37 Weeks and a Finished Nursery

The nursery, minus the rocker which has been ordered, is finished! Yes, that is his name above his crib on a ledge that could fall off and kill him, but I watched Aaron install it and feel confidant it will not fall until he’s at least old enough to remember and hold it against us forever. If you don’t like his name or have a super weird cousin named Jackson, please don’t tell me. It took forever to commit to a name, so let’s not rock the boat!

Two things I’m noticing about the photos, because of the angles they were taken at, neither the prints nor his name look like they are centered on the walls or above his crib, but I assure you they are! There are only a small handful of things I am type-A about, and straight hanging art/photos is one of them. I found the prints below on etsy.com and I absolutely love them. There is so much good stuff on etsy and if you haven’t checked the site out…do it!
Aaron hung the blinds over the weekend and they do a pretty good job of blocking out the light. This room gets morning sun, so I suspect we will either have a very early riser or we will be blacking out his windows in aluminum foil before too long. The rug is from IKEA and it is so cute. The characters are a dog in a truck with a palm tree and a frog taking a bath.
And behold…the girth. It’s no wonder the doctor is predicting an eight pound baby. Wow. Also, disregard the pensive expression, I’m not sure what’s going on with my face in this photo. Only two and a half weeks to go. I’m getting alternately anxious about labor and overwhelmingly excited to welcome this boy into our life. Also…to not be pregnant anymore.

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5 Responses to “37 Weeks and a Finished Nursery”


  1. 1 Fine For Now September 29, 2008 at 6:41 pm

    The room is absolutely gorgeous! It looks so restful and calm to me 🙂

    I still can’t get over how quick your pregnancy flew by!

    Can’t wait to see pictures of little Jackson 🙂

  2. 2 Ivy Wang September 29, 2008 at 8:09 pm

    I think Jackson is a fantastic name choice. The nursery is adorable. Nice work!

  3. 3 Chad & Cate Kuhlmann September 29, 2008 at 9:59 pm

    Yeah it’s done….you must feel good about that…now relax and enjoy these last few weeks!

  4. 4 The Lewis Family September 30, 2008 at 1:17 am

    The room looks adorable! Great job! I’ll have to check out that website, I need to find a couple things to decorate with now too. You look great too! I love seeing you pregnant- so awesome! Hope the next couple weeks go as smooth as possible for you. Are you done working now?

  5. 5 Ripe for Reading September 30, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    OMG!!! You look great. I cannot believe you are almost a mom! The nursery looks wonderful. If only we could keep ours clean now that Ian has arrived : )


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