Sunday, January 27, 2013

Nursery Decor- sneak peek

So I am almost done with Jonah's nursery.  There are two more things I plan to add before I share the whole reveal, but as a little teaser I thought I'd share a couple things I made recently for the room.

First, my neighborhood group got together for a craft night the other day.  One of my neighbors had picked up a 9 opening shadow box frame for us all to do.  I have to admit it took me awhile to decide what to do with it!  But I decided to take it and make a "stats frame" for Jonah.  It turned out super cute!


It started out blank like this... (except not painted)


I then got super lucky and found these wood tiles from Micheal's that fit into each square perfectly.  I love it when things work out like that!


Then I went and found some cute scrapbook paper and printed some sepia newborn pictures of Jonah.  I modge podged the scrapbook paper and pictures on some of the tiles and used vinyl to make a stencil and painted the "stats" on the others.  (Tip:  if you have your pictures printed using a laser printer then you can modge podge without them bleeding. I had mine printed at office max.)


Then you can arrange your tiles.  I ended up using clear silicon to glue each tile in place.


Hang and enjoy!


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I also made Jonah his letters.  I found the wood letters at a local craft store and modge podged more cute paper to them.  (There has been lots of modge podge lately...)


They look so cute on his shelves!


And speaking of cute things on his shelves... aren't these woodland creatures the cutest?!  We found them at Pier1 Imports awhile back.  Love them!



Anyway, that's it for now.  The whole nursery reveal will be coming soon!


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2 comments:

. said...

Can't wait to see the whole room...love what I'm seeing so far! :)

Michelle Smith said...

Wow, this is pretty interesting. Inspiring, as well. Thanks for sharing such inspiring experience with us. Great blog, congrats.!
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