|This isn't shabby chic, it is Romanian orphanage chic.|
The crib is especially impressive, no? The only thing missing is the railcar. A couple of years ago, this crib was banned because it is a drop -side crib, so we remedied the danger by just ripping off the drop side and thereby converting it to a toddler bed, ghetto-style. Based on the looks of his room, it's hard to tell we love him.
So over the last few months I started to collect some things to redecorate, picking out bedding and artwork in a rocketship/outerspace theme. I got a little stalled, so I asked my friend Kricia Palmer to help me put the room together. She is a talented interior designer, who is a delight to work with. Kricia blogs some great design ideas and tips at Palmer Home. Kricia helped find the missing furniture pieces and figured out how to lay out everything. I think it turned out darling, and Declan was tickled pink to come home to a brand new room.
|The clocks are all on different time zones- one for Vancouver, one for Little Rock, one for Copenhagen, which is our next big holiday destination.|
|I love these retro posters.|
|Declan's favourite part is the rocketship model! He loves everything about his new room, |
but don't take my word for it, here's a long video with Declan's reactions to his new digs.