This month we were challenged by Wayfair to add a pop of color to our homes, and I am just beginning to gather some of the pieces that will ultimately go into the Bird’s new space. What you see here is very rough, and very much the early stages and that is precisely what I am wanting to show you. I love a good reveal, but I think it’s important to step back and show you the process along the way occasionally as well. We had the big reveal for Blake’s Boho Bedroom Makeover, so for Penn’s room, maybe we should make it all about the ‘every step’… Hopefully you agree, and don’t decide to divorce me in the process?
I am slowly attempting to pull together every room in this house, which is a huge job. Right now, I’m focused on the nursery, which of course will be ready to transition into a toddler room in the near future. I can’t bear the thought of having missed the chance for Penn to have his own baby room, so I am walking a fine line between the two spaces and choosing items that will transition well when it’s time to pull that trigger. He is obsessed with woofs and gows which roughly translates to ruffs and meows, and yes he calls them by the sounds they make, which is a new one for me but totally adorable! Just love how literal kids are sometimes.
Naturally his new pop of color is this fabulous framed Night Eyes print, which brings a bit of that desert modern vibe to the space, and a cute teal-ish Kitty Figurine that has a mate that now lives in Blake’s room. My two little animal lovers… a thing I want to cultivate and nurture as much as possible. Yes, this seems utterly random for the time being, but I promise it won’t when it all comes together. Or at least, maybe it won’t be as random, and will only be a little bit random like all things in my life! Yahoo, we shall just call it eclectic and pretend it’s cool, yes?
Precipice Lake Framed Print // Gideon Lamp by Arteriors Home // Birch Vases // Herringbone Throw // Kilim Pillow // Tie Dye Pillow
These are some of the other items I really (really) wanted to snatch up, and I still just might, but I have set some new rules for myself, one of which involves staying focused on whatever I’m working on until it’s completed, before moving on to the next thing… at least as much as possible in this line of biz (totally not possible at all). Since these gorgeous things wouldn’t be for Penn’s Nursery space, they didn’t quite make the cut this time around, and yes mama is still wishing they had, so I just might be doing a little consolation shopping as we speak? Maybe… Eek. I’m obviously terrible at following my own rules. Gah
So, if you are inspired to add a pop of color to your space right now, or care to do a bit of consolation shopping, hop right on down to the rafflecopter entry form and give it a click as soon as you leave a quick comment on this here blog post. All you need to do to enter is post a link to an item on wayfair.com and show me something fabulous you would love to get that would add a pop of color to your space (or a shot of neutral, ha)…
And, just in case you were really wanting to see another cute slash funny pic of the Bird in his ‘sit’, which I will spill all about shortly, here you go… you are welcome. He is a funny little duck. Technically he hasn’t quite figured out how to avoid falling through this chair, but he is sure willing to give it a go anyhow. Good thing it’s a mere inches from the ground.
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