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Minnie Mouse Room : DIY Decor

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Minnie Mouse roomOur littlest has reached a rite of passage…. the “Big Girl” room!  No more nursery for her!  Bye bye crib and changing table – hello toddler bed and big girl stuff! We had so much fun making a Minnie Mouse room just for her!  Lots of pink and purple with white polka dots, this was a really cute Minnie Mouse Bow-tique themed toddler room and it is just too precious to not share.

One of C’s first words was “Mimi Mow” – and what she meant by that was “Minnie Mouse“.  Proving once again that she is 100% mine, she shared her enthusiastic love for all things Minnie Mouse Bowtique at the ripe old age of one!  She had a Minnie Mouse 2 year old birthday party and naturally when we talked about her big girl room we all decided a Minnie Mouse bedroom was in order for our toddler.  We had a lot of fun with our unisex Disneyland Bedroom and unisex kid’s Disney Bathroom – but now I get to do a Disney inspired room that can be 100% girlie – and I couldn’t be more thrilled!

Minnie Mouse Room : DIY Decor

Minnie Mouse

If you know me, you know I’m not a huge fan of ‘character’ bedding and clothes.  That being said, I respect that kids love it.  While I personally would have loved to custom make a little eyelet and ribbon toddler comforter, I knew she would be so excited to see Minnie Mouse on her bed each day, so I ordered her this  Minnie Mouse Toddler Beddingminnie mouse room on amazon.  Big giant Minnie Mouse, flowers, pink, purple, I mean – what else does a two year old want in her themed to the nines Minnie Mouse room?  I tried to soften the look a bit with crocheted baby blankets – one made especially for her, one for her big sister, that are in the perfect color scheme.

Disney Stuffed Animals

Little Miss C is our ‘I need a billion babies in bed or I can’t sleep’ kid.  We were one of those sets of parents that used to think that it was super gross and wrong to let kids pile up the stuffed animals, until we had a kid that ‘needed’ so many babies.  Now I just take as many as I can out to the laundry when she isn’t looking and know that someday she will outgrow it.

We repurposed the book sling from the big kid’s room (we swapped out red & white polka dot fabric for pink & white polka dot fabric for a Minnie Mouse Bow – tique look) and hung it right at her level.  A rocking chair from my childhood and a stuffed Minnie larger than her (thanks Grandma) makes for a cozy little corner to read in her Minnie Mouse Bedroom.

Book Sling DIY

Her little toddler bed is Pottery Barn, because only the best will do for my little princess.  Just kidding, while it is Pottery Barn, it isn’t because that is the only thing I am willing to decorate with….. it was $20 at a garage sale in a swanky neighborhood.  She got designer furniture cuz mommy was in the right place at the right time!

Whoa…. crazy long post – click ‘page two’ for more pictures of the sweetest little Minnie Mouse room known to man!

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Until Next Time ~Kate
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17 Responses

  1. Dawn Cullo says:

    Her room is absolutely adorable, she is a very lucky little girl. I can only hope to decorate a room this lovely one day. Thank you for the tutorials and I am looking forward to knowing how you did the ribbon in the chair rail.

    • Kate says:

      Thanks Dawn! It was a hubby project but he says it was SUPER easy but it looks super fancy! We actually did it on both of our girl’s nurseries. He said he will share a tutorial ‘soon’…. so my guess is I will need to nudge him in about a month 😉 But I will be sure to share as soon as he has time =)

      • destiny says:

        how did you do the chair rail with the ribbon? my daughter loves Minnie and I want to do the same thing in her room so I need to know how you did it

        • kate says:

          Hi Destiny – I keep asking my husband to write a detailed post – but basically he drilled holes in the chair rail and just wove it thru =)

          • destiny says:

            ok I thought that’s how you/he did it but I wasn’t sure thank you so much keep the Minnie room ideas coming lol

  2. This is such a sweet room! As a family of Disney nerds ourselves, I approve. I am in amazement of that ribbon chair rail. It is perfect! I am also a little envious of that shelf your dad made. I really need to get better with power tools! Great job.

    • Kate says:

      Thanks so much! That ribbon chair rail is my favorite too! I think it is kinda the cutest room in the house 😉 glad it is Disney Nerd approved! Those are my peeps!

  3. Kate says:

    Thank you so much AJ – that is something in the plan for when all the kiddies leave the nest =)

  4. Alli says:

    Such a cute room. I love the characters too!

  5. Tara says:

    The room came out absolutely beautiful! You guys did SUCH a great job! I adore that you reused & repurposed so many things!

  6. Oh, who wouldn’t love this fun theme! Way better than Disney Princesses haha! I have to say the reading nook is my FAVORITE!

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  8. Jennifer says:

    I made this room or similar for my daughter but for the life of me I am unable to find the Minnie and Mickey side view silhouttes. Could you possibly send me the link for where you got them.

    • Kate Hamernik says:

      Hi Jennifer – we made the silhouettes ourselves – hand drawn, scanned in on the computer and printed out. =) I would love to see a pic of your room =)

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  11. Joyce says:

    That is inspiring! I love how you used the ribbon along the wall – it gives it a 3D and texture too. It’s very Minnie and pink without being overly Minnie and pink – I like that!

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