Sunday, March 08, 2015

Silas' Nursery Tour

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one."
-Leo J. Burke

I have been collecting nursery ideas for years (most recently on Baby B's Room Pinterest board). Although I considered several different options, I decided to go in the direction of bold and graphic, rather than a traditional baby theme. I fell in love with the feather fabric for the window valance first and built the room around that color scheme (dark teal, coral, citron, and gray) with a loose adventure vibe (feathers, arrows, mountains, etc.).

Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery

Rob took on the big projects like replacing the carpet with wooden laminate flooring and painting the walls dark gray. In the meantime, I focused on creating custom artwork for the walls, and my mom helped us with many of the sewing projects. We love the result and couldn’t wait to bring Baby B home to his new room!!

See other posts about the progress of the nursery: choosing a paint color, curtains and other early sewing projects, choosing fabrics, and nursery inspiration board.

Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: bicycle gear art
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: Adventure banner and mobile
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: Name art above crib
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: String art photo display
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: Arrow quilt

Source List:
  • Laminate flooring: Style Selections SwiftLock in Chestnut Hickory from Lowes
  • Paint color: Valspar Pewter
  • Crib: Gulliver from IKEA
  • Dresser: Malm 6-drawer dresser from IKEA
  • Bookshelves/window seat: Kallax shelving units with Skubb boxes, both from IKEA
  • Window valance: handmade by my mom; Michael Miller’s Birds of a Feather fabric
  • Windowseat cushion and pillows: handmade by my mom
  • Rocking chair: hand-me-down from Momo and Poppy
  • Side table: Big Lots (top surface painted white, bottom shelf is actually a spray-painted cakestand from Bake and Party Design)
  • Soft ottoman: handmade by my mom, inspired by "Land of Nod-inspired floor cushion" from Living with Punks
  • Rug: Hulsig from IKEA
  • Sheepskin rug: Rens from IKEA
  • Lamp base: Threshold Metal Linear Table Lamp from Target / Lampshade: IKEA (can't find on website)
  • White basket under side table: Hobby Lobby
  • "Greatest Adventure" banner: handmade by me with freezer paper stencils
  • Bicycle gear art: engineer print from Staples mounted on canvas and framed with black washi tape
  • Dream catcher: handmade with feathers from ForCRAFT
  • Mirror: Stave from IKEA
  • String art: handmade (inspired by the DIY Geometric Photo Display at The Caldwell Project)
  • Name art: printed by me, Ribba frames from IKEA
  • Crib sheets/crib skirt/changing pad cover: handmade by my mom
  • Mobile: mechanics from Cocalo, fabric canopy and felt shapes handmade by my mom
  • Arrow quilt: handmade by my mom
  • Balsa wood art on door: Hobby Lobby
 
Dancing Commas | Silas' Nursery: Windowseat shelves



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