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By Erika Brechtel @smallshopstudio

I had a few setbacks with my daughter’s room redo from that first version I shared, but I’m back at it and thinking of going in a different direction. I’ve really been loving the quite grown up little girls’ rooms I’ve been seeing lately. The layering, the textures, and the accents of colors atop a neutral base have me hooked:

MORE…Big Girl Rooms

MORE…Big Girl Rooms

MORE…Big Girl Rooms

MORE…Big Girl Rooms

It’s tricky to pull off however, especially given I need to utilize the existing Celerie Kemble Bleeker window seat fabric (top left, below). But in mixing it with fabrics like these John Robshaw block prints, I may be able to pull it off. A rough board:

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I got inspired when I found the top right fabric from the John Robshaw for Duralee collection — a good thing since this week I found out that the peacock headboard I ordered a month ago isn’t available anymore (sigh). But…we did get the blue/white elephant lamp (represented by the blue/white swatch, above) and both Leighton and I couldn’t be happier with it!

Wish me luck! We’ll see if I can pull it off.

For more big girl rooms, check out the v.1 post….

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Images: 1. Reese Witherspoon in Elle Decor; 2 & 3. Estee Stanley in Lonny; 4. via designstiles

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