Friday, May 20, 2011

BOY was I wrong & Baby Room Inspiration......

As much as I would like to think my "mommy intuition" is always right.....BOY was I wrong this time....we are expecting to add one more to our family in early October and yesterday was the 20 week ultrasound. As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I just knew it was a girl....and this isn't my first rodeo...I would know these things right???
So, when the ultrasound tech said very sweetly, "would you like to know the sex of the baby?" I smugly said "Sure..." (I just wanted her to confirm what I already knew of course)
"Well, there are his boy parts!" Wait a minute, "boy parts??"

I love how God always knows what we need...when we need it...and always with perfect timing. My 6 year old daughter, who had been not so secretly hoping for a sister, told me before she left for school yesterday, "You know I really do hope it's another brother...little boys sure are sweet to their sisters."
I kissed her sweet face and told her we would know soon enough and either way we were going to be so happy. So as shocked as I was that I wasn't right, and had been secretly hoping for her to have a sister too, I am amazed at how quickly my thoughts of all things girly turned to another little guy in our house with a smile just like his daddy's. I love him so much already and I know there will be lots more times that I will be wrong....but when it comes to this one, I am so happy to have been wrong!

I really had to change gears when it came to a room for this sweet baby.... I had been planning on birds, blooms and a pale pink shabby chic room. I don't think that plan will work anymore!

So here are a few things I found and quickly pinned to my inspiration board on Pinterest


I just fell in love with these fun colors











 


I still got a couple of birds in there too!
              

How cute is this wall art??
                        



This was just a start...I'm going to have a lot of fun this summer making over our "TV room" to baby's room! I will be sure to share all the fun projects I come up with!


8 comments:

  1. Congrats! While I think little girls are more fun to dress, little boys rooms are way more fun to decorate! Love those colors to! I get a lot of my kids rooms inspirations from Land of Nod as well...in fact, my little guy's room has a land of nod quilt...off ebay of course. ;)

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  2. Yay! I really got teary eyed...we havent even met in person and I am so overjoyed for you! Congrats and I cant wait to see a sweet baby boy smile either...

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  3. Congratulations on your little man. :) When I had my 20 wk ultrasound with Noah, I was secretly hoping for a girl too...I'm an only child with 8 female cousins and I was afraid I wouldn't know what to do with a boy. I am so glad God knew better than I did; Noah is the sweetest gift I've ever received. There's nothing like the relationship between a little man and his mama! I love the bedding you found too!

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  4. Congrats, boys are a ton of fun. I thought for each of mine that they were all girls and every time they would say oh there is his parts. You would think by the third one I would have figured it out.

    The room decor is fabulous, can't wait to see the finished product

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  5. Congrats on the BOY! We are expecting our first boy in August and I am thinking along the same lines as you are for colors! Great minds I guess...

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  6. awh how in the world did I miss this? Congrats! And I am going to go follow you in pintrest right now! :o)

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  7. that wall art could also be made into a quilt :)

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