Scenes from the nursery

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Because y’all might ask, I’m going to try to be one step ahead of you this time! :)

:: The blocks (are these not the CUTEST blocks ever) were made by my sweet and (very!) talented friendMarissa.She made them for the kids (really me) :) and they arrived (with other fantastic gifts!) in the mail this weekend. Thanks again, Mis!

:: The butterfly mobile was inspired by a $79 version at pottery barn kids but Ry and I worked together and made it for about $4. I bought the 100 butterflies here and used this tutorial as a (very rough) guide. Here’s another quick way to make a mobile/chandelier.

:: The pinwheels were made using this tutorialfrom Portobello Pixie. (FUN, easy project!)

:: The crib bedding (bumper and skirt), valance and Oliver’s duvet were made using fabrics from Anna Maria Horner’s Good Folks and Little folks line and were designed and made by yours truly :) (I used a plain white $12 bumper from IKEA as my form for the bumper).

:: The friendly pink hippo keeping Hazel’s crib warm is a gift from her brother, found at IKEA.

:: Those adorable, itty bitty crocheted booties were a gift from my Mama, custom made by and purchased from this fantastic Etsy shop in France. (These are going to the hospital with us!!)

:: The cute giraffe in the basket in the last photo was a sweet gift to Hazel from Heather. She makes them in her Etsy shop Sweet Pea Boutique.

:: The paint color (so sorry I forgot to include this initially!!) is “Teal Zeal” by Behr and available at The Home Depot. We love it!

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18 Responses

  1. nault's nook 16 February 2010 at 10:47 pm

    >Oh my I LOVE it!!! You did such a great job! I do have one question though, HA!
    What is the paint color in their room? It is so bright and "happy"!

  2. Marisa 16 February 2010 at 11:25 pm

    >The colors are just INCREDIBLE, Raechel! All the little details you have put into this room have come together just beautifully. Very soon you will have two very blessed kiddos all cozy in their lovely room. :)

    Made my day just letting us all take a peek inside–thank you!

    Prayers and blessings, girl…


  3. Misty Rice 16 February 2010 at 11:42 pm

    >I love everything. The colors the design. She is coming home to a very special room filled with so much love. I'm so happy for you guys and I know and can see the joy she is already bringing into your hearts. Blessings.

  4. AlliFlwr 17 February 2010 at 3:46 pm

    >Absolutely gorgeous!! I'm a new reader to your blog, and I must say I love it. Can't wait to see your sweet Hazel!

  5. A Lil Story (Bilslands) 18 February 2010 at 2:53 am

    >Everything looks amazing! I love those blocks, and all the colors are just beautiful!!

    I am really going to have to start shopping Etsy… I am always so impressed with what everyone gets from there.

    =) Lily

  6. MJ 19 February 2010 at 10:04 pm

    >I just found your blog and I absolutely love it!

    Thanks for sharing your creativity with the rest of us!

    And an extra thanks for posting about the butterfly mobile, because I've been wanting to make one!

    (In fact, I enjoy your blog so much I choose it as one of my 12 blogs to receive a Sunshine Award!) :)

  7. Raechel 20 February 2010 at 3:24 am

    >Kennedy – the paint color is Teal Zeal by Behr. I got it at The Home Depot. :)

    You're the second person to ask – I think I'll add it to the list! :)


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