Fun & Fresh Toddler Moodboard

Post by Kim Grosser of The Land of Nod’s Design Services Team.

Mandy wanted to update her daughter’s nursery to a fresh toddler’s room to match her two-year-old’s fun personality. She was hoping for a patterned focal wall and loves the Jenny Lind toddler bed.

Toddler Girls' Room Mood Board

Jenny Lind Toddler Bed / Grey Dot Toddler Sheet Set / Widest Stripe Toddler Duvet / Flokai Fluff Round Rug / Andersen Three Drawer Dresser / Precious Metal Navy Nightstand / Checkmate Floor Lamp / Furled Swirl Curtains / Not So Nocturnal Lamp / Studio Pendant / Graduated Tall Bookcase / Dotted Cube Bin / Woven Grey Floor Bin / Fair Weather Garland / Magnifcent Metal Ampersand / You Look Mahvelous Circle Mirror / Chalkboard Growth Chart / Piggy Rocker / Grey Dot Teepee / Once Upon a Hand Puppet Set / Spoonflower Wallpaper

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors: Classic Grey OC-23; Summer Sun Pink 2012-40; Tangerine Dream 2012-30

Design by Kim Grosser of The Land of Nod’s Design Services Team. Our Design Services team offers free one-on-one design advice, mood boards and space planning. You have a room to decorate? They’d love to hear from you.

Girls Shared Room

Design by Tim Whitworth of The Land of Nod’s Design Services Team.

Amanda was looking for something fun for her girls. She wanted bedding that would coordinate together, but allow each of them to showcase their very different personalities. We were able to pull together a collection of bedding using two different color schemes, but using pattern and texture to tie them together.

Shared Girls Bedroom Bedding

Purple Bordeaux Duvet Cover / Noir Stripe Case / Dream Girl Quilted Sham / Bow Girl Pillow / Hello Throw Pillow / Lotsa Polka Dot Rug / Pink Dream Girls Quilt / I Heart Sheet Set / Pink Bordeaux Sham / Pattern Party Throw Pillow /  Oh Joy for Nod Pattern Party Sheet Set

Design by Tim Whitworth of The Land of Nod’s Design Services Team. Our Design Services team offers free one-on-one design advice, mood boards and space planning. You have a room to decorate? They’d love to hear from you. 

Real Families | Real Kids: Oleander and Palm

Post by Jeran of Oleander and Palm
Girls Shared Bedroom Design

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It’s no surprise to my readers that I LOVE The Land of Nod.  I’ve been posting on their Honest to Nod blog for a year and half now and have collaborated on lots of fun projects with them.  I’m not exaggerating or just being nice when I say that they are my favorite company, because they really are.  This company has the most creative folks working for them and gorgeous products that work well in any space (not just kid’s rooms).

We own a small 1920s California bungalow.  My girls share a bedroom, which lots of sisters do, but there is a 10 year age gap between my girls.  It’s a tricky thing to give both a toddler and a tween a space that they both love.  I didn’t want the space to be too grown up for Olivia, my two year old, or too babyish for my almost teenager, Denali.  I worked with Nod to bring their room together while Olivia was still in a crib (you can see the room here).  We loved the everything about the room, but when Olivia started crawling out of her crib this Winter, we knew it was time to move to a big girl bed.  So, earlier this year Nod approached me about helping with moving Olivia to a big girl bed and featuring their room in the Real Families.  I still can’t believe how lucky we are!!!  So we discussed whether we should change the crib out for a toddler bed and keep Denali’s vintage full sized bed or move to two twins and hopefully give the room a little more space.  And we decided that two twins would be the way to go.  We kept the wall color and basic color palette very much the same and added some key storage pieces and fun accessories to bring it all together.

This is my favorite room in our house.  I would happily move in their with the girls.  It’s a perfect mix of playful and pretty.  This is a room my girls can grow up in.  It’s layered with family heirlooms, thrifted finds, my simple DIYs, global treasures from out travels, and amazing Nod pieces.

Here’s the before:

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Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 4And now here’s the girl’s new room with two big girl beds.

All images of the room reveal are used courtesy of The Land of Nod. Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 5

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I had so much fun picking out pieces for this space.  And then when the Nod team came to put the room together and photograph the space, I was in seventh heaven.  All that creativeness in my home was a dream come true.Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 8

Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 9By moving to two twins, we were able to fit two of these cute pink ombre book shelves into the room.  It gives us a ton of storage and great place to display all of the girls pretty things.  The Nod stylists worked their styling magic on the space.  They painted Denali’s desk a dark grey and centered it between the new bookshelves.  And then using the Gold Dot Decals, they created an amazing focal point over the desk.  They also created a huge triangle wall hanging to go over Denali’s bed.  It’s so fabulous and it’s made of just straws and sparkly yarn.  Dane thoughtfully used all our old treasured pieces and my DIYs to fill the space and keep it authentically ours.    Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 10

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Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 13If I had to pick one thing in the space that was my favorite, it would be the Gold Bars Rug.  This rug is incredibly comfy and adds a graphic, modern feel to the space.  I love the touches of yellow and gold with the pale pink and grey.  Yellow brings so much energy and life to the room. Girls Shared Bedroom Design - 14

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I know you are are going to want to know all the sources for the Nod products, so here’s the pieces we used in the girl’s room:

Furniture:
Astoria Twin BedsMonarch Nightstand

Bedding:
New School Bedding DuvetsGold Dot Sheet SetDream Girl Quilted Sham

Bedding:
New School Bedding DuvetsGold Dot Sheet SetDream Girl Quilted ShamBeacoup Bow Throw PillowStripes Around the Cube BinMushroom BuddyHeartstring GarlandGraduated BookcaseRuched PillowsLace PillowBow Throw Pillow

Accessories:
Sunburst MirrorGold Bars RugGold Polka Dot DecalsNod Institute of Art – Oh Bunny PrintNod Institute of Art – Circles and TrianglesBetween a Rock Gold LampGrey Herringbone Pouf

I’m so incredibly grateful to The Land of Nod for this gorgeous room and the wonderful experience of working with them.  We were lucky to get to have them here for 3 days.  And our whole family enjoyed this once in a life time opportunity. We also took them out to the desert with Riley, our vintage trailer, to shoot some other products.  You can see more of that here.

Post by Jeran of Oleander and Palm

Bunk Beds!

Post by Jen of Jen Love Kev

Hi Everyone! I am super excited to share our girls shared room with you today.

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Gold Modern Clip Lamp / New School Dot Sheet Set / Noir Stripe Sheet Set

My oldest daughter, Rowan, has been asking us for bunk beds for about a year now. She couldn’t wait till her younger sister was old enough to share a room with her. With our family about to start fostering and we needed the extra bedroom, so we finally were able to tell her we were getting bunk beds! I wanted to keep the room pretty neutral and accent with pops of bright colors. Girls Shared Room Design - Bunk Beds 2 I love the combination of the black and white walls with the black and white bedding and furniture. Girls Shared Room Design - Bunk Beds 3 Land of Nod had all the right pieces to bring the room together and make it extra special.

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Basic Framework Coat Rack / Flokati Fluff Rug / Rock Lamp / Storagepalooza

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Good Read Book Caddy

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Simple Twin-over-Full Bunk Bed / Down to the Wire Wall Bin / Anchor Girl Pillow

When Rowan walked into the finished room she yelled “This is sooo awesome!!”. I think it’s safe to say she loved it. For even more pics, visit my blog Jen Love Kev. Post by Jen Lula Jen Love Kev