Going tribal? Taking the handcrafted approach will not only make your tribal nursery look more authentic, but will also help you save a few pennies for your own growing tribe. Not much of a do-it-yourself girl? Don't worry! These imaginative nursery projects are certain to summon your inner DIY goddess. Let's get crafting!
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This fabulous feather blanket was created using a rubber stamp. Seriously! The secret? A simple trick that makes the ink set permanently into the fabric. Create your own bedding, curtains, throw pillows and more with this step-by-step tutorial by A Mama in Love.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Native Americans used elaborately decorated sticks, called spirit sticks, to mark sacred ground and offer up prayers and blessings. These rustic beauties, made using timeworn driftwood and decorated in the tradition of the spirit stick, make for beautiful and meaningful nursery art. Can’t find any driftwood? Try soaking sticks in a bleach-water solution for an aged effect.
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This cozy, little teepee only costs around $60 to make, and you don’t even need to pull out your sewing machine! Genius, right? It gets better: Much like the real thing, this tiny teepee is entirely portable, allowing you to fold it up and take it along for all your little warrior’s adventures.
Make your own with a little help from the lovely ladies over at Project Nursery.
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With a paintbrush and a little patience, you can easily transform generic, craft-store feathers into one-of-a-kind beauties. Prefer something a little less time-consuming? Try dipping white craft feathers into brightly colored paint, or add a little metallic glam with a touch of gold. Frame your creations or use them to enhance other projects. They also looked amazing tucked into mason jars or small vases.
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Paper Feather Mobile
This gorgeous nursery mobile features embossed-paper feathers created using a die cutter. Smitten? You can pick up the supplies and catch the video tutorial over at Nice People Stamp.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Tribal Art Table
With a few stencils and some chalkboard paint, you can turn a plain-Jane table into a tribal-inspired work of art. Simple silhouettes of people, animals and nature bring to mind the cave paintings of the ancients. You can even let your little one leave their own mark with chalk!
Tribal Art Table from Hus & Hem
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