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Updated: Aug 13, 2022

A desert theme fit for a girl!

When it finally came time to plan for Baby No. 2, I knew I wanted to create a room that would complement my son’s Woodland Adventure room down the hall. I quickly decided on a Southwestern desert theme, regardless of whether we’d be having a boy or a girl. Upon learning we were expecting a daughter, I was thrilled to put a girly spin on the theme!

My brother said, “What a terrible theme for a girl!” Even my mom, who is my design partner, was skeptical. But in the end, I think everyone agrees it turned out to be the perfect space.

I’m all about the accent walls. Most of our rooms have one. For this nursery, I settled on a board and batten wall with wallpaper, and I’m obsessed with how it turned out!

All of the furniture in the room was previously my son's. I switched out the dresser knobs to make it more feminine and added the monogram letter to tie in the gray.

This bookcase was in my childhood bedroom growing up! My mom gave it a nice, new paint job, and it fit perfectly on this wall in the nursery. I love that I was able to pass it down, and I hope to see it completely filled with books in the future!


Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Faint Coral

Crib: Pottery Barn Kids Elsie Spindle Convertible Crib Dresser: Pottery Barn Kids Emerson Extra Wide Dresser & Topper Set Rocking Chair: Pottery Barn Kids Wingback Convertible Rocking Chair

Side table: Pottery Barn Kids Stella Side Table

Wallpaper: Etsy

Chandelier: World Market Ivory Macrame Sphere Pendant Lamp

Rug: Walmart

Pillows: Target (similar style)

Llama doll: Cuddle & Kind

Curtains: Pottery Barn Kids Evelyn Linen Blackout Curtain Panel

Curtain rod: Pottery Barn Kids

Monogram Letter: Etsy

Large Plush Alpaca: Pottery Barn Kids

Book shelves: Amazon

Tassel Garland: Etsy

Milestone blocks: Etsy

Large basket: Amazon

Mirrors: Amazon & Amazon

Book shelf decor: Hobby Lobby

Wooden Camera: Amazon

Lamp: Buy Buy Baby

Cacti: Hobby Lobby

Ladder: Amazon

Alpaca blanket: Pottery Barn Kids

Cactus muslin blanket: Pottery Barn Kids

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