Name: Everett Hudson (8 months)
Location: Sacramento, California
After traveling to Greece and crossing the number-one item off of our pre-baby bucket list, it seemed only fitting that we would honor our adventure with a travel-themed nursery for Everett. Airplanes and maps adorn the walls and bookshelves, encouraging dreams of faraway places.
In the six years that my husband and I have been homeowners, we have never spent so much time and energy putting a room together. This nursery became my sweet escape while I was pregnant; whether I was shopping for airplanes or painting globes or cutting maps into triangles, all of it made me feel closer to Everett. I loved scouring the web and local thrift stores for unique treasures and watching the room come together week after week.
He's eight months old now and it's still my favorite room in the entire house!
Crib & rocker: Buy Buy Baby
Dresser & bookshelf: Craigslist
Chalkboard globe, paper cloud mobile, map fans, map lampshade, map bunting banner: DIY
Map clock: Pottery Barn Kids
My Roots Lie Here Print: Children Inspire
Aviator teddy bear: Amazon
Airplane blueprint crib quilt: made by Everett's Great Grandmother
Paper lanterns: Paper Lantern Store
Burlap hanging lampshade: Cost Plus
Map pillow: IKEA
Vintage airplane music box: 57th Antique Row
Over-the-crib collage & Square vintage airplane photos: Charlene Precious
"Learn To Fly" tin sign: Street vendor in NYC
"Travel the World" print: Jennifer Pugh Studios
Personalized Ashlee & Brett Greece map print: Define Design 11
Aviation Calendar: Vintage, circa 1962 (from Brett's grandfather)
"Oh the places you'll go" print and "E" map sign: DIY
Paper airplane embroidery: homemade gift from my best friend Lauren
Thanks, Ashlee! Readers, you can visit Ashlee at Where My Heart Resides.
(Images: Ashlee/Ashlee Gadd Photo)
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