“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -The Lorax
Did you plant a tree this past weekend in celebration of Earth Day? If so, The Lorax applauds you. After all, he does speak for the trees! Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is one of my favorite family movies. At the risk of my mothering skills being judged, I’ll admit that my three kids practically have the whole movie memorized. The storyline, witty one-liners and voices by Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White and Danny Devito make The Lorax equally enjoyable for children and adults alike.
After watching The Lorax for the 20th time and seeing all the celebrations of Earth Day, I nostalgically wished I could’ve created an eco-friendly nursery theme featuring The Lorax. Who wouldn’t love all the vibrant colors, funny characters and beautiful Truffula trees? Most importantly, the message from the movie is something I want to engrain in my children, because saving our environment is our future. I know I had a hard time thinking of the perfect nursery theme for my kids, which is why I’d like to share my nursery design ideas for all the newbie parents out there. From my thoughts to you…
Fantastic Design Ideas
Thanks to a combination of The Lorax branded products and DIY tricks, you can make baby’s room earth-friendly while reflecting your own personality at a reasonable price. Here are some creative ideas to turn your nursery into a slice of paradise in the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss.
3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Everyday with a Lorax Nursery:
1. Paint- Select your favorite solid color to use on your nursery’s accent walls. On the main wall, create your own DIY mural of The Lorax’s truffula trees by projecting them on the wall, tracing and painting with your own creative flair.
2. Wall Art and Accessories-
On the accent walls, you can showcase The Lorax branded products likethis Trend Lab Wall Clock with the movie quote, “Save the Trees for me” or this “I speak for the trees.” Trend Lab Frame Set. You can also look for wall decals that are an easy way to spruce up your walls without taking a gamble of your artistic abilities. Create a lively scene and watch your nursery walls come to life!
3. Eco-friendly Baby Furniture : There are many nursery furniture products that use resources that are from eco-friendly sustainable forests and use non-toxic paint and finishes. That would be the ultimate tribute to The Lorax, right? If the Onceler could of replanted the trees while others were harvested, it would be a sustainable environment and would not turn into an artificial jungle like Sneedville. It’s great eco-friendly practice and a valuable lesson to teach the kiddies.
4. Be resourceful- You don’t have to spend a fortune to decorate nursery shelves, bookcases and night stands. Some great resources are often little to no expense. For example, you can frame this free Lorax themed printable…
…frame your own Truffula tree art with pom poms and twine
With a nursery theme like The Lorax, the options are limitless! The key is to get creative, have fun and be yourself. Not only will you be gifting your precious child a world of color to stimulate the mind from the very beginning, but you’ll also be instilling, at an early age, the importance of being a good steward of what’s been entrusted to you, including the earth. Happy decorating. Don’t forget- someone like you really can care a whole awful lot and things just might get better….
Hey Yall! My name is Hannah and I’m a Southern girl that loves sweet tea, flip flops, the ocean and road trips. As a social maven and work-at-home mom of 3, including toddler multiples, I am living out my Faith while trying to balance babies, budget, beauty, blogging, bookoos of laundry, and Bible Study. I am truly blessed by a great support network of family and friends.