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Brady’s Rustic Cabin


Brady's nursery is a combination of all things old and new, handmade and purchased,  tied into one theme: Rustic Cabin.

Design Inspiration

I really wanted something different - not your average nursery - and I worked really hard to achieve this through DIY projects and researching Project Nursery(!), blogs, pinterest etc for ideas. My second goal was to make it as cost effective as possible. I'm a girl that LOVES a bargain! Mission accomplished.

Decorating Style

DIY, rustic, chic, vintage, masculine

Project Details

Pottery Barn Kids, Etsy, Craigslist, Yard Sales, Pinterest, Project Nursery

Favorite Items

DIY barrel pendant, distressed dresser from Craigslist, bird mobile, crib and birdhouses made from books, ladder


Research before you buy! There's almost always a promo code to use when purchasing online (, check Craigslist, yard sales and thrift stores - and when all else fails, MAKE IT! It'll be more special that way anyway.

{Preggo Files} Vintage Baby Nursery Idea Board - Palmettos and Pigtails

Tuesday 6th of May 2014

[…] We’d love to have a rustic shelf {like this one from On to Baby} above the changing table to keep some of his books and maybe an antique car or two {like these from Martin Klasch}.  On the side of the changing table, I’m thinking a coke crate, wood toolbox or old drawer {like this one from Project Nursery}. […]


Tuesday 19th of June 2012

Question about buying used furniture for a nursery: I'm very worried about off gassing from MDF & paint - any tips on how to make sure used furniture is safe?


Saturday 2nd of June 2012


Coat hooks! :) They are screwed into the ladder bars and then I just pushed them through the weave of the baskets. I got the baskets at Marshalls.


Saturday 2nd of June 2012

I love the baskets in the ladder!!! How did you attach them and where did you get the baskets from?


Friday 11th of May 2012


Rug - Urban Outfitters Crib bedding - made by a friend but the fabric is Joel Dewberry Modern Meadow Picnic Plaid and Nap Sack in Grass. Etsy also has these as well as similar fabrics for custom bedding.