- A Project For: Jack
- Age: due June 6, 2012
- Location: Rochester, New York
Gray walls, gray carpet, chevron valances, and dark wood furniture meld to create a calm environment for baby Jack.
Other Project Nursery entries! Once we started with the gray walls, we just worked throughout the pregnancy to build the room. I liked the modern look of chevron, the colorful animal alphabet, and the contrast of the dark wood to the lighter walls and carpet.
Modern eclectic, creative... Overall resourceful.
The alphabet on twine - Letter cards are from Etsy and I hung them on twine with mini clothespins.
Chevron curtains - homemade by my mother-in-law. Fabric by Carousel Designs.
Button Map of America - handmade - I sewed buttons from our family onto a piece of stretched canvas. Canvas from Joanne's.
Baseball sign and Gray words sign - from Marshall's.
"Jack" name sign - handmade - we bought a wooden frame, cardboard letters, and a piece of gray matting. We spraypainted the letters red and glued them onto the matting. We opted to remove the glass for a more modern look.
Crib and dresser/changer - by Babyletto
Chair - Best Chair brand, upholstered in Charcoal Gray.
The button map turned out to be really cool - I wasn't sure how it'd look in the end, but it's neat to have something with buttons from both my family and my husband's.
The chevron curtains were a cute, cheap alternative to many of the store-bought options. The modern look pulls the room together.
My swivel/rocker is awesome! It's a neutral gray color that can easily transition into the living room when the baby is done nursing. We are really happy with the small size of the rocker - it fits well into our older home (small bedrooms).
Start early and take your time accumulating stuff. I found that this was more fun than buying a bedroom-in-a-box at a huge store. The items are unique to this nursery and were each selected to go there. My husband and I worked together to create something really special for our baby.
Posted on April 22, 2012
Project By: Lauren
I live in upstate New York with my husband, Nate. We are expecting our first child, a boy due in June 2012, and we couldn't be more thrilled!
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