The Current State of the Nursery

Currently, the nursery is in a pretty scary state. We did recently get the room pretty much all cleaned out, but we still have a long way to go! As I mentioned before, we plan to do the same ceilings that we have in the rest in our house, a custom closet, and lots and lots of wall patching and repairs. Here’s what the room currently looks like…The scary truth!

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Above is the view from the door way. The giant canvas is a project for the nursery I’ll tell you all about at some point.

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This is the looking back the other direction. I have a small nursery pile going on. The framed poster, the lamp, the basket, and the chair will all stay in the nursery. My dad is going to convert the chair to a rocker for us. The pillow on the chair and the few other things on the floor are just a give away pile. Did you notice that we are missing our ceiling light?! So, I’m on the hunt for a light!

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This is the small closet that Shane will be converting into a nice custom closet with a much wider opening. This closet is currently a bit horrific! I’m excited to see it become a much cleaner and more functional space.

So that’s the tour of the room as it is. Now here’s the plan….

Surprise, surprise I’m going with white walls! I just really love nurseries with white walls. They just seem to have more of a modern look. I’m not in to the super baby baby kind of nurseries. So, white walls it is!

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My plan is white walls, but still lots of color!

 

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And like this nursery, I’m planning a special ceiling!

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Remember the ceilings will eventually look like this, but we plan to paint them a pale pink!

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Maybe a shade similar to this. I do want a bit of the innocent baby girl look, and I think the pink ceiling will be perfect for that. We will see how it turns out hopefully we love it!

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We plan on doing this dresser from IKEA as a changing table.

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The curtains will be dip dyed DIY’s like I did for our living room curtains, but I’m thinking more of an aqua green.

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Shane really has his heart set on building a baby crib. I really want him to, but this very simple IKEA crib is my backup plan. Shhhh don’t tell Shane I have a backup plan. I’m just worried he’s not going to have the time. He’s so busy with work.

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We really hope to DIY a geometric mobile similar to something like this.

 

Well, that’s about as far as I’ve gotten with the planning so far. I’m really kind of stumped on a rug. I’m really not sure what to get yet. We will see how everything gets pulled together!

 

Update….

Here’s a picture I took last night. Sorry, it was dark and I used my iPhone.

Nursery experiments

There’s a possibility I might use this rug that we already have in the nursery. I’m not 100% sure, but it would save us some serious money not having to buy a new one! There’s so many decisions to be made! Also, There’s a sneak peak of my painting! More about that later, though! This rug does really send the nursery into this sort of direction….

 

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I do love this look. So, maybe it’s the right fit… I guess we will just have to wait and see what the crazy hormones do to my decisions over the next few months!

 

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