Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Nursery Brainstorming

I've been surfing and drooling at baby stuff online for a few months now (okay 7). There is a ton of cute stuff out there made by such talented people. When I found out we were having a boy that limited everything by two-thirds but I am still excited about the possibilities.

This is the first time that I have had full freedom to decorate a nursery. After much hee-hawing I've decided to do a woodland theme. Granted I still haven't actually done anything but I do have a good idea of what I want to happen... eventually. (In all reality some of it is not likely to come together until my talented and motivated mother gets here. I love you Mom!)

I have plans to make a quilt for the crib as well as crochet an afghan (which I did for Sam and Elijah). I would also love to do a crib skirt and possibly crib sheets. Ambitious, I know.

As for decor, basically I'm leaning toward the colors orange, brown, blue, warm yellow, and lime green. I've also always been attracted to owls and trees. (Okay, so it seems the room is all for me.)  I think the wall color will either be a robin blue (not baby blue) or a warm yellow.  I keep changing my mind though. A mossy green would be nice too.

So here are pictures of ideas that I like. Let me know what you think.

I want to do a tree mural on the wall, either vinyl, painted or mod podged.  I think the little bird house light on the tree is adorable.  I also like the branches used for wall decor and for the mobiles and the ball lamp with honey bees wrapped around it. 

I've also started crocheting some of my ami critters.  I've got an owl and part of a hedgehog so far.

I've also been drooling over things on etsy.  Mostly fabric and project ideas.  Here's a list of some of my favorites.

What do you think?  Am I nuts?  Do you have any ideas to add?  I would love to hear your feedback.


Celeste said...

I think it is all way cute!! My favorite is the bird house night light!! I am very excited to see what you come up with, you too are very talented!!

Pratt Family said...

Wow...very ambitious indeed. I love all your ideas, I could use some of your creativity and energy my way. I like all of it...so fun and would look so cute altogether. Good luck with all of it....can't wait to see the finished nursery.

Charis said...

loving it. . . i want to come out!!!!!!! when is your mom coming out? I am so jealous! I want to do a nursery so bad! I just hope that by the time I have a house, I will still have the need to decorate a nursery. But then again, decorating my kids rooms might be just as exciting! Right now I am so careful to make things nice, but resealable. When we move, I won't plan on moving for a long while, so I can make things exactly how I want it! Maybe I will start with my room.

Rebekah said...

Very Cute I think the branch initial,bird house nightlight,and the painted tree are my favorite,you could make your own cute stuff with all your talent!!