Wednesday, March 11, 2009
the baby's room
Welcome to the baby's room! I'm excited that it's all finished and ready to go. I had so much fun doing this room and it turned out exactly how I wanted it to...take a look!
I had it in my head that I wanted the crib to be hot pink, and thanks to my husband, that's what I got. This is the same crib from Ikea that both Payton and Gabby used, now with a little face-lift! (Gray had to do like 4 coats to get the pink to cover the wood...thanks, sweetie!)
I'm also not bothering with a mobile for now and just went with my tissue pom-poms instead (how-to here). I just loooove the look of them...so girly and pretty and feminine and fresh...I'd put them in my own room if my husband would let me!
And my mom sewed all the bedding...so perfect! I knew I wanted hot pink and green as my color scheme and after some searching this is what I found. I believe that all the fabrics used in the room are Amy Butler. Love her stuff!
I'm all about using up space for storage...so under the crib I have baskets with clothes for the baby to grow into, rather than having them crowd the closet and drawers. Oh, and tulle just makes everything cuter, right?
Yes, the baby will have a "K" name...well, at least we think so! Hehe! If it doesn't suit her, then I guess the K will be coming down! I had both the "K" and the clouds hand-cut, they're not available for purchase. Sorry! (I know people will be asking!) This frame and the one above the crib are both Ribba frames from Ikea.
The rocking chair...my mom sewed the quilt and pillow, and this little Pooh has had a special place in all 3 of my baby rooms.
The change table. Again, Graham painted it pink and I replaced the handles...it's amazing what a difference a little paint and new hardware can do. The little lamp on the top is from Ikea, too. I love it 'cause it's really dim...perfect for quiet times in the rocking chair.
I also got these awesome baskets at Ikea for organizing all of that random baby "stuff" that collects...soothers, hair-things, baby mitts, whatever. Just all those little accessories that you manage to get. Love them! (Oh, and these flowers are for Payton and Gabby, too...just keepin' them all in one place!)
Okay, I am realizing that everything I buy is fom Ikea. Boring! But it's the right price, and just clean and simple stuff. Know what I mean? These little shelves are from there as well, and work perfectly to hold and display favorite books. (Speaking of books, Karen Katz has become a favorite of mine. Cute, colorful, sweet children's books. Love them.)
And last but not least, the closet. Looking quite organized right now...we'll see how long that lasts! The only clothes I have out are newborn to 3 months...if I pull too much out then it just gets to be too much and too crowded. I'm so lucky to have so much for this little one...with a grandma that sews and tons of girl clothes in this house already, we are set. And now we wait.
Oh, and if this baby happens to be a boy, then I have A LOT of work ahead of me. Ha ha!
Thanks for looking!