Friday, July 1, 2011

Bedroom III


Hello
Happy July First
I am back... my computer problems have been fixed and they even managed to retrieve my pictures and documents. Just a reminder to all of you... back up and a good lesson for me.
This is my last post on bedrooms for now. I will be redoing my bedroom this fall and I will be posting on it then.
Today I am showing some nurseries I did for my grand children.
I had so much fun doing these. The first two were for Savannah and Sophie, they still have their rooms like this only they have a big bed now and a computer nook.


Savannah had a Garden theme
I painted the walls a light pink and made the chandelier out of a tulip shade I turned it upside down and I painted it pink with a little green at the top and made leaves and covered the chain with green cloth. I then hung beads and crystals from the bottom. I painted the leaves on the wall to make it look like it was growing.


The window treatments are made out of fabric from Moda (love their fabrics). I made the valance to look like an awning by putting a rod through the top and bottom and hanging iron brackets on the lower sides. The chandelier was an old floral tole that I repainted with the colors of the room.


The duvet cover is made from the same fabric as the awnings, Ogallala Down makes a crib duvet that is allergen free.
My daughter Kerri made the letters out of Paper Mache', she used to sell them in the shop. And I painted the rose garland around the crib.



I got the picket fencing in the garden center at Home Depot.








Sophie and Savannah are only 3 months apart so I spent a lot of time in Minnesota that year. My daughter Nicole wanted a Beatrix Potter theme in the nursery, so this is what I came up with.




Sophie got the same window treatments as Savannah, these rooms were laid out almost identical. Her color pallet was different but I used Moda again.




I found that old rabbit painting at a flea market... perfect huh?


Jeremy Frog


Peter Rabbit






Mr. McGregors cabbage patch


This bedroom was for my niece's baby boy Baily.



I used chenille for the curtains, really liked how they turned out.



This next mural I did for Jesse when he was born


I painted it on a wall canvas so it could be moved because they were renting.










I hope this gives you some inspiration if you are in need of some ideas. I have always loved decorating for children, I have done just about every theme you can think of from Holly Hobby to Farm animals. With 6 children and 8 grandchildren I have had my fun!
I will be linking up with Debra for her Friday Inspiration party.




I have been working on several projects, at once I might add, for the Horton's French Flea Market in Tipton IN. I am down to the wire on this, as usual. Is anyone ever ready for a show? I would really like to know, I am always working right up to the ninth hour and then leave half my projects undone. Right now I am working on my back drop, I am doing a garden theme. Donna has knocked it up a notch this year with a contest going on for the vendors. Best display wins a $100.00 gift cert. :) Not going for the prize here but want to put in a good showing. My daughter Jody should be coming in today, she has been on the road for 3 days now, with her load for the show. Sound familiar! 
Gotta get to work!
I will be doing another post on Tipton before I leave on Wednesday.
Blessings today!
Rebecca

28 comments:

  1. Those nurseries are beyond dreamy Rebecca...wowza.

    I'm never ready for a show here either, but somehow it all gets done at the last minute. Can't wait to see the pics of your booth!

    Happy 4th,
    Jan

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  2. I LOVE the nurseries!
    So precious!
    See ya soon!
    Let me know when Jody arrives safe and sound!
    Hugs from Indiana!
    Donna

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  3. R.E.,
    I think YOUR paintings are perfect! What a talent you have been given!
    Good luck with the show. I really do wish upon a star that I could come up for it!
    Deb

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  4. Outstanding! really, really lovely...you have alot of talent.

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  5. I don't have too many words today because I can't close my mouth and stop drooling over those nurseries, STUNNING!!!
    Have a wonderful 4th of July!
    XXX Ido

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  6. uh....................................speechless
    G*O*R*G*E*O*U*S

    SO excited for you guys at Horton's! WOOT! WOOT! What will you buy with your 100.00 win? :D
    xx
    z

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  7. All I will say is

    W

    O

    W


    STUNNING,
    I used to paint murals for my kids' rooms....good times!
    Your rooms are lovely.



