Boyshteyn’s room

I’m slowly getting things together for Boyshteyn’s room. We can’t really do much until the walls are painted & the flooring replaced, but I at least have some plans now.

The furniture was fairly simple. We were pretty sure that we wanted a convertible set that could at least become a toddler bed. I fell in love with a set at Babies R Us & got an amazing deal. The special at the time I ordered was purchase the glider, crib, & dresser to get the changing table for free.

I placed my order the last day of the special & once I hit send got a message telling me that the crib wasn’t available so the it & the changing table had been removed. I called the next day & it was actually in stock, so they set it up for me to get the crib at 20% off for the inconvenience & the changing table was still free! Go Babies R Us! This is our set:

The crib converts to a toddler bed, then to a double bed.

I’m having the bedding made. After searching I couldn’t find anything I liked at all. Then I finally found some awesome stuff but it was well over $300 for a three-piece set & I just couldn’t justify spending that much on bedding! I found someone on Etsy who had the same fabric & is making a larger set for much less. It includes a bumper with a removable cover (so it can be washed), two sheets, a bed skirt, a blanket (to be used when he’s older), & two curtains.

This is what the bedding will look like:

Yes, I'm using bumpers.

The curtains will be in the same stripe pattern as the bed skirt & the blanket will be a combination of the three. Similar to this (Thanks for the quick photochop work, Tara):

I'm leaving the order of the patterns up to the designer.

The light! I love the light. I really had no plans on changing the light that is in the room, but Misha found one at Ikea the other night that we both liked. I think it will be really cute in there!

Adorable, no?

My Twitter friend, Julia, sent me a link to a nightlight this morning & I think it’s perfect:

It supposedly creates a constellation pattern on the walls, which would be quite cute..

So far that’s it. We’re going to put some plants in there (hanging spider plants are recommended for baby rooms) & we’re going to look at flooring this week because we want to have that replaced soon. The carpet in that room isn’t in the best shape. Misha wants to put photographs on the walls. I think pictures of the puppy girls would be cute.

I need to pick a paint color very soon. I’m considering just going with a neutral cream color. I don’t think I want the typical blue room because there’s so much blue in there already with the bedding. I had planned on going with a caffè latte color (the same color our living room used to be & the entryway is now), but I’m just not sure. Suggestions?

About SP

Recovering pharmacy technician, History BA, wife to a workaholic, mommy to one pup and two boys, epileptic, vegetarian. I've got a mouth like a sailor & find myself becoming more cynical & more liberal all the time.
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3 Responses to Boyshteyn’s room

  1. Kristan says:

    Everything is so cute! I’m really bad with paint colors so I have no suggestions there. And score on the furniture! I was hoping to put up the reveal of our nursery this weekend, but of course it’s still not done (darn shelves!).

  2. Tami Cosgray says:

    Love the furniture, can’t wait to see him sleeping in his crib. Now we will have to hope that he sleeps as well as his mommy and Uncle Brock slept in theirs and not like his Uncle Jaeden!!!!

  3. tara says:

    What about a pale green to pick up the bedding accents?

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