Sharps Farmhouse

I've been in love with this farmhouse since I was little.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Welcoming Home Baby

Recently I was going through some pictures gathering them for Christopher's baby book and came across some from when we first brought him home.
Welcoming home baby was so special, our little guy had finally arrived and now he was home! The whole family was eagerly awaiting our arrival and had decorated the house in blue, blue and more blue for our new baby boy.

Because our little guy was a bit ahead of schedule and the nursey was a bit behind schedule, my mom turned a small nook of our dining room into the baby's space with a vintage baby's dresser filled with some of his tiny little things. This worked out better than expected, after a C-section less time navigating the stairs the better.

The drawers were left open to reveal all the surprises waiting inside...blankets, bibs, tiny clothes and more.

The chest was toppped with the stacking blocks, made by my parents, that were originally used as the centerpieces for my baby shower.

The blue, wooden elephant was a gift from my mom's life-long friend Christine.
Christine's mom was a collector of elephants, only those with their trunks pointing up, as it symbolizes luck and good fortune.
The little elephant reminds me of Christine's mom Joan and many treasured childhood memories.

One of the most special things waiting for us when we arrived home was this cradle. It was the same cradle that my parents had used for the four of us when were babies!

...and here's my little one fast asleep in the cradle.

It's hard to believe that the past 8 months have passed so quickly and this small, sleeping baby is so quickly becoming a little boy.


  1. Renee,

    Congratulations and Best Wishes! Your baby boy is beautiful!


  2. Congratulations to you and your hubby Renee!! Your little guy is beautiful!! Martina

  3. Aww.. Congrats & best of luck to you all! He's adorable!
    Allison :)

  4. Congratulations!!!!!!!!! Remember to enjoy this time as they grow sooooooo quickly.

  5. Renee,
    He is so beautiful! Congratulations!
    Do you mind sharing where you got the area rugs in the nursery and in the guest room? I have looked everywhere online and just can't find it. Thank you so much and blessings to you and your family.

  6. Thanks Melissa -
    I love Homegoods and the rug in the baby's room was a lucky find from there and it was a good price. I came home with four rugs that wasn't sure what I'd like best and ended up keeping three of them. We ended up using the other two in our bedroom and the guest room. I see similar rugs to those in the stores time to time, but think the largest rugs that they carry are 8x10. Hope this helps, keep me posted if you find anything!

  7. The wooden elephant is fabulous. I know you said it was a gift, but do you have any clue where I could find one like that or similar. My gender-neutral, elephant and giraffe nursery is almost complete for baby's April arrival and I just can't get enough of your wonderful little elephant.


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