Back in our rental house, Ames’ room looked pretty similar to his new room. The only difference was the walls. They were electric avocado green, with white beadboard climbing about halfway up. We painted before we knew he was a boy, and it worked. So cute!
We were pleased to discover that part of the building process included a paint package for the new house. After painting almost every room in almost every place we’ve ever lived, we decided to go with a neutral tone for the entire place. Even the closet walls have paint on them, and we didn’t have to lift a finger! Eventually, we’d like to personalize with color (especially some fun wallpaper). But for now, we’re happy just to hang fun things on our tan walls.
Introducing Ames Emmanuel’s nursery!
fedora – thrifted.
letters – decor from our couples’ baby shower.
ultrasound photo – day we discovered he was our son.
crib – the one my parents used with me & my little brother.
blue quilt – knitted by my aunt.
vintage chair – from a friend’s garage.
orange pillows – belonged to my grandmother, Helen Rose.
dresser – matches the crib, from my childhood.
puzzle prints – one was a gift, the other thrifted.
step-stool – thrifted. he stands on it & waves at the driveway when one of us leaves.
basket – for diaper covers.
clock music box – from Christopher’s childhood.
sound machine – Christmas present.
chalkboard – for messages from siblings.
prince of dreamland print – gift boutique.
photo of Chris & I – favorite ever taken. Also in the sisters’ room.