Elsa's Sophisticated Flamingo Bedroom

Elsa's Sophisticated Flamingo Bedroom

Carrie McBride
Jan 12, 2015

Name: Elsa (3)
Location: United States

I am one of those annoying people who didn’t find out the gender of my children ahead of time. When I became pregnant with my second, I didn’t have much work to do because the nursery was already neutral. I did however need to start planning for a big girl room for my oldest daughter who would soon be evicted from the nursery.

I initially found the floral throw pillows at one of my favorite local shops. I was instantly obsessed and the color story was set (I have a tendency to design an entire room around a pillow). I love the coral, turquoise and taupe color combo and knew this could be a room she would not outgrow quickly, as long as I kept it sophisticated, yet fun.

I also have a love of flamingos and all things vintage. The bed belonged to my grandmother as a child and was mine growing up, which has extra special meaning to me. With a few repairs and some fresh paint it was the perfect centerpiece. I was also able use a few other family treasures like the dollhouse my father built when I was a kid and the framed fashion drawings done by my grandmother in the 1920s.

Source List:

  • bed: vintage (similar at land of Nod)
  • desk: vintage (similar at RH Baby & Child)
  • chair: vintage (similar at Land of Nod)
  • armoire: Bratt Decor
  • bedding, pillow shams and coverlet: Matouk
  • dresser: vintage (similar at West Elm)
  • throw pillows: Ryan Studio
  • flamingo prints: Society 6
  • frames: Pottery Barn
  • lamps: Jonathan Adler JCP
  • mirror: similar at Restoration Hardware
  • curtains with added pom trim: PB Kids
  • curtain rods: Pottery Barn
  • light: PBKids
  • storage carts: Serena & Lily
  • giraffe: Melissa and Doug
  • sheep skin throws: Home Goods

Thanks, Lindsey! Readers, visit Lindsey at Drape + Dapper.


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