Sophia’s Big Girl Room Reveal

I am so excited to finally share Sophia’s big girl room with you today! When I say ‘big girl’ room I mean that weird period of time between baby nursery and kids room, in other words, the toddler phase. (If you are curious, here is what Sophia’s Nursery looked like in our old house). We stopped using the crib when Sophia was about two, and she started sleeping on the daybed, so it made sense for us to keep it for her new room. It is in great shape, we put a really great mattress on it, and the extra trundle bed is great to have in case we are called to her room in the middle of the night. I also pull out the trundle bed for a soft landing in case she rolls off the bed in the middle of the night.

I knew I wanted to use this cute Mitchell Black wallpaper, which is just so adorable and looks like a pineapple and a flower. Last time I collaborated with Mitchell Black was on my powder bathroom, and I was so happy with the results I couldn’t wait to work with them again. Almost all of their wallpaper is customizable, so you can change the size, color, and really make your dream wallpaper come alive! They created a custom colorway on the paper I loved, in order for me to tie in the color palette of the room.

I absolutely love the details of this room, from the fluffy cloud-like light fixture, to the vintage desk chair covered with scalamandre fabric. (Because every three-year-old needs a little bit of luxury in their lives right? ha!) We spend so much time in here, reading, playing tea party, or just lounging around. It just really makes me so happy.

I am still thinking about painting the wood trim around the room. Tom jokes that I’m never actually done with a project – and he isn’t wrong about that. Because I might feel like adding a division wall for Sophia’s study space or I might plan on painting the whole house blue! The latter is something I am now leaning towards doing for the entire house. But I don’t paint myself because I am a terrible painter, and due to the current crisis I don’t think I’ll be hiring anyone any time soon. So, for now, the trim stays!

Scroll through to see the entire room, and be sure to check out the before pictures way at the end! I have listed and linked sources to products below as well. Thanks for stopping by! Xx

Zahra

Wallpaper thanks to Mitchell Black | Rug | Pendant Light | Nightstand | Table Lamp | Wall Sconce | Bookshelf | Bench (reading nook) | Pom Garland | Ruffle Bedding | Bolster Pillows | Daybed | White Octagon Mirror | Round Brass Mirror | Play Tea Set |Desk chair: Vintage | Desk: FB Marketplace | Feather Dreamcatcher: FB Marketplace | Framed Art: Thrifted | Play table: Adam’s old table

And now for the BEFORE:

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Shootin’ the breeze 💨🌴
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First time back to my hometown to see my parents since Thanksgiving 2019. The kids have been so excited to see their Nanababa and Nano! The last video is what I was really missing tho…
My new favorite place in the house is definitely the sitting room off my bedroom. (See the before in my Reels) I worked with @thehavenly to turn this into my dream space. Now what used to be a pass through, is where I love to sit down after a shower and put on lotion or comb my hair, or even just curl up and read a book or listen to a guided meditation. Just a cozy and pretty space that feels intentional 💕 #havenlyambassador #interiordesign
I glow ‘cause I know what my worth is…who can name that song?? (every mom probably knows)
Thanks for all the love on my last post ❤️ I’m nursing a vulnerability hangover because I am actually a pretty private person (believe it or not) but every time I do get in my feelings and share it I end up connecting with so many of you and that makes it worth it. I know I am inspiring women to be unapologetic and to live their truth by doing so myself. That’s not a flex, enough of you dm me on the daily for me to say it with confidence. So with that- Lets go 2022! Hope this year keeps you feeling rested, hydrated, and living your best life! Also sorry and yes I’m definitely bothered by that rug flipped over in the back
Life is weird. For 2022 I’m thinking about how much I’ve personally grown. From this 21 year old girl getting married to someone I barely knew way too fast (my first marriage- also divorced within a year). That experience made me learn so much about standing up for what I wanted. Then for many years I thought I knew who I was, and soon I realized that wasn’t it either. I evolved. I struggled with my faith, particularly in 2020 when I felt attacked for my non mainstream views about Islam - interfaith marriage, LGBTQ, etc. Because of that, I lost a lot of supporters and tbh- sadly lost some friends. But I also figured out, with the sage advice from papa Shah, that there are as many opinions in the world as there are people - so me trying to change peoples opinions was pretty futile. Rather than bearing hostility to those who don’t think like me, I realized I should have empathy, and give people room to grow and learn. So I can say with sincerity that I’m finally good - with life and God and everything - and I’m proud of baby girl in this pic ❤️ Cheers to more growth and happiness next year!
You’re the best, I don’t care what everyone else says ❤️
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