Friday, January 11, 2008

The Nursery

In 1 frenetic week I managed to convert the nursery from pink to blue. Thankfully the walls were green so we didn't have to repaint. Just about everything else was girly from the mirror to the bedding to the lamp. After many shopping trips, each item was replaced by boyish blue.

Lillian had moved out of the crib into a twin bed so we have both in the room right now. The biggest challenge was finding bedding for both beds that I liked and that coordinated...or at least didn't clash. I prefer not to use a theme and finding twin bedding that is not covered in cars or animals proved to be quite a task. Not to mention squeezing all that furniture into one room. But I have a feeling that twin bed is gonna come in handy on some particularly rough nights.

It still needs a couple more final touches and the curtains need ironing desperately but for the most part it's done. Now all we need is the little boy who is gonna use it.


Anonymous January 11, 2008 at 9:25 AM  

It looks great! We are praying daily that you get to bring that little boy home soon!

Glen & Sarah

emily January 11, 2008 at 10:20 AM  

Awesome! I love green! I was coming to sign your blog and then saw this new update. I am so excited for you! Continuing to pray that all goes well - sending my love, Emily

Beth January 11, 2008 at 11:36 AM  

It looks wonderful! You will enjoy having the bed in there for a while! Unless of course you get blessed with a sleeper, which I hope you do. Can't wait for you to be able to fill the nursery! Beth

LCM January 11, 2008 at 11:48 AM  

Oh, how sweet! Hopefully you will be exhausted and passed out on that bed sometime soon.

Princess Talana January 11, 2008 at 1:34 PM  

So nice! I love the idea of having a crib and the bed in the same room... a place for momma to rest beside baby.

Anonymous January 11, 2008 at 9:42 PM  

it looks soooo good!! wow, you work fast!! that twin bed oughta be just right for MOI!!! ;) i can't wait to hold little beckett (since he's a boy he clearly can't be called becci jr., so becket is a good compromise, i feel! ;)) -Becci :)

Anonymous January 12, 2008 at 5:58 AM  

Oh Lori, It looks fantastic! The art work is such a nice blend of colors. The room looks very serene and handsome! We can hardly wait for his arrival! --Mom

Anonymous January 12, 2008 at 12:14 PM  

It looks AWESOME!!! I am so happy and excited for you guys! I am praying that everything goes well.

Ps: funny! Love it!


Krissy Keelan January 12, 2008 at 2:07 PM  

You've done it again Lori. I room looks great. I hope the birthmom feels right at home with you guys and feels comfortable knowing that's where her little boy will grow up!!!
Getting excited that you'll have a baby in the house VERY soon!!!
We've got your movies whenever we all get a chance to meet up.

The Tucson Gang January 13, 2008 at 2:12 PM  

I love it - it absolutely looks perfect for Baby Boy Harris! It looks so peaceful! Hopefully just a few more days until B.B. Harris arrives and fills the room with the last added touch!


Anonymous January 13, 2008 at 5:56 PM  

I love it! The green swirl in the twin bedding is awesome - it pulls the whole room together. Very nice job! And congratulations!

Anonymous January 14, 2008 at 8:35 AM  

It looks wonderful! You did a fantastic job and I love that green. It looks so peaceful and happy with the colors. I will continue thinking all the positive thoughts for you to bring home that baby boy soon.

Anonymous January 16, 2008 at 8:04 AM  

It looks great! Do you do house calls? I could use some decorating help on my little room! I am so excited for you all! Not too long now! XX Abra

Anonymous January 16, 2008 at 3:31 PM  

Lori & Jeff-
Im very excited for you both! All the best and many prayers and blessings to you and your new bundle of joy!

Cheers- Kari Lacey

Anonymous January 17, 2008 at 11:43 AM  

We are heading for Maryland to visit our grandson, but when I get home I will check the blog immediately for news on your new baby boy. I know when you are waiting it seems forever, but all of a sudden he will be in your arms. We are so happy for all of your family. Liz G.

krissy keelan January 20, 2008 at 2:06 PM  

Congrats on the birth of your son, Ian!!! The final piece of the nursery will fit in just right when you arrive home with him on tuesday.

Anonymous January 22, 2008 at 3:40 PM  

Congratulations and welcome home to Baby Ian! Like probably all of your blog readers, I'm anxious to see a picture! But we need to wait and let you guys get settled in.
-Sandy G.

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