Monday, December 3, 2012

Nursery Sneak Peak

Dylan's nursery is not nearly finished.  So far it's just paint, a rug, and a closet unit, but it's coming together!  I had my shower today FINALLY and came away with some really cute additions to the closet.

The closet is IKEA.  It was definitely the hardest IKEA piece I have ever put together.  Mr. GG said he would have smashed it to pieces if I hadn't figured it out...but I love the final product!  The middle section is a toy chest.  We plan to hang a rod above the dressers eventually, but I needed somewhere to put the cute stuff from the shower and it's perfect!

Here's a close-up of the best part.  The picture in the middle is my shower invite designed by my husband's step-dad's girlfriend (that's a mouthful - but she'll be "Gram" to Dylan).  She did this in watercolor and had it framed.  A friend got the elephant from pottery barn and my mom got the dinosaur.  That's a picture of Dylan in the middle.  My mom put pictures of him around the shower.  My step-dad made a slide-show too.  It was set to Forrest Gump Suite and was quite emotional.  

We still have a long ways to go to finish the nursery, but we're getting there!  (Just need to buy the crib and changing table, decide on a glider or rocker, and get the details.)

If you haven't read the other blog, Dylan's doing really well.  He's 3 pounds, 3 ounces today...huge to us.  We set up a Christmas tree in the NICU.  Things are going well : ).


  1. What a special day! You know, I think of you often, since we were so close in our IVF schedules. You've been amazing these past few weeks, and I'm glad to see that you're getting to enjoy some of the fun parts of having a baby. Dylan will love the nursery when he comes home.

  2. I love the oversized teddy bear. I'm such a sucker for teddy bears. Looks nice can't wait to see it when its done.

  3. I love all the bright colors! Beautiful. He will love it.

    I don't know if you are familiar with this blog, . Great writing, and the writer shares a lot about her struggles with a 25 weeker (and joys, of course!)

  4. Love the pieces! Truth be told I have never been to an IKEA and it is probably for the best. Such a pretty invite. Love hearing the awesome news on Dylan!!

  5. Love the ikea closet! That blue wall color is gorgeous! Dylan is going to love it when he comes home!! :) I don't know what Forrest Gump suite is. I must find out.

  6. Love the bright colors! You guys did a great job!

  7. Beautiful nursery! I'd still love to follow his blog. I can be reached at and/or (two names, just got divorced)


  8. Please add me to Dylan's blog!!!