First things first. When I found out I was pregnant last January, my heart was beating out-of-control for a few weeks straight (January! JANUARY!? Gosh that was so long ago! But it does feel like it’s been around two thousand years since I’ve had a glass of wine.) Drew and I both knew that we didn’t want to find what we’re having. So when it came to designing the nursery, I searched and searched for something cool and modern and minimal but also warm and cozy and traditional. I don’t know. That’s a lot of different adjectives, but that’s the kind of stuff I truly like!
Giraffe: Melissa & Doug, Crib: Pottery Barn Kids, Rug: Target
I have 18 million ideas for paintings I want to do and art I want to buy to put up in the nursery. But I’m trying my best to hold off until after the baby. If it’s a girl, I plan to do something big, pink and very floral! If it’s a boy, I want to do something black & white – very graphic. But for now, I became obsessed with this wallpaper from Hygge and West! I think it’s pretty gender neutral, right? I mean, Drew’s a landscaper and he loves flowers. Boys can love flowers right?!
Glider: Babies R Us, Bear blanket: Handmade by my mother-in-law, Rug: Urban Outfitters
The blanket from my mother-in-law was a total surprise at my shower. Little did she know that I have been stalking these things on Etsy for the last 9 months! I love the way it turned out. And I love that it’s something he/she will keep forever!
The print that is hung above the glider is from my mom and sisters. It’s a lyric from “Baby Mine” from Dumbo. Ever since I was really little, Dumbo has always been my favorite. I will cherish this forever.
Bookshelf: Target, Books: Gifts from family and friends
I was so excited to receive so many cool and interesting children’s books as gifts! Andy Warhol for kids? Edamame & Edapapa? I’m obsessed. Also my personal favorite, Harold & The Purple Crayon. I know I haven’t really had a big need to dive deep into children’s books recently, but WOW! There are SO many good ones! Feel free to share your favorites!!
Pear print: Darling Clementine, Diaper cake: Made for me by my sisters, Dresser: Pottery Barn Kids