January 9, 2013

His Little Sheep

cribPottery Barn, lamp: DIY
How sweet is that vintage rocking horse? 
The nursery isn't finished yet, but I thought I'd share how it's coming along.
Whatcha think?

At this point almost everything is ready for the arrival of our little bundle of joy. 
Almost being the key word here. 
I don't think you can every be fully prepared for such a drastic change in your entire life. I mean, no matter how many maternity books or child-rearing books you read, you don't know what birthing pain feels like, or that 3am feeding when you are completely exhausted or that baby that just wouldn't stop crying and you don't know why (and it's breaking your <3). 
I know that I'm not ready. 
I try to imagine how it's all going to be, how we are going to love and care for our little one but until you have him in your arms, I guess no amount of imagination will get you to that experience. 
I love setting up the nursery but not so much the process of picking out a travel system. It only took us eight months to pick a carseat and a stroller! I think we picked our last car faster than this. Go figure
I love getting all kinds of advice - from not to ever introduce baby to a bottle to the horror birth stories of Soviet Russia. It's all very interesting and sometimes very disturbing. 
I love scouting for wall art and other accessories at local stores but get easily frustrated because girls have waaaay more stuff out there. There is tons of pink cute things. Not so much with the boys - it's either blah or not there at all. 
I love the way my belly moves and when my hubby and I are talking he get's so active I'm afraid he's going to pop right out. Then hubby gives him the talk - "now son, be nice to your mommy and settle down". It's so sweet and so precious! 
I love walking into that sparkling clean and super organized (not for long) nursery and admiring my handy work and his little sheep.
Than you for reading lovelies! 


11 comments :

  1. Beautiful! :)

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  2. I LOVE the striped accent wall, that's so cute. Yay, you are almost there!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    1. Thank you! It was a lot of work with the wall paper but so worth it :)

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  3. This nursery is just beautiful!
    xo TJ

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  4. i love the wall paint!
    I wish you and the family all the best for the arrival of your baby :)
    xx
    http://anoddgirl.blogspot.com.au

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    let me know what you think :)

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    1. Thank you for reading:-) I love feedback

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  6. Love this post! So cute! Please check out my latest post, I would love to hear what you think!

    xo
    Deanne

    http://myfashavenue.blogspot.ca

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