Blue/Green Striped Nursery: Complete

We finally finished Caleb’s room. Yep, in case you didn’t know- we picked a name. Caleb it is. We are pretty much done now…just waiting on the main event to grace us with his presence! When I initially posted about our nursery progress, we had only completed painting the two colors and I had finished one piece of art. Now I feel relieved to have it all ready to go.

The picture below is of our little reading/nursing area. We received loads of books at our baby shower and Manfriend and I have been reading to him at night to get him used to it. Hopefully Caleb should thoroughly enjoy reading because we like reading to my belly.

Reading/Nursing Nook

These are the Nikki McClure prints I purchased online. You might remember them from my first post about the baby’s room. They look so great in the room and I love that once Caleb grows out of them, I can move them into another room!

Nikki McClure Art

This is the diaper changing area. Kinda basic. I made sure to put a couple of living plants in his room; I think they make any space look better. We still need to get a little fan to put in there (to help prevent SIDS) but he will be sleeping in our room for the first couple of months and we definitely will have a fan in there.

Changing Area

This are the baby name letters we painted. I painted the consonants and Ty painted the vowels. I admit, I am shocked that I like his letters better. Pssh.

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This rocking horse is something we received from Manfriend’s family. Each little boy born into the family receives this rocking horse (each little girl receives a doll bed). So we get to keep this for Caleb until another boy is born. The best part? Manfriend actually remembers riding on this rocking horse!

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This the dresser area. I bought these cute frames that say “happy” and “sad”, so I can take a picture of Caleb when he is smiling and one when he is screaming and frame them. I love this idea! The dresser and the closet are pretty much full to the brim. I am pretty anal so I have all of the clothes organized by sizes. The top drawer has 0-3 months, the middle has 3-6  months, and the bottom drawer has 6-9 months. All of the clothes are separated by style (onesie, sleeper, pants, shirts) in drawer separators. The closet is full with clothes for 9 months+.

Dresser and Crib

The pictures below are pieces of art I made for Caleb. I did the elephant first using a fine Sharpie pen and chalk pastels. The tiger was done using a thick Sharpie pen and chalk pastels. The picture I took of the elephant is a bit glare-y, but you get the idea. I like the softness of the elephant photo and the hardness of the tiger.

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What’s missing? I didn’t take a photo of the Crayon Art I made a few months back. We also have a cool Manga-style picture that my brother drew as well as a painted card we received at the baby shower that we have framed, but I did those late so I didn’t get a picture of them. I think that’s about it! It was surprisingly fun to do…and easy!

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