Nursery is done!

Discussion in 'Teacher Time Out' started by Jem, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. TennisPlayer

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    Amazing! You and your husband are great decorators! The baby will be warmly welcomed and so loved! I love seeing happy parents and happy kids!
     
  2. Mrs. K.

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    Wow!
     
  3. Hoot Owl

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    What a lucky baby!
     
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    I love it Jem!! I think you should fly out to Maine and redo one of my rooms. :)
     
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    Jem, the room reflects all the love, thought and hard work that went into it. Great colors and a mixture of natural elements! I think the mobile probably won't work when the baby can grab onto it, and I am not sure it is very eye catching, but I know you appreciate your friend's efforts. The mirror by the changing table is a great idea but make sure it is secured on the bottom because when they fight getting changed, arms and legs can flail and maybe knock it over. You could also screw in the picture frames which I think are a very nice touch. How much longer do you have to go?
     
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    By the way, I LOVE the owl trashcan! :)
     
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    It's amazing Jem! Well done!
     
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    Oh wow! I really love it! I especially like the tree with the frames hanging off! Too cute!
     
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    What an absolutely gorgeous nursery!
     
  10. Jem

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    Thanks, guys! We do need to move the mirror up higher-it's way too low right now. We def. don't want the baby to hit it. And the mobile will be hung higher as the baby gets older. It's mostly for looks right now.

    The owl is actually a humidifier! He's so funny and cute looking! Just about everything in the room is used or repurposed. We did get the book/toy shelf new from Ikea, as well as the bins new from Target. But everything else was repainted from garage sales, Freecycle and Craigslist. So overall, I think we spent around $400 on everything-furniture, rug, shelf, paint. ;) Made me miss decorating my classroom.
     
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    A humidifier...even more awesome!
     
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    Ow, my ovaries! That is a really gorgeous room. Looks like that baby has some loving parents. :)
     
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    LOL!!!! Sept will be a nice time to come back here... I think you need a photo shoot as well!! LOL!!!
     
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    Jem, it looks awesome! What an inviting room. I think a maize and blue teddy bear is what is missing in the crib....
     
  15. Jem

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    Thanks again, guys! I'm pretty darn happy with how it turned out. I can't wait until he's a little older and can tell me what he wants his next room to look like. I'm going to have him draw his dreams, and then figure out how to turn it in to reality. A moonscape, a pirate ship, an underwater sea floor... he'll get fantasy rooms for sure. ;)

    Dh said this room looks like an ice cream parlor, haha. I said 'great! Go get me ice cream and we'll sit here and eat it....'.
     
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    I think it is beautiful.
     
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    Beautiful! You could have a career as a "green" designer/decorator.
     
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    Love it!
     
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    Love it! My favorite part is how your baby isn't even born yet and already has such an extensive book collection :D

    We never got to do the nursery thing because we live in 1 bedroom... baby started in our room and is now in a sort of sectioned off bit of living room... but we will have to move on one of these days and I totally want to paint a tree in the kids' room just like that. I love the way the picture frames are hanging from the branch. The whole room looks great. I love the colors, so peaceful and neutral yet still colorful.
     
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    I LOVE IT! The tree especially, with the hanging picture frames. <3
     

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