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Welcome to Value Minded Mama. This is my happy place where I document my adventures in style, thrifting, saving money, travel and being a SAHM. We're adding another little love to our brood in November, and we're so excited to become a family of four. Love that you're here! Feel free to check out my social media channels below for more from Value Minded Mama.

DIY Floral Bohemian Baby Girl Nursery

DIY Floral Bohemian Baby Girl Nursery

I have to admit, when I heard we were expecting a girl, one of the big things on my mind was redecorating the nursery. I had visions of pink and mint, flowers, twinkle lights and fairies. It was going to be a magical room. A place where our daughter could cultivate her imagination and feel like a fairy princess.

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So we packed up our son, four months before my due date, and moved him into another room, his “big boy room” (another post for another day). Now I was ready to start updating the nursery for our girl.... Then I remembered how expensive “baby stuff” is.

 

I got to work making Pinterest inspiration boards and did (what I thought was) the easiest and prettiest DIY nursery accessories for a baby girl. I also got creative with my surroundings. I got to work and made Genevieve’s nursery into the vintage floral bohemian haven you see below.

 

I hope it inspires you and gives other mamas some sweet ideas for your little’s space. And remember, you don’t have to break the bank to have a beautiful and up to date/modern nursery!

DIYs // Tips // Tricks

  • Floral “G” for Genevieve // get a wooden letter and hot glue flowers of your choice
  • Framed sayings and artwork // buy the print and frame it yourself, much more affordable!
  • Moses Basket with Stand // facebook group TRADE (that's right - it was free/ a swap)
  • Don’t buy new books // use some from a previous child or find at a thrift store
  • Buy new stuffed animals // BUT wait till they’re on sale or you can use a coupon!
  • Bohemian Hanging Ribbons // made from a twig found outside and leftover lace/pretty ribbon
  • Floral Mobile // stock twig wreath and hot glued flowers along the outside, top and bottom and a few hung cascading flowers with clear fishing line.
  • Pennant Name Banner // made from Stampin’ Up! designer paper and cutouts.
  • Almost all books, toys and stuffed animals were my firstborn’s, that he no longer uses.
  • Vintage books // found at thrift stores
  • Functional closet space // $75 kit from Lowe’s; cut one side of the hanger rail from kit in half, one side of the shelf has one long rail - other side has two small rails. Add extra long board on top of entire closet length for optimal storage

 

I cannot express how happy I am with the outcome of her nursery! It brings me so much joy to be in her room. The kid's rooms are always the newest and best-designed rooms in the house, but I’m okay with that. Foster their dreams and cultivate their imaginations.

Love, Amanda

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