Feb 9, 2011

The Nursery

All of this snow and cold weather has given me much needed time to nest and get Sadie Kate's nursery ready for her. I wish I would have taken a before picture of this room. It was a high school boy's room before we moved in and it was painted a goldish dark yellow with black curtains... very Abilene High! Great for a teen boy but not so much a baby girl. So we painted the walls, the ceiling and added some color! It's been fun! I always love preparing a room when I'm pregnant. It just makes me feel connected to the baby somehow as I paint and decorate the area where she'll sleep and rock and eventually play and learn.

Here's her crib. The bedding is made from an anthropologie quilt. I wish I could take credit but I actually bought it from a friend who was selling it. I love the colors and pattern!
My Japanese grandmother helped me make paper cranes for this homemade mobile above the bed. It's one of my favorite things in the room!
I painted this mural of a whimsical tree in the corner of the room behind the rocker.

Cute little red rocker
There is also a daybed for tired parents and grandmas to sleep on. I added some Japanese touches in the room with the cranes and these kokeshi doll collages, as well as some Japanese memorabilia that I've collected through the years.
A sweet welcome home note from sister Ava
Just about 5 more weeks until we get to meet our baby girl! We can't wait...


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Brittany Scroggins said...

So cute Summer! Our warmest wishes and blessings as you welcome another precious daughter into the world! Love you guys!

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Ann said...

I LOVE her room and her name! Sweet Sadie Kate! I love her already! Her room looks awesome, the Japanese touches are so great--love the cranes! Praying for her arrival and look forward to the day I can hold her and get to know another precious Walters child! Miss you!

Jenni Riley said...

It looks so, so cute!!! Sadie is one lucky girl!

Calista said...

Love her name and her sweet room. You did an awesome job as you always do. Hope you are feeling well and can't wait to hear about her arrival. Miss you guys.

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Lauren said...

OH. MY. GOODNESS, Summer! Sadie Kate's nursery is adorable! I just love your amazing creativity and great sense of design. You have an amazing gift of creating home. Your precious baby girl will love the room so much.

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