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Henry’s {not so} Nautical Nursery

I love design and home decorating and when I found out I was pregnant, besides being over the moon with excitement for having a baby, I was so excited that I could design a nursery. I wanted to start right away, but I’m the queen of indecision so I waited until we knew the sex so it would remove 50% of the options. When 20 weeks came around and we found out it was a boy, it was full steam ahead. The easiest decision was the wall color – a light gray, since we’re renting and wanted to keep it neutral in hopes of not having to repaint. After lots of research we made the big purchases of the crib, dresser, glider and rug, and I went to work on making all the finishing touches, from the crib bedding (skirt, sheets and bumpers) to the pillows, artwork, pennant banners and blankets.