Nursery pictures (mostly) done

I love how they turned out!  I haven’t finished the third one yet, because I accidentally messed up one of the papers, so I’ll have to make another trip to Hobby Lobby for another sheet of the yellow. I ended up buying the frames from Art to Frames on Amazon.  They were reeeaaally cheap, and…

Curtains!

I found the perfect curtains for the nursery at IKEA!  I love them, and they’re going to go perfectly with the crib bumper and skirt Mom and I are making. They just need to be hemmed, which luckily with these curtains doesn’t involve a sewing machine.  They are an easy iron-to-hem curtain, which means you…

19 days

I can’t believe it’s less than 20 days until baby’s due date!  The butterflies are REALLY acting up now :). I’m so excited I can barely stand myself!

Nursery art

Katie sent these pages from an old children’s book that had been damaged. I’m going to trim them up and mount them in frames with these yellow and orange colors as matting (thick, textured paper because I couldn’t find photo mat in the color I wanted). I’m headed to IKEA with a friend tomorrow, and…

Before and After

I meant to put some before and after shots of the crib! Here it is pre-sanding: In great shape, just a couple nicks here and there, but too dark for the nursery. After sanding: And after 3-4 coats of paint: I definitely think it was worth the work :). The only other things I plan…

The crib is done!

I love how the color came out! I’m glad I went with the lighter yellow – it turned out to be the buttery, creamy yellow I was looking for.  Plus, when the sun hits it, it is very bright and cheerful!  I’m going to take better pictures tomorrow – these are from late last night,…

books

I got these lovely books from another adoptive mama: I can’t wait to read them to our child one day!