Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Baby Boy's Nursery Tour

Baby boy's nursery, otherwise known as my favorite room in the house, is complete (mostly). We just a need a couple more things and then it's ready to be the sweetest little room for our son. I have absolutely loved getting this space ready, finding just the right touches, hanging shelves, and fluffing pillows. I cannot wait to fill this room with story times, late night feedings, lullabies, play time, belly laughs, and so many sweet memories.

Go here to see the before pics and my inspiration for the nursery. And here is how the room looks now looking in from the doorway.
This print with lyrics to one of my favorite Needtobreathe songs was actually a gift from my mom in my Easter basket this year (yes I still get an Easter basket). I decided the nursery was the perfect place to hang it and I hope baby boy loves Needtobreathe as much as I do and doesn't think his mom has lame taste in music one day. I also pray that my son will intimately know the God these lyrics are sung about. 
I went back and forth on what sort of lamp to add to the room. I knew I'd want another light source other than the overhead light for bedtime. I finally found this fillable lamp at Target where I also picked up some blue legos and retro Tonka trucks. 
I LOVE how the wall shelves turned out and I love the pop of color all his new books add to the room. I also updated the pillows on the daybed and think it looks totally refreshed and boy friendly. 
We decided to take the doors off the closet so we could put the dresser in there. I was nervous about how it would look and I'm still a little nervous about how I'll keep it clean but I'm hopeful the baskets will help make organization easier. Taking off the doors also really makes the room feel bigger. It's more like a nook than a closet now. 
The baskets on the upper shelves right now are storing swaddles, receiving blankets and burp cloths as well as extra diapers and wipes. On the lower shelves, the basket right next to the changing table will hold diapers and wipes and diaper cream. In the other baskets for now I've stored hats, bibs and his shoes. I'm sure I'll end up moving things around as I learn what I need where and what works best. And all the sweet tiny baby blue clothes hanging there are like the frosting on the cake in this perfect room. 

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10 comments :

  1. It is perfect! I'm so excited for you.

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  2. That lamp idea is great! Such a great room. Thank you for the tour.

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  3. Now all we need is a baby boy : ) Debby is right. It is perfect. Cannot wait to rock my grandson in that comfy chair. xo

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  4. Baby Boy's room looks peaceful and calm! Perfection, Shannon.

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  5. This is such a cute nursery. I love the adventure touches and mobile!

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  6. I love how it's all coming together. The lamp is so cute!!

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  7. What a cute nursery! Love the world map!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

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  8. So well thought out and so welcoming for baby boy. Such a special time!

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  9. Don't worry about keeping anything clean: just spend time with that baby...that's the most important thing!
    The lamp is really cute with the legos & trucks.

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  10. It's so cute!!! I'm so excited for his arrival! <3

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