Inspiration, Little Style

LITTLE STYLE :: Pale Pastel Girls’ Room Inspiration from Serena & Lily

Serena and Lily Coral Grey and Navy Girls Room

This isn’t a sponsored post — it’s just my imaginary wallet and I talking a walk through the summer 2014 Serena & Lily catalogue. ;)

1. Fox sheets
2. Houses print
3. Ceramic elephant side table
4. Today pillow
5. Sun print
6. Polar bear
7. Pouf
8. Inlay mirror
9. California pillow
10. Blanket
11. Sea gull print
12. Basket
14. Rug

See anything here you’d love to snatch up for your own home?

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Life in Photos

LIFE IN PHOTOS :: Aveline’s Room Tour

Happy Monday, everyone! I’m hitting the ground running this morning. My dear sis-in-law arrives in a few days for a week-long vacation, so I’m whipping the house into shape.

As I was tidying Aveline’s room — and doing laundry, and singing along to The Lumineers, and stopping Aveline from throwing away all her broken crayons — I realized I haven’t posted a tour of her room in a long, long time. I was going to wait until I finished the big “Forever Young” typography piece I’m designing, but I’ll just share that later when I’ve finished it.

Here’s her eclectic little room!Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - Huge framed canvas of Paris, bunting, paper lanterns, blankets over chair and doll
Framed canvas of Paris: Ikea || Felt bunting: handmade || Paper lanterns: leftover from my birthday years ago || Sweater: handknit by Auntie Lauren || Heart-shaped glasses: a gift from Bumpa (Grandpa Jim) || Curtains: Ikea || Dresser: Ikea || Doll: Goodbye Blue Monday
Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - California map and page from vintage children's book
California map: AAA || Page from vintage bookLittle Miss Heirlooms
Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - Original portrait washi taped to wall
Original portait of Aveline: Blue Egg Illustration || Washi Tape: Michaels
Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - Pages from a Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter book washi taped to wall
Pages from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit: Target || Washi Tape: Michaels
Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - Handmade fabric bunnies and cat and a Lotta doll in her bed
Mouse: Starbucks || Pillowcase: Handmade || Lotta Doll: Amazon || Cat and Bunnies: Handmade
Aveline's room tour via Oaxacaborn - Changing table in closet converted to book and toy storageCurtains: Handmade from twin sheet || Circle Canvas: Hello Hue || Corduroy Top: Tea Collection || Baskets: Home Goods || Changing Table: Passed down from Josiah’s family

Monday's Pretty Things

MONDAY’S PRETTY THINGS :: Sleep With the Moon and Stars

A little round-up of dream-inducing items in a pretty monochromatic palette.
Organic pajamas with moon in knees and shirt made by popupshop on thumbeline Popupshop’s organic moon children’s pajamas, via Thumbeline

Brainstorm Eureka RC Illuminated Moon on Alex and Alexa dot comBrainstorm RC-operated moon light, via Alex and Alexa (It shows the different phases of the moon!)

Black Eye Galaxy stitched quilt by Jimmy McBride as seen on Dwell Magazine's websiteJimmy McBride M64 Black Eye Galaxy child’s quilt, via Dwell Magazine

Stars Eiderdown bedcover from Ketiketika on Smallable dot comKetiketika stars Eiderdown child’s bedcover, via Smallable

Trompe L'Oeil Floor Mat - Moon via Urban OutfitersTrompe L’Oeil Moon Floor Mat, via Urban Outfitters

Little Style

LITTLE STYLE :: Aveline’s Room (and her newest Felted Owl!)

Good morning! We’re way overdue for a little sneak peek at Aveline’s room, right? I don’t think I’ve posted any pictures of it since we moved to Florida.

I recently won this adorable little handmade felted owl from a BlissFull Essence / Evenswood Owlbums giveaway. Isn’t he ridiculously cute?  I told Christine I’d send her photos of the little fellow in his new home, and I thought I’d share them with you as well.

We seem to be amassing a collection of owls, which I am totally okay with. (Remember the hand-appliqued owl onesie?)

Handmade Felted Owl from BlissFull Essence / Evenswood Owlbums (Urban Outfitters Plush Owlets in the background) - Oaxacaborn - Aveline's room

Here’s the little owl on top of Aveline’s dresser next to Lotta from Charlie and Lola and some Urban Outfitters Owlets (no longer in stock). I don’t remember where we purchased the plush lemur.

Aveline hasn’t officially moved into her room yet (her crib is still next to our bed), so her room doubles as a guest space. My mom handmade the gorgeous duvet cover you see below.

Oaxcaborn - Felted Owl in Aveline's room along with Charlie and Lola Lotta doll and Urban Outfitters plush owlets - sun shining through green curtains onto quilt

We love textiles and books around here! My mother-in-law made this beautiful quilt — you can usually find out on our living room floor with a little Aveline on top of it.

Felted Owl on stack of children's books on wooden chair with handmade quilt on back of chair-Oaxacaborn-Aveline's room
I’d love to see how you’ve decorated your little ones’ spaces — if you have a blog post about it, leave the link in the comments!