lamp on the hutch came from Josephine’s grandmother, who received the lamp as a little girl for her own room. Amber made the crocheted blanket herself, and Josephine’s aunt painted the bird canvas. The poms were originally used for Josephine’s birthday party, which Amber then reused here. The paper flowers were a DIY project, as were the three frames on the wall. So many great ideas here to use in your own nursery design!

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Photography: Ulmer Studios
Name Door Hanger: Ivey Handcrafted
Crib Blanket Fabric: Heather Bailey
Maker of Crib Blanket: Rachel Denbow
Paper Birds: Almost Sunday
Poms: PomLove
Bird Canvas and Bird Pillow: Rachel Ulmer
Family Prints: Laura Reaux Photography

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  1. 1

    THANKS so much for featuring our precious girls Nursery!
    Our goal was to create a space for her to grown into with out it being “too baby”. Goal was achieved!

    We ♥ On To Baby!

  2. 2
    Emily Ley says:

    Oh how cute!! I just love the colors!

  3. 3
    Jenn V says:

    Gorgeous! Gives me lots of ideas for my baby girl’s room =)

  4. 4
    Tobi Weldon says:

    Seriously the cutest!! The Ulmer’s did such an awesome job :) So proud to have a piece of art in their room :)

  5. 5

    So cute! Great job pulling off the green and red combo, always hard to do. AND beautiful photos on the wall by Laura!!

  6. 6

    [...] Hope that is ok, we just wanted to share a little something that we are excited about. Yesterday On to Baby featured our lil girl’s room. So we were stoked about that and just wanted to share a couple [...]

  7. 7

    Fabulous colors!