When we found out what we were expecting, I started into nursery planning mode. I guess it’s not hard to imagine that, due to my planning with the guest bedroom and master bedroom updates. I decided from the beginning to do something relatively neutral, and bring in specific colors later.
The first thing I did, was find my overall inspiration. I found this fabric, from babybedding.com, and I was set.
The next thing we did was take advantage of The Container Store’s labor day sale, and bought materials to turn the regular closet (which was a shelf and one rod) into something more baby appropriate. Here’s the after:
The lighter green is more like John Deere green, and really does not look right with the fabric. Not to mention I feel in love with the fabric even more when I created our crib skirt out of it with a little bit of pink. See what I mean though, about how amazing the tree itself is?
I hated to do it, but I contacted the seller, and asked about an exchange… changing the tree from light brown, dark green, and green, to dark brown, light brown and pink… something like this quick drawing:
I’m hoping that even though it’s been just over a month, he’ll work with me and my hormonal self. If not, I guess the price of the two of them still is better than even one of the other art pieces I decided to make instead of buying 2 at $200 a piece.
What do you think about this new change?