So no pictures of the kitchen – or the baby – yet. Both seem to be stalled out at about 95% done. Boo. The baby’s room, however, is done, done, DONE!
Some of the details… well first of all there’s the Loom Crib:
Then there’s the quilt my aunt made me:
That – combined with my love of the fisher price rainforest line of gear - ended up being the inspiration for the entire room. I pulled the black polka-dot fabric from the quilt out and my mom used it to make bumper pads:
(yes. I know that bumper pads = DEATH TRAPS OMFG. Please don’t comment on it.)
And super-cute curtains:
We repainted the previously burgundy wall to the same shade of bright, stoplight, fire engine red as the curtains. The paint color, btw, is named “Three Cheers for Pooh” which I find HILARIOUS for a baby’s room. Three cheers for poo, indeed.
Speaking of which – I set up a changing area using fun little organizers from Ikea:
The knobs came from the discount bin at Target and totally work with the jungle thing I have going. So do these fun little wall stickers that match the Rainforest line:
My fav. spot in the room is this:
The rocker was a shower gift from my parents and it’s one of those places that if you sit down it’s almost impossible to ever get up. In a good way. My grandma made the quilt and the pillowcase. Both are so beautiful and perfect for my little rocking spot!
My mom picked up a little table at a secondhand store and took a crappy, army green, Ikea lamp that Matt and I used to have in our room and turned it into this:
So I have a little station for a water bottle and a book or whatever else I need while I’m stuck in the rocker nursing for hours (cell phone so I can twitter… you know... the basics).
The furniture in the room is mine from when I was a kid – gotta love all that shelving:
Clearly there’s not much on there now but if this kid is anything like me the shelves will be filled with books in a few short years.
And the blanket my knitting friends made me even has its own home:
(more on this later because it is SO deserving of it’s own post)
And of course the crazy ceiling fan that I was so excited about:
But it didn’t throw out as much light as I wanted so we also hung up this paper lantern that we bought when we lived in San Francisco:
Which will give the baby something fun to look at while they are being changed!
So yeah. The room is good to go. Just need an actual baby to put in it!