I have been preparing for blog parties all week – working on some nursery details for my sister.
I love participating in Kimba’s DIY Day at A Soft Place to Land
and I’m excited to join in the fun for Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage
too! The best part? We don’t even have to get dressed up for these parties! (Thankfully! Because lounge pants and a tank top is the best DIY uniform.)
I wrote out separate tutorials for each project otherwise this post would be really, really long and I’m not quite sure what would happen if I wrote a novel-length blog post. Are you? Is there a limited # of characters to each post? Does blogger tell you to “zip it”? I don’t want to risk suspension for excessive chatting! So – just click on each link to view the tutorial for each of these projects if you’re interested in the “behind the scenes” details.
Ready for me to get to the point? I thought so.
The cutest little vintage-inspired elephant pull-toy-decor. Isn’t he so cool?
for the tutorial.
(I’m not 100% comfortable with it being a real “toy” since I’m not a professional. I tried to make it child friendly by securing everything, but just in case – it’s for decor purposes only.)
I made this cute little elephant/grapevine mobile:
for the mobile tutorial.
This is the nursery bedding
that I bought. I considered making it, but this set was so cute. It’s where I came up with the color scheme and ideas:
The removable changing table pad and valances that I sewed (no tutorial – I just designed, measured, cut and sewed what I had in mind):
I really want to paint this trim…but “no touchy”. 🙁
And finally, a transformation:
Nursery Lamp – my sister had this old sconce type lamp. Had I known – it’d be mine but she needed lighting for the small nursery space so I accepted that without a “mine” tantrum or tug-of-war and redid it to match the nursery. So easy.
Click HERE for the lamp makeover tutorial.
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