When it comes to using color + creating a fun peaceful space for your nursery, you must take a peek at this beautiful inspiring nursery created by mama of 2 + talented designer at  hip knit shop.   Catharina Ilstad is  living in Norway with her sweet little family.   With a little DIY and that natural designer’s eye, Catharina has created a fun sanctuary for each of her 2 little people.  Today we are sharing the nursery for her youngest Sivert, he will be turning 2 next month.    Catharina started knitting for fun only 2 years ago, it has turned into making little creatures for kids and adults that look good anywhere in the house.  Each one has a unique personality, and will soon be available for purchase in her shop as they are in production right now.  We can’t wait to get our hands on some of her darling creations.  The perfect additions to any child’s space.  We are so inspired by her amazing use of color and how this sweet nursery really came together.  You will also see a few of her fun knit creations throughout this inspiring space…details below…

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Catharina loves DIY mixed with new design. Most of the furniture is repainted to look new.


Dot Crib bedding DIY, Catharina made it out of an adult size duvet.

Cushions Ferm Living

+ hand knit creatures by Catharina Hip Knit Shop

Panda head

Crib,  DIY painted mint

alligator poster

wood house hanging on wall

door decals 



follow more of Catharina’s everyday fun via instagram @knipsarina


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