If you saw my baby girl nursery inspo post, you know this turned out pretty similar to what I envisioned. I consulted with our designer Blythe on everything and absolutely loved the result. We were going for neutral with a pop of color for this nursery. I kept in mind that our next child could be a boy and didn’t want to paint the walls pink or make it too girly for that reason. Now I can re-use the bigger furniture items that were more of an investment!
My favorite part of the nursery though is the commissioned painting done by local artist Kristi Kennimer. It is so incredibly special!! Obviously I’m a fan of neutrals and this is consistent with our whole house, but in order to make the painting our main focus we kept the furniture extremely neutral. I will share more details about Kristi’s art in the coming weeks, but for now we wanted to offer this painting as a print (available now on her site HERE).
To give you some insight and to quote Kristi, the purpose of this painting is to depict how a child crashes our already perfect world and somehow makes it even better.
“The background of this painting symbolizes the life you and Kyle had before children- vibrant, fun and perfect. But then a child (symbolized by the large white brushstrokes) smears their innocent existence all over your perfect life. It’s messy and chaotic and changes everything. And yet, life becomes more colorful and more perfect. How can perfect be more perfect? That is what I have depicted on the canvas.”– Kristi Kennimer
The print is currently available on her website for purchase and can be purchased in a variety of sizes. Use code SOSAGE at checkout to get $20 off! If you are interested in having an original piece done and want to inquire about details, please contact Kristi directly (214-755-5370).
Kristi Kennimer print | Convertible Crib | Wood Bead Light Chandelier |Gold Lucite Nine Drawer Dresser |Rainbow Crib Sheet |Acrylic Book Shelves |Paxton Swivel Glider Recliner |Primrose Gold Floor Mirror | Linen Drapes |Black Curtain Rod |
For the organization portion of the nursery, we used all Container Store products. They are continuously my go-to for all organization needs (as you already know if you’ve read my ‘Cloffice‘ or Small Pantry Hacks post). I bought this label maker on Amazon to label the drawers.
Overall, I’m so incredibly happy with how Capri’s nursery turned out. It feels extremely cozy when I’m rocking her and she LOVES her painting. When I’m changing her diaper, she stares at the bottom corner of the painting and starts kicking her legs from excitement! Stay tuned for a fun interview coming soon with Kristi Kennimer 🙂