Shabby Chic Pink and White Romantic Girl Nursery Room for Baby Juliet

 Ever since Jenna, the creative force behind Eat Drink Pretty found out she was expecting a little princess, she’s been dreaming about her perfect nursery. “I am such a girly-girl, thanks to my mom, who decorated my room growing up with pink heart wallpaper and a ruffly, pink canopy bed.”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery crib corner with glider and art framed canvas fabric

With her daughter Juliet’s nursery room complete, this is Jenna’s absolute favorite space in her home.  “Every detail I dreamed for this nursery somehow came together so perfectly.  With my little girlie here, the nursery contains her sweet smell, little baby coos, and recently, her smiles.  We snuggle together everyday on the glider/chair and she grasps my hair in her chubby hands as she breastfeeds.  How could it not be my favorite space in our home, actually, in the entire world?”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery light coming in from window on glider

The more the nursery came together just as Jenna envisioned it. (Check out her inspiration board for the nursery here!) She was looking to create light, airy, pretty space that was fairly minimalistic.  “With Juliet here I strive to keep the space as clean and clutter-free as possible, a chore that is nearly impossible with so much baby gear, clothes, diapers, etc.  But I take a few minutes each morning to clear away the clutter so that when the two of us are in there together I am focusing only on her and not on a messy nursery.”
pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery frames of canvas fabric
Her budget for Juliet’s nursery was $1,500.  She did a great job of sticking within the budget thanks to a detailed excel spread sheet she used to keep a tally of every single thing we purchased, down to the $5 dollar wood glue for the framed wallpaper art. Jenna found inspiration all over the web and kept track through Pinterest.  The crib is Jenny Lind, a very affordable and popular style that is over baby blogs, and the addition of three simple shelves add so much to the small space on the wall. “Many moms opt to simply put a changing pad on top of their dresser but I love having a
separate changing table.  It gives added storage, which is a must-have.”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery changer and glider

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery frame collage of wall art

“I love wall of frames and worked on this configuration for hours. I would arrange them on the floor, take photos with my phone and text my friends asking, “which one is best”?  I’m very happy with how it turned out.  Those photos are of Erik and I as babies and are now replaced with Juliet’s newborn photos (which I’ll be posting soon!).”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery fabric frames

Jenna’s husband Erik made an exact replica of wallpaper in frames from a photo I showed him on my Pinterest board.  “He worked diligently on these, making sure there wasn’t a single bubble in the wallpaper and that the white trim (that became the frame) was perfectly cut.  I love these so much.”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery dresses hanging

Finding out you are having a baby girl is dangerous when you work so close to a Baby Gap.  ”The pink one was Juliet’s Easter dress and she just wore the white one!  It’s nice that they serve multiple purposes (decorative and clothing) because she will soon grow out of them.”

pink white elegant romantic shabby chic girl nursery

Thanks so much Jenna for sharing Juliet’s beautiful room with us! Photos by Wing Ta of Canary Grey Photography

Sources and cost (cost includes shipping where applicable):

Crib and Changing Table: Jenny Lind style, found for the best price at Walmart, but it is sold at many places including Target, Babies R Us, Amazon, etc.  ($260)
Curtains and rod: Shabby Chic by  Target, ($60)
White shelves: Target ($20)
Changing pad cover: Shabby Chic by Target, ($20)
White floral decorative pillow: Target  ($20)
Lamp shade and base: baby shower gift from Babies R Us
Pink storage baskets:  Walmart ($35)
Floral Framed Wallpaper Art: made by Erik ($100)
Bunting: made by Jenna ($0, used existing materials)
Framed J: purchased mirror from a friend ($40), “J” was a baby shower gift from Babies R Us
Rose Petal Wall Hooks:  Anthropologie ($30)
Dresser and Nightstand: Purchased used from a friend ($200).  If you are looking for the same dresser it is sold at Target
Milk bottles: local antique store ($7)
Chandelier: HomeDepot ($89)
Glider: Target ($375)
Crib Bedding: Shabby Chic by Target ($99)
“I have always known it was you” Print: MursBlanc on Etsy ($25)
“Oh How I Love Thee” Print: the big harumph on Etsy, ($23)
“Love, Love, Love” Print: quaillanepress on Etsy  ($13)
Shakespeare “True Hope” Print: amytripple on Etsy ($33)
White Frames: Ikea($40)
Dresses: Baby Gap
Baby “fur” boots: beccaboocrafts on Etsy ($14)
Fabric, cream vintage-looking frames: Marshalls (already owned)
Mirror (above dresser): Marshalls ($40)
Paint: Sherwin Williams, color Softer Tan #6141 (painted previously during a remodeling project)

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  1. [...] Here is the inspiration board she put together with some of the elements she is loving for the nursery. See how Jenna’s inspiration board became a beautiful pink and white shabby chic nursery for J… [...]

  2. mary says:

    hi!
    What is the glider called? It’s gorgeous!

  3. Madelyn Villenas says:

    These are all such great projects! Love this challenge it always pushes me to get something done!

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