As soon as Lyndsay of Pink Coffee Photography found out she was having a boy, she started thinking about the castle that her king would sleep in. She wanted son Kingston to have a space that was bright, fun and happy, with a touch of a retro vibe. The bold color combination started when she found the vibrant curtains and worked the rest of the room around the lively patterns.
The bright orange door wreath marks the entrance to Kingston’s palace. “It was so easy to make,” Lyndsay said. I wrapped yellow felt and orange tulle around a foam wreath and glued some little scrapbooking cutouts to it. It makes the door happy!”
Lyndsay also used her talent to make the elephant mobile. “It wasn’t hard at all. The felt elephants attached to ribbon. Then I attached those to a small foam wreath covered in fabric.”
What we’re really loving is the vintage Gerber advertisement. Lyndsay’s parents found it in an antique store. It adds so much flavor to the room and still flatters all the colors.
“Don’t feel boxed in by tradition,” Lyndsay advises others who might be nervous about going with bright colors. “You don’t have to use pastels or create a blue boy’s room or a pink girl’s room. Just have fun with it!” Another element adding a touch of happiness is the Valspar Twist of Lime color on the walls. It both compliments the accessories in the room and creates the happy ambiance for a happy baby boy. Lyndsay had such a difficult time finding crib bedding that fit the feel of the room, she wound up having it custom made through a vendor at Etsy.
The canvas wall art above Kingston’s crib was a DIY work made by mom. “I was inspired by a verse in the Bible, Micah 6:8. ‘He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.’ It’s my favorite thing in the nursery. I love DIY projects, because they are so unique and much more interesting that store bought décor.” Thanks Lyndsay for sharing Kingston’s nursery with us.