Nursery Progress

 We have been working so hard on the nursery & I’m so glad we got an early start on it. All of a sudden the Holidays are here & everything has come to a screeching halt. We will not be able to work on the room again until early/mid January – only a month away from D-Day. 
I can’t wait to share pictures of the entire room, but for now, here is a little sneak peek of the crib with some of the bedding! I am so super, duper in love with the way this turned out! 🙂 I know, I am missing a mattress… add that to the list of things we still need.
 One of the biggest things left on our to-do list is to pick out letters to put above the crib spelling out Little G’s name. We DID make a decision but have decided to keep it a surprise until her arrival. I used to hate when people said that, but I totally get it now. We want to make sure the name fits her & also want to avoid hearing “oh…that’s different….” or “I knew a girl with that name… she was strange & ate chalk all the time…” or other stories like that. 
I am currently leaning towards the Zinc letters at Anthropologie – which I loved even before I got pregnant. I feel like they would be such a perfect addition to the room. But WHOA they are pricey… a whopping $18 a piece! Maybe we should have picked a shorter name 🙂 I love the font style & finish… but also wonder if I should do something more traditional.. or make some myself. Thoughts?
An Updated Things To Do List:
Paint the room (Toasted White by Glidden)
Pick out new light fixture
Buy a rug
Purchase all furniture
Hang Shelving (we chose these shelves & painted them white)
Stock Changing Table (not sure what all even goes in here!)
Make & Hang Tissue Poms
Make Artwork
Hang Mirror & Frames
Accessorize
Here is the somewhat organized armoire – I purchased the storage compartments from Ikea & they totally help keep things in place.
 
Here is a picture of a print I made a while back that will hang in the room – it says “Today I Will Be Happier Than a Bird With a French Fry.” Love that saying so much!
I won’t even go into the “To Buy” list… I can’t even wrap my head around that one yet. I still need lots of accessories, a night light, an end table, a mattress and a chicken burrito. And some other stuff. I could settle for just the burrito though at this point.
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