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BIG GIRL’S MONOCHROME ROOM MAKEOVER WITH NEW HOUSE BED

Montessori House Bed: SweetHomeFromWood / Nordic Lines Wool Rug: Lorena Canals / Monochrome Dot Bedding: OYOY Living Design /   Diamond Lamp: Gautier Studio  /   Storage Paper Bag: TellKiddo / Wooden Hanging Puzzle: OYOY Living Design     /     Girland: Bloomingville   /   Striped Pillow: Gautier Studio   /   Knot Pillows : Malia Mu   /    Raindrop Mobile:  OYOY Living Design   /   Cactus Pillow:  OYOY Living Design

I am so happy to finally share with you my secret little project I was working on for quite some time – Emma’s Big Girl Room makeover! It is official – Bye bye baby – hello big double trouble two-nager!

I thought a lot about how I will decorate her room when we move to our new house because she’ll be nearly two years old. I didn’t want to do a baby room because she wasn’t baby anymore and I planned to come up with a modern toddler room with no need to redecorate way too soon. I knew I wanted to stay true to our monochrome aesthetic and to keep it clean, minimal and timeless with Nordic vibes.  I started to work my idea with key elements down to the smallest decoration details. I hand-picked the furniture in neutral colours (birch or white matte wood) while injecting colour in accessories, toys and little objects. I love playing with details and texture so I looked for exactly that when I was browsing and creating my mood board.

 

The stand out piece which caught my eye was the Montessori housebed from SweetHomefromWood. My hubby put it together in no less than 10 mins! I chose birch wood and I also got the slats so the mattress is not directly on the floor. I instantly fell in love with it because it felt like a great transition between the baby cot and toddler bed, without the fear of rolling over. It also adds the dreamy factor which is great for children’s imagination. I might get the house bed cover in the future, I think she would love this!

(She slept through the first night we installed the bed and had no problem with the transition! Trust me, super surprising because she is very attached to her routine and every trip with sleepover has been a nightmare.)

Montessori House Bed: SweetHomeFromWood / Nordic Lines Wool Rug: Lorena Canals / Monochrome Dot Bedding: OYOY Living Design / Storage Paper Bag: TellKiddo / Wooden Hanging Puzzle: OYOY Living Design     /     Girland: Bloomingville   /   Striped Pillow: Gautier Studio   /   Knot Pillows : Malia Mu   /    Raindrop Mobile:  OYOY Living Design   /   Cactus Pillow:  OYOY Living Design

I love bedding so I could go a little crazy. Monochrome sheets are from OYOY Living Design and the quality is insane. Can I trade please? I love how soft they are and they don’t crease. Winners! My favourites from this pillow family are Gautier Studio, Malia Mu et Fine Little day.

Retro Kitchen & Appliance: Kid Kraft /  Fabric Storage Bag: TellKiddo  /  Letter Banner: A Little Lovely Company  /  Graphic Print: HoneyMoonHotel /  Olé Big Storage Basket: Gautier Studio

I love this playful corner with her new retro kitchen from Kid Kraft. We got many cooking ingredients and appliance so she can have fun with her cooking:) The zig-zag cube shelves are from IKEA and you basically arrange them as you like. Her room is medium sized so I wanted to use the space wisely without crowding the room. There is this small corner next to her window so it was a perfect fit for a nice display of books and toys to create a unique library. (My husband hated me when we realized he has  to drill many MANY holes  but it was all worth it)

 

Draw On Me Black Board: OYOY Living Design  /   Pirates Hooks: Gautier Studio   /  Olé Hanging Baskets: Gautier Studio   /    Pebbles Washable Basket: LorenaCanals  /    Panda Pillow: Gautier Studio

Emma loves drawing so I knew I wanted to find a blackboard for her room and OYOY Living Design had this round one I knew would be perfect for the space. Hooks with baskets are from Gautier Studio and you can display them as you like. We use these fun baskets to store many many wooden cubes I didn’t know where to store.

Let’s talk storage. I mean, how many things a two year old needs? MANY. The room is never clean and you just have to deal with it. That is why I love baskets and bags because you can move them where you like and they don’t take so much space. For example I put some on the top of her wardrobe so I don’t keep everything on the floor.

Monochrome Dot bedding: OYOY Living Design / Storage Paper Bag: TellKiddo / Wooden Hanging Puzzle: OYOY Living Design   /   Girland: Bloomingville /  Knot Pillows : Malia Mu / Raindrop Mobile:  OYOY Living Design / Cactus Pillow:  OYOY Living Design   /  I love you from the moon & back pillow: H&M  /   Chunky Blanket: Baczewska Design

 When thinking about other design elements, I knew I want to play with texture, design and pattern. My favourite pieces are wooden art, like this Diamond lamp from Gautier Studio or below Wooden hanging Puzzle or Raindrop mobile from OYOY Living Design.

Et voilà, the tour of the new toddler crib is over. I tried to link everything but if you have any questions or you are wondering about an item you like, let me know in comments below and I will get back to you! I would love to hear what you think:)

xoxo

Sharka & Emma & Maé

Feminist Tees by Lovebubby

36 Comments

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    Carley
    26/01/2018 at 7:01 pm

    I’m a huge fan of the montessori style and each piece came together perfectly. This is a great inspiration, especially for those transitioning from a crib to a “big bed”. LOVE it.

