When her 8-year-old daughter decided she wanted her big girl room to be pink and purple, mom, design blogger, and genuine style diva Krista Salmon of Kiki's List wasn't exactly on board. "It's probably my least favorite color combination," Krista says. "I started twitching at the thought that it might turn out like something out of a Barbie movie. Well, it didn't. And I think we were able to create a room that both mother and daughter were happy with."
Inspired originally by Mariska Meijers ikat pillows, Krista and her daughter managed to make purple and pink look sophisticated, painting the walls in a purple wash, reupholstering inexpensive furniture pieces in bold fabrics, and adding the most adorable little desk space ever. Keep clicking to check out all the details, including tips on how to re-create such a lovely big girl's room yourself!