Thursday, April 7, 2011

the lil dudes nursery ...

So i finally made the nursery "presentable" today ... considering the doc took 24 hours off my pregnancy today (for the last 8 months i've thought i was due Saturday apparently not ... i'm due tomorrow) ... not that i'm complaining. & then of course people requested photos so i figured i'd take some for you & share some of the products i found for him. It is still a work in progress & i promise i will take better ones when he shows up & it's actually finished. 

Firstly i should mention we live in a rented house ... & whilst i think we could have painted the room i actually like white walls. The floor is linoleum & i plan to eventually put down a large floor rug. The room is also in our roof (as is our bedroom) with a huge sky light. All the furniture is from ikea (with the exception of a horrible ugly military issue closet that i haven't photographed). 

This is his dresser (obviously) ... i decided against a changing table because i figured a. i'm probably going to change him everywhere but here half the time 2. i want something more practical long term. The red knobs on the dresser we found at a flea market ... the photo above the dresser is a self portrait ... the yellow blanket to the left of the dresser is a play mat from Peppermint Pinwheels ... & the changing mat on top of the dresser is from twenty 7 handmade. The "black things on sticks" are actually shadow puppets bought from a french store called Nature & Decouvertes by my wonderful friend Nelou

Above his crib is "all the fun of the fair" (yes i know it isn't straight) ... the clock is from MB Art Studios (the quote is: "every story has an ending...but in life...every ending is just a new beginning" & i knew it was perfect the moment i saw it) ... & the little trike was found at a flea market. 

Love his little bath product, storage area complete with diaper genie (hubby insisted) & random gifts from friends & family. I love the vintage crate & actually plan on using it for newborn photos when you know i have an actual newborn. Also used a mason jar to store other stuff in. 

Finally the shelves which are easily still half empty because well we're still collecting stuff for the lil dude. The prints either side were a gift & come from Sugar Fresh ... the wooden camera with Jacob's name on it comes from Little Sapling Toys ... & the other "kids box" camera was discovered at a flea market (go figure). The tins are from Ikea ... & the first book i bought my son is "P is for Peanut: A Photographic ABC". 

& to the left of the shelves sits big ted who was mine! 


  1. Hello Sweetie...
    My what a lucky lil dude he is going to be :) You have made him a beautiful nursery to come home too :)
    Have a sweet evening, Natalie xx

  2. You're due tomorrow! That is so EXCITING! The nursery looks so sweet and lovely. What a lucky kid.

  3. lovely! blessings to you.

  4. what a beautiful nursery! you photos are amazing. thanks for including my clock. -mb.

  5. such great finds, and so much love… can't wait to see it again, now that you've added more to it!

  6. what a beautiful little space! you did a wonderful job of decorating; i love how clean and fresh and simple everything is! my favorite is the framed sonogram :)

  7. This is absolutely hermoso! It sorta makes me wanna have more babies (something the hubby probably shouldn´t hear), I´m addicted to making spaces exhale a little beauty...this is definitely some yummy eye candy! Happy to be your newst follower! Clau