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romeo’s room on apartment therapy

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Last week a few snippets of Romeo’s room were featured on Apartment Therapy. I wanted to post a few more here and explain the creepy deer, haha!! I happen to LOVE the deer decals! I actually saw them about a year ago and really wanted to use them in some way. Then when I was planning Romeo’s room I remembered the deer and kind of centered the room around them. Our friend Todd made the silly faces on the decals to give them a fun look. I wanted his room to be unique and not too “babyish.” We hung art that was created just for him by Zan’s very talented and artistic friends. A hand drawn print of Romeo’s name that matches his dad’s tattoo was designed by Todd and a beautiful piece of art by Jen Montgomery that says “sweet baby romeo” in an animal type face that she created! You can find her work here. Also, a special map was made and marked with a few our favorite places in California. Zan found an old planting box at an antique shop and I cleaned it, lined the bottom and made it a diaper holder. Throughout my pregnancy I shopped for things that I thought would make his room special. I always kept an eye for items that were different and that I think he could keep in his room for years to come.
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17 responses to romeo’s room on apartment therapy

  1. July 10, 2012

    I can’t think of a more fantastic room…
    wait…
    nope, still can’t.

    That’s one lucky kid!!

    1. July 11, 2012

      Haha!! Thanks Tiffany! Glad you like it 🙂

  2. July 10, 2012

    Love his room! I always enjoy seeing atypical (in a good way!) baby rooms.

  3. I think you guys did a fantastic job with Romeo’s room decor — I love the deer head decals!

    1. July 11, 2012

      Yay!! Thanks April! Glad you like the deer head decals! I was nervous about using them, haha!!

  4. Kadee Gray
    July 10, 2012

    I think you did a great job on this room! I love the vintage, little gentleman look to the room over an overly baby room. You don’t see that often. Wonderful creativity!

  5. July 10, 2012

    Thanks so much for posting links to the animal alphabet. You are so sweet! Also, the room looks amazing. Love your color scheme and all the details.

    1. July 11, 2012

      THANK YOU for the amazing ART!!! LOVE it so much 🙂 What a great gift to give a baby!! I’ll be buying them for my friends 🙂

  6. July 11, 2012

    The room is beautiful, I loved that it’s not “themey” (is that a word?) It’s warm and invited and personal, your baby is a lucky baby! And congrats on the AT feature!!!

    1. July 11, 2012

      Thank you Laurie!!!

  7. July 11, 2012

    Oh wow! How beautiful Eden! Love, love, love the nursery. What a fantastic space to grow up in.
    Congrats on being featured on A.T. That’s such an honour. xo

    1. July 11, 2012

      Amy!! Thank you so much 🙂 Thank you for all of your sweet comments!! You’re the best! xo

  8. July 11, 2012

    SO CUTE!!! I am