Chalkboard paint projects can make a clever, cute, and functional addition to any room and it can turn almost any old piece of furniture into a statement piece - especially when you experiment with color! Today we’ve assembled some delightful DIY chalkboard furniture ideas for kids rooms to inspire you. And, when you’ve chosen one you’d like to tackle, be sure to use our non-toxic**, super-durable chalkboard paint!
Did you know that birth defects affect approximately one in 33 newborns and are the leading cause of infant deaths in the United States? Or that there are more than 4,000 different known birth defects and most happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy? But, what causes them? We know that things like certain prescription drugs, alcohol, and lack of folic acid can lead to birth defects --- but, in over 50% of instances, doctors really don’t know. What experts do know is that congenital abnormalities likely occur due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. And, today we’re exploring one environmental factor many new moms are exposed to as they prepare their homes for a new arrival -- volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in paint. Can paint VOCs cause birth defects?
Back in December, the Pantone Color Institute revealed their Color of the Year for 2014, Radiant Orchid. “An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the highly regarded Institute. We think it’s an unexpected, exciting color choice that would be perfect for the nursery! So, today, we’re sharing Radiant Orchid nursery decor inspiration and we’ve found pieces we felt had the versatility to be used in other rooms or to grow with your child. Enjoy!
What's on your list of New Year's Resolutions this year? Some of the most popular include exercising more, eating healthier, and managing money better - all respectable and worthy endeavors. But, amongst us and our families and friends, one resolution that always tops the list is trying to live a little greener and less toxic. We think it should top everyone's lists because there's really nothing more important than the health of our planet and our children. Do you agree? If so, regardless if it made your list of resolutions, here are 14 easy eco-nursery update ideas for 2014. Make your child's room greener and healthier!
Want to know the easiest way to make the best baby registry that's completely customizable? Use BabyList! It's as easy to use as Pinterest and you can add anything to your registry from any website! It's pure genius and the perfect way for eco-conscious moms to make a list that reflects their commitment to the health of her children and planet. So, start your personal profile on BabyList today and then check out our 9 non-toxic and eco-friendly baby registry ideas to make the best baby registry ever!
Maybe you knew gray and orange work well together. Maybe you knew gray and aqua work well together. But, have you ever considered all three? This gray, orange, and aqua nursery inspiration from our friends at BabyList has us swooning a bit (especially that Beaver Caddy Tote!) and we'd love to hear what you think about this palette! Let us know in the comments if you'd try this palette using Lullaby Paints in Tangerine, Moonstone, and Azure Sea.
Looking for a cream and blue nursery design? We're loving this one from Esther at Buy Modern Baby! She chose Lullaby Paints in Sabino as her wall color and based the rest of the design on the fantastic Safavieh Chelsea Multi Checked Rug she found.
Luminous Wall Paint from Lullaby Paints is the back drop to this sweet coral and mint colored nursery design inspiration from Esther at Buy Modern Baby. We think the vintage suitcases are such a clever and cute nursery storage idea! And, the knit plush pieces give this modern nursery the perfect, handmade, warm touch. What's your favorite element?
We love seeing what you do with our non-toxic** Lullaby Paints and today we're sharing our newest Lullaby DIY Project of the Month - a gorgeous painted crib and changing table. Kelli and her husband used Lullaby Paints in Moonstone for this furniture project and we think it couldn't have turned out any better.
Today's Lullaby DIY comes from Britany at 32 Turns and it couldn't be any more heart-warming! Her DIY chalkboard lunchbox is not only clever, easy, and quick - it's also an awesome way to add a little extra love to every day. Here's what she says: