Hey friends! If you follow me on Instagram or IG stories, you’ve seen tons of glimpses of Corbin’s nursery already! I’ve gotten many questions about where everything was from. Today, I will be sharing ALL about Corbin’s nursery. (links to everything at the bottom of this post)
This room has been a labor of love from both his mommy & daddy! First, I had no vision and no idea what I wanted this space to look like. It actually got me pretty stressed… pregnancy hormones? In the beginning, I never thought it was going to get finished.
Pinterest became my best friend, no joke! I knew I wanted his nursery to go with the feel of the rest of our house which is kind of a “modern farmhouse” feel, with a soft feel too! I definitely wanted to incorporate color through a statement piece, blankets. Seeing it complete makes me want to cry happy tears. I hope Corbin loves it too!
There was a couple of things I knew I wanted in his nursery. I knew I wanted to the lyrics to “You are my sunshine!” My mom always sang that song to me and remember her singing it. It was special to me and wanted Corbin to have that same feeling with me! This sign as a HUGE start to all the creative juices. I partnered with an amazing artist who handmade the you are my sunshine sign above the crib. You can get 15% off Rustic Daisey and Co. with code: Sequins15.
Colin did an amazing job with putting his hardwork and love into his room. My dad and Colin painted the walls Light French Grey by Sherwin Williams. It was a beating to find the right grey. Grey paint is a hard color to pick out. Each one will pull different hues. Light French is the best!! I loved having my dad help make his mark on the nursery.
If I’m being honest, the painting was a beating. We quickly learned that the baseboards and doors were oil based paint, which meant regular paint would not stick. Poor Colin had to sand all the baseboards and get new doors. Long story short, the painting was a HARD job.
The rest of the installations Colin did and I supervised… lol! I feel like it’s the dad’s job to do the handyman work and the mom’s job is to do the design work. We replaced all the door handles and hinges to give a more crisper look. The hardwear was an ugly gold, which came standard with the house.
Crib and dresser…
For the longest time, I went back and forth if I wanted to do a white or grey crib. At the end of the day, white seemed more fresh and clean cut. The key to finding a white “boy” crib was finding one that had no curves or frilly structure. The best thing is this crib is a transitional crip meaning it can be more suitable for years to come. This is totally the way to go! We found the crib and dresser from Rooms to Go (linked similar ones above). I love how this dresser has a changing table, which can be removed. Thankfully I found simple pieces for his room that will be timeless.
In regards to the nursery glider, comfort was key! I learned that you have to sit and feel to find the right fit. YES, the chair has to fit you. We learned that your neck needs to comfortably lay back. I’m 5’6 and Colin is 5’9 and this chair “fits” us. I opted for this nursery glider. Keep in mind, don’t get the chair that might sag over time!
Some chairs can be a ridiculous price. I couldn’t fathom spending $1,000 on a chair from Pottery Barn that would be upstairs the whole time or get spit up on. This one is modern and will uphold the use for second baby too! Buy Buy Baby has a warranty program that was amazing!! If you buy the stain protector in store, the chair will be replaced if stains can’t get out
The final step was decorating the walls, adding blackout curtains, baskets and little pieces here and there. I love the wall decor we decided on. I’ll be honest, I struggled with the floating shelves.
Note to self: three shelves need to be scattered and two floating shelves need to be straight under each other. Reason being, it will look weird if you scatter two, like it wasn’t suppose to be that way. That’s why I went with two floating shelves, it looked more crisp. I wanted his nursery to be a peaceful environment and not be overwhelmed with a theme. I hope what we designed and created captures a loving and nurturing environment for Corbin.
The other small decor & baby items such as the Cuddle and Kind dolls, frames, felt board, faux plants (these are good ones, I’m super picky!) diaper bag, child’s chair were all so fun to piece together to wrap Corbin’s room up!
I’m are beyond thankful for your daily love and support and I can’t wait to “introduce” our little bundle to you! It’s been such a blessing. Motherhood here I come!
Love from Texas,
From everything linked above, I tried to give as much detail about his room. I’m happy to answer any questions if there is something that I missed. I’ve linked as many of the products from his nursery that I could! Some pieces might have been gifted or from a unlinkable retailer.
Crib, changing table capable dresser, curtain, curtain rod, laundry basket, dresser organizers or here, similar pom pom baskets from closet or here, pom pom basket, You Are My Sunshine sign, floating shelves, rug, ceiling light, glider rocker, floating picture frame, circle mirror, baby gym, Ring camera, sound machine, diaper pail, airplane chair, Cuddle and Kind dolls, crib sheets, crib skirt, crib rail cover, changing pad cover, Letter Felt Board, God Gave Me You picture holder, faux greenery arrangement and here, I Love You a Bushel sign, 3 tier side table with baskets, throw pillow
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