Posted by Michael, November 16th, 2011
I will not paint stripes in the new nursery. I will not paint stripes in the new nursery. I will not paint stripes in the new nursery. I will not paint stripes ever again.
Okay I feel somewhat better. It’s funny that while browsing on Pinterest, I find nurseries with stripes. You’d think after painting stripes in the office, I’d refuse to look at any inspiration involving painted stripes. Oh and crap, I just admitted I browse Pinterest. Wife, I am NOT painting stripes in the nursery. But don’t these look awesome?
Especially this one posted on Color Chats. The stripes are very similar to the office which is probably why it immediately caught my eye. I also love how the light fixture’s dark color really stands out against the rest of the room.
And then I saw these zig-zag stripes featured on Chic & Cheap Nursery. Why do I feel like I’m going to be painting something similar one day? Again, similar colors to the office, but with a splash of yellow. And if you check the link, the design board also includes our giraffe lights.
Rebecca and I had once talked about doing stripes on the ceiling so it was no surprise when I stumbled upon this nursery on Project Nursery. I love the stripes on the ceiling with the black-ish wall and furniture.
Enough with the stripes. The sconce on this nursery below first grabbed my attention. I always enjoy simple lights like these especially used over bedding. And then I realized what the sconce was mounted on — barn doors. How freaking awesome? Where does this guy get barn doors from? The muted colored crib against the doors is awesome, too.
And the typography on this wall above the crib? Um. AWESOME. Love the fact that it’s an alphabet mural but they totally thought outside of the box with it.
Looks like I’ll have plenty of painting to do between the crazy stripes and the alphabet mural. You win this one wife.