    Ciao Bella!

    CREATIVE CARMELINA

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  8. Rebecca, dearest,
    you are a multy talented artist- how gorgeus you draw and paint- oh my , it looks like you have a kind of master education in painting,sweetie.
    Those rooms are all so cute, and beautiful- the babyes in your family have all grown ,in the middle of your fantastic art. I`m sure they have and have had, the most lovely dreams in those rooms.
    Happy 4 of july week-end Rebecca-I can tell it will be a very bussy one for you and your daughter.
    Sending you hugs, and love.
    Dorthe

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  9. God has certainly blessed you with amazing talent Rebecca!! Those rooms are gorgeous!! I'm glad you were able to recover some of your files. Computer problems are just awful!!! Have a wonderful weekend my friend!
    xo,
    Karen

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  10. What great rooms! Your are very talented my friend!
    tot

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  11. Brilliant painting Rebecca. Your children and grandchildren adore you I know! Have a happy, happy weekend and do not over work!

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  12. Dear Rebecca,
    These rooms are absolutely fabulous! You are so, so talented! I did Peter Rabbit for my grandson when he was born. I just love Beatrix Potter. My daughter just bought her first home and my grandson will be turning 4 next month. She is stumped on how to decorate his room. Any ideas?
    Have a very happy 4th of July weekend. And have a great time at the show. Can't wait to hear how it goes!
    Blessings,
    Sonya

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  13. WOW !!!!!! AWESOME !!!!!! Your one talented lady!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  14. I love all these rooms. Did you paint all the walls yourself? Good luck with all your projects and also wishing a wonderful show. Please show lots of pics:-)

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  15. What wonderful memories the children will have of these Magical spaces you created especially for them!

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  16. Rebecca you are just amazing. Talk about making a children's dreams come true. Every room is absolutely fabulous.

    Paula

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  17. Well, you have just knocked the air out of me. These rooms are absolutely stunning. I don't know which room I love more!! What fun to look at. Lucky babies. ;o) Kathy

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  18. Those bedrooms must be every child's dream. They are magical.

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  19. What wonderful rooms for children to grow up in.
    They are magical. I loved the tulip hanging lamp plus everything else in the rooms.

    You are very talented. Have fun in Tipton and hope it is a good sale for you with good weather also.

    Hugs

    FredaB

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  20. Rebecca you are so talented. These rooms are precious. The paintings are amazing. I am so glad you shared with us.

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  21. what a suuuupercute blog you have! i must be a follower. thanks so much for sharing the pics. best wishes! di
    ;0)

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  22. Hi Rebecca,
    Thank you for such a timely post. I just had my very first grandson and we are doing his room in the Peter Rabbit theme. I can't paint beautifully like you, but at least it gave me tons of inspiration.Great post and a fabulous blog. I love all that you do.
    Patti

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  23. Seriously...you painted those walls? Beautiful. I love garden themes, but Beatrix Potter....my fave. I would have loved to have a room like that. Still would!

    See ya Friday

    Cindy Bee

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  24. Oh my gosh are those just darling! Of course I adore the Peter Rabbit!!!!
    xx, shell

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  25. Bonjour!
    We love that pink French Flyer :)
    Very beautiful blog. Such lovely photos too!
    Looking forward to your future posts.
    Check us out! http://www.etsy.com/shop/chezjolly
    Talk to you soon..

    -Jessica & Holly

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  26. My word Rebecca you are the most talented lady I know & one of the most genuine.. I can tell..from here...smiles... have a great summer. xo Laura

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  27. Rebecca, these bedrooms are just works of art. and what love must have gone into them! What a joy to walk in there every day for momma and baby. Thanks for sharing these. so sorry I'm late. Have a great weekend at Tipton, I'll be praying for good weather and a great time for you and Donna!
    lot's of love, Debra

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  28. The murals are amazing!!!! The rooms are beautiful!!!

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