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Friday, March 16, 2012

Fly A Kite Nursery For My Baby Girl

It's finally done. I practically went into early labor trying to finish it but I finally did with 3 weeks to spare! Now all I need is my little baby girl for it to be complete.

As with all the rooms I design, I start with an inspiration and for this room it was the patchwork wall that I saw done with wall paper on Pinterest. I couldn't find any I liked so I decided to make it my own and do fabric wrapped around foam board. I found the perfect fabric line at Pine Needles called "Fly A Kite" by Riley Blake Designs. Growing up my family always flew kites on windy days so I loved the theme of it and decided it was perfect for the room. Here it is:

The rocker is a real antique from the early 1900's I bought at an antique store called Aunt Elsie's Trinkets and Treasures. I was going to paint it but my hubby talked me out of it and now I'm happy I didn't. The seat pad and picture frame collage waiting for baby pics is from Pier One.

Yes, I made the kite, all the bedding, and the window seat cover.

Got this absolutely FABULOUS chest at a store called Down To Earth. It's one of my favorite things in the room!

The night my husband and I first kissed was when he took me to see "Les Miserables". It seemed fitting to name our last baby girl Cozette. I also have over 500 Cozettes in my family ancestry. Her nickname is "Coco".

Got the old window at a consignment store called Home Again, lined the back with the same fabric as bedding, and then mounted the picture frames on the front with Command picture hanging strips. Now I just need pics of my baby to put in them!

Bear is Pottery Barn and yarn doll is Blabla. The ruffle pillows are Pier One and the floral textured ones are Sweet Brier Hollow in Draper.

Found these perfect candelabras above the crib at Sweet Brier Hollow and the floor lamp at Pier One. I added the ruffles to the lamp shade to soften it for the room.

A close up of the fabric pattern

I recovered all the knobs on the crib drawers with left over fabric scraps.

That is it! So excited for my Coco to get here. I do have photo tutorials of how I covered the wall and made some things that I will post later for those interested in how I did it :)


Natallee said...

Seriously the most amazing nursery ever!! You never cease to amaze me! Coco is a very lucky little lady!!

Les said...

This seriously belongs in a magazine! It's so precious and I adore the name you've chosen!!

Jeremy said...

Amazingly beautiful work. Now all you need is baby to come along to complete the beauty.

Ryan said...

This is absolutely amazing. I love the name Cozette as well. Best wishes in upcoming weeks.

PiccaDilly said...

Oh my! So-o-o-o talented!

Danette He said...

That is so gorgeous! Everything is gorgeous! And what a beautiful name for the baby and it fits with the names of her sisters. I wish I had your sewing talents. My mother sews like a dream, so I was always lazy and let her do it all. I regret that so much.

PandaMom said...

Of course, all of it is just beautiful and perfect!! Love the name Cozette and Coco!! Lovely. ; )

Anonymous said...

Absolutely adorable- I love all the personal touches. Gorgeous

Laurie said...

I have this fabric waiting to be a quilt. I just love it. YOU have taken it to a whole new level

Amy at Ameroonie Designs said...

It's a beautiful room! I love all the details and how lovely it all looks together.

Katie said...

Beautiful!! Love, love, LOVE the colors and textures - absolute perfection. :)

Michele said...

Most wonderful baby room ever! Love the colors, textures, patterns! Fantastic job!

Anonymous said...

What is the wall color/brand?

delaphine18 said...

I was so impressed by the originality of your room, I just love it. You should be very proud. I would think your little Coco would be here by now, I hope all went well.

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