While I didn't quite meet my self imposed goal of having this nursery complete before Oscar's arrival, it was finished within a few weeks. I'm call that a win! We went with a loosely interprested sophisticated safari theme with a few whimsical touches to keep it baby appropriate. This makeover was an easy one with just a few changes to the decor - keeping it different enough from Agatha's nursery look without putting in too much work.
As you can see, I left the walls
Even though the room is very small, there are a lot of great little touches that make me smile. Staring with photographs from our trip to Kenya in 2010 (arguably one of the best vacations we have ever been on!). We also have the hot air balloon that we received as a thank you gift from my brother and sister in law (your might remember that was the best wedding ever). A rocking elephant that a sweet friend sent that is just perfect. And finally an amazing reversible quilt from local artisan Brooklyn Quilting Co that I can't get enough of.
It's cozy and warm and I hope we'll make the same wonderful memories in here that we made with Agatha when she was in this room. Now if only we could all sleep through the night and then it would be magical.
For the curious, I've listed all my sources:
map quilt | brooklyn quilting co.
glider | Lyon Swivel by babyrelax
crib | stokke sleepi
curtains| striped flambe via overstock
mobile | petit collage safari
animal head | pillowfort target
rug | Zulu by Loloi
wall color | Glidden Wrought Iron
hot air balloon | authentic models
rocking elephant | pottery barn
picture frames | Ikea odby (now discontinued)
chair pillow | designed by me, printed at zazzle
safari photos | taken by me on our trip to Kenya