Seriously y’all when people tell you your 2nd pregnancy flies by, LISTEN TO THEM. I have been in this “la dee dah” mode and I looked at my planner the other day and realized HOLY HELL things are approaching quickly so I better get a move on before Miss Carson makes her debut.
I had been beating myself up and was going to jump off the diving board into the deep part of the pool because I felt like I was getting nothing accomplished, but low and behold, I was finally able to tackle some items for the nursery this past week…here is where we’re at:
Crib and Dresser-Complete! I absolutely love them and think they are whimsy and feminine, while still being absolutely different than the pieces in Caroline’s room.
Bedding-Complete! I ordered the punch canvas collection bumper and crib skirt from Serena and Lily and love how simple it is…wanted to keep it a little more plain since her furniture has so many details. I then bought a few printed crib sheets from PBK to incorporate the navy details in the room.
Paint-In Process…I am usually pretty decisive when it comes to selecting paint colors, yet low and behold, this nursery has taken its toll on my record when it comes to selecting the right shade. We’re all quite aware that there are WAY too many shades of grey lurking out there, and 5 samples later, I think we have a winner. It’s Cement Grey by Benjamin Moore, but we’re getting 70% of the actual color so it will be a touch lighter than how it’s shown in the picture. Fingers crossed this works or else I’ll just have to live with it until we move.
Closet Design…In Process. I met with our contractor last week about how to repurpose the tricky closet in Carson’s nursery and we have a plan of attack to make the most out of the awkward space…it involves lots of shelving, baskets, and hanging rods and I am confident it’ll be a good fix!
Window Treatments…In Process. Just when I thought the coral pink from the crib bedding was going to be impossible to match, the amazing people at Land of Nod have come through and saved the day! I found these striped curtain panels online and had swatches sent to the house to make sure they were spot on, and low and behold, they are the perfect match…I think they are going to add some color to the walls, but still not deter from the overall inspiration for the nursery…love love love!! P.S. ours will be floor length panels with blackout to help combat the bright light that sneaks into the room.
Art/Decor…1/2 Way There. I have bought a few prints from some of my favorite Etsy shops, and have purchased some fun frames for the walls, but we still have quite a bit of decor to complete the space. I’ve got some ideas bookmarked and need to finish that part soon!
Here are a few snapshots I took of the room this weekend, as it currently stands:
As for the other odds and ends, I still need to find a pillow for the chair, buy a nightstand/chest, order a gold lamp, decide if I want to add a mobile above the crib, buy a bookcase to house miscellaneous toys, keepsakes, and books, and then we can finalize the room and reveal the finished product. So close, yet so far away! Can’t wait to share with yall soon!