I have a handful of projects in the works I'm just itchin' to show you, but they are still...well...in the works, so today I'm pulling something from my files.
Yes, I've got files, I've got stashes, I've got all kinds of things.
After my daughter's birdie-themed first birthday party in February, I had lots'o questions about the large bird on her special birthday mantelscape. And, that led to lots'o talk of her nursery. And, so, I've decided to give you an official nursery tour (as opposed to an unofficial nursery tour?). Be warned, this nursery is old. Approximately my daughter's age+nine months.
Ha! Kidding. Of course I didn't finish her nursery the week I discovered her growing in my belly. That would have been nuts. Right?
Oh goodness, if only I blogged back then. I'd have tutorials for days and days. But, alas, when you don't blog, you don't take pictures of yourself doing things like mod podging and cutting and fake-hammering stuff. Because that would be silly.
I can tell you a few things, though. The paint is Behr Valley Mist. The bedding was from an etsy shop called Isla Corinne. The large, hanging birds and the mod-flower window cornice were made by my in-laws and I. I used a projector and traced birds onto MDF and then I free-handed various sized circles and leaves onto another section of MDF. Then, my father-in-law jigsawed it all out. After that, my MIL and I mod-podged paper (mostly from Paper Source) onto the shapes. And, finally, my FIL hung it all up.
I know, a few staged tutorial pictures would make that a lot easier to follow.
Hmm....what else can I tell you? Let's see, the chandelier once was brass and hung over a dining room table. Now it's pink. And, hangs in a nursery.
The mobile consists of a lamp shade, paper birds cut from a cricut, fishing wire and hot glue. Again, staged tutorial pictures would = awesome.
Okay, I guess that's all there is to it. Feel free to ask me questions. I may actually have the answer!
(but, no promises)
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