2 May 2012

My Favorite Room

We are still plugging away at the office space in the basement (painting baseboards really is a horrible task), but I thought I'd take a break from the office to show you my favourite room in our house - Fin's room.  I think it's actually funny that it's my favourite room, since I spend quite a bit of time in there being completely frustrated with my daughter and willing her to go to sleep.  Our kid struggles with sleep - a lot! She often goes to sleep just fine and then wakes up half an hour later and has such a hard time getting back to sleep.  She wants to drift off into dreamland but her body seems to fight her and it's often a very frustrating time for all involved.  I sit in the rocking chair and rock her quietly while her eyes flutter closed and then pop back open, over, and over, and over again.  Although we have frustrating times in the room, it's also the room where we get the best cuddles (in the morning for about 2.6 seconds) and the hugest smiles (when we go get her after naps).  It's the room we get some Mom and Fin time to just sit and read books or talk about the day (mostly I talk while she plays with my necklace, earrings, hair, buttons etc).  I am so happy with the choices we made in this room and can't wait for our little girl to grow up in it. 

Forest Themed Nursery
Crib: Oeuf Sparrow Crib in grey. West Coast Kids. Change Table: Oeuf Sparrow Dresser. West Coast Kids. Wall Decal: Tree with Forest Friends. Simple Shapes on Etsy. Crib Sheet: Nook fitted crib sheet. West Coast Kids.  Laundry Hamper: Real Canadian Superstore. 

Woodlands Nursery
Owl Bookends: Chapters. Wall Decal: Tree with Forest Friends. Simple Shapes on Etsy.  Window Valance: DIY, covered with fabric from Spoonflower

Mom & Baby Rocking Chair
Rocking Chairs: both are antique, refinished using Benjamin Moore Advance in a custom mixed colour to match the fabric.  Fabric: Spoonflower

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Thrifty Decor Chick


  1. Oh my goodness, adorable. And great that youre surrounded by such charm and loveliness while you deal with the sleep issues. I know how rough those can be. Hope theyve improved since you posted this :)

    1. Thanks so much. Yes, the sleep has improved considerably (although as I type this shes up there jumping in her crib when she should be sleeping!).

  2. Kelly,
    Just stopped in to see your beautiful woodland themed nursery! Love it! What a great wall decal! Love the colors in the room and LOVE the rocking chairs!

    1. Thank you! I love the rocking chairs too...and for how old the big one is, it has sure held up to a lot of rocking over the past year! Have a great day.

  3. I am officially stalking your blog HA! That big rocking chair is amazing!!


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