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 11:42 am

      Thank you so sp much Carley! It took me time to find all the pieces but the house bed was a definite go when I first saw it!
      xoxo

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    Amalie
    26/01/2018 at 7:11 pm

    I love your taste! I am sooo getting inspired by this for my girl. This monochrome style is TOP! The colour is there and it really looks so timeless! Who said girls room has to be PINK right? You should be interior designer!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 11:43 am

      I am with you sister! Thank you very much and good luck with your room! xoxo

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    Anonymous
    26/01/2018 at 7:12 pm

    This is amazing. Can we see more of your house? Curious how you have it home.

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 11:44 am

      Thank you dear! We moved it our home few months ago so I plan to share more on home decor for sure! xoxo

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    Anonymous
    26/01/2018 at 9:03 pm

    I absolutely love love love this room!
    The monochrome theme fits in so well with little accents of colour.
    You have done such a beautiful job Mama well done!!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 11:45 am

      Thank you thank you thank you! It means the world to hear such wonderful comments! xoxo

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    Ms.Contemporanea
    26/01/2018 at 9:51 pm

    Love this beautiful room, less is more. The minimal and Nordic interiors are the best styles for me.

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 11:46 am

      I also love the Nordic styles the most, Clean, simplistic ad timeless! xoxo

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    Josephine
    27/01/2018 at 2:38 pm

    This is the perfect example of modern baby room done WITH TASTE. I think doing these crazy coloured rooms is soo tacky and UNCREATIVE. What is your experience with transitioning from cot to bed? Thank you for answer

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 2:55 pm

      Oh this is magic music for my ears:) This is such a pleasure to get a wonderful feedback like this. And I agree, I just think Nordic styles are so timeless.
      xo

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    Jaime
    27/01/2018 at 4:12 pm

    What an amazing room! I adore everything and can’t wait to take some of these ideas to our Playroom makeover this summer. Black & White forever!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 2:57 pm

      Thanks my dear Jamie! I can’t wait to hear how it all goes:)
      xoxo

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    Peter
    27/01/2018 at 4:16 pm

    Hi can you please let me know what is the exact colour of the Cactus Pillow? Is the grey? Thank you

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 3:00 pm

      Hi Peter, it is stated as off white but it is in fact heather grey. Hope this helps! xo

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    Dana1312
    28/01/2018 at 9:54 am

    Great job! I love this room and I am sure that Emma appreciates it. Monochrome styl is simple but very inspirating.

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    Lindsey Puls
    28/01/2018 at 2:23 pm

    Cutest room ever! I love how you decorated. And her bed is a really good idea! I bet she loves it! 🙂

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 3:03 pm

      Thanks Linds! She is just rolling all over it or swinging on the bars lol. Hope all is well! xo

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    Sofia Parapluie
    29/01/2018 at 10:24 am

    Love this new decoration, the house bed it’s amazing and I think very important for giving our kids independence, they can lay there whenever they want without an adult help!! All the decor on this room looks great together!!!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      29/01/2018 at 3:04 pm

      Merci Sofia! It was an OK transition and she loves how big it is! Thank you for the compliments! xo

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    Ourtinymoments
    29/01/2018 at 5:41 pm

    I totally love this room and every single item in it!!! I’m obsessed with Scandinavian style for sure!! You did such a good job Sharka!!!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:15 pm

      Thanks Sladjy, this is just such a nice thing to hear! Go monochrome:) love ya girl

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    Blair Villanueva
    30/01/2018 at 2:12 am

    This is one of the prettiest kid’s room I’ve seen. I like the fresh appeal and full of whites!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:51 pm

      White is just the best isn’t it? Thank you so much for lovely comment. xoxo

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    Illenia
    30/01/2018 at 10:30 am

    This room is gorgeous! I LOVE all your tips. The Raindrop mobile has a nice melody to it? Looking for one to our nursery.

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:53 pm

      Hi dear! Yes, it is the classic lullaby melody:) very soft and cute!

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    Danielle
    30/01/2018 at 12:16 pm

    Hi Sharka, this is great taste you have, you should try and do this for living! Unless you do:) Can I bother you and ask about the sheets? What is the bed size and what is the sheet size? Thank you

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    Everest says
    31/01/2018 at 3:04 am

    Heya Sharka
    You did such an amazing job with the room and it’s no wonder your girl had no problems with the transistion at all! I love how you actually have storage solutions blending in so well with the decor of the room.
    Xo,
    Everest

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:54 pm

      Thanks my dear Everest! This is so sweet to hear! xoxo

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    Anonymous
    31/01/2018 at 12:04 pm

    I love this makeover and the Nordic accents are always so beautiful. Love the carpet! Does it shed or not? The pattern is exactly my style! Thank you for answer!

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:50 pm

      Hi! It is wool carpet so it sheds but tiny bit, just at the beginning of usage. hope it helps!

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    Blair Villanueva
    07/02/2018 at 12:50 am

    I like this monochrome, with a bit of minimalist look. This could teach kids how to appreciate clutter-free room and fresh spaces.

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      THE CHIC VIBE
      12/02/2018 at 1:14 pm

      Thanks Blair! I am hoping that it will! I also hope it will look clean for longer than a minute lol
      kisses
      S

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    AnaFlorentina (@AnaFlorentyna)
    13/02/2018 at 7:09 pm

    That is a cute bedroom style, every detail is so cool.
    You did an amazing job mama!
    Xoxo
    Florencia
    http://www.anaflorentina.com/style

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