Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Nursery Nifties

Remember this little pretty? You know... the one I was obsessing swooning over and finally got for Little Miss, courtesy my fabulous momma?
Well, last week I got in touch with my inner-Martha and whipped up a matching bird mobile to go with the theme. I improvised a little since Ms. Stewart's supplies were lengthy, specific, and more tedious than need-be. (Sorry, Martha) PLUS, I have the unfortunate pleasure of living near really crappy Michael's and JoAnn's craft stores. Hello?! I live in old-people-country South Florida you'd think the craft stores would be bangin' around here, no? 
Anywho... here's the top of the mobile:
[I hot-glued all the flower pieces onto the already made white wired wreath]
I decided I'm going to hang it above the changing table instead, since there are little "crystal" flowers and balls, and I wouldn't want one accidentally falling off while she's sleeping in her crib.

Here are the little birdies that'll hang from the wreath:
[I made two of each color, and the bottom right is a light pink--it came out kinda funny]

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Next, B and I teamed up to build the little babe's shelving/organization unit:
[I swear I helped. I was pretty nifty with the screw driver!]

Ta-Da!!!
[The little stuffed animal dog on the bumbo was my very first stuffed animal my mom ever bought me at Tavern on the Green in NYC]

Indy, of course, had to check it all out. I even caught him trying to steal the little caterpillar toy on the far left:
A hard day's work...

But a huge success! And an even bigger thanks to my ah-maz-ing hubby for helping me out... even after his big test that day.
[You're the best, babe!]


*Here's the template for the bird mobile, in case you're curious.*



5 comments:

  1. your mobile looks adorable!!
    Your shelves look awesome as well! Way to go you two!
    Oh, and the last picture with your hubby using Indy as a head rest-adorable! It doesn't look like Indy minds that at all!
    Your nursery is coming along beautifully, can't wait to see the final product!

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  2. Glad your bird mobile turned out well!!!

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  3. Love how the nursery is turning out. Layla has that same bird bed set and we love it!

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  4. Your little nursery is turning out really cute! I also am planing on making the Martha Stewart version of the bird mobile, but I'm just trying to find out a way to make it a bit bigger. Yours looks cute :-)

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