The most awesome nursery in the history of the world.
***UPDATE*** Go read this when you’re done. Before & Afters, better pictures, the bathroom, annnnd all the crap that was wrong with the nursery I didn’t know was wrong until we brought him home.
Walls: hand stenciled and striped with my own pregnant little hands
Ceiling: hand painted clouds, birds painted and nailed to it courtesy of Urban Outfitters.
Ottoman: Tuesday Morning on, like, triple clearance. King Henry VIII would have liked that color purple and so will Brigsby.
Pennants and Stars: Hand made with lots of felt and lots of glue while watching Dexter
Rugs: Joanne’s fabric. hand cut. $10.
Teddy Bear: Handmade by a mountain woman in Georgia. That is a lie.
Dresser: Craigslist, painted by Beloved and Padre while I drank ginger ale and watched from the garage.
Changing Pad & Cover: Target
Fan: Wal Mart
Trash can: Ikea, spray painted orange
Pennant: all me
Metallic stars: Wal Mart
Macrame planter: I think my grandma made it. Maybe she didn’t. Either way, it came from her house.
Dream catcher: Dollar store
Black Velvet Curtains: Wal Mart
Lamp: Goodwill $4 + spray paint + electrical tape
Gnome: from my personal collection
Tootsie Roll alarm clock: Goodwill $3
Orange gypsy scarf: Target
Frames: Dollar Store
Art: the result of lots of googling
B: Joanne’s $.50
Radio: Goodwill $4
Emmett Kelly clown sculpture: family heirloom (seriously)
Beer Bottles: There’s a story behind that, I swear.
Telescope: also from my personal collection
Crazy storage bins: Target
Footballs: Husband’s collection
Popcorn Cart: Goodwill $3…and it works, too.
Books: Half of them came from Europe – gifts from Daddyo when I was a little girl
I MADE THAT
attempted combination of paper mache, pom poms, paint, and lots of glitter.
There’s also a story behind this. A very good one.
Sock Monkey: Goodwill $2 (it’s been sanitized, I promise)
Crib sheets/skirt: Sewn by hand, mostly by Dottie, but I helped.
FSU Blanket: Hand crocheted because once upon a time I spent some time there.
Sleep Sheep: Buy Buy Baby
This is Stella’s favorite room in the house. And soon it will be Brigsby’s.
***UPDATE*** go read this. Before & Afters, better pictures, the bathroom, annnnd all the crap that was wrong with the nursery I didn’t know was wrong until we brought him home.