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Cutie-Patootie Girls Bedroom: Soft Pink and Gold

Posted on November 21, 2016 by KylieMawdsley

My Little Girls Bedroom – Fun and Functional with Ikea!

Partner Post to Cassie’s Bedroom

I would like to introduce you all to Maggie, my 7 year old daughter.  You think I’M spunky?  Wait until you meet this little spark-plug!

maggie

And yes, those are 3D glasses without the lenses.  She put them on about 2 1/2 years ago and hasn’t put them down since (she can’t see a wink without them!)

So, like mother like daughter, Maggie wanted a new paint colour in her bedroom and where there’s paint…there’s bedding, drapes, accessories, wine…it never ends, and I couldn’t WAIT to get started!

Maggie’s Bedroom Before

girls bedroom before

Here’s her room when we bought the house (old owners décor). It was cute, but not really ‘Maggie’.

 

Maggie’s Bedroom After

girls bedroom in benjamin moore pink bliss with chandelier, ikea hemnes bed and kallax bookshelf. Great organizing ideas with fun accent colours. Beautiful nursery palette as well

Maggie really wanted a pink room (oh the horror!) so we (okay me) chose Benjamin Moore Pink Bliss for the walls, which is just a wee whisper of pink with a super subtle coral undertone to stop it from looking like Pepto Bismol.  I did this because I knew we could have some fun with pink bedding and accessories which would more than make up for the ‘not-so-pink’ walls.

ikea raskog cart in a girls bedroom with pink walls and homemade corkboard with fabric, gold circle or dot vinyl decals and ikea bed

We have quite a few of these Ikea Raskog Carts kickin’ around the house.  1 in each girls room, 1 in the homework closet (photos tba) and 1 in my office.  It is just the PERFECT versatile piece for any room.

I also made a fabric corkboard for her by wrapping a corkboard with fabric, stapling it to the back of the frame and using tacks to define the framed edge.  It’s a great spot for all of the artwork, photos and school papers that otherwise barf all over my kitchen countertop (so eloquent, I know).

Read more: Storage Ideas: The Best Little Storage Cart Ever…

 

little girls bedroom with pink bliss benjamin moore gold vinyl raindrop decals on the wall with chandelier and decor. cute for a nursery colour palette as well

I was DESPERATE to use these gold vinyl dots – they were super easy to apply and will be easy to take off (as you all know her room will look different in 6 months – tops).

I love how the gold added some bling to her room and coordinated with her gold heart toss cushion and ‘LOVE’ canvas.

The chandelier was a 2nd hand find which was spray painted a glossy white.

 

little girls bedroom in Benjamin Moore Pink Bliss with gold, yellow and blue accents. Great craft, desk area with the ikea kallax or expedit unit

I’m pretty sure that the Ikea Kallax unit is the best thing that’s ever happened to me (except for wine…oh and Tim too).  It holds her books, toys and storage containers.

E-design, virtual online colour consulting expert. Kylie M Interiors. Paint color ideas. Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams circle (24)

I also bought the drawer inserts for her crayons and colouring books.  The desktop has already been used for everything from crafts and colouring to puzzles and playtime!

(It came with 2 desk tops, but we only used 1)

ideas to decorate and organize a girls bedroom with pink, brass, blue, yellow. good storage idea and craft or homework area

And NO room is complete with out some heartfelt touches.  In between her wee little baby shoes, jewelry box and a pic of Big Grandpa, her bedroom has heart and soul.

decorating ideas for girls bedroom with dr seuss books and home decor in Kallax or Expedit bookshelf

We’re also getting a lot of use out of our vintage Dr Seuss book collection, this girl loves to read!

girls bedroom decorating ideas with ikea hemnes bed, raskog cart and kallax cubby bookshelf unit. Pink, blue, brass and yellow

Well, I hope that this blog post has made YOU smile, whether you have kids or not!

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Want some ideas for your wee ones bedroom (or maybe your own?)  Hire me via my Online Decorating and Colour Consulting!

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    1. Thanks for asking Linda~! It’s from Home Sense. And while they do have TONS in that style, it’s kind of hit and miss as to whether the same one will pop up!
      (and there’s always Etsy…)
      ~Kylie

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