Tuesday, September 6, 2011

I'm Back!

Hello everyone! Yes I'm finally back after a very long hiatus. Thanks to all for your concerns and well wishes while I haven't posted...it was much much appreciated. Well the reason for my absence is that I'm pregnant after almost 10 years of trying, doctor visits, treatments, acupuncture, hopes and then thinking that I couldn't get pregnant again. So much to our surprise after many a paint and design project planned I realized I was having another child. I have to admit the first few months were rough and a bit scary for me, but now I'm almost in my 6th month and so happy that I'm having a another boy. So onto new baby projects and a nursery.

Just to start off I thought I would share a few inspirational nursery images that I've collected.

I love the hanging bassinet and dark floors in this serene nursery...

serena & lily

The stripes on the wall, painted stool and comfy chair in this nursery are what I like best...

anyon interiors

I love the varying shades of blue with the pop of orange on the upholstered chair in this image. I also adore the chandelier by David Trubridge. He's one of my favorite green designers and was featured on Daily Imprint awhile back. I just love his design philosophy...

david scott

There is something simple and not stuffy about this space that appeals to me...

wary meyers

I like the idea of a wall paper or stencil covering the room and simple roman shade like the one below...

jute interior design

I adore the wall of framed Barbar images in this dark blue nursery...

apartment therapy

The space below is a tad feminine, but the stencil or painting on the wall is just so beautiful...

martensen

And last, for no reason, I like the fun mixture of pattern and color in this nursery...

via 6th Street Design

Quite an eclectic group of images...no!? Well that is so me. I already have the dresser painted and ready to go and guess where I found it? Craigslist! Big surprise right? I'll post the before and after soon. I also plan to share my tips on how to make the nursery an eco-friendly oasis. Hope you all join me on my journey.

Thanks again to all for your kind comments and I just can't wait to start sharing on Fresh Quince again!

19 comments:

  1. Congratulations gurl! I swear its baby season seems errybody is pregnant!

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  2. Welcome back and congratulations! You were missed...but such happy news to return on! Looking forward to seeing all of your projects...and I have saved some of these images as inspiration! Take care, Caroline

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  3. i was wondering where you were! i am SO SO SO SO over the moon happy for you, danielle!

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  4. Oh, Danielle, this is FANTASTIC news! Congratulations! The blogworld was not the same without you!!!

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  5. Yahoo! That is great news! So glad you are back in action.
    xo
    danika

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  6. Danielle!!!!! I missed you so much, AND CONGRATS!!! I just got goosebumps reading this post! So glad to have you back, can't wait to hear more about this journey!

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  7. Congratulations! Glad to hear you've made it past the "scary months." xoxo

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  8. Awww shucks everyone...you're making me tear up! Thanks so much for the kind words! xx Danielle

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  9. Congratulations!!! What a wonderful reason not to be blogging. Happy you're back.

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  10. So glad you're back and with such happy news!
    Karen @ pottery

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  11. Oh Danielle, I am THRILLED for you - know the nursery will be precious for this much loved baby boy!!

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  12. What wonderful news - so very happy for you!! And I'll bet your other son is thrilled as well. Adorable nursery inspiration.

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  13. OMG, I am so glad you're back, and I am so happy for the reason you were away! My husband actually deleted my shortcut to your blog, calling it "brainless bimbo brainwashing". He's so mean! But I will tell you that honestly my two kids are my only real contribution to the world (other than the sales tax I pay), and if either has a bad streak I will be a net negative burden on society. But I love fashion and design. Even if I only like a third of the photos you post, it is one of my favorite things to read each week. We're glad you're back (well, maybe not my smart-ass husband).

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  14. Danielle I am so very very excited for you!! I am loving your nursery ideas. Yay!!!

    Come and join my Fashion Giveaway from Fresh Produce!!

    xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  15. Danielle- What WONDERFUL news! Another I'm-sure-to-be-oh-so-handsome boy! Congrats!

    Loretta

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  16. Danielle,
    Welcome back MAMA! Congrats, I know you are going to design one hip and thrifty nursery!!!
    xo,
    ~R

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  17. Oooooh another little Charlie, I have to tell Luke right away he'll be so excited!! So glad you are blogging again, I was worried about you and didn't want to disturb. When you're up for it Luke is dying to see Charlie.

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  18. Such wonderful news, Danielle. And so wonderful to have you back in blogland, too.

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