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Friday, June 10, 2011

Baby Room: Before & After

Guess I missed WIWW again... oops! Maybe next week? :)

Super excited to get new bedroom carpet installed today, even if it means our house is now littered with bedroom furniture and crap. Over the last few months, we've finally gotten around to fixing up our room, so I'll show it off after the carpet's in... and every thing's back in order... maybe a week or two? :)

In the mean time, the baby room is really starting to come together. Which is a good thing considering we only have 4 weeks to go, if that!

So incase you missed the "true" before, you can see it here. But here are a few of the clean befores:







And the afters:


You can read more about hanging the moulding here and the not-so-great paint experience here. It was hard to find curtains in the right length without having to special order, but we finally found these brown ones on sale at Pier 1. Will be perfect for blocking out the afternoon sun!


LOVE this curtain rod from Lowe's. J thought it was a little girlie at first, but he likes it now that it's up.


J also hung the new ceiling fan (Lowe's again... I think we're paying their electric bill...) in place of the crappy gold flushmount.


And also hung a new light fixture over the sink. Guess where we got it?



Still need to paint the bathroom (probably just a brighter shade of white), but it's starting to look cute. And most of the accessories for the bathroom? Baby shower gifts from Target!




So the Potterybarn towels I ordered don't exactly match, but I still like them. Maybe I'll just stick them back for when baby's older...


Still loving the crib my parents bought us and the Target bedding (geez, maybe we're paying their electric bill, too!).


Added the little sheep rug...


And the vinyl tree from Babies r' Us.


We flanked each side of the crib with storage cubes from IKEA and storage boxes from various places for books and toys.


Still need to get the dresser upstairs, which we'll also use as the changing table, and I need to finish his letters and pillows. Also have some other adorable baby shower goodies to put out, too. Overall, I think it's pretty darn cute, and it's fun to finally see it come together!


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9 comments:

Frugal Jen said...

Very cute!!

Shannon said...

So adorable! Makes me want to decorate a baby room again ;)

Brag All About It said...

so cute! my son came earlly and our room wasn't even ready!!!

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La-Dee-da crafter said...

Loving the baby room. I love nurseries. So cheerful and lively.
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⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Oh How adorable. So excited for you. My first son his room was a snoopy theme..I loved it! and you will love this for a long time.

Well Dressed Cupcakes said...

stopping by to say hi. thanks for a comment to my blog! Your room looks adorable. Every detail is perfect!

Katie said...

Thanks guys! :)

dulci said...

this is adorable! love the whale faucet cover!

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Holli said...

How CUTE!! I like it .... it's perfect!

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