A Nursery Tour

I am so excited to show you our nursery today! I feel like it took soooo long to pick a paint color and then a wallpaper for the accent wall and to get all the furniture, but then a couple of weekends later the whole thing was finished! I am so loving how peaceful and calm it feels (till there’s a crying baby in there, right?? 😋) and even though baby will actually be sleeping in our room for a while, I’m excited to sit in that rocking chair, use that changing table, open that closet full of teensy baby clothes and maybe even use that crib for daytime naps?? Who knows! Here we go!

First off, here is how the space looked when we first moved in. The previous owners even had our same crib! Felt like everyone we showed the house to assumed we would just leave it as was, but though it was totally sweet and cute in there, we wanted to make it our own. Apologies to those happy animals that we painted over 😬

Here are some in progress photos that I’ve already shown you, but you wanted to see them again, right?? We definitely tried a lot of paint colors and I think four different wall paper/wall decal samples before settling on the ones you see here. I’m really happy with how both of those things turned out and how they look together. The wallpaper was definitely a project (that I really thought I’d be able to help with until I remembered Joey hasn’t let me help with anything this entire pregnancy!) but wow, Joey did such a wonderful job! I’m so grateful ❤

And that’s the whole finished product! Do you love it? I love it! I will link all the items below in case you are curious, but I think the photos are pretty self-explanatory. I will also mention we are waiting on some small hanging bookshelves that are supposed to come some time in October, but those can wait I suppose. We do have a ton of books waiting in the closet though! Joey thought it was weird for me to take a photo of our cloth diaper bag and trash can, but I was sure you guys would want the details of our diaper routine 😂 We didn’t want to commit to any of those expensive trash cans until after we figure out if cloth diapering will work for us. Now all we need in here is a little baby!

Paint Color: Glidden Milkweed

Wall Paper: Botanical Wall Paper Jumbo Eucalyptus from Etsty

Crib: Babyletto Lolly 3-in1 Convertible Crib with Toddler Bed Conversion Kit

Crib Mattress: Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer Dual Sided Crib Mattress

Dresser: Babyletto Lolly 6-Drawer Assembled Double Dresser

Changing Tray: Babyletto Universal Wide Removable Changing Tray

Changing Pad: Munchkin Secure Grip Changing Pad

Mirror: Target 22″ x 22′ Travis Round Wood Accent Wall Mirror

Floating Shelves: Floating Shelf and Brackets from Etsy

Baby Monitor: Littelf Home Camera

Hanging Diaper Bag: Planet Wise Hanging Wet/Dry Bag

Wall Prints: Winnie the Pooh Print from Etsy

Rocking Chair: Pottery Barn Kids Minna Small Spaces Rocking Chair in Oatmeal

Ottoman: Pottery Barn Kids Minna Small Spaces Ottoman in Oatmeal

Lamp: Target Edris Metal Globe Floor Lamp (We still need a dimmer or a dim light bulb because this lamp is way too bright!)

Table: Target Round End Table with Tray Top

White Noise Machine: Dreamegg D1 Sound Machine

A Goodbye to Our House

In just two days, we’ll be leaving this little house, our home for the past six (almost seven) years, and though we are excited to move on, I can’t help but think back on all the wonderful things this space has brought us.  We got engaged here!  Brought home a pup, found out we were having a baby, grew our first garden, threw lots of BBQs, put up Christmas trees, cooked a million dinners, watched countless Rockies games, not to mention all the projects!  Pavers, sod and rocks in the front yard, garden boxes, a retaining wall, plants, flowers, a new garage, a deck, a sprinkler system and a new fence in the backyard.  Walls torn down and rooms repainted and new counter tops, appliances, a sink and a tile backsplash inside.  Snowstorms and rainstorms and stiflingly hot days without air conditioning and through it all, this 114 year old house has stood and kept us safe.  I’m so grateful for all the years we’ve spent here ♥

We have chosen not to remember the skunks or the cracks or the dirty alleyway or the way doors sometimes shut and sometimes don’t depending on the weather 😛

IMG_4494photophoto-7IMG_4890photo 2photo1photo 4IMG_6462IMG_6980IMG_7401IMG_8065IMG_8063IMG_8153IMG_2093IMG_2570IMG_3148IMG_028822bbeb78-1ac8-4ea5-aa26-e5c3c7f6e52170d677a8-c333-4fc7-921b-6136bccf12d3