In fact, no matter how hard I searched, all I found in our expansive array of home-building pictures were these two measly shots (keep in mind we built well before I even thought about blogging; unforgivable, I know).
Della’s bedding is a hodgepodge of 1) a Simply Shabby Chic Target full-sized bedding set that I bought at Goodwill, then cut up and made into a comforter and pillows (the blue/white ruffled one in the center). The bed ruffle came from that, and I just bunched it up strategically to make it fit Della’s crib, 2) a fun bolster pillow I found at Walmart, 3) a bumper I recovered with the Starling fabric (also used to make her curtains), and 4) a piece of polka-dot fabric I used as a crib-sheet (an idea I got from the very talented Emily
The flower hangers were an old Hobby Lobby purchase, and I decided to repurpose them for Della’s room with a coat of red spray paint. In fact, unless you wanted to end up looking like a candy-cane, it was kind of dangerous to get anywhere near me while I was working on this room since pretty much everything got sprayed glossy white or Banner Red (Krylon).
I found the square decorative mdf pieces at Goodwill for $0.59 each—man, I love me some Goodwill!—and mounted Della’s initials (the unpainted letters came from Walmart for under $2 each) onto the front to give them a three-dimensional feel.
of Jones Design Company).
I found this sweet sign at Marshall’s. I hope she’ll do just what it says for Jesus some day.
I found the ottoman at Hobby Lobby for $8. A can of spray paint and aqua and white polka-dot fabric transformed it from a dark, manly-looking piece into the perfect little girl footstool. The red mini-chair was a random find from a roadside flea market (maybe the only wooden piece in the room that came red) – $4.
Last, but certainly not least, this is the adorable pouf my best friend, Mandy, made and hung from her chandelier at my baby shower. I tied it to the the curtain rod for an extra jolt of whimsy and color.
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