If you've been following along with me for a while you know that we had been apartment dwellers for almost 9 years and have recently moved out of a tiny one bedroom apartment into our first home! Yay! To say that we are enjoying our new home is an understatement :) I've been so excited to finally be able to share snippets of our new space.
The one room that is complete, is Everdeen's room. When I was pregnant I ached to be able to create a special space for her. We crammed her crib and changing table into our bedroom and I hung a few pieces of my favorite art work up that I hoped would one day grace her nursery walls, but it really just wasn't the same. I know that having a fancy nursery is not important and I loved every single moment that our sweet girl spent in our room with us. In fact, even if she had had her own room, I'm pretty sure she would have co-slept with us for her first year anyways.
When we moved this summer I began to wonder how we would both adjust to our new sleeping arrangements. Our first night in our new home brought on a slew of emotions. We laid Everdeen down and tiptoed out of her room. I remember standing at her door trying to fight the urge to drag her crib into our room. That night our room was extra quiet and empty feeling. I could no longer hear the constant and slow breathing coming from across the room. I remember getting up several times to check on Everdeen those first few nights. Making sure she was okay in her new little room. I'm sure every mama gets up once in a while, just to check and listen for those reassuring baby sounds.
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I wanted Everdeen's room to be peaceful, happy, and bright. Here's what we started with...yucky ugly blue carpet and beige walls. We replaced the carpeting throughout the house and had everything painted a crisp, bright white.
And Voila! I think it is now the perfect place for our little girl :)
A few of the accessories
What a Wonderful World Print