A few Friday nights ago Andy and I went to Home Depot to look at paint colors for the nursery. I had something in mind but wasn't ready to officially decide not knowing the sex of the baby. (Which we will know soon!) So instead of picking paint, we picked out everything we needed for board and batten. After looking at enough inspiration photos on different blogs, I decided I really liked this look. So, in one Saturday, Andy became as handy as he ever was and put the board and batten up. All of it. Since then he has been priming the walls and is almost ready to paint. Of course, poor guy is doing all the work, while I peek in every now and then.
Here are some pictures of the progress:
This is the nursery before we touched it. This room was blue as the previous family had a little boy. We knew this room would be perfect as a nursery and waited until we found out a baby Broome was on the way to touch it. Personally, I do not like baby blue, even if we have a boy. I don't really enjoy baby colors as it is. This blue will be gone soon!
This room has two huge closets which we are debating on keeping or taking the doors off to open up the space.
The nursery is next door to our room, which is something we loved about the house when we first looked at it. There is also a guest bath right across the hall.
The first thing Andy did was take out all of the current trim. From the doors, base boards, to the window. All of it.
This made me a little nervous, but Andy was right in deciding to pick trim that was thicker like the board and batten.
He then put up the board and batten and has since primed it all.
Next step is painting!
Then, picking a color for the rest of the walls!
And of course, so you don't forget, here is the inspiration for the room: