Leslee Mitchell Art

Hamptons Boys Bedroom

Big Boy Room, Playroom DesignLeslee Mitchell

When I first saw this boys room design by Helen Davis Design on Instagram with my cars on the wall, I nearly hit the floor. It. is. everything. I mean from the custom grass cloth wall covering to the velvet headboards and all the way down to the animal print rug. Good Lord, Helen. You are way too good at this. Thank you so much for including a little Leslee Mitchell on these walls. And, I can't even with that powder blue ceiling. Please let me move into this room. 

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When I look at this next photo, I cannot stop looking at those perfect tangerine chairs. LOVE.

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There's not one thing I would change. I love it all. Thank you so much, Helen. YOU ARE MY BOY BEDROOM HERO!! Helen for President. 

ROOM SOURCES (or at least ones that are pretty close):

Car Prints: me (Leslee Mitchell Art)
Interior Designer: Helen Davis Design 
Custom Grass Cloth Wall Covering: Phillip Jeffries
Window Treatments: Schumacher 1889
Rug: Custom from Eve and Staron
Bedside Lamp: Culloden Table Lamp by Aerin from Circa Lighting
Chandelier: Prescott Medium Mobile Chandelier by Kate Spade from Circa Lighting (this link is for the chandelier in my mood board above, not the one in the actual room).
Velvet Headboard: Antique Strie Velvet from Schumacher 1889 
Ceiling Paint: Lulworth Blue by Farrow & Ball
Desk Chairs: Panton Tangerine by Design Within Reach
Huge Giraffe: Pottery Barn Kids



My Nursery One Room Challenge

Nursery Design, Boy NurseryLeslee Mitchell

Recently I took on a One Room Challenge with myself (minus an actual room and no real baby). The challenge was to design a nursery for a boy around my orange Ford Bronco print. The wallpaper was the very next thing I picked out because I love seeing my cars paired with a great wallpaper. The wallpaper pulled in emerald green to the color scheme which already included orange. The obvious next color choice, to me, was navy. Who doesn't love navy? It's timeless and a true classic. Orange, green and navy....sounds good to me. For the remainder of the design, I pulled from all my favorite places. Check out the list of sources and links to the specific items at the bottom of this post. Important side note: no I am not expecting. Enjoy!

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Orange Bronco Print: Leslee Mitchell Art
Wallpaper: Sandy Point Emerald Green by Thibaut
Crib: Campaign Crib Natural Walnut by ducduc
Dipped Stools:  Serena & Lily
Quilt: Mini Cabin Quilt Navy by Serena & Lily
Mid-Century Dresser: Vintage found on Chairish
Braided Rug: Aria Rug by Serena & Lily
Sheepskin Rug: Gray Sheepskin Rug by One Kings Lane
Chair & Ottoman: Jack Chair Windowpane Plaid by Schoolhouse Electric
Crib Sheets: Oxford Stripe Crib Sheet Midnight Color by Serena & Lily
Floor Lamp: Brass Ball Floor Lamp by France & Søn
5' Giraffe:  Posh Tots  
White & Gold Pendant: Crate & Barrel
Work Hard Print: Schoolhouse Electric

Manhattan Nursery Design

Nursery DesignLeslee Mitchell

Classic car meets uptown Manhattan. If there was ever a perfect nursery design, you're looking at it. The cars have never met a wallpaper they didn't pair well with, but I must say they are too fine when paired with this TANZANIA wallpaper by Thibaut Design. 


A favorite part of my trip to New York to photograph art installs has been the connections I have made with fellow car lovers. I fell in love with this taxi rattle by Estella NYC the second I saw it. 


As much as I loved seeing pieces from my Car Series on the wall of this nursery, I was equally fascinated by these chic custom white shelves holding a set of arranged by color Matchbox cars on the adjacent wall. These tiny shelves were a minimalist's dream come true. 


Is this not the cutest little stuffed taxi you've ever seen? 


The perfect place to store children's books when space is limited....on the inside door to the closet. So smart. 


Studies have shown babies sleep better when they have Leslee Mitchell Art on the walls of their nursery. I'm just telling you what I heard. FYI. 


What's a art install blog post without a little behind the scenes action? Special thanks to Dolci Key (my old Nashville assistant turned NYC living model) for all these great moments captured while photographing this incredible nursery. 

Car Prints: me (Leslee Mitchell Art)
Interior Photography: also, me (Leslee Mitchell)
Custom framing: BLICK Art Materials 
Crib: Reese by Pottery Barn Kids
Bed Sheet: Pottery Barn Kids
Gray Sheepskin Rug: Pier 1 Imports
Wallpaper: Tanzania by Thibaut
Monogrammed Blanket: Sferra
Organic Taxi Rattle: Estella NYC 
Dresser: Kitson by Restoration Hardware Teen
Light Fixture: Taren Flushmount by Restoration Hardware Teen
Ottoman: Lulu Cocktail Ottoman by Wayfair
Lamp: Wayfair
Braided Rug: Chunky Braided Jute Rug by Restoration Hardware
Basket: La Jolla Basket by Serena & Lily
Changing Table: Mod Dressing Changing Table by Wayfair
Storage Baskets: Beachcomber Utility Basket by Pottery Barn
Multi-Colored Blanket: Wallace Sewell
Gray Blanket: old Donna Karen
Wooden Play Gym: Clover & Birch

Brooklyn Big Boys Room Design

Big Boy RoomLeslee Mitchell

If there was ever a wallpaper made to be paired with the cars, it is most definitely Muscle Cars Wallpaper by Studio Four NYC. Keep scrolling and you will see what I mean. 


One of my favorite things about visiting my art customers and photographing their art installs is learning about fellow car lovers like Candylab Toys who have turned their deep love of classic cars into a product. How cool are these wooden cars!? They looked so good parked on the dresser below the Bronco Pileup. I love Candylab's story and think they have a very cool logo. Not at all surprising considering they are also designers. We have since connected on Instagram and are planning a collaboration. I can't wait. 


That's quite the view of Brooklyn out this window, eh? Perfection.


Bronco Car Art:    Leslee Mitchell Art (me)
Interior Photography:    Leslee Mitchell (also, me)
Interior Designer:    Sasha Berlin Design
Wallpaper:    Muscle Cars by studio four nyc
Wooden Cars:    Candylab Toys
Bed, Dresser, Bookshelf:   Duc Duc NYC 
Lettered Pillows:    Land of Nod 
Stripe Pillows:    West Elm
Rug:    Custom from ABC Carpet & Home
Glider & Ottoman:    Room & Board 
Dresser Lamp:    IKEA
Green End Table:    Room & Board