Thanks for all the accolades on Evelyn’s newborn pictures. She sure is a gem. She makes our home an even better place now. She also makes it a much more tired place 🙂
Since my computer pulled a Charlie Sheen a couple weeks before her delivery and completely crashed, I wasn’t able to share the last few nursery posts.
On the East wall of the nursery, we have the beautiful gold scalloped wall. I talked so much about the scalloped wall, and took lots of pictures of the book cases and mobile on that side of the nursery, but had yet to show the other side of the room. Some of you kept curiously asking what the plan was for the other half.
The rest of the nursery is painted a bright white color. I didn’t want the room to be too busy with colors and patterns, but the wall was so plain, especially with a white dresser and changing table. I was in search for a simple way to fill the space. It’s an easy answer, a gallery wall.
I’ve always liked the look of gallery wall ledges, so I decided that was the route we would take.
I bought 2 of the 45″ IKEA RIBBA Picture Ledges with the intent to spray paint them gold.
It was so easy that I didn’t take a picture when I was outside doing it. (Lazy pregnant blogger status.) I did one coat of spray paint primer, then a couple of light coats with Rustoleum gold spray paint.
There’s no reason to give a tutorial on how to hang the shelves. It’s extremely straight forward. There are 3 holes, and you put the screws in the holes. Easiest IKEA project I’ve ever done. Thank you Sweden. Or should I said “tack Sverige.”
The fun part is filling the shelves with visual goodies.
This is the current arrangement. However, I already have a few changes in mind.
It balances the room and compliments the gold scalloped wall perfectly.
And that’s my simplified version of a gallery wall. The easier, the better.
What simplified project have you done lately? I can’t be the only one trying to make everything