Sunday, May 18, 2008
I was all set to hang up a complicated shelving system of white boxes for Pickle's books when I came across this photo of a vintage 1970s nursery. The shelves look so simple and are just like the Valter shelves from IKEA, so that is what I got. I hope it still looks this elegant when it is crammed full of hundreds of books. (via Ohdeedoh)
I love the organic cotton elephant parade crib sheets from Q Collection Junior. The wheat and sky color palette works for both boys and girls, especially when mixed with the coordinating Galileo print. This company also makes non-toxic furniture for baby, something I've been longing for. I'll have to go check it out in person.
Saturday, May 17, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
The Rock'n'Roll shelving system comes in white, natural, or black and is made from paperboard tubes stuck together with Velcro. You could also make it yourself with sturdy tubes from the hardware store that are used for pouring cement. They are less than $10 each, can be cut with a hacksaw, and you can paint them any color you like. Secure the shelves to the wall with L-brackets, and you have a little home for Buddly's teddy bears.
Wow! This gorgeous flower montage by artist Sharon Elphick would make every day brighter in the nursery. Or if fine art isn't in your budget, you could try a homemade version using flowers clipped from garden catalogs or even pressed flowers.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Artist Justine Smith makes beautiful art out of money. Just look at this map of Europe made out of colorful bills! I think it would be a fun art project to make with Wee Wonder, and stamps of the world would be just as fun to chop up--and more economical.