As promised, here is my list of sources for everything in our nursery.
Crib: Sparrow Crib by Oeuf in grey. Gift from my parents. (We ordered through Amazon. It arrived in 2 days.)
Crib Mattress: Naturepedic, No Compromise Organic Cotton Classic 150 Mattress for $259.00 on Amazon
Crib Sheet: Kumari Garden, Tara in Sun by Dena Fishbein (fabric), made by me (tutorial coming soon!). Fabric from Hawthorne Threads. Unfortunately, this fabric is no longer available.
Crib Skirt: Capri in Popsicle Stick by Waverley (fabric), made by me (tutorial coming soon!). I purchased the fabric from Buyfabrics.com, as I mentioned in this post. The price was great, but it was a hassle. At first they told me they didn’t have a single piece of fabric. Then when I finally convinced them to ship two pieces that added up to the yardage I needed, they shipped the wrong colorway! As it turns out, the popsicle stick colorway was available in the yardage I needed and the return process was very easy. But I still never received the matching thread I ordered.
Crib Blanket: gift from and knitted by Gavin’s Nana (Jack’s mom)
Sea Turtle Wall Decal: Leen the Graphics Queen, designed by me (more about this soon)
Changing Table: already had this. Jack sanded it down and repainted it in Winter Snow by Benjamin Moore (Aura line). We are huge fans of Ben Moore Paint and this shade of white is so soft --like a blanket.
It used to look like this (that was a horrible DIY mistake!):
Before that it looked like this (horrible photo. The natural wood was nice, but the veneer was peeling):
Changing Pad & Cover: Off the shelf at Buy Buy Baby. The pad is fine, but the cover is terrible. The fabric got all stretched out, has no elasticity to it, and does not stay on the pad anymore. I’ll be making a new one soon. Stay tuned.
Book Shelves: Made by Jack. Paint is Winter Snow by Benjamin Moore (Aura line). The brackets came from the paint store and were super cheap. So cheap, in fact, that one is bent (how I didn’t notice this when I bought them I’ll never know). I considered spray painting them yellow, but I didn’t want to highlight the imperfection. Eventually I’ll probably change them out for something with a little more heft and design. Like these from Anthropologie.
Yellow Wooden Duck Puzzle (on shelf): Mine from when I was little
Boy & Girl Bookends: gift from my aunt
Curtains: Chipper Slub Corn Yellow by Premier Prints, fabric.com. Thermal lining came from Jack B’s on Fabric Row (S 4th Street) here in Philly. They have the best selection and prices for decorator weight fabric that I’ve found locally. Oh yeah, and I made the curtains! I used the same method as I used for our living room curtains. As I mentioned in that post, thermal lining is made with a rubber backing while true blackout lining is coated with lead. Jack B’s carries both, but I did not want to introduce lead into our nursery so I went with the thermal. Make sure you ask at the fabric store what the coating is when you ask for thermal lining. Sherry from Young House Love replied to me in a comment on her blog that the “blackout” lining in their nursery curtains is actually thermal lining purchased from JoAnn’s (they apparently only carry the thermal, non-leaded variety).
Paper Lantern: Ikea. Jack added a toggle light switch from our local hardware store to the standard cord (also from Ikea), which is way more convenient than unplugging the cord to turn the light off. Why don’t Ikea cord kits come with toggle switches in the first place?
Eames Chair: This used to be in Jack’s mom’s house and was gifted to us as a wedding gift. Jack covets it and is very jealous that I’ve spent so much time in it over the last 5+ months nursing Gavin. Little does he know that this will be my reading chair for life! And aside from the fact that it’s not a rocker, it is the perfect nursing chair.
Teddy Bear Blanket: Lauren Celeste, gift from my cousins
Yellow and White Quilt: gift from Jack’s mom. Don’t you love how it pairs so well with the curtains? Total coincidence! I had already ordered the fabric when we got this quilt.
Grey Duvet: Crate and Barrel from a few years ago
Bedspread: Avery Bedspread in Teal, Crate & Barrel (color no longer available)
Bedframe: Ikea. Eventually I will paint this yellow so that it resembles my inspiration photo seen here.
Pillow shams: Capri in Popsicle Stick by Waverley (fabric), made by me
Bird Pillow: Birds in Pink colorway by Galbraith & Paul (fabric), made by me (fabric purchased at the Galbraith & Paul Sample Sale last year)
Boppy Pillow Cover: Marimekko (fabric), made by me. Fabric purchased by Jack’s aunt at Crate&Barrel when the store located in the old TAC building in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass. was closing. So sad. L That was the best Crate&Barrel. (I know they’re all the same, but this particular one with a multi-level glass façade just shone like a light box at night. The displays paired with draping Marimekko fabric was irresistible. Seriously, I think we went in there every weekend just to poke around. It explains why we have such a plethora of kitchen stuff.)
Monkey Toy Bin: 3 Sprouts Organic Storage Bin, Amazon
Christening Gown: Family heirloom
Growth Chart: gift from Mahre (my mom). I think she found it at Homegoods.
Striped boxes: Ikea. They were hot pink and I recovered them in the Waverley fabric, but now the lids don’t fit properly…
Nightstand: Shaker-style table in maple with birch inlay, made by Jack’s stepfather
Wow. This is a ridiculously long post! So, what do you like or dislike about our nursery? What did you do in your nursery? What questions can I answer?