• Sep 18, 2016
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Wow. We finally did it!!! Adding a blog to our brand has been on my list of to-do's all summer! As the first day of fall has come and gone.... I was determined to get this going! And the first thing to share? My love of creating, decorating, DIY-ing and taking something from past and giving it life again. All of these things were incorporated when I got to put together Ashlyn's nursery. It's a place for her to sleep, play, grow, read and so much more. AND,  it's this momma's sanctuary. My place of serenity. Where I give her a bubba, rock her to sleep and sing her all sorts of songs that are made up on the spot. (I'm the worst.. I know hardly any lullabies except Twinkle Little Star.... but I am amazing at making up random, cute, and absolute nonsense songs!)

NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP

[gallery ids="28,25,24" type="rectangular"] The first project I took on when I found out we were having a girl... was the crib bedding. I searched high and low the perfect bumper that would fit with vision. And, of course, impossible. So I made my own with the help of my incredibly talented grandma. I bought an IKEA standard white bumper and covered it with this beautiful vintage feel pattern. Added some satin ties... and voila! We also retro fitted a beautiful waffle print bed skirt to line the bottom. It turned out amazing! img_7303 Along with making my own pieces, I add little bits from the past. Featured above: my own baby blanket. I found it tucked away at my dad's in our old family cedar chest, and it went just perfect in Ashlyn's room. img_7275 The dresser: an old vintage find from Craigslist. We were so limited on space in this room. And finding the perfect dresser had its challenges! This beauty popped up and I was beyond thrilled. I had my husband repaint it and lightly distress the edges. I also found some great custom knobs at a local restoration store in North Vancouver. Dresser: Craigslist find. Chair: Ikea (husband removed legs and mounted to a swivel rocker) Knit Blanket: Handmade by Great Grandma.

THE LITTLE DETAILS

[gallery ids="22,21,26" size="large"] Its all in the small details. And I love the all the small things that bring this room together. Shelf: Winners. Gold foil heart: Kardz Couture Baby photos: Ashylns' grandmas. Birds: designed by myself, birch branch decorated with silk flowers and stuffed birds. birdies We hope you enjoyed reading our first post and learning a little more about the people behind the brand! As promised, here's the online discount code BLOG15 Danielle xx