Friday, January 9, 2009

Baby Girl's Shabby Chic Nursery!

Okay folks, with less than 4 weeks till this little princess comes we have finished the nursery! That's right, you heard me! My wonderful mother drove over from Arkansas and we worked our tails off for 4 days getting everything in order. Enjoy the photos.


We have received many things in this room for no cost to us at all. For everything we received as a "gift" they will have "free" next to them. I will try to let you know all the details!


View from door when entering the room.

View from changing table.

The little shelves were blue and in Tobin's nursery. We painted them white, antiqued them, and painted the inside the same color pink as the pink floral fabric.

View from other corner of room.
Glider and Ottoman were FREE. I covered the Ottoman with the pink floral fabric used throughout the nursery. I sewed the valance with the same green/gold strip fabric we used to add on to the bottom of the bed skirt. My mom made the pillow using all the fabrics in the room.

Crib. We bought the pink crib from a yard sale with matching changing table from a refund check received in October. The princess netting was bought with the furniture.




Corner between closet and crib. This little table was FREE. We painted the inside of the shelves pink to match the fabric in the room.

Dresser was bought for $30 at a thrift shop. It was a yucky gold color. We sanded it and the cream paint was underneath. We left it how it was after it was sanded because it was perfect for the look we were going for.

We "antiqued" or "Shabby Chic'd" the crib and changing table. It gives them so much more personality! Most of the crib bedding was given to us by our sweet friends. We added other fabrics for a customized look.

This bulletin board (hung behind the door) was FREE. I added the fabric and ribbon in the center of the board with the fabric in the nursery.

The lamp was also included when we bought the crib. I antiqued it and we added peony silk flowers to the shade. I made the scarf on the top of the dresser with the same fabric. The booties were mine as a baby.

Pink floral fabric used again as a matte for some rose cards my mom had laying around. Framed as artwork really make a splash of color!

Shelf above the changing table was bought for $5- painted the same color pink as inside the other shelves in the room. Mirror was FREE- it was bright white before we antiqued it.


So, there you have it! The room is ready for baby- besides a few little details we are still working on. Hope you enjoyed the tour! Let me know what you think!


15 comments:

Amanda D said...

This room is truly LOVELY!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely beautiful!! Now... you're only missing one thing... "Sweet Miss Caroline" =) Hang in Rach, you're almost there! ~Kim

Kyndal said...

Oh Rachel, I just love it! Your baby girl is going to feel like a princess! Amazing job putting it together!

Lorren said...

SO stinkin' cute!! You both did such a great job!!

Robin Meadows said...

Oh, Rachel. You and your mom did a beautiful job! Now you just need beautiful Caroline to make it complete. :) Love it!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous! So beautiful, and made with so much love. Your baby girl will be the perfect addition!

Amanda 'Byrd' Nunnally

Emily said...

The room is precious! Great job putting the room together. I'm sure you and your mom had so much fun doing it.

Kristyn said...

SO super cute!!!!! You and your mom did a great job!!

ChrissyK said...

It is beautiful. REALLY. I am so glad to have been given a son. But, you cant decorate a son's room like that with all the frills. I hope you enjoy it. It is very sweet and precious.

taylor said...

this is the cutest nursery i've ever seen!

The Nester said...

It's darling! congrats on your baby girl! She will love it! One day.

Gina said...

It's just lovely! You and your mom should be so proud of your hard work and frugal ways. I hope you smile every night when you're in there rocking that baby.

Hope said...

LOVE IT! I usually don't like shabby chic rooms but it is a perfect room for Caroline!

Nany said...

This room is a dream come true...especially when like in my home; there's no enough space...but check later this week in my blog so you could see how I transform a boy's room into a lovely space for 2 girls...I have 3 child and expecting another girl soon... and your baby bun....is sooooooo adorable. Congrats and Blessings

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