Cason’s Hunting and Fishing Nursery

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  • Blue Custom Painted Dresser and Pegboard Wall Unit6/17
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Description

Honestly this was one of the hardest projects I've ever done, and for the most part I'm absolutely loving it. My husband played a very big part in the theme for this room, we spent a lot of time together DIY-ing everything and a lot of bantering back and forth about what should go in the nursery and what shouldn't... aka I had to draw the line at a real deer mount and a few others lol ... I wanted this room to be soft and still feel like a nursery. Trying to keep it from looking like a trophy room was well lets just say interesting haha. The first project we did was the hanging shelf and we actually based that project upon doing a navy and orange color scheme keeping the colors warm... and I just couldn't get my husband on board with the orange... and the navy actually just made the room way too dark. This space is TINY and has a very small window, so the lighting is terrible and after seeing the warm colors it was clear that we needed to go softer... SO if I could... aka If I had the energy... and hope to down the road... I would distress and white wash the hanging shelf to give it a softer "feel" as it's a little too dark for my liking but it'll do for now!

We really saved a ton by DIYing just about everything with the exception of the crib, chair and side table. I hope to find the time and energy to share our DIY's on my blog but we'll see how the next few weeks before baby play out.

UPDATE:

Due to individuals using my design and re selling it as their own I will no longer be sharing the measurements for the barn wood back drop. I'm sorry if this has caused an inconvenience but it was not intended to be shared for those purposes

Design Inspiration

My Husband's love for hunting & fishing.

Favorite Items

The pegboard DIY we made for over the changing table

53 Comments

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    Beautiful nursery. Could you please tell me the measurements of the barn wood back drop behind the galvanized tin letters?

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    Love everything about your nursery! Can you tell me what brand the pouf ottoman is? I know you said it was from Target, but I can’t find it & I NEED it! :)

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    I’m so in love with this pouf! Can you tell me what brand from target? ??? We find out July 22 so if it’s a boy hunting and fishing it is, absolutely feel in love with this theme!

    Thank you!
    Lauren

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    Oh my goodness! Im so sorry to leave you ladies hanging! It didn’t send me any type of notification for y’alls comments!

    Ashlyn: I sent you an email with the diagram if anyone else would like measurements contact me via my blog and i’ll send it over… hoping to have time now that we are out of the newborn days to post a DIY

    Audrey: We made a cross brace on the back to stabilize the unit together, and we used the appropriate wire for hanging artwork for it’s weight with eye hooks that safely threaded into the back of the brace. Then we set a 50 lb dry wall anchor into the wall. My husband used a heavy duty construction screw so that the unit could hang like any other art work from it. The initials are hollow and super light weigh we just used good size nails for the letters. Each letter had multiple eye loops welded into them already so it stabilized and secured it. Good Luck!

    Lindsey, Lauren and Cat: The pouf is threshold it was purchased back in January I believe. Hope you ladies are able to find it!

    Candace: The barn wood is a combination of layers of stain, white wash, stain all while using steel wool for sanding. The two stains were

    Lauren: The paint color is Valspar and it’s called Atlantic Schooner #4004-6C It also has different washes over it

    Again ladies, I’m so sorry I haven’t gotten back to you sooner, hope all of this helps. I’ll keep a better eye out for comments now! Happy Decorating!!!

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    can you please tell me what type of washes you used on the dresser? I picked up the color from lowes now I need some guidance on the washes. Thank you so much

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    I’m in love with his nursery. Planning my little boys in deer and arrows. Did you hang a real deer head mount or did you buy?

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    hey Gina,

    I clicked on your link for the fitted crib sheets. I ordered two and I guess since I ordered them off your link they were sent to you. Is there anyways you can send them to me?

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    Beautiful room, I’m sure it will grow with him. You may find you need to move the changing table when the baby is 6-9 months old. Babies are very curious and it will be difficulty to keep them from interacting with the board above the changing table. Also, if you every plan to use any ointments/lotions on your child’s skin, know that it will end up on the wall. Consider paint/wall choices that are highly washable. Babies investigate everything and are more flexible than we every give them credit for.

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    Hi, I am wanting to make the barnwood piece for my niece and I was needing a little information also…can you give me the measurements of the barnwood backdrop? Also, how did you attach the tin letters and antlers? Did you have to do anything special to the antlers, like paint them or anything?

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    Curious to where I click to find your blog for the measurements for the CWR behind the crib. If you can just email me at katelin1108@gmail.com the measurements that would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you

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    Kerri,
    As stated above unfortunately this website doesn’t allow you to attach an image for all measurement inquiries please email me.

    Thanks,
    Gina

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    I would love more information on what specific stains and colors you used for the barn wood backdrop. I am hoping to do something similar and love how the color of the wood turned out. Did you start with new pieces or use aged wood? Thanks so much!!!

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    Can you send me measurements on the barn wood as well? how long ago did you purchase the pouf from target? I am looking for one just like this.

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    Could you please send me the measurments of thr barn wood backdrop and the letters please

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    Hello, I love the peg board idea behind the dresser/changing table. Do you have instructions on how you mounted that to the wall? My husband is trying to figure it out :) Thank you!

    You can email me at akcrete@hotmail.com

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    Love the nursery. We are doing a similar theme for our little boy. I would like some more info about the barnwood board above the crib. Measurements and how you attached everything. My e-mail is whitngee1@hotmail.com

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    UPDATE:
    Due to individuals using my design and re selling it as their own I will no longer be sharing the measurements for the barn wood back drop. I’m sorry if this has caused an inconvenience but it was not intended to be shared for those purposes

    I do my best to respond to emails and comments but as a mom of 2 under 2 and a business owner any email inquiries with this request will not be responded to. Again I’m sorry for any inconvenience, the situation is unfortunate and I’m super disappointed that this has happened. I will do my absolute best to respond to other emails.

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    Hello, I was going to try and create this piece for my boys nursery. Will you please send me measurements?

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    Hi I was just wondering what are the measurements for the antler pillow in the crib if you don’t mind.

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    Hi,
    I’ve been trying to find to personalized deer pillow on Etsy but am having no luck and the link isn’t working. Do you by chance have another link?

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    Sydni, we are in the process of moving so I don’t. It is packed away.

    Laura, it seems she no longer has her etsy shop up, sorry

    To all others: please read updates. I am no longer giving out the measurements

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    I have been looking for the perfect paint color and I’m so glad you shared, abosulelty LOVE this color! Thank you so much!!

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    LOVE, everything about this room! good Job!! Could you please tell me how you attached the basket and shelf to the peg board.. I have pegboard in my laundry room that this would be awesome to add to that space.
    Thanks!
    Lara

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    What are the measurements for the wood backdrop and how did you hang it? Also, how did you hang the accessories on the pegboard and mount it on the wall?

    Beautiful nursery! I have used a lot of your ideas-they are so cute!

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    Just want you to know that my friend and I mimicked your design. Just wanted you to know and to thank you for sharing your ideas.

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    Can you please tell me the measurements for the wood and letters as well. And where you found the letters please.

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    I would love to get some information about this project! What are the measurements for the board itself and the letters? I looked at hobby lobby but I didn’t know if the big letters were too big.

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