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Saturday, July 3, 2010

Adam’s Room

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We are about ready to transition to a “big boy” bed and do some redecorating, so I thought I better take some pictures of Adam’s room before it changes!
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I picked out the colors before Adam was born, and we didn’t know if we were having a boy or a girl.  I decided to go with red and white, and my Grandma Ede helped me make this quilt.
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We were in the middle of renovations (wait a minute, we still are!) when Adam was born, so he didn’t move into his room until he was about 4 months old. 
The recliner from the living room used to sit in this corner, but when we moved it downstairs, in came this super comfy, super ugly “muppet chair.”  I have two of these chairs, which I bought at a garage sale for $5 each.  They swivel, and are truly comfortable, but the furry upholstery reminds us of the Muppets.
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The changing table was long ago re-purposed for books and toys.  We read about 14 books every night.  (Okay, that’s an exaggeration, but if I let Adam choose, we’d read at least 9-11 each night!)
My mom found this dresser at the Goodwill for $25, and the barn door was in a shed when we moved here.  Yes, it’s crooked.
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This was my childhood dresser.  I repainted it white in college.  No, I didn’t distress it…the chipped paint is from being moved (and used) over the last several years!
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My best friend’s sister had the “Adam” bank painted for him – the normal design has a chicken, but she had them paint a turkey just for him!

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12 comments:

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  2. I love the white furniture! It looks great. I think your house is so pretty! (even the diaper boxes!)

    He's just now moving out of the crib? Remind me how old he is again.

    You have great style!

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  3. How sweet! I love that picture atop the dresser too... adorable. I see you've got a John Deere boy in the house. My grandson Nolan is a HUGE JD fan, even has a t-shirt that says "Will trade sister for a John Deere" I love your style too, it is just so inviting. Wish I lived closer, I'd pop in for a vist.

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  4. What a cute nursery and so easy to transition to a big boy room. I love the red quilt, such a special keepsake for your son(or you).

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  5. what a fabulous room! i hopped over from sns and can't wait to see what you do to change it. it's gorgeous as is! best of luck with the bed transitioning!

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  6. Love the barn door! And the quilt... simply precious!

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  7. What a cute room! I love the rocking horse and picture on the dresser. So cute!

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  8. I love that the "You Been Farming Long" picture or whatever it is called is in his room.

    We didn't know if we were having a boy or girl either and we lived in a one bedroom rental house when we had our oldest. (We shared a room with her until she was 1. Then we moved to the front porch with no heat. ) I about had a nervous breakdown in Babies R Us trying to figure out what to do for her sleeping arrangments. Somehow we survived. :-)

    Happy 4th!

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  9. I love it, Katie. Hope the transition goes well. I esp love the quilt. How cute it that?? My hubbie has a clock he got from his mom when she moved that always hung in their kitchen growing up...it's that same "Been Farming Long?" print. :)

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  10. Darling room for your little one!
    Enjoyed seeing this.

    God bless,
    d from homehaven

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  11. What a neat room! Love that old barn door on the wall!

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  12. Beautiful room! I too started collecting before I knew what we were expecting... Hence my daughter's room began with lots of red n white and farm things. All your touches are so creative. Have fun with the next re-do!
    hugs,
    Leslie

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