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from print to nursery...

From Print To Nursery... / via Oh Joy!

Kids' rooms are one of our favorite spaces to reinvent. We took inspiration from a floral print and built an entire nursery around it...take a look!

From Print To Nursery... / via Oh Joy!

Colors! We used the main colors from the print as our palette for the room: bright pink, blush, yellow and mint green.

From Print To Nursery... / via Oh Joy!

Layered Rugs! Here, we opted for a layered rug effect. The base rug is great because it has two of the room's main colors in it (green and yellow). We love that it also introduces a sophisticated stripe pattern into the space. On top of that rug, we added a fun daisy rug to tie in to the theme and help create a designated play area.

From Print To Nursery... / via Oh Joy!

A Contrast Color! When styling any space, we love to throw in at least one bright, contrasting pop of color. For this space, we did that with a few splashes of hot pink with the vintage arm chair and throw pillow on the bed. Having a punch of color is a great way to keep things playful and balance the entire space. 

From Print To Nursery... / via Oh Joy!

Subtle Hints at a Theme! When styling with a theme or taking inspiration from something, we like to carry the theme throughout the space subtly by using similar color schemes and small nods throughout (like the saying on the letter board, for example!). You might not notice this nursery had a floral theme at first glance, but when you start to notice all the small details, it feels extra special!

Sources shown: Benjamin Moore Hidden Sanctuary paint, The VR Shop letter board, Teil Duncangirl print*, Framebridge frame*, Rankin Willard paper plane print, Jenny Vorwallerabstract painting, Jo Chambers floral print*, Framebride frame*, Pink Linen Designs cloud cut out*, Wayfair bookshelf, Meri Meri doll, Target wooden toy cart (in-store only)*, Target plush pineapple (past season), Lux Tots sun night light, Petit Collage ice cream matching game, Petit collage animal memory game, Target blue wooden box (past season), The Social Type coral splatter box, Paper Source pink dotty box, Olli Ella yellow luggage*, Babyletto crib*, Target pink strip pillow, Target round mint pillow, Castle round hot pink pillow (similar), Meri Meriplush flamingo, Target dotty sheets, Meri Meri striped blanket, Oh Joy! for Lorena Canals rug, vintage velvet chair, Target round shag pillow, Castle round blue pillow, Ban.do flower mat, Oh Joy! DIY stool, Lea and Lani yellow chair*, Ikea wooden truck.

{Photos by Lily Glass, Concept/Production/Styling by Julia Wester, Production Assistance by Jess Hong. Written by Traci Michael.}

oh joy builds a house: our master bedroom!

oh joy builds a house: our master bedroom!

We all spend A LOT of time in our bedrooms (sleeping, relaxing, getting ready for the day), so the bedroom for me needs to be peaceful space that still brings joy and surprise into it. Blues and greens have always been my go-to colors of choice when it comes to a relaxing space—maybe it's the tie to the ocean or nature? But I find those shades to always feel just right. When working with Cleo and her team at Project M+ on our interiors, I wanted to create that dreamy vibe but also have a playful element as well.

oh joy builds a house: our master bedroom! / a cool, calm, and playful master bedroom

The base for the bedroom started with a textural and shimmery Calico wallpaper to add color and sheen to the space. It felt like it needed to sparkle just a little bit! From there, we added an accent of silver paint with warm, light woods, whites, and blues and mustard to accent those base colors.

1. Cedar & Moss side lamps, 2. Calico wallpaper in vapor, 3. Portola Royal Satin paint in Arrow, 4.  Lulu & Georgia nightstands, 5. Blu Dot Credenza from Wayfair, 6. Cedar and Moss Terra Surface pendant, 7. Sarah Sherman Samuel for Lulu & Georgia rug, 8. Lulu & Georgia velvet lumbar pillow.  

oh joy builds a house: our master bedroom! / inspiration

When thinking about the playful element, I'm always inspired by boutique hotels and restaurants because they tend to add in details you never see in someone's home. I wanted something in this space that felt fun but also could endure over time and still work when we want to change up our bedding or add new colors to the space in the future. I'm constantly inspired by India Mahdavi's retail design work and loved these seats from a couple of her retail projects.

oh joy builds a house: our master bedroom!

So, we created this scalloped headboard behind the bed that serves as the focal point of the room. I love the roundness of it and how it adds a soft edge to all the other straight-sided furniture pieces in the space. BUT, I don't know if I want to keep the head board all in one color or do a mix of colors? Here are a few options I love from single color, to dual color, to ombre...what do YOU think?

P.S. You can see all past posts about my home build right here!

{Photos by Lily Glass. Construction by Boswell Construction, Architecture by Project M+, Interiors in collaboration with Cleo Murnane at Project M+. Renderings by Project M+. All other layouts by Joy Cho. My jumpsuit is Ace & Jig*, boots are Red Wing Heritage*.} 

a jewelry storage solution...

a jewelry storage solution / oh joy!

We're back with another clever way to store your jewelry! This is one of my favorites because it's practical, colorful, and will help keep jewelry from tangling up. It's also a great way to take your jewelry on the go while traveling. Here's how to make it...

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oh joy! wears jewel tones...

oh joy! wears jewel tones... / via oh joy!

I love September for its cooler, crisp weather! Transitioning between summer to fall is one of my favorites to dress for because I can wear flowy skirts, open toed shoes, AND layer cozy sweaters and cardigans. So here are three of my favorite outfits for those in-between days all in this month's Color Adventures theme...jewel tones! In case you aren't familiar, jewel tones are richly saturated hues named for gems, like sapphire blue, ruby red, amethyst purple, citrine yellow, and emerald green. Come check it out...

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coming soon: oh joy! for apolis petite market bag

Coming Soon: Oh Joy! for Apolis Petite Market Bag / via Oh Joy!

Mark your calendars! We're partnering with our friends at Apolis to release their highly anticipated Customizable Petite Market Bag in Black! From October 8th through 15th ONLY, you’ll be able to get the words or phrase of your choice printed on this special, limited-edition Oh Joy! market bag —and each tote will help Baby2Baby provide a day’s worth of diapers to children in need. How amazing is that? See all the details are in this fun video below...

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