Archive for July, 2013

July 22, 2013

Everlasting Play Table – Genius!

by Gillian

I am crazy about this table from Land of Nod called the Everlasting play table – it’s so new that it isn’t even up on their website yet but you can find it in their catalog. The table retails for $399 and comes in Wheat or Grey Wash.

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July 18, 2013

2 Great Companies Partner Up

by Gillian

I was so excited when I opened the current Land of Nod catalog and saw that they have partnered with Ducduc, a very cool American furniture company. These pieces are gorgeous and I love how modern they feel. I can’t wait to spec them for future nurseries.

Verona Crib – available in 4 colors

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Verona 3-Drawer Dresser – available in 4 colors

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Oslo Crib – available in 5 colors

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Oslo 3-Drawer Dresser – available in 6 colors

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July 9, 2013

Baby Of The World Nursery

by Gillian

I have some exciting news to share…I’m going to be an aunt to a baby boy who will be arriving around Halloween. I am super excited to meet him but also excited because my brother and sister-in-law have asked me to design the nursery. For those of you who do not know my sister-in-law is from Shanghai, where my brother met her, and they both love to travel so we’ve come up with a theme “Baby of The World” for the nursery.  Here’s a peak at the style board I’ve come up with:

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I found these adorable crib sheets that were the inspiration for the color scheme.

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The walls are being painted Benjamin Moore Breath of Fresh Air 806, and I found a great light blue and cream chevron rug that is going to work perfectly. I am going to hack an Ikea Expedit bookcase and turn it into a storage bench underneath the window for all the toys, as well as transforming an Ikea Malm dresser into a campaign style changing table. Above the crib we’re going to install a huge map of the world similar to this one so my nephew can dream of his future travels around the globe.

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I’ll be posting updates on my DIY projects and of course the reveal when we’re through!