Christina chose bedding materials and we kicked off from there. Here's why the room was a challenge:
We started here with some inspiration:
Here's where we ended up (sorry some of these are so grainy/oddly lit - it was night time!):
The closet door was removed in favour of a curtain on a tension rod so that a small dresser could fit into the room. The dresser (from Ikea) plays double duty as a change table too. This also opened up the closet a bit more so she could fit a hanging organizer in to make better use of the space. This made a huge difference!
Christina hung some white curtains and added these cute ribbons for a tie-back detail.
Those are Christina's own newborn booties that were knit for her... so sweet.
The gallery wall has been updated since Hayden's arrival to include some of her adorable newborn photos. Seriously, ADORABLE.
the baby shower post, from The Flair Exchange on Etsy). As Hayden gets bigger and can move around more, we'll have to move it out of reach but it works for now! We hammered some straight pins into the wall and tied the garland onto them.
Pretty adorable for a small and budget-friendly nursery in a rental home, don't you think? She did a great job and totally achieved the girly look that she wanted! I will follow this up with a post on the DIY art projects :)