November 29, 2012

Zebra Wrapping Paper with a nod to Scalamandre

So I've been inspired by Christmas wrappings and a sweet holiday message for the direction I want to take Wells' Big Girl Room.  Black & white, khakis & creams, bold pinks and lots of shiny silver and gold.  Classic patterns like polka dots, zebras, herringbone, and zigzag (not quite chevron) will ground the space.

 Did I tell y'all Wells is in her big girl bed?  Yes, about six weeks ago she moved herself right into a new room and into a twin bed.  It actually was a non-issue and she's done really great since the first night.  Even naps have improved.  Of course, she waited until the night that an eminent storm coincided with her Daddy's travel schedule to tell me she was going to sleep in her big kid bed.  Of course.
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Because this switch came on unexpectedly, there's not really much progress in her room.  So far we've got a black bed, a white dresser and light grey walls.  She has black and white polka dot sheets and a white comforter.  Her black and white glider with a white pillow with her name embroidered in pink.  That's it.  It's lacking.  

I've been on the lookout for some pizazz for her walls for a while and I'm pretty sure this zebra will do the trick.  I plan to order a sheet and pop it into a large sized black ribba frame.

Kind of like a cheap version of schalamandre.

 We likey right?

16 comments:

  1. I know it will be so cute! Love that gold-y houndstooth paper too!

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  2. That wrapping paper is the cutest of the cute. Go Wells!!

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  3. Almost wrote about that paper today too! Love it! I know you will rock your room!

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  4. Super likey! That will look fab and she will love it I'm sure!! Gotta love Paper Source.

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  5. I love!!! What an amazing idea. Kinda want it for my own space!

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  6. That paper is too cute. Her room is going to be so much fun! I kind of want to steal your idea for somewhere in my house.

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  7. Yes, totally like!

    I'm so sad- I was JUST in Paper Source yesterday, how did I miss this awesome paper??

    Guess I have to go back agian tonight :)

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  8. Amazing paper!!! Kate Spade does the best zebras :)

    Xo-L

    simplylowcountry.blogspot.com

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  9. Love the wrapping paper! So fun!

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  10. great ideas! can't wait to see your progress! it's going to be adorable.

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  11. How adorable. What a delightful post.

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  12. Love that wrapping paper and I love that movie too! ;)

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  13. you always give me my needed schalamandre fix! love this pink version! Wells is one lucky lady! can't wait to see the room!

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  14. Love that pink zebra wrapping paper! I am going straight to my local Paper Source. My daughter's room is different shades of pink. This would be awesome on the back of her bookshelf. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. I love it! Crazy about the wallpaper, and just won a Scalamandre umbrella from Art by Karena!!! so excited!
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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