Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Nursery Details

A while back I shared some photos of Rafael's unfinished nursery, which you can view HERE. Yesterday the sun was shining so brightly in his room and I thought I'd take pictures of some of the little details and vignettes. Most of the things pictured are handmade and vintage items I found on etsy. Instead of sticking to an overall theme (like 'jungle,' 'superheros,' or 'cowboys') I wanted Raffi's nursery to have a sort of classic charm. I was very much inspired by my image of what Christopher Robin's room must have looked like.


 rag doll handmade by quill and ink :: small vintage boat from bedouin :: large vintage boat from nostalgieEurope


baby shoes from gap.eu


alphabet and numbers pillow from looploft


vintage school book pages from beadandbag


vintage metal airplanes from uaoomermaid :: elephant custom made by thiefjamie


vintage red truck from vintagejane :: vintage white tonka van from oldyetnew :: vintage (working!) clock from clockworkuniverse


vintage london bus from butterflymindvintage :: boy blowing bubbles collage from catwalk


antique kitchen bench with opening seat for toy storage


I love the thought that it will evolve with his age. It was a lot of fun picking out little things for this boy's room, and I look forward to adding to the collection of vintage cars and boats, and handmade dolls and pillows. 

14 comments:

  1. Lovely details, my favorites are the small vintage boat (I have a little wooden fisher boat with nets, I put it on the Christmas tree) and the pillow with the American Typewriter style letters and numbers.

    Do you know Gretel of "In the Middle of Nowhere", a children's illustrator and toymaker?

    Stay cool, it's going to be one hot day,
    M.

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  2. Oh Merisi, it is much too hot for me today....much much much too hot.

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  3. oh, it's all so perfect:). He's going to love his sweet room! The Christopher Robin inspiration is great. So perfect, all of it:). Hope you're well!

    xoxo,
    Blair

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  4. oh how i LOVE seeing my products in use...THANK YOU for
    posting the picture of my alphabet pillow in rafael's nursery :)
    all my best in your upcoming delivery + welcoming your
    little one into this fine world! smiles, lisa@looploft

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  5. There is so much love in that room!
    It must be so hot for you today. Take a book, put your feet in some cold water and let your husband do the cooking.
    Regards from Luxembourg,

    Natacha

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  6. love love Love this! great job ~ it is so peaceful & perfect .... now i can't wait to see pics with him in it! :)

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  7. oh dawn...when the first picture came up i just said....aaaahhhhhhh

    it is so lovely, my friend

    but i KNEW it would be :-)

    so peaceful...

    thinking about you every day
    and sending love,
    kary and teddy
    xx

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  8. What a beautiful room Dwn, full of whimsy. I love love love the hanging airplanes. So light and airy.
    It's so pretty. Do you just go in there and sit and visualize holding Raffi?
    xox hugs to you

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  9. I am seriously in love with this room. Its adorable!

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  10. Dear Dawn,

    It sings with love and happiness!

    xoTrina

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  11. What a darling room. Perfect for a little boy. You really did a wonderful job decorating it. Every detail is so thought out and precious. Love the stack of diapers on the shelf.
    I think Raffi is going to love his room and have many happy hours there playing with his toys.

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  12. It's gorgeous, Dawn! Completely charming and a perfect place for your little boy to come home to ... magic will happen there! xoxo

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