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January 7th, 2009, 11:04 AM
ambee's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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So I got my crib and bedding all set up today to see what it would look like, and I love the bedding with my crib. My only question is what color to paint the nursery next weekend? We have an espresso colored crib with this bedding...

I'm afraid of painting the walls pink because I'm afraid it'll be too much pink. However brown would be too dark for a baby nursery I think. Any ideas? Would pink be too much? If not, what shade? Any ideas would be fabulous! Thanks ladies!

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January 7th, 2009, 11:12 AM
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Is there any green in the bedding? I can't tell from the picture, if so i'de use a light green (heck even if there isn't a thing a light green could work since there are flowers and flowers have green...). I also dont think it would be bad to have white walls witha bunch of colorful art and such instead of painting

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January 7th, 2009, 12:43 PM
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My suggestions::

1. Do half and half...the top half a light pink and the bottom half a brown (like the bedding...)

2. Do 1/3s...leave top white, then have a thin pink stripe or a brown stripe and then the bottom half pink or brown, the other color

3. Paint it all a light pink or maybe even lighter?

4. Paint it a deeper pink something like this

5. If you paint it pink, an espresso chair rail would look nice too

Good luck!

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January 7th, 2009, 12:52 PM
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I agree with Lindsey! Also if you only want to do one color... you could use the darker pink on the walls because the majority of the bedding in the lighter pink.. so the darker pink will stand out more. I can't wait to see pictures when it's completed. It's going to be gorgeous!

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January 7th, 2009, 02:25 PM
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If you're scared of too much color, a nice mocha color would go nice (like a dark beige). It'd look really nice with white trimming, and if you do plan to do a chair rail, that would look nice in white as well. Your accessories can be pink of course , with brown accents (brown baskets[ with pink liners]; accessories can also be green. A rug would look good in brown as well, and maybe getting curtains that are two toned (pink and brown lol) would look cute too.
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January 7th, 2009, 05:07 PM
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I love all the ideas, thank you so much! So far I'm leaning towards the 3 tone (probably pink on the bottom, a creamy beige on the top and a brown stripe). But I'm still totally open to all ideas! Thanks!

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January 10th, 2009, 08:12 PM
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cant ask me, Im a pink fan =P cant ever have too much pink lol
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January 11th, 2009, 12:19 PM
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I love that bedding, I love it even more because it's organic!!!

I'd to a two tone wall, with a tan color and a pink color.
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February 17th, 2009, 11:59 AM
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Hi! I'm lurking from the Oct DDC. I absolutely LOVE your bedding collection!! It is still way to early for me to know what I'm having, but if you don't mind my asking... where did you get this???

Congratulations on your beautiful daughter!!

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March 5th, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Can you please tell me where you got your bedding and what its called?
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May 21st, 2012, 02:24 AM
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Soft peach and yellow also looks very pleasant.
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December 18th, 2012, 06:01 AM
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well nice baby badding is indeed good step. To choose appropriate colour and design is what baby bedding required. i prefere, gotohttp://www.mybabysam.com/.....it gives a wide variety of bed and all other stuff with different types of price which one can afford..it helps alot
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February 6th, 2013, 09:15 PM
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i assume it's baby girl, so I would suggest to paint white or light pink in it. Or any light colors that will match your nursery theme.
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