Matteo's magical "Where the Wild Things Are"-themed nursery

By on Mar 30th

This Where the Wild Things Are-themed nursery is definitely PIMPED OUT — Matteo is one hella lucky baby. I've never fallen so hard and fast for a themed nursery in my life! Everything from the hand-painted walls (just WAIT until you see the detail!) to the absolutely adorable little touches are perfect.

Welcome to the Rumpus Room

All photos by singingcynic.



The quilt draped over the crib was made by a family friend, and has the entire book laid out as the squares. WHAAAAT.

Another corner

The frames came from Michael's and the couple painted them — she copied the leaf pages from the beginning and end of the book and decoupaged them onto the edges. Genius!
Triptych

The blanket was a gift from a long-lost college friend who had no idea of the theme of the nursery and it just happened to match the Wild Thing's "sweater" perfectly!
Glider

There wasn't a lot of space for books, so they purchased three milk-crates from Michael's ($12 each) and stained them with a leftover wood stain. A hammer and a few nails, some overflow toys, and voila!
Bookcase

A children's librarian friend designed the mural, and friends helped bring it to fruition on the walls of Moishe's room.
Moishe

Max

The room is closet-less, so they substituted a huge frame from an Ikea mirror that broke in a previous move, painted it yellow, and wove ribbon to make a unique place to hang sweaters, jackets, hats, and other fun stuff.
Crafty display

How adorable are these crocheted Chucks?! Aww.
Knitted Chucks

Curtains

See the moon on the wall? This is my favorite night-light ever. Don't be surprised if you see it again soon.
Moon

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About Stephanie Kaloi

I am the former editor of Offbeat Families, and owner/photographer at Stephanie Kaloi Photography in Portland, OR.