The day I did the pregnancy test and it was positive I spent a good few hours completely speechless. I was in complete shock and disbelief. Then when I got the message from the doctor later that day confirming that my blood tests did in fact confirm I was pregnant I could not stop smiling. It was true and we were over the moon. And then my thoughts jumped to the nursery. I’ve been excited about decorating a nursery for years. Pinning baby rooms long before the decision was made to try get pregnant.
Next up was finding the perfect wall colour. The best place to go for paint is Paint and Decor in Stellenbosch. They are any creatives dream. We left with quite a few sample’s but none of them were right. They were either too blue grey or to beige grey. We wanted something in between. A soft, warm dove grey. We gave them feedback on the samples, they changed a few things around in the mixing process and voila we got the most gorgeous grey. I am very tempted to paint my whole house this colour.
The blue eared bunny was a gift from my Gynaecologist to celebrate the birth of my baby boy. Just one of the many reasons I love my gynae. He gifts little girl babies with rag dolls and boys with bunnies. They are specially commissioned and made by a special needs school in Stellenbosch. This really is such a great gift.
His little closet was also bought at a second hand shop and is actually a very old doctors cabinet. It had this very weird hook in it that husband removed and added steel pipes for hanging clothes. I painted the outside grey and the inside with black chalk boor paint.
I just couldn’t find a mobile that I liked. They were all so brightly colored and plastic. At first I wanted to order one from ebay but then when I saw the ‘I love you to the moon and back’ laser cut piece from Doodles I knew I had to create a mobile with it. I painted the laser cut circle a buttery yellow and attached the tiny little dog’s that were actually key chains from Woolworths. I just love the result.
It is definitely my favourite room in our house. And as we are moving to a new house end of June I get to create it all over again.