{Mommy Monday} Decorating the Nursery Pt. 1

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Thank you to everyone who responded to last week’s {Mommy Monday} Recent Reads
I really enjoyed the responses and am excited to pick up a few of those books suggested!

So, I have approximately 13 weeks before baby.
(if he arrives on his due date that is…)
YIKES!!!
I need to get things ready! I think I just now hit that time they call “Nesting.” 
I’ve been planning out his room the past few weeks, but am just now getting around to doing something about it. This weekend I bought paint samples, material for his crib sheets, and organized the clothes we have into plastic bins. I also started going through ALL of my entertaining supplies trying to condense them into one closet instead of the three that they are currently in.

*Keep Reading to see more on how we plan to decorate the nursery*

We decided to go with a vintage(ish) robot theme for the nursery. 
(Which I’m SUPER excited about.)
To help with the planning of the nursery I created a MoodBoard over at Mydeco.com.
Check it out:

Robot Themed Nursery

  • Madison 4-in-1 Convertible CribMadison 4-in-1 Convertible Crib from CSN Stores
    $448.95
  • Baxton Studio 19"h X 28"w X 21"d Chrome Base Solid Rocking Chair -Baxton Studio 19″h X 28″w X 21″d Chrome Base Solid Rocking Chair – from Sears
    $128.69
  • Ferm Living Mr. Large and Small RobotFerm Living Mr. Large and Small Robot from Velocity Art and Design
    $33
  • Cici Art Factory 11 X 14 Robots In Love Series Paper Print - Donka Loves 80s MusicCici Art Factory 11 X 14 Robots In Love Series Paper Print – Donka Loves 80s Music from Cymax
    $29.95
  • Cici Art Factory 11 X 14 Robots In Love Series Paper Print - Bom Loves HockeyCici Art Factory 11 X 14 Robots In Love Series Paper Print – Bom Loves Hockey from Cymax
    $29.95
  • Baby Changers: Baby Colorful Patterned Changing Pad CoversBaby Changers: Baby Colorful Patterned Changing Pad Covers from The Land Of Nod
    $29
  • 8 oz. Vibrant Interior/Exterior Paint Tester #370B-68 oz. Vibrant Interior/Exterior Paint Tester #370B-6 from Home Depot
    $2.94
  • 8 oz. Granite Grey Interior Paint Tester8 oz. Granite Grey Interior Paint Tester from Home Depot
    $2.94
  • 8 oz. Spring Green Interior Paint Tester8 oz. Spring Green Interior Paint Tester from Home Depot
    $2.94
  • 8 oz. Sunbaked Orange Interior Paint Tester8 oz. Sunbaked Orange Interior Paint Tester from Home Depot
    $2.94
  • 8 oz. Blue Balloon Interior/Exterior Paint Tester # DC3A-70-28 oz. Blue Balloon Interior/Exterior Paint Tester # DC3A-70-2 from Home Depot
    $2.94
  • Baby Mod - Modena 3-Drawer Changing Table, Two ToneBaby Mod – Modena 3-Drawer Changing Table, Two Tone from Walmart
  • Moda Robotics Stars TurquoiseModa Robotics Stars Turquoise from Fabric
  • Moda Robotics Robot Stripe GreyModa Robotics Robot Stripe Grey from Fabric

Paint Samples
Like I said…. I went to Home Depot over the weekend and hmm’d and haw’d over paint chips for a while. I ended up buying three samples for wall paint and then brought home some paint chips of the colors I’d like to feature as accents throughout the room.
The colors look a little distorted from what they actually look like on the wall. I think we’ve decided on the middle color (a light grey) for the walls with the yellow, blue, green and orange as accent colors. (Although… not as dark as they are pictured.)
I bought orange material to make a few crib sheets—I’m super excited to use the crib sheet tutorial from Prudent Baby to sew up a few sheets for the little man’s bed.
I’ll keep updating as I get more in the room done! 
How did you decorate your nursery?
Or… what are your plans for your nursery?
I’d love to see moodboards, blog posts, pictures… etc!
Jenni

Written by Jenni

Jenni is a freelance writer and media assistant based in Portland, OR. A Well Crafted Party is a blog about all the little things to celebrate in life. Follow Jenni or A Well Crafted Party with BlogLovin, RSS feed, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest.
Website: http://awellcraftedparty.com

1 Comment
  • Katrina says:

    I love the robot theme! suggest not going with yellow, it will get “old” quickly! Both blues are cute!
    I had girls, so we have one pink and one purple room. :)

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