5.27.2011

Baby Love


Okay, so I'm not a real mom, but for 9 hours a day I have to pretend that I am. I was hired as a summer sitter for a sweet little 4-month-old named Wells. Since I am surrounded by spit-up and baby coos all day I thought I'd post some happy baby images this week. Prior to my research, I had no idea how beautiful some of these lucky little offspring's nurseries were. I am so inspired that I am close to ripping down Wells' wallpaper and re-doing his room. Haha, however, I'm not too sure Mrs. Grantham would be as pleased as I would be. I guess I'll just have to wait a few years. 

In the meantime, babysitting has reminded me just how difficult a baby can be! Yes, they are also alot of fun.. but boy do they require patience. I have almost become numb to the sound of crying. Seriously, you could turn on Lady Ga Ga or a soundtrack of screams and I probably wouldn't know the difference. All I can say is.. thank God for the man who invented the baby swing.

I love these images. There are so many different ways you can go about decorating a baby's room. Some people choose to go the unisex route.. warm yellows & cool blues, funky critters and eclectic stripes. While others decorate by gender.. girly girl pinks & elegant ruffles and bright baby blues for the little boys. 

Which is your favorite? Eclectic, modern, traditional, "cutesy", posh?

This is a sweet little color palette for a baby girl's room. The yellows are great because they are interchangeable for a boy's room as well. Love the elephant!


What happy colors! How could a baby cry in this sweet room?


I am in love with this adorable little onesie! You must check out winterwaterfactory.com.


Oh how I adore this room! I am such a fan of pink. And those little slippers are so wonderful. What do you think of the Harper sign? That would be so simple to make - love it.

Love the jumper? Check out kitlili.com.




I love the pink girl pattern. You can get the print in all kinds of things at dwellstudio.com. There is an adorable diaper bag, onesie & wallpaper.



You must check out shak-shuka.com. They have the best baby decor. Isn't the little critter uptop the cutest thing? I also love the little rain cloud. Such a cute idea!

Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.

[ keep calm & blog on ]

( by the way - I was too lazy to source everything so you can find all of them on my pinterest )

9 comments:

  1. I bet that you are a great temporary mom. Wells is a pretty cool name by the way.

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  2. If you haven't already, check out the blog Lay Baby Lay. It will make you want to be pregnant just so you can make a room :) Or maybe that's just me!

    Haley @ Cardigan Junkie

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  3. Thanks for stopping by. Glad you like my blog...Yours is nice too...all things girly.

    jen
    http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

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  4. wow great pictures! baby stuff are so cute to look at and that baby is adorable! i enjoyed browsing through your blog. very fun to read. cheers!i'm a new follower! hope you follow back. no pressure though..lol

    hey fellow bloggers! let's all follow each other so we can all swap ideas..yes?!just let me know if you're my follower so i can follow back.kisses!

    http://voguelyvan.blogspot.com

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  5. Bonjour Katy,
    Just found your fabulous blog via your ad on The Zhush. You must be having a ball with that sweet little baby. Love all the images.
    I'm a new follower and will be back again too.
    Bon week-end,
    Mimi

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  6. OMG too cute, I love these pics, specially the colors for the first 4... almost makes me want to have a little one of my own now, almost!

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  7. All of those images are too cute! I love the nursery inspiration and all of the cute patterned clothes! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. I love that romper oh my goodness too cute!

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