Before/After

A Penny Parlor Nursery Part 2

4/06/2011


Another nursery update! I've added a gliding chair with ottoman and some decor to the room. Just a few more final touches to go, included the bedding and setting up the changing table. I am hoping this room is a space she can grow into. Not that I want her to grow up too fast :)


Most of the display items on the shelf came from Michael's Arts & Crafts. They were a pretty great match to the crib bedding and were 60% off! The items ended up costing around $2-$4 each with the discount.


The Ikea spice racks turned book shelves were an inexpensive way to keep bedtime stories close by, but off the floor. I am trying to avoid clutter as the room is pretty small to begin with. I estimate they will each hold around 6-8 books, maybe more. They come unfinished, so I painted them the same color as the wall to blend in (China Silk, at Lowes). 

Please visit my next post, which shows you how to make a Pottery Barn Kids butterfly mobile!

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7 comments

  1. SUCH a beautiful room! You did a great job creating a peaceful/serene feel to the space.

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  2. Thanks Suzie! It's now my favorite room in the house :)

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  3. I'm your newest follower! :)
    Found you through a link on Pinterest, and I'm doing my happy dance! Ive been here for a while browsing over your projects, and I wish I could work this kind of magic in my home with your molding skills! ;) I love all the before and after pictures.

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  4. Just stumbled on your blog and LOVE your projects! Where did you get that fabulous glider for your nursery? I've been looking for one just like it!

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  5. Thank you! The glider is from Babies R Us.

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  6. Perfect! Thank you!!

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