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« on: April 02, 2007 05:24:50 PM »

WoooHoooo!  I finally finished the nursery!  The room was empty and beige before I started.  We painted the walls a lovely aqua blue.  I wish I could say I made the crib bedding and window treatments, but I actually had those made for my first baby because I was too much of an emotional basket case during my first pregnancy to sew anything of consequence.  I designed them, and had someone else do the making...

I'm proud to say that I DID refinish the dresser.  It was an old piece that I had since college.  I painted it a bright aqua and put new hardware on it.  And, I refurbished old picture frames to match- and filled them with pages from a Dr. Seuss book.

The cross stitch above the couch was made by my husband's mother when she was pregnant with him.  The collage above the crib was made by me...

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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2007 05:34:32 PM »

The room is beautiful! I love that its fun but not too kiddie- more modern. Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2007 06:32:05 PM »

Wow!  This looks straight out of the pages of a magazine.  I am very impressed.  My co-worker is pregnant so I had to forward her this thread.  You did a fabulous job!
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007 03:32:12 AM »

That blue is gorgeous!
I have to agree with *PinkMafia*...it is very modern and not like the traditional nurseries with bunnies/teddies etc and pale walls.
(Not that there is anything wrong with that of course  Grin)

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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2007 12:50:35 PM »

Thanks!!! I really like a more modern look - kid friendly, but not too babyish.  They grow out of baby so fast anyhow.  So that is what I was going for.  I also love lots of color (as evidenced by my other room redos)  Grin.

« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2007 05:10:00 PM »

this is great i ahte seeing traditional,you did a great job,well done
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« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2007 07:56:22 PM »

Looks great!  Zebra stripes are a great idea.  I remember when my nephew was little (like, <3 mos) he'd really focus on the black and white bathroom tiles - they fascinated him.  Love the collage, and the Dr. Seuss idea!

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