Eleanor’s New Bedroom

Eleanor’s room is done! She’s a fan.

The pink walls, lighting fixture, and curtains that I made are still in the room from when it used to be my studio. There is a detailed list of sources on a separate page, so do take a look if you’d like to know where something specific came from.

Here’s the vintage dresser from her nursery that we painted pink. I hung a mirror (it’s named the Eleanor Mirror!) above to reflect light from the window on the opposite wall, and the basket on the floor is for Eleanor’s laundry.

To the left of the dresser is a rocking chair and her closet. To the left of that are her bookshelves.

She loves grabbing toys from them.

There are three framed prints above the bookshelves. I made the Que Sera, Sera print in the middle (download it for free here!), and the other two are by The Black Apple and Lulu Dee. The frames are from Target.

I also made the recycled paper banner that hangs above her closet.

There are more toys on the other side of the room, behind the door. The smaller things are in toy boxes, and the larger toys are tucked away in a little alcove.

And then there are the books.

The girl loves to read.

150 Responses to “Eleanor’s New Bedroom”

  1. D R E W June 10, 2011 at 12:03 am #

    WOW!! love those bookshelves! sooo great!

  2. Mary June 13, 2011 at 10:14 am #

    Wow! What a gorgeous room! I love the dresser and the prints and the mirror and the… Everything is gorgeous!

  3. CV Love July 11, 2011 at 5:46 am #

    I loved the picture, that cuteness! I’ll put one in my room!

  4. Kim August 19, 2011 at 8:38 pm #

    What a cute room! I was wondering if you could tell me where you got the step stool? I looks like it might be the old PBK one, but not sure.

    Thanks!

    • Making it Lovely October 21, 2011 at 3:08 pm #

      The step stool is from Land of Nod too.

    • Barn Board February 13, 2013 at 4:58 am #

      The stool is great! My family has one that we purchased for our two boys. It sits in our kitchen and is used EVERY DAY. Land of Nod no longer carries the stool. Because of its look and rigid construction I decided to make a few that were similar. I am in the processes of adding another five to our home. They look great everywhere, even the shop.

  5. Carla November 8, 2011 at 3:56 pm #

    I love Eleanor’s room! I was wondering what color the walls are. I’m looking for a color to go with the dash an Albert zig zag rug (I think you have this in your new office??) but I don’t know if it will be too much. Any thoughts? Thanks!

    • Making it Lovely November 8, 2011 at 4:12 pm #

      The walls are Benjamin Moore’s Wild Aster. And that zig zag rug would be perfect in a nursery!

  6. kacy January 17, 2012 at 12:35 am #

    Can you also tell me what color the dresser is? Love it! Did you prime first as I have a vintage dresser I want just this color if possible.

  7. kacy January 17, 2012 at 12:43 am #

    Nevermind found the color! Cant wait to paint mine!

  8. Carla Sumka February 4, 2012 at 9:51 pm #

    Where did you get that cute picture of those retro cats above her bed? Super cute.

  9. Merisa February 7, 2012 at 4:22 pm #

    Absolutely beautiful! I’m actually getting that same bed for my two girls. Or it might be the same. Either way you have a wonderful sense of design.

  10. Patricia February 24, 2012 at 4:19 pm #

    this blows my mind! gorgeous!

  11. Kat - Four Little Walls March 15, 2012 at 5:42 am #

    What a gorgeous bedroom!! Lucky little lady! x

  12. Larae March 17, 2012 at 12:25 am #

    Did the slats come with the bed or did you order themmseparately? I’m wondering if they can fit a full bed i have. also, is that the Serena and lily side table withe the books on it? Thanks!!!

  13. Larae March 17, 2012 at 12:27 am #

    Also, where you find your wood bookshelves? Love em!

  14. Emilee Arnold March 19, 2012 at 7:46 am #

    Hi my name if Emilee, I absolutely love your little girls room. Loves it so much I just bought my little girl a Jenny Lind twin bed and was wondering where you got the side rail? I have looked everywhere (on line) and can not find a wooden one. Thanks so much for your time

    Emilee

  15. Christie Cambio April 4, 2012 at 7:15 pm #

    I absolutely love Elenor’s new room! So adorable. I have a question about the Wild Aster paint color. When you enter the room is it obvious that it’s pink? It’s obviously not an overwhelming pink, but I guess what I’m asking is it enough pink to know that it’s not a shade of white?

  16. Leila April 20, 2012 at 5:36 pm #

    That dresser is really sweet!

  17. Maria June 24, 2012 at 11:14 pm #

    Hi! I love the paint color you used! We’re getting ready to paint our nursery, and I need help! I’d like to stencil a feature wall using wild aster as the base and then the Martha Stewart pink pearl paint for the stencil. What do you think?

  18. Nicole B July 5, 2012 at 1:50 am #

    Pinkalicious!!! Love it!

  19. Genevieve July 24, 2012 at 4:28 pm #

    This is lovely! My daughter’s name is Eleanor :) And we are moving into a new house. Hmmmm…..may have to borrow some of this for her room! :) Thank you!

  20. Kasia August 17, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

    so cute! planning a shared space and definitely using your photo as one of my inspirations :-)

  21. Jennifer December 19, 2012 at 10:30 pm #

    We just bought our little girl the raspberry Jenny lind bed from nod – where did you find the foot stool for your daughters bed? We need one since the bed is pretty tall and our daughter is pretty short!

  22. Alexa July 18, 2013 at 10:18 pm #

    Hi love the room. Remodeling my daughters bedroom for her 3yr birthday. I really love the light fixture. Where did you get it?

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