Comfort and Joy

I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will
give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.
Jeremiah 31:13

Monday, April 19, 2010

Austin's big boy room

David and I have been working hard on Austin's big boy room and finished it this past weekend. We moved Austin into the old guest room/office and baby boy #3 will inherit the nursery. I am very happy with how his room turned out.

The two paintings below were both done by David. He painted the boy and dog (in the black frame) a couple years ago and we love how it goes perfect in Austin's room now. He painted the airplane painting this weekend. I love that Austin has 2 paintings that were done by his dad out of pure love for his boy.

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We bought black out curtains in navy and had the glider chair below recovered. I touched up the dresser and added new knobs and handles. The prints above the dresser were from a set of Alphabet Tool Cards the Spence's gave us. We also bought a new side table and changed out the knob for something a little more fun.
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David painted the airplane painting above the twin bed. I am so impressed by his talent. He did a great job on it.
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We moved the initial paintings my friend Beth did from the nursery to his big boy room.
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The crib and twin bedding came from Pottery Barn kids.
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We added his books and some knick knacks to his bookshelf.
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Austin has done well making the transition to his new room. He goes in there numerous times a day to play.

5 comments:

ashleywheatley said...

i love it!! david is so talented!

Chilly said...

looks great!

Jada Scruggs said...

the room looks great! and good job to david on the paintings! he should start a little side business in all his spare time:)

wburn fam said...

Way to go!! I had no idea David was such a jack-of-all-trades! It looks great!

Bec said...

The room looks great Brit!!! David is so talented. Is he for hire??