a baby’s room

woodland nurseryBelly and I are feeling pretty ready for the next stage – babyhood!!!  We’re 9 days from our due date and feeling good.  Baby is working those little muscles and moving around like crazy and Momma is doing quite a bit of napping and smoothie making.  We’re thrilled to share a few snapshots of baby’s woodland nursery which is now completely finished and ready to welcome the little guy of honor!

woodland nurseryWith a woodland theme in mind, we chose things that felt natural, clean and textured for his room.  We wanted something that was bright and fun, but also soothing and calm.  I started collecting pieces pretty early on in the pregnancy, after our 20 week scan, knowing that I wanted to take my time and enjoy creating a collected look.  Pieces like the canoe shelf and the Animals of North America poster were Pinterest inspires whereas the Explore pennant and the Be Brave pieces I made myself.

woodland nurseryTake your time when choosing the pricier pieces like the glider and the dresser.  I fell in love with these pieces from West Elm and we splurged a little on these items knowing that we would use them for years to come.  By paying a little more for better quality we hope that the dresser and side table will work for our son even as a teenager (unless his mom steals them for herself – hehe).

woodland nurseryAnd don’t forget baby’s closet!  We chose to line the backs of his shelves with some wrapping paper to brighten them up a bit.

woodland nursery closetWe had so much fun setting up baby’s room.  It was a big happy project that kept us busy these last nine months.  We’re really looking forward to enjoying the space and actually using all of the pieces we’ve set in place.

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The Details: Ceiling Paint BEHR California Dreaming behr.com, Hangin’ Around Pendant Lamp landofnod.com

Changing Table Shot: Inspired by LayBabyLay’s Nursery Design landofnod.com, Mid-Century White+Acorn Dresser westelm.com, Animals of North America poster smalladventure.com, Woven Prayer Hamper potterybarnkids.com, Universal Topper potterybarnkids.com, Explore Pennant DIY instructions landofnod.com

Crib Shot: Kendall Fixed Gate Crib potterybarnkids.com, Hayden Magazine Racks potterybarnkids.com, mountain banner DIY instructions landofnod.com, Geese Mobile White blablakids.com

Canoe Shot: Handmade Canoe Shelf etsy.com, Green Rod Pocket Curtain overstock.com, Magical Thinking Feather Curtain Tieback urbanoutfitters.com

Glider Shot: Graham Glider in Moss westelm.com, Sherpa Rocking Bear potterybarnkids.com, Bunny Lamp pbteen.com, The Long Road at Night print etsy.com, Cozy Ivory Shag Rug overstock.com

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