Quoting Chelsea Dawns Mama:" Purple and grey sounds very pretty!"
And it should definitely help if you look at colors together. And that way its not too dark for you, but it isn't too girly for him.
A friend of mine did purple walls with green and white butterflies. Very pretty
Quoting Shannyn:" A friend of mine did purple walls with green and white butterflies. Very pretty"
I was thinking purple and butterflies, but green ANYTHING is a no.
A black nursery would be really depressing. Do a light blue with black furniture. The babies room needs to be bright and cheerful. It doesn't need to be girly colors painted but the theme of the room like the bedding etc should be girly :)
We're either doing Yellow and grey, Totoro or Seattle(where we are from). All can go either way.
What about just doing a silverish grey walls, solid color and white trim. Then all the accents could be pink or purple or whatever you decide. Lol
How about black white and purple? Purple and gray (or brown) sounds cute but not too dark or that'll be depressing too. Your SO is waaayyy too picky lol...no pink, yellow, or green. And my husband paid to decorate the nursey too but I wanted light pink with mickey and minnie stuff and thats what I got. I guess I'm hard headed. Even with names he wanted Paige and we have a Rylee and Dakota. I made a list of my favorite names and made him choose 3 and we went from there. This is cute http://www.homeworkshop.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Kenneth-Brown-Nursery-for-Daughter-Harper.jpg or this http://weedecor.com/category/decorating-girls-rooms/lavender/
I think this is cute; I think any color is okay its a new day and a girl doesnt have to have pink all the time. But I do understand what you mean it is a girl and you think lace, pink, tutus etc. But like I said I think any color is okay, but the accessories make it a girl room. Pillows, wall decor, bedding etc. Like this room having the mini chandler!
I second the Purple and grey idea. Here's a good link for you to get ideas. Maybe seeing some color choices in a real nursery will give him more perspective on it. I would also sit down and let him know that you realize hes disappointed hes not getting the son he wanted but being picky about the color of the walls or the bedding isn't going to make this girl magically become a boy and pink walls will not make her a hooker. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/Nurseries/gallery.esi?page=1
Quoting Emma+Abby+Logansmommy:" I second the Purple and grey idea. Here's a good link for you to get ideas. Maybe seeing some color choices ... [snip!] ... become a boy and pink walls will not make her a hooker. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/Nurseries/gallery.esi?page=1"
He said he doesnt like grey :roll:
And he's okay with a LITTLE pink, just not pink walls.
Quoting Chelsea Dawns Mama:" He said he doesnt like grey :roll: And he's okay with a LITTLE pink, just not pink walls."
LOl well at the site I gave you has some pretty awesome room ideas and allot of them have little to no pink and no pink walls. I like this room. Not too girly and will grow. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/Nurseries/Baby-Girl-Blue/detail.esi?oid=16836338
This is another he may like with no pink at all but still very feminine. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/Nurseries/Diamonds-Are-A-Girls-Best-Friend/detail.esi?oid=6557731
Quoting Emma+Abby+Logansmommy:" LOl well at the site I gave you has some pretty awesome room ideas and allot of them have little to no ... [snip!] ... this room. Not too girly and will grow. http://www.roomzaar.com/rate-my-space/Nurseries/Baby-Girl-Blue/detail.esi?oid=16836338"
We saw that one, and he didnt like it. But we saw a real pretty dark brown, white and pink room he loved.
I got my nursery idea from this website. It has a ton as well. :)
Quoting Chelsea Dawns Mama:" We saw that one, and he didnt like it. But we saw a real pretty dark brown, white and pink room he loved."
LOL. see I knew he more then likely just needed to see some rooms to get a picture of how they looked. Im glad you found something he liked .