Nursery Planning: Woodland Nursery Inspiration Board

July 29, 2015

I’ve had A LOT of time to daydream about nursery plans. Once we decided over 2 years ago that, yes, we did want kids, I started very slowly acquiring little things here and there to put in a nursery one day. I always loved owls, so it started there. And has since evolved into a full blown woodland themed nursery!

1. Paint colors and DIY blackout drapes (Behr, Sherwin Williams,
2. Free fox nursery prints (Designs By Miss Mandee)
3. Crochet cloud pattern (Crochets4U)
4. Carter’s Owl Projector and Musical Soother (Babies R Us)
5. Kacy Collection Madison Glider (Babies R Us)
6. Hand Knitted Pouf (Babies R Us)
7. Be Strong & Courageous Canvas Wall Art (Hobby Lobby)
8. Bekvam Spice Racks for books (Ikea)
9. Sorelle Vista Elite 4 in 1 Crib (Babies R Us)
10. Skip Hop Treetop Friends Changing Pad Cover (Buy Buy Baby)
11. Nocturnal Owl Nightlight (Land of Nod/
12. Green Lamp (Target/Home Goods)
13. JJ Cole Hamper (Babies R Us)
14. Sorelle Vista Elite Double Dresser (Babies R Us)
15. Wire Mesh Baskets (Michaels/Joanns/Hobby Lobby)

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