Toddler Bedroom Reveal

June 18, 2019

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Finally, a room that screams Theodore. Living in our studio flat previously we never got the chance to create a nursery for Theodore. We lived there until he was 6 months old, and then moved here to our first home. If you’ve been following our house journey you’ll know it’s been long progress. Both in getting the house/mortgage and fixing it up. I’m so happy to say that this room is 98% complete (we still need to strip and re-paint the bedroom door). He is loving playing in here, having access to all his toys and books, and, well, basically trashing the place. I wouldn’t have it any other way! I’m actually enjoying sitting in here with him now. It’s so light and relaxing, compared to the blue and white woodchip walls he had before, and the old muddy crusty carpet, both gone. The luxury of the new carpet? Wow. I love just walking around barefoot in there.

The lovely people at Valspar kindly sent us some vouchers so that we could use some of their gorgeous high-quality paint in here. If you’re interested in our colour choices then here they are: The green was a colour match of Farrow & Ball, Card Room Green, and the off white was a pre-selected colour of Valspar called Coconut Juice.

We’ve still got a few little extras we want to eventually buy but money is tight right now. We’d love to get him the Ikea Toddler Table and Chairs and 3 of the Ikea Spice Racks to use as bookshelves eventually. But that can all come in good time.

We didn’t really choose a theme for his room. We just knew we wanted a peaceful green and natural wood pieces to give the room an earthy feel. We didn’t want to have to buy any extra decor pieces right now so we just worked with what we already owned. The only extra bits we bought was a new curtain pole and the wooden shelves. We’d love to go out and pick some super cute prints but again it’ll have to wait for another day.

I’m currently knitting him some bunting in cream, mustard and brown to go up ultimately too. But for now, it’s perfect…

Little Mouse, Mama and Papas – Wall Tidy, eBay

Storage Unit, Ikea – Wooden Garage, Aldi – Grey Rug, Dunhelm

Name Print, PrintsPantry – Dreamcatcher, LittleDreamersNurseryDecor – Nap Wall Plaque, ASDA – Tree Stacking Toy, Le Toy Van – Wooden Building Blocks, House of Marbles

Peg Hanger painted in the same green, DIY job

Basket, Amazon

Baby Monitor, Tommee Tippee

Drawers, Family heirloom

Shape Stacker, Melissa and Doug

I’ve never been more proud of a room we’ve created. I just love it from top to bottom. I half wish I could sleep in there (unlike the current mattress on the floor in the spare room!). I also want to run around the whole house with a can of this green paint, and I think I would if Bradley would let me. I’ve always been afraid of putting anything other than grey or white on the wall. Now I’m ready to paint the whole house head to toe in colour!

I’ve tried to tag most the items photographed so you can go grab them yourselves. But if there is something you’ve seen that hasn’t been mentioned just throw me a comment below.

I really hope you all love this room as much as me. Don’t you just think it’s perfect for our Theodore?

Caitylis, End of Post


17 responses to “Toddler Bedroom Reveal”

  1. Charlotte says:

    Lovely room!! Where is the wooden shape stacking toy, wooden building blocks and wooden puzzle from Please? Thank you

    • caitylis says:

      Thank you! First is the Melissa and Doug Stack & Sort Board. The wooden blocks are from House of Marbles which you can find on Amazon. And the chunky wooden puzzle was a Facebook find with no brand name on, sorry!

    • caitylis says:

      I’ve added the direct links into the post for you. x


    The room looks great!!! Loving the storage unit they’re always handy for all the toys children seem accumulate.

  3. Claire says:

    What a gorgeous bedroom. We have those IKEA shelves in both our girls rooms.

  4. Claire says:

    I love that colour so much. My fiancé hates green so never think he’d agree to it.

    We are white and grey all over!

    The room is beautiful, every child’s idea of heaven x

  5. Stephanie says:

    Oh what a lovely you’ve choosen for the walls, it’s lovely to pick a colour that isn’t used often, love it!

  6. You have decorated the room beautifully. I love the photos on the pegs, so cute.

  7. Oh what a cute room! I love the photos strung up on lines!

  8. Joyce says:

    What a lovely set up! I can’t wait to have a child and decorate and create a space for them x

    Joyce |

  9. Danielle says:

    What a beautifully calm space – you’ve done such a great job. I’m sure he’ll love playing in there for years to come.

  10. Katy Gilroy says:

    oh you’ve done it absolutely perfect! love it xx

  11. Lauren says:

    It looks gorgeous. I love the peg hanger with the photos of Theodore, that’s such a beautiful and personal touch x

    Lauren |

  12. Jenni says:

    What a beautiful bedroom! I especially love the hanging feature for the cards and photos.

  13. Alexandra Cook says:

    I’m always looking for ways to store toys! I love decorative storage options that look nice and hide the toys away.

  14. Gemma Louise says:

    Aw this is so gorgeous, it’s so homely too!

  15. So many fun and cute aspects in the room! So cute too x

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