Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Vintage Football Nursery

I'd like to show you the room from start to finish!!

So his room is like 90 % complete. I haven't bought a glider yet and i'd like to get a cream or tan rug, some of the stuff that needs to be sewn isn't done yet either.

Diamonds are soooo hard to paint, thank you Brandon, he spent like 4 hours doing the math and taping.

I ran out of paint so I actually just mixed the second diamond color by hand from the samples I had purchased, I was pretty proud of myself with the color palette finish.

This dresser was going to be the death of me this summer. Brandon and I found this at Salvation army for $140, I talked them down to $110, it's really well made and we couldn't pass it up. So after HOURS AND HOURS of grueling sanding, and HOURS AND HOURS of grueling staining, and polyurethane-ing with some new knobs we turned this dresser into quite an impressive piece. Not to brag, but sort of.

I loved this vintage photograph and got it printed and framed it. Etsy shop, tickledchic, she made these custom for me. love her.

My mom has sewn the curtains, the crib skirt, and his going to sew the bumper, some pillows, and a quilt. She rocks!

These trophies are actually Brandon's and a couple are Brandon's brothers, spray painted bronze. They're from his pee-wee days, it's a special touch. Also, if you have read my blog for a while you'll remember my nursery inspiration post, I wanted this helmet really bad......couldn't pass it up....if you look back at that post, you'll see i got almost everything I wanted off of it. Put your mind to it and you can have anything you want!


My mom knew I'd be eyeing this artwork, which turned out to be customizable. It was an awesome splurge I wouldn't have spent the money on so I really appreciate her going all out for me.

7 comments:

Courtney Bartlett Morris said...

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW. amazing. My kids room is going to be ugly because i'm too lazy to do anything, ever.

Courtney and Nate said...

Laura....so so so cute! I tried to paint diamonds in one of my rooms and I couldn't figure it out so I gave up, so I'm jealous! And Bayer's middle name is going to be Samuel? That's NJ's middle name!!

Nicole and Ryan Wilder said...

That is a NICE nursery! You two did a wonderful job! I love Etsy! They have a lot of cute things! I've been thinking of you today because I know your being induced!!!!

Mary Dawn said...

i've died and gone to football heaven looking at these pictures. AMAZING!!!!

Erin said...

Laura--very cute! I love it and am so sad we didn't come to FL this summer, hopefully next. Anyway, love it all! Boys are so fun and you are going to be a great mom. Can't wait to see pictures!

Josh & Jennifer said...

Wow, Laura I wanna be your kid. The room is freakin awesome. The room looks great. Love it. Can't wait to see pictures of your little guy, he should be here now right???

Kelly Dickson said...

Okay, Lu, next time you're in our neck of the woods I need you to give me some ideas for the kids rooms because you are so stinkin' talented!! You definitely got your mom's decorating genes! Love it!!:)