Ceiling popcorn updating
I actually took the majority of these photos at the tail-end of my maternity leave with hopes of getting this post up before October, but lo and behold, here I am 3 months later typing these words… At least I got around to posting about the DIY driftwood mobile!The “then” pics you see in the adjacent photos are from when our home was listed on the market back in 2012.
The two botanical prints are made with pieces of nature I found in my backyard that I simply pressed into the glass.(I made chalkboards out of the headboard and footboard and a picture display from the crib spring which now hangs in our eat-in kitchen area). I look forward to updating you with some detailed photo posts soon.The books are stored in old chicken feeders that I picked up for $10 at a local antique shop. Until then, however, follow my Facebook page for updates as that outlet gets posted to much more often than the blog. In a large bowl, mix together the pumpkin, sugar, ground flaxseed, melted coconut oil and spices.However, the butterfly print and faux plant at the top were IKEA purchases.This DIY built-in reading nook is my favorite part of the room!The old suitcase holds extra blankets and bed linens. Also, PSA for all new parents: dimmer switches are strongly recommended for the nursery (and mom & dad’s room)!
They are super easy to install and prevent the need to blast a bright light when changing a 3 a.m. I got the changing table for $15 from a garage sale and outfitted it with quatrefoil contact paper that matches the rug under the rocker.
Fern’s book collection is made up a lot of vintage editions and classics that I am on the constant look out for at garage sales and thrift stores. Slowly add the flour, baking soda and baking powder while stirring. Pour mixture into prepared muffin pan lined with cupcake liners and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
NOTES: You could use a different sweetener (maple syrup, agave, or cane sugar) in place of the coconut palm sugar, but I opted to use coconut for this reason: According to Dr.
The “bloom where you are planted” print is actually a .99 greeting card from Trader Joe’s.
And what would a nursery be without a framed sonogram pic?
These shelves ($2.49/ea at Goodwill) were an ugly blue shade, so I painted them white and gave them a slightly distressed finish.