Ruby Jane’s Bright & Cheery Nursery
To Small Kids, Big Color Contest Page and All EntriesName: Ruby JaneAge: 3 monthsLocation: Tempe, Arizona Color Inspiration: Three months ago, after a long wait and with no notice, we got a call telling us a baby girl was being born across the country and we were chosen to be her parents. I adore my three-year-old son, but a baby girl brought out my love for all things girly.Give Megan & Ruby Jane a THUMBS UP if you think this room belongs in the finals!
Well, there's still a little tweaking to do, and I might add a bit more color after Baby is born, but for now, the nursery is done. It's a compilation of old and new pieces, mostly things that were bought used and repurposed. The crib we bought used on Craigslist. I purchased the dresser at a thrift store and gave it a fresh coat of paint, and Winn made new drawers for it (re-using the old drawer fronts) so that they open and close easily. There was a mirror that came with the dresser, which…
Look away if you hate color!
What began as our transition to a king size bed ended with my need for all new bedding. King bedding...cha-ching!!! The GOOD thing is that when you start with a blank white canvas, it's easy to change out the feel of a room without breaking the bank. At about the same time that we bought the new frame and mattresses, I started yearning for some bright colors and more modern touches around the house. I've really been drawn to the "Modern Country" look lately, the mix of old and new... Or the…
Organizing: The Linen Closet
I recently finished organizing the kitchen & now, it's on to the linen closet. It seems that after we moved into our house, all those old linens from our apartment found their way to this closet to die...it was like a graveyard for old curtains, towels, sheets, pillows, & rugs: See what I mean? What you don't see, however, is the plethora of blankets & comforters that we had stored in the other room (since we clearly couldn't fit them in this closet). My goal was to fit all of our blankets…
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