Thursday, May 5, 2016

One Room Challenge: Baby Girl Nursery Week 5

Week Five was a productive week for us, thank goodness! The list still seems fairly long but everything is pretty much in progress that hasn't been checked off. Here is a look at our master list and then I will show you what we did this week:

Things that need to be accomplished:
-Trim work painted
-Ceiling Painted
-Closet door 2nd coat of paint/new hardware
-Install wallpaper {my MIL is handling this, thank goodness!}
-Hang window hardware {one is done} and drapes
-Embroidery detail on crib skirt
-Put together new chandelier and install
-Decisions made on wall accessories/finishing touches
-Attach pom pom trim to drapes
-Mirror over dresser to be painted

Let's start with the most exciting update: the wallpaper! Oh. My. Goodness. I am so in love with it. This is my first wallpaper experience in our home and it sort of makes me want to add it in 10 more places {I know, bad idea}! The impact of the paper as you first walk in the room is just so much more than I could have accomplished with paint. So glad I took this leap, it already feels rewarding! 

My MIL knew all about wallpapering and she handled the job, and executed it perfectly. I learned a little bit about it from her, and maybe, just maybe I could attempt it in the future. I had a fair amount of our second roll leftover and we decided to add a fun accent with the paper on the opposite wall. This project has me SO excited. It isn't quite finished but here is a peek: 

The new dentil trim over the wallpapered wall is completely finished- the other three walls are caulked and just need their final coat of paint. I'm really happy with the decision to add the trim addition. It seems like each room we work on we add something special like this and those are the details that make it go above and beyond. 

One drapery rod is hung so I could get the correct length for my drapes. I decided to re-use the drapes from Weeks' nursery and give them a fresh new look. This included the unfortunate task of removing the no-sew tape that attached the old fabric accent, which took an unfortunate amount of time to remove. Think: Goo Gone. But, once I started I was absolutely determined that these drapes were going to be IT and I would have them in like-new shape. So glad that is over with! After consulting with several helpful people we have a fun pom pom trim picked out too! Totally out of my little box but I am really happy with this fresh take on the pink in the nursery. What do you all think?

Some decisions have been made on art and that all will get finalized really soon. Oh, and fun story! I spoke with my Mom as she was heading out for some shopping a few days ago and I mentioned to her to keep an eye out for an arched mirror for the dresser. Low and behold, she finds one not even 20 minutes later. It will need a coat of paint this weekend but I feel like it is meant to be!

So looking forward to wrapping this one up this week. Stephen is even more happy his task list has dwindled down to just a few things to help me out :)

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Sarah Sofia Knepp said...

What a beautiful little girl's room this will be! I'm loving the glam hardware and curtains! Let's do this!

Hey said...

That wallpaper looks amazing!!! What a darling little girl's room!

Chelsea said...

So adorable ;)

Mila @jestcafe said...

yes, the wallpaper looks so good. Really like it. You are going to have a great, busy weekend! happy mother's day!

Elise @ Her Heart and Home said...

I love it! Thank goodness for wallpapering MILs!!!! Those drapery rods are to die for. xx

Melissa W. said...

LOOKS SOOOO GOOD! The wallpaper is perfection!

Alexandra Bee Blog said...

It's coming together so nicely! That wallpaper and trim is gorgeous! Can't wait to see the big reveal!

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

So excited about that paper Katie! It's so pretty up close! I can't wait to see it all next week, you are such a fabulous designer!

Sara McCarty said...

Love love love!!! Gorgeous!! I can't wait to see it all!

megan said...

Oh my goodness! I love all of your progress in the room... and I've loved reading through your archives to catch up. I had taken such a long break from blogging and loved keeping in touch a few years ago when we were pregnant. Now to re-connect with your site and see that we're pregnant again at the same time is such a coincidence! Hope you're feeling great; can't wait to see the rest of what you do with the room!!