When Rachel of Maison de Pax learned that after two boys, baby #3 would be a girl, she decided to go with all-out frills in baby girl’s nursery. Opting for a Jenny Lind style of crib, she passed the crib along to her sister, who is welcoming another baby girl into the world.
At The Thinking Closet, Lauren and her husband recently build a headboard out of wood harvested from old pallets. They offer some great tips and tricks for anyone who wants to make anything from reclaimed pallet wood.
Over at Oh So Shabby, Lynda decided that dogs can’t have all the nice things in life. “I am an incurable cat person through and through,” she admits, “so I thought it was time the Kitties got pampered!”
At Namely Original, Emily and her mom have been helping to put together the children’s rooms in a new home. The bunk beds that they owned had seen better days, and the owners were ready to send them to the dump. Luckily, Emily’s mom convinced them that they were worth trying to salvage.
“Our complex has a big trash enclosure where people tend to leave furniture they no longer want,” explains Sarah at This Sarah Loves. “My husband calls this ‘donating to the universe’. Last week I found a West Elm headboard that had been donated to the universe!”
Over at Picked & Painted, Helen welcomed her second baby on July 3rd. Congratulations, Helen and family! Part of the preparations for the new baby involved getting the nursery ready, which included a crib makeover.
When Brittany and her husband got new bedding for Christmas, they were inspired to start a master bedroom makeover, which they tell about at Naturally Nesters. One of the focal points of their bedroom’s new look involved the transformation of their existing mission-style headboard.
At Marisa Howard Design, Marisa shares the reason cottage style is so important to her, saying, “I spent a great deal of my childhood at my grandparents cottage up in Georgian Bay. My husband grew up cottaging as well so it was natural that we designed our bedroom to remind us of cottage living.” So it was only natural that the two of them could repurpose an old door into a cottage style headboard.