Once upon a time, I was pregnant with a little baby. The Hubs and I didn’t find out the gender until the day of Baby K’s arrival, so we decorated a neutral-themed nursery with adorable little lambs.
It was a simple and sweet little nursery. It really was…
Out popped Henry and Boom! Blue was the accent color.
Before we knew it, we had another baby – a girl. The nursery stayed the same (except for Henry’s photos and such) since we once again didn’t find out the gender. Let’s just say, the cute-blue accent-lamb nursery-fairytale ended. The overall neutral-themed nursery just wasn’t cutting it anymore. It, instead, had become more of a spew of little lambs/blues/pinks/hand-me-downs – ultimately it became a room with no direction.
It was time for something new.
After all, how much longer do I have before I can’t make these sort of design choices? Miss. Eliza is already very adamant on wearing a dress every.single.day., I’m sure her “design” choices are right around the corner.
*help me* 😉
I gave my kiddos a couple of paint brushes and told them to take care of it…
Kidding, of course…well, sort of…
Okay, okay. They could only reach so high. I suppose it was up to me to get the job done andadd those vibrant details (AKA super girly floral wallpaper).
Enter: Marie at 1 a.m. The most reasonable time to work on a home project is while the kids are sleeping. AmIRight?! Who’s with me?!!
I kid you not that my neighbor arrived home from his third shift job and saw me working on this space from the outside. I heard him cough at one point, perhaps in an attempt to get my attention so that he could ask me what the heck I was doing. Ooooor….he just had to cough and I’m just paranoid.
Probably the latter.
<Insert blurry phone picture of #organizedchaos>
I finally finished the job at 2 a.m. Aaaaaand the kids promptly woke up at 7:30 a.m.
Eliza loved it and it made my heart oh-so-very-happy to see her “Oooohing” and “Aaaahing” over her new big girl bedroom walls. 🙂
I’m absolutely in love with this space. It gives me tingles every time I walk by it.
Oh and I just noticed that the mirror is nice and grimy. I believe Eliza was “cleaning” the mirror for me when I took this picture. Oh well, that’s real life for ya’, folks!
I can’t wait to show you what I’m working on next. Hint: It involves chalk paint…lots of chalk paint…
If you follow me on Instagram then you may remember a picture from a couple months ago of me re-painting our dining room chairs. Well, I’m finally kinda-sorta done with them. I have yet to apply a coat of polyurethane. However, I just couldn’t wait another minute to share these chairs with all of you. …
Happy fall to one and all! It certainly feels like fall here in Michigan. The temperature dropped down to 47 degrees on Saturday night with clouds, rain and wind…all the fall essentials…and you know what? I didn’t mind it. If we’re going to do this “fall thing” then let’s make it a true fall. However,…
Pointer Sisters, anyone? Not to be confused with Jessie’s breakdown from Saved by the Bell! Yup, those nine words just about sum up my overwhelming enthusiasm and eagerness to finish up the basement guest bathroom. I thought I’d share a couple of terrible phone pictures so that you can see what I’m talking about….
Happy First Day of Spring! What better way to ring in the season than with a room reveal?! The time has come to post about Eliza’s Floral Cottage Bedroom and to honest, this is as good as it’s going to get, for now, because, well – kids. You guys, I tried photographing this room for…
Happy Monday! I thought I’d swing by this bloggity blog of mine to share with you some of the inspiration I found for Eliza’s big girl bedroom makeover. As some of you may know (via IG), I wallpapered Miss. Eliza’s bedroom last week. EEK! However, I have yet to add the finishing touches. Let’s…
About a month ago I had some girls over for a Pinterest crafting night. I’ve been wanting to blog about my project, but due to my indecisiveness, the cedar shim sunburst mirror that I had made just sat there and stared at me. I finally, finally decided to hang it up in the entryway…
That wallpaper totally rocks! I love it so much. I wanted to pop in and say that I read the comment you wrote on my blog post about the Haven Conference, and it made my day! For some reason I was not able to reply to the comment on my blog. Only another blogger could know how much it means when someone writes a comment such as yours! Your blog is totally adorable, and you seem so sweet! If you decide to go to Haven next time, let me know and we will make plans to meet up. In the meantime, if you ever have an idea to collaborate on anything together, throw me a line!
Oh I love this. Can't wait to see it all come together!
That wallpaper is soooo pretty! Great job Mama!
I love it so much and I wanna see more of the room!! Awesome job!
I love! I'm going to do wallpaper for our third – so cute!
It looks beautiful and I love how you didn't find out the genders. We didn't either!
Oh my goodness! You're so sweet. Thanks so much! Yes, it's a dream of mine to go to Haven. It was great reading your post about it. You provided soooo much information! Thanks for stopping by. You totally inspire me! 🙂
AHHHH! Thanks sooo much! Let's hope that it DOES come together! HAHA!
Thanks, girl. I've always heard that you're supposed to decorate your home the way that you dress. Well…I guess I don't dress this way, but Eliza sure does! 😉 HA!
EEK!! Thanks, babe! I'm soooooo nervous!!!
How cute. I can't wait to see it! What do you think you're going to do? How exciting!
YAY! Those were the two best surprises of my life! You're lucky that you were surprised 4 times! Lucky girl! 🙂