Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Nursery Décor & Dreams

One of my best girlfriends, Lulu, is having a baby! This lucky little one will be joining us sometime in February and has two adoring parents eagerly waiting. In addition to beginning to research baby shower cuteness (yes!!!), I got to thinking about all the wonder of decorating a nursery. I have a few pregnant friends, some near and some far, and I love watching the process they each take to decorating that now-precious room that fills up with so many dreams. In honor of my prego gal pals, below is some nursery decorating inspiration, as well as pix from the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Lil’ O’s room, before he arrived and we knew he was a him or how awesome becoming parents could truly be. Enjoy.

Balancing Tip: Decorate *before* that bundle of joy comes along and ideally before the third trimester. After a certain point, nesting aside, there’s little inspiration to move, let alone decorate. Plus, Husby and I both really enjoyed having Lil’ O’s bedroom done early and just sitting there thinking of all our dreams for him and praying for the life to come. I hope all the parents-to-be out there get a similar blessing of time and reflection.

Nautical Nursery 2
Baby Girl Safari Nursery
Homemade Touches
Hunting Lodge Nursery
Winnie the Pooh Nursery

And, finally, Lil' O's nursery is below. We didn't know he would be a little boy, so we had to decorate in a gender-neutral way. This was somewhat challenging, but I really like the end result. The theme, if there is one, is simply "color." And, the beauty of decorating without knowing the sex of our child is that this nursery will serve kiddo #2 just as wonderfully, even if that babe is a girl. :)

1 comment:

  1. So cute! And so useful when one is considering what furniture is necessary during what stage of one's baby's life. I love the color in Lil' O's room - and the gigantic scissors.