Friday, April 30, 2010

Bella’s Nursery

Welcome to Bella’s Nursery.

When we found out we were expecting a girl, we decided a neutral nursery with touches of pink would be most practical.

I selected a solid taupe for the bed skirt, mattress cover & bows on her crib bedding.  I used a toile for the bumper … because every nursery can stand a touch of toile!

The crib is the Jane crib from Bratt Decor.

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I used the same taupe fabric for the window treatments, but lined them in a soft pink to give it a sweet touch.  The embroidered sheer also gives a girly twist to the room.

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We purchased a blue glider & ottoman on Craigslist and decided to make a neutral slipcover for it & it turned out great!  If there is a baby boy in our  future we can simply remove the slipcover and we’ll be ready to rock him to sleep!

I fell in love with this etched mirrored lamp from Robert Allen years before Bella graced us with her presence.  It fits perfectly in her nursery.

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Grandpa (my Dad) painted this for Bella.  It’s our most precious item in the nursery.

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Above Bella’s crib we framed images from an antique Cinderella book (as shown in an older post).

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We used shadow boxes to display Mommy and Daddy’s original “lovies” from when we were babies.

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Many moons ago (during the summer before my Sophomore year at college) my parents & I found this dresser and night stand at a garage sale. Tyler (my then boyfriend), his little sister, Hillary, and I painted and distressed the furniture and added new hardware.  I used it throughout my college years and we loved the style for Bella’s nursery.

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And a few more items in her nursery, on top of her bookshelf.  Notice I cropped out the shelves?  Miss Bella loves to take all of her books and accessories off each day so it wasn’t photo-ready.

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Have a great weekend!

19 comments:

  1. beautiful

    From FF and wanted to say hi.
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  2. absolutely delightful! so full of charm! I'm now following from Follow Me Friday! I'd be honored if you choose to do the same! until later...

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  3. Hi! I'm stoppin' by from Friday Follow! Have a great Friday and pop into my blog if you get the chance. I love new followers ;)

    Bridgette
    The Groschen Goblins
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  4. I love the pictures over the bed and the changing table is great! I love the distressed look!

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  5. Hi!
    It looks beautiful! I love the dresser, among other things!
    I just saw a dresser like that at a garge sale today for 5 dollars. I loved it but have more than enough in this house.

    I'll be following!

    Come by and see my vintage finds!
    www.montydob.blogspot.com

    Thanks,
    Laura

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  6. I love your style! How vintage, and classic ;)
    LOVE the blog, I can't wait to read more-- found you on follow friday!
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    ~ashley

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  7. You have great taste! i love this nursery!
    happy FF!
    Following your awesome blog and would love if you come say hi and follow mine :)
    Gros bisous
    frenchy

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  8. WOW! That is just beautiful. So glamorous...yet perfect for a baby. Wonderful job.

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  9. Words just can't describe how GORGEOUS that room is. I adore the furniture!!! TO DIE FOR. It makes me want to decorate my son's nursery once and for all! Found you on NFF. Have a fabulous weekend!

    Alison
    http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love this room. Seems to me like what a real princess would have! You are a great seamstress! the slip cover on the rocker looks great! And I love the window treatments. Love it all!

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  11. This room is beautiful. It is easy to see that you are a talented designer. I found you on NFF! I am now a follower!

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  12. adorable!! love the lovies in the shadowboxes. This will be the JOY of your life!!

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  13. Happy FF!

    I'm your newest follower! If you get a chance, would you please follow me too at http://www.mommylivingthelifeofriley.com

    Have a great weekend!

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  14. Hi..I’m Barb ….I am from Fri. Follow.. I am your newest follower. I hope you will get a chance to visit my blog @ santasgiftshoppe.blogspot.com
    & get inspired by something for your family/home. I hope you will follow me as well. Nice to meet ya new friend!!!

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  15. This is SUCH an adorable nursery. You did a wonderful job!

    Thanks for weighing in on our dining room curtain dilemma the other day. I love hearing other blogger's thoughts on our DIY projects :)

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  16. So sweet and beautiful, perfect room for a little girl. I love that the room holds so much sentiment and memories!

    Thanks for visiting, following your blog.
    -Ann Marie

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  17. I have the same exact lovie as you, her name is Dolly :) I guess she has a twin sister still out there. The room is so classy and gorgeous!

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