Friday, August 9, 2013

More nursery pictures

Well, the nursery is almost done.  I've been helping Andrea hang things on the wall and working on last minute details.  Her due date is tomorrow but we're thinking it will probably be another week.  So knows?!

I ended up ruffling some more to cover this footstool,  Here is the "before" picture.

And here it is after I worked it over.  I quilted the top covering.  The ruffles are stapled on.  The secret to that, friends, is an electric staple gun.  I couldn't have done it without it.  Then I covered the staples on the top ruffles with a ribbon and hot glue.  It didn't look so good, so I made the sash.  It's glued in two places, front and back.  I hope it stays on!

This afternoon, I hung the dresses on the wall.  Andrea had painted the hooks to match the woodwork, so I stood on a chair and screwed them into the wall.  The yellow and pink dresses were my baby dresses and the green one was my husband's.  haha. Back in the 50's no one knew what gender baby was coming, so I'm sure someone in the family really wanted him to be a girl.  He claims he never wore it!

The chevron blanket was knitted by my other daughter, Calista.  Isn't it beautiful!?  I want one!
The empty picture frames will be filled with portraits of Nola.  Andrea is a professional photographer so a lot of the artwork in her house is photographs.

The only thing missing is:

5 comments:

dianne said...

when she sees what a lovely room all of you have put together for her, she'll be itching to get out!!!

the dresses are so sweet - and i have always loved that picture that is on the wall ... come on, Nola - we're all waiting for you to make your first appearance!!!

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Paula Hensley Murphy said...

Forget this little girl being a Princess, she will be "the Queen" such a beautiful room for such a special little girl. You all have done an excellent job on this room!!!!!

Carries Comfort Quilts said...

I love the dresses on the wall above her crib verry cleaver !!!!

Carrie P. said...

such a sweet girly girl nursery.