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nautical girl nursery Be sure to check out the fifth and final nursery collaboration with the Land of Nod on Honest to Nod today – “girl sailor.”  Love how this room came together!  We worked on four rooms using each one of their new cribs, and the weathered greywash keepsake crib is perfect for this space!  So clever to have extra storage below!  See the inspiration board and all the other details here! Also, be sure to check out the rest of the rooms: Baby Bear, Candy Kisses, Little Rockstar, and my favorite, Timothy’s Room!


Marcia"Your nursery selections are by far the best of any blog! Please do a shapes inspired nursery with Aztec …"

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yellow and blue baby nursery inspiration

I feel like I’ve been seeing jackalopes here and there lately.  Such strange, cute little critters.  It has always stuck out in my mind that Chip says when he was a kid, he always believed them to be real.  Guess it’s sort of the unicorn of the desert, maybe?  Anyway, I’m loving that Nan Lawson print above.  I’m also pretty crazy about those candlestick pendant lights.

Sources: (1) Candlestick Pendant Lights; (2) Born to be Mild; (3) Lace Wall Hook; (4) Fearsome Critter; (5) Jackalope needlepoint; (6) Jackalope; (7) Applique Pillows; (8) White Brimfield Crib; (9) Well Nested Crib Sheet; (10) Yellow Dipped Dresser; (11) Aqua Desk Lamp; (12) Pom Tassel Curtain Panels; (13) Leather Tillie Chair; (14) Streamline Table; (15) Gray Delaney Rug; (16) Mountain Flowers Print; (17) Aqua Pouf; (18) Confetti Storage Crate


Katy"And this one would be adorable in that room: http://www.modcloth.com/shop/bath-decor/you-don-t-know-jackalope-cotton-ball-container "

Joni"Ahh, perfect, Kelly! Love that.:) "

Kelly"I noticed this jackalope jewelry holder awhile back and fell in love with it, and it would be so cute …"


I love Fridays.  They always make me feel light and free, and it feels like I can get through anything – just have to make it till 5 when Chip comes home!

Here are a few favorite things from this week:

These costumes and fun accessories from Lovelane Designs make me so happy.  I mean, just look at this:

toddler halloween costumes

I also posted this on Lay Baby Lay’s Facebook page, but I think these door decals are crazy cute.  Such a fun little detail – like a little secret – to put on the inside of your child’s door for them alone to enjoy!  This one is my favorite.

My favorite Sleepy King has added some new fall designs to her shop.  If you need any extra convincing of the cuteness of her plushies, see one of her raccoons here and here.  I want this little guy so much.

Love these maternity photos.  I think it’s sweet to capture that slice of life before baby comes.  It’s a sweet season, and one to which you can never return – though you wouldn’t want to! – it would be nice to have a keepsake of that treasured time!

Hope you all have a delightful weekend!!



Marcia"Joni the nursery layouts are by far the best posts!! Aztec shape theme please:-) "

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diaper bag

It’s been quite awhile since I have done a roundup of diaper bags, so here are some favorites (for under $200 – some of those above are really great sales, like that Marc Jacobs bag, and the gorgeous hot pink Rebecca Minkoff number!).  When choosing a diaper bag, keep these things in mind: (1) Don’t skimp on size, (2) compartments are essential, especially to keep bottles or sippy cups upright, and (3) consider the closure and method of wearing.  I think it’s helpful to have a bag with a couple of options for wearing (i.e. over the shoulder or cross-body)- and stroller clips are an extra bonus!  Also, as a note, I bought Chip one of those Fjallraven bags, and he loves it.  It’s perfect for his laptop for work, and also great when he takes adventures with the girls. He can fit all the necessaries in there without having to carry around a diaper bag – so it’s a great daddy gift!!

Sources: (1) Pretty Eliz-a-baby Bag; (2) Messenger Diaper Bag; (3) Fjallraven Kanken Bag; (4) Harper Diaper Bag; (5) Olivia Nylon Bag; (6) French Stripe Duo Bag;  (7) Downing Tote (not super great as a diaper bag, but it is handy when you have a toddler and just need snacks and extra clothes); (8) Allure Stripe Bag; (9) Kate Diaper Bag; (10) Lina J Bag; (11) Cinnamon Grand Central Bag; (12) Amanda Zipper Bag

And if you are feeling extra spendy, or want to splurge on someone else, here are some fancier bags (my sister has the Knocked Up bag and is crazy about it! Sources below image.).

diaper bag splurges

Sources: (1) Marc Jacobs Eliz-a-baby Bag; (2) Danzo Baby Diaper Bag; (3) Kate Spade Stripe Stevie Bag; (4) Rebecca Minkoff Knocked Up Bag; (5) Kate Spade Stevie Baby Bag



Joni"So good to hear, Rebecca! My sister says the same thing, and it is so beautiful! "

Rebecca Voigt"I have the Knocked Up bag and LOVE IT! I went back and forth on whether it was worth the …"

Ella"This is super helpful - thanks! "

Joni"Also, Ella, I just came across this board, which is really helpful! It's totally personal preference- maybe this will …"

Joni"Hi Ella! I think the regular/classic would be great - it's very similar in size to the 15" laptop bag, …"

Ella"I've had my eye on a Kanken backpack for a while. I'm seen some people use the mini for a …"


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neutral baby room ideas

Tonight, I’m participating in a pin party with Project Nursery and RH Baby & Child – join in here!  Above is some inspiration centered around their collection.  Most of their line has a very traditional, heirloom feel, and is perfect if you want to go for a very serene and sophisticated look.  I mixed it up a little by adding in some aqua – sources below!

(1) Milk Glass Pendant; (2) Vintage Arrows; (3) Feather Sketches; (4) Mini Ohio Print; (5) Bear Portrait; (6) Ragamuffin Pennant; (7) White Marquee Light; (8) Fox Porcelain Nightlight; (9) Teal Jingle Pillow; (10) Sportsball Bookend; (11) Faceted Pastel Lamp; (12) Mt. Rainier Retro Print; (13) Vintage Flashcard Prints; (14) Layne Crib; (15) Wilkes Trunk Dresser; (16) Wingback Swivel Glider; (17) Periodic Table of the Elements; (18) Ukulele; (19) Matra Flatweave Rug