A Big Girl Room in the Making: Design Plan

Hi All!

Today I am here to talk about some of the craziness that has been going on around our house, and my plan to get it all put back together.

For starters my sweet little munchkin just turned 3 this past week, which is very exciting for us but also very scary!  She is growing into such a sweet and lovely person.  At the same time she is just growing up period.   We just moved her into a big girl bed, which she totally loves.   Unfortunately that big girl bed is currently sitting on the floor.  I know, shame on me.  So in honor of all this growing she has been doing I have teamed up with Wayfair and Joss and Main to transform her Nursery into a Big Girl Room.  So today I am sharing my Big Girl Room in the Making: Design Plan with you.

This plan will help layout some of the style key elements I plan on bringing into her room.  Including the fabulous navy, gold, mint, blush, and coral color palette and a shopping list for all my must have items!

Before we get too far I want to show you what her space looks like now, or at least right before we switched out her beautiful brass crib for a box spring and mattress.  Coral, Mint, Navy, Blush, Gold Girls Room, Big Girl Room

Coral, Mint, Navy, Blush, Gold Girls Room, Big Girl Room   Coral, Mint, Navy, Blush, Gold Girls Room, Big Girl Room

While her Texas nursery wasn’t the most glamours of spaces, it was functional for what we needed.  It was also filled with a few of my favorite DIY projects like my Rainy Day in Paris Play Tent,  and A Deux of French Dresser Makeovers complete with it’s vastly popular Striped Drawers.  But the time has come to say goodbye to this space and hello to something that meets her big girl needs in a beautiful way.  To say the workload is large is a bit of an understatement.  But with a few amazing finds, a bit of DIY and a whole lot of love it will be a space she will cherish for years to come.

Now to me there are a few major pieces that make a child’s bedroom a restful and fun place to be and today I am sharing some of my favorites.


Of course you have to start off with a great bed.  Like this beautiful Corbeil Panel Bed from Wayfair

And if you are going to have a great bed then you need great bedding.  Like this Trio Duvet from Wayfair and this Felecity Quilty Set by Laura Ashley


Creating the right lighting is key.  Especially when defining a play area and a sleeping area.  So for that I choose  These stunning Birch Lane Handcock Wall Sconce and this show stopping Scalloped Semi Flush Mount.



As for the floors, I knew I wanted a soft rug for my little one to sit on and play with her dolls.  So I choose this beautiful chunky wool Marina Wool Rug  from Joss and Main.


To help add a touch of Navy to play off the stripes on my dresser I wanted to add a few fun textiles like these fun navy striped curtains and these beautiful cotton chevron throws that are perfect for cuddling up in during story time.


Of course no kids room would be complete with out some toy storage.  And for that I turned to these Maya Baskets from Joss and Main.  They are soft, flexible and forgiving, perfect for play time!


Thank you all for stopping by to check out phase one of my Big Girl Room in the Making: Design Plan.  I’ll be adding more posts on her Big Girl Room soon.  It will be a fun journey and I can’t wait to share it all with you!



If you enjoyed this post please share it with your friends!  Remember sharing is caring!


2 thoughts on “A Big Girl Room in the Making: Design Plan

  1. Cat
    I can’t tell you enough how proud I am of you, your family and your talent. You never cease to amaze me, over and over again. From your humble design beginnings at age 4 when you turned a shower curtain into a beautiful formal dress; to where you are today with your beautiful website and your unique and inspiring designs and projects. Congratulations on your success! I love you! Mom

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.