There is one major piece of the room that isn't finished yet ... but I'm not sure when it will get done, so I've decided just to save that to show you in the future (hopefully!).
The end of last week ended up being a little more eventful than planned ... I got to spend a day in the hospital, having contractions every 2-3 minutes. The contractions eventually stopped, and they sent me home (I was only 36 weeks, so we want lil' Max to bake a little longer!), but it definitely made me realize he could be here any time now!!!
(and that I better get these darn nursery photos posted!:)~
So ... on to the nursery pics.
Today, I'm just going to show you mostly "the big picture" ... then in the coming days, I'll have a "details post" ... and posts with more specifics on my "projects" in the room. If there is anything in particular about the room you want to know more about, please comment and ask so that I'm sure to address it!
Where to begin?
I guess with the 'BEFORE' picture.
This was the one room in our house that was essentially untouched.
There was NOTHING in this room, boring beige on the walls, etc.
Pretty much a blank slate!
And now for the 'AFTER' pictures...
(a whole-lot of them!)
(We turned the old, white, boring bi-fold closet doors into barn doors.)
The cubby I found in an antique store in Redmond, Oregon. It came out of an old tool shed!
A coat of wax, and it was good to go! Love the rustic quality it brings while being so functional at the same time! I've got toys, books, receiving blankets, burp cloths, and other essentials in each cubby.
As Max grows, it will probably be matchbox cars, legos, and action figures! :-)
LOVE the wooden chalkboard map -- got it for a GREAT price from World Market! The little globe I got there, too.
They are two of the few accessories in the room that are actually "new".
We made the rusted corrugated metal awning for over the window. LOVE LOVE LOVE it.
My faux metal letters I showed you in a tutorial back HERE...
An old Radio Flyer holds some itty-bitty shoes ... and an old metal egg basket holds some old worn baseballs.
The crib is the Hudson from Babyletto. (I purchased it from a local baby boutique called Goodnight Room -- one of my favorite stores. --I bought all of Lucy's nursery furniture there, too!).
Although the crib is intended to be very modern ... I like the simplicity. It has an almost-primitive feeling to me. And I love the grey color, too!
The art piece above the crib I made with some wooden western/vintage prints (that I custom designed at Goodnight Room) and some old barn wood. (more in a future post)
A "photo display" from some old bed springs (which I painted).
An old red wire basket with a burlap sack liner is perfect for dirty laundry!
An old bushel basket became the perfect bin for stuffed animals...
And another one for rolled up quilts.
I simply stenciled a dented, old galvanized bucket to make the trash can!
I purchased the "You Are My Sunshine" print (on a wooden block) from Goodnight Room.
And one of the toughest decisions (thanks to all who gave me your input!) -- the light fixture -- ended up being the Depot Ceiling Lamp from Pottery Barn Kids.
A rusted barbed-wire star hangs by the door.
I just love it.
One more look ....
I'm done now.
I hope you kinda like it!
And I hope my little Max kinda likes it, too! :-)
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