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Mood Board: Sunny Woodland Nursery – Our DIY House

I’m excited about every single room in our new house (because we’ll actually have rooms for individual things and people), but this nursery for Baby A is one of my favourites.

Baby A has never had her own room (because our current Garage House is too small for that). This new “sunny woodland” sunny woodland” nursery will be a spot that she can call her very own! It will be wonderful for all of us.

I want a fun and playful bedroom for Baby A with lots of sorbet-inspired colours (sunny yellow, cheerful coral-y pink and minty blue) and retro woodland animals. When I found this fabric panel from Fabric.com ( Woodland Tails Panel Blue), it really inspired this space.

Mood Board: Sunny Woodland Nursery - Our DIY House by The DIY Mommy. Sorbet inspired shades of yellow, pink, coral and mint with retro woodland animals make a fun and sweet little nursery.

The inspirations:

  1. DIY Recovered Glider
  2. Woodland Tails Panel Blue Fabric
  3. Lyrik Shade from IKEA
  4. Crib from IKEA
  5. Homespun Chevron Pink Rug from RUGS USA
  6. DIY Scalloped Bunting Banner
  7. It’s My Forest Walnut Clock from decoylab
  8. You Are My Sunshine print from The Wheatfield
  9. Tree Decal

(And my DIY crochet granny square blanket is in there too.)

What do you think – will Baby A feel happy in her new, sunny room-to-be?

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Winter 2012/2013 Fashion on Instagram - Petite Curvy Mom Style by The DIY Mommy
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Winter 2012 / 2013 Fashion on Instagram – Petite Curvy Mom Style

It’s been a cold winter up here in Alberta, Canada… and a busy one for us too!

We’re building a house on our acreage, and life with two kiddos is busy as it it is.

If you really want to know, my uniform of choice these days is a big sweater or cardigan, a stretchy tank and leggings (or super-stretchy skinny jeans). When I’m busy (and cold), I tend to go for “easy” and “comfy” with my outfits.

I haven’t had a chance to take any decent photos of my style choices this winter, but here are some of my favourite “selfies” I’ve posted on Instagram when I have managed to put together a look that I’ve been proud of.

Winter 2012/2013 Fashion on Instagram - Petite Curvy Mom Style by The DIY Mommy

As you can see, I still love to wear either a belt or an empire-waisted dress to highlight one of my smaller parts (a great trick if you’re wide in the hips) except for on comfy home or casual playdate days (when the big cape sweater comes into play like the lower left picture).

Scarves are an essential in the winter for practical reasons, and they’re a fun way to make an outfit special. I’ve been wearing them a lot lately!

My favourite colours this chilly winter season? They’re red, grey, emerald, coral and mint. Yes, I believe you can wear pastels in the winter!

Favourite pieces:

What’s been your go-to outfit this winter?