Monday, April 11, 2011

Nursery in Progress

Seems like I've had a bunch to say via this blog lately. LOL Today I'll give you a sneak peek at how the nursery is coming along. There's not really a theme, per se, but the inspiration is coastal/beach. Though I can only float, water is one of my favorite natural resources to be near. Something about looking out over a deep blue ocean, a man-made Texas lake, or even a swimming pool is just SO calming. These photos I took in February on the South Carolina coast, near Charleston. They'll hang above baby's bed.

Being on Team Green means we need a gender neutral space that will adapt to whichever God chooses, a boy or a girl. I really despise color sexism. Yeah, I'm a girl and I like pink and green, but I also love cobalt blues, forest greens, chocolate browns, etc. Oops. How did that soap box get there?

Anyway, these are some items I found at HomeGoods. They serve as my jumping off point for decor. A couple days after purchasing them I found a luxurious, shimmery, sky blue curtain panel on the discount shelves at T.J. Maxx. It's beautiful and I'll post a pic once we get it hung.

To brighten things up, (since our crib and dresser are espresso), I'll add a white basket/organizer for the changing table, bright green bedding, and this bookcase (not the best pic) from IKEA. It's the Expedit with Knipsa baskets. Love it!

Our first furniture item received and promptly assembled by Anthony was the Carter's Chocolate Sleigh Glider. I Love this pic of our future nursing corner. The wall to the right used to be a dark chocolate, Otter, by Sherwin Williams, but sweet hubby primed and painted it last weekend to match the rest of the room, which is SW Believable Buff. It made a huge difference in such a small space. Next, we'll paint the ceiling (and maybe add crown molding).

Sorry for the dark doorway and paint ladder in this last one. The wall between the two doors is where we'll place our Psalm 121 decal we custom ordered from They were super fast responding to our inquiry. I sent an email at like 5 a.m. Saturday morning and by 9 a.m. I had a quote and by noon we'd placed the order! Can't wait to put it up.

It'll be a constant reminder to our Little Beloved that the Lord is with them every step of the way.


  1. Can't wait to see it progress. Good choices Tricia!

  2. Thanks, Angela. With your 'good taste' I truly take that as a compliment! :-)