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Friday, April 15, 2011

Cribs and other childish things

I was reading through my blog roll this morning and came upon this nursery designed by Kim Zimmerman on VT Interiors. She was posting about art on ETSY but what caught my eye was the beauty of this simple, straight-lined, modern crib juxtaposed with the gorgeous carved chairs. I like that the look of the nursery is minimal but not stark. White but with color. My kind of style.

Designed by Kim Zimmerman, Photographed by Pieter Estersohn

And it got me thinking about my house and how fun it would be to pop a crib into one of my rooms. I don't have enough room to make an entire room into a nursery, but I could add a crib into one of our bedrooms. Like this folding crib:

Bloom - Alma crib

What a great color, right? Which got me looking at cribs in general and I started to fall in love with these very modern ones:


And then I saw this:

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I absolutely love this large antique looking floor mirror with this modern crib. And of course for me, the lover of all things white, I could not resist showing you this:

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But why, you ask, am I looking at cribs. Because I am going to be a grandmother (or as my son-in-law says ... "Abuela") soon (17 weeks yesterday and 161 days to go - or so the website says!). 


My girlfriend gave me the sweetest gift the other day and made a special card to go with it! 

And speaking of children ... I received my sister's latest children's book in the mail today:


I'm super excited to sit down and read it ... as always, her illustrations are absolutely darling!



I am so looking forward to this weekend - what a long week! Happy Friday everyone!!! ;)

16 comments:

Carol@SofasandSage.com said...

Woohoo! Congratulations! That is such wonderful news. These images are gorgeous. I love looking at that all white image, but the reality of that, lol, could be something to behold after toddlerhood sets in! Looking forward to seeing that baby face on the blog. I wish you all well.

Carol@SofasandSage.com said...

Ps. The book looks adorable. What talent in your family!

Priscila Peters said...

The first image, wow. Pretty crib.

Robbie said...

Funny, I saw the green crib in Scottsdale, this last weekend, and thought of Haley.

annie said...

Congratulations! I adore that first photo...everything about it! Your sister's illustrations are so beautiful and happy.

traci zeller designs said...

The person happiest about you buying a crib will be your daughter! Can't wait to see what special space you create for your grandbaby.

Deb said...

Awww....thanks Sherri for posting that! I haven't even gotten my copies yet! lol.

Elizabeth@themustardceiling said...

Congratulations, such exciting news. The first nursery is gorgeous. I love the modern design paired with traditional.

Simple Dwellings said...

Beautiful, inspiring nurseries! I love how they think outside the box. Happy weekend to you too!

Simple Dwellings said...

And congratulations to you and your family on the baby news! How exciting! :)

L said...

I love the first crib and that it even has a drawer for added storage. The one in front of the large mirror is pretty great too. So what room will you add one to???
You sisters book looks fantastic, what talent runs in your family!

Stacy said...

Congratulations Sherri. That is so wonderful. I am so excited for you.

karen said...

Congratulations on being a grandmother/abuela. My sister is due in June, and my mom is over the moon about it. BTW, I already gave her two grandchildren, but that's all she has... she wants more, more, more. ha ha

Purnima@a creative project said...

Beautiful nursery inspiration!! Heartiest Congratulations!!

Debbi Beverage said...

Congrats Sherri! I'm so excited for you! Thanks for the comment on the table, love the ideas!
Debbi from @ the beach

pve design said...

Love those cribs and that you will be an Abuela....
I can only imagine how loved that little one will be.
pve