our nursery is finished! (xp, pic heavy!)

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our nursery is finished! (xp, pic heavy!)

...well, pretty much! I'd like to get some blinds yet, and a crib skirt.

I'm super proud of myself, because this was very inexpensive to decorate!

Standing in the doorway...

The curtains hung in my room when I was younger (again, want to get some blinds so it's darker for naptimes!)

I spray-painted this branch and cut out the butterflies using my Cricut. I found the branch idea here: http://dearlillieblog.blogspot.com/search/label/nursery It's all hung by clear wire. I have a few more butterflies left to hang, but you get the idea...

Her headband collection ( :help: ). Her hats are in the birdcage. I'm a knitter, and am obsessed with cute hats! We used the birdcage at our wedding for cards. I love that it's being used and not sitting in storage! I'm working on more hairbows for her collection. I bought a plain white frame, put a piece of coordinating patterned paper in it, and glued the ribbon in the back to hang her bows on. I made the fabric bunting w/leftover fabric from those circular things you see above the changing table (don't look at imperfections...it was my first time making a fabric banner!).

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Oh my gosh I LOVE IT!! You did such a great job! I love the wall colour. And your idea with the branch and hanging butterflies is so cute...I might just have to steal it, that fits in perfectly with our theme Wink I really like how you've organized everything on the dresser too.

Now I feel SO behind haha. Mine is.....still a dumping ground for old junk and new baby gear. Lol!!

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It's great! I love it!!!!!

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Beautiful!! Nice job...it looks great! I can't wait to get started on mine!

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WOW. It's amazing. And I feel completely unorganized. And I didn't realize baby girls required so many headbands! Wink

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Adorable! What a lucky baby! Biggrin

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"triplespiral" wrote:

WOW. It's amazing. And I feel completely unorganized. And I didn't realize baby girls required so many headbands! Wink

Well, now you know! ROFL

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It looks great, Ashley!!! You really might want to consider another headband or two, though. LOL. I also love the branch idea! Very pretty (and cheap...my favorite! :))!

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"kel-02" wrote:

It looks great, Ashley!!! You really might want to consider another headband or two, though. LOL. I also love the branch idea! Very pretty (and cheap...my favorite! :))!

LOL. Don't worry, I'm sure I will. :rolleyes: Some outfits have a headband included. I might need to pick up another headband stand (or 2 Wink ).

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The nursery looks great! It looks like you picked a very similar color to what I did. I love it! The branch is so creative with the butterflies. Did you make the butterflies too?

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That is too cute!!

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I Love it!!!!

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The entire nursery looks so beautiful! What a great job you did! I haven't even started on Trystan's lol... I need to get with the program!

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It looks great! You are so on topmit! We still have three months at least! Nice job.

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Looks great! Havn't even started , FIL and DH have tp add another room downstairs for my DS so there will be three rooms to do as DD has decided that she also wants her room redecorated lol I figure it will be a winter project as baby will have a bassinet in our room to start.

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Ok, I was sufficiently freaked out by your extreme organization and started to dig through the piles of gear I was given. Wow, I have a lot of stuff to wash! I even discovered an Ergo that a friend gave me in the bottom of a big bag o' stuff!! I am pretty confident now we just won't deal with cribs any time soon when there's so many other places to store a sleeping baby or two. Wink

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Very very cute.. great ideas Smile Luv it

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VERY CUTE!!!!!! You are very talented! I am SO jealous. I have to wait for DH's high school buddy to move out before I can decorate.......

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So cute! Love the branch idea and the cage for the hats! Also jealous since I'm not doing a nursery until my LO is probably past 6 months. lol. Great job!

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SO CUTE!!! Biggrin

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Very cute! I want your glider! Smile I'm debating about the baby bumper.... Have yet to put out blankets and covers and such, and I need to buy some dreft to wash all the baby clothes. I have a lot to do yet it feel like...

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"sugspop" wrote:

Very cute! I want your glider! Smile I'm debating about the baby bumper.... Have yet to put out blankets and covers and such, and I need to buy some dreft to wash all the baby clothes. I have a lot to do yet it feel like...

Ugh, you can have it. LOL! I do like it, it's just the one we had that matched our son's nursery and I'm not buying another one just because it doesn't match! Anybody who doesn't have a rocking chair in their nursery needs one! I love not having to leave this room for those night feedings.

eta I'll take the bumpers out at some point. I might get some of those breathable bumpers, not sure yet.

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Ashley, that looks awesome!! Very calm and beautiful. I think your little girl is going to love her new room! Wink

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"AshnBill" wrote:

Ugh, you can have it. LOL! I do like it, it's just the one we had that matched our son's nursery and I'm not buying another one just because it doesn't match! Anybody who doesn't have a rocking chair in their nursery needs one! I love not having to leave this room for those night feedings.

eta I'll take the bumpers out at some point. I might get some of those breathable bumpers, not sure yet.

Yea, I'd take anything at this point! I don't have one in there, but I don't want to spend $200 on one! I like it bc there is cushioning on the arms. I had a glider before that didn't have that and it was worthless!

Yea, I was thinking about those breathable bumpers too. Are bumpers really necessary? What do you think?

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I love your nursery!! So sweet!! I totally thought I had commented before but my brain is shrinking as my tummy grows and I realized I hadn't lol.

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Yea, I was thinking about those breathable bumpers too. Are bumpers really necessary? What do you think?

I think so when they are young. I would hate to lose sleep because baby got their leg stuck outside the crib or the paci fell out and baby can't find it. We had bumpers until Nicholas could stand up in the crib.

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Ashley- I love it!!! You did an awesome job!!

Where did you get the paper lantern thingys hanging over the changing table? They are purple, green and white? Those would look good in my nursery too, lol Wink

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"katiek68" wrote:

Ashley- I love it!!! You did an awesome job!!

Where did you get the paper lantern thingys hanging over the changing table? They are purple, green and white? Those would look good in my nursery too, lol Wink

I got them at a local craft store, but it's not a chain-type store. I'm not even sure of the brand, but could look the next time I'm there. They were only $1.99 each! I just did a quick google search and found these... http://www.paperlanternstore.com/evriropala.html

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Yea, I'd take anything at this point! I don't have one in there, but I don't want to spend $200 on one! I like it bc there is cushioning on the arms. I had a glider before that didn't have that and it was worthless!

Yea, I was thinking about those breathable bumpers too. Are bumpers really necessary? What do you think?

I don't know what to think! I know that there have been studies done on bumpers + SIDS and they advise you not to use them, so that's why I was leaning towards the breathable ones. I also know that they get their foot/arm stuck in there (I worked at a daycare and have seen it happen a million times) and I don't want to lose sleep worrying about that, so the breathable ones seem the way to go. On the other hand, we used regular bumpers with our son until he was about walking age as well. Who knows!?!

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Yea, the who knows!? I heard about how regular bumpers are not safe, although I used one with my DS until he was out of the crib. I do get ya on the limbs hanging out or the paci falling out of the crib or something. I think I will get the breathable bumper this time around. I found some for a good price on amazon, so I think I will just go pick a color. Smile