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Steal This Look: An Animal-Themed Kid's Room

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 19, 2014 01:18 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Nov 18, 2014

Los Angeles photographer Sharon Montrose is celebrated for her portraits of animals. Dedicated to making art accessible and affordable, she opened her online showcase  The Animal Print Shop  in 2008. More recently, Sharon has expanded into interior design, working with her team at the Animal Print Shop to create kid's bedrooms and nurseries that are the right setting for her baby animal series. The example shown here, with a play area and sleeping nook, features her work along with a host of accessories sourced on Etsy. The Animal Print Shop team generously detailed many of the sources on their own blog , and we've added a few more options. Here's how to get the look.  Above: A custom bed is set in a decorated nook. Photograph by Sharon Montrose. Above: Spencer Starr of Chalk Chalk in Los Angeles created a custom drawing of Yosemite Valley on a chalkboard-painted wall. Photograph by Sharon Montrose. Above: A corner is fitted with a wall-mounted desk of reclaimed cedar designed by LA's  Monroe Workshop . Photograph by Sharon Montrose. The Materials Above: The room is painted in Benjamin Moore's  White Dove ; $36.99 for a gallon of Ben Interior Paint. Above: Sharon and the team at the Animal Print Shop covered a single wall behind the bed with the  Cones Wallpaper  in Ciel from Studio Printworks. Above: The twin bed with storage drawers was painted in Benjamin Moore's  Newburyport Blue ; $36.99 for a gallon of Ben Interior Paint. Above: For a chalkboard wall, Valspar's Interior Matte Chalkboard Paint is $9.98 a quart directly from Valspar. Furniture & Lighting Above: The room has a custom bed. For a readymade option, consider the Ikea  Flaxa Bed Frame with Storage  (it can be sanded and repainted it for a similar look); twin size $179. Above: From Objets Mécaniques the  7.1 Tente Pour Les Enfants  (Tent for Kids) is made of yellow birch and hand-painted fabric; $285 CAD ($252 USD). Above: The Sundvik Children's Chair  is $19.99 from Ikea. Above: The  Magical Thinking Geo Pendant  is similar to the Animal Print Shop's choice. It's $60 from Urban Outfitters and can be painted white to complete the look. The shade pairs with the  Basic Cord Kit ; $24, also at Urban Outfitters. Bedding & Rugs Above: West Elm's  Nomad Pillow Shams  are made of quilted cotton voile; they come in several colors and are shown in slate in the room; $29 for the standard sham. Above: The  Magical Thinking Pom-Pom Fringe Duvet Cover  is $99 for the full/queen size at Urban Outfitters. Above: From Overstock, the six-foot circular  Safavieh Plush White Premium Shag Rug  is $163.99. Another option is Ikea's off-white  Ådum Rug ; $99. Above: Based in Vaasa, Finland, Etsy seller BoHelina designs handmade pillows; her  Cloud Pillow  (shown here) and  House-Shaped Pillows  are both featured on the bed. The two designs are sold out, but contact  BoHelina  directly for custom pillow orders and shop her current selection of pillows and linens on Etsy. Accessories Above: Sharon's signature photographs of baby animals from the Animal Print Shop in white frames are hung in a grid over the bed. The room features her  Baby Horse ,  Baby White Tiger ,  Wolf Pup ,  Baby Kangaroo ,  Baby Monkey , and the  Baby Zebra ; $25 each for the 8.5-by-11-inch size; a mat and frame are an additional $90. Above: The  Baby Blue Whale Stuffed Animal  is handmade to order; $39 from Talpathings on Etsy. Above: The Vintage Wooden Train Toy is $34 from Etsy seller Nellie Fellow. Above: A  Multicolored Wool Ball Garland on Mustard String is $24 for nine feet from Murdock Design on Etsy. For more children's room sources, see all of our Kid's Bedrooms  posts to date, including: Steal This Look: East Sussex Children's Room Steal This Look: Simple Scandi Children's Room More Stories from Remodelista Gift Guide: For the Crafty Kid




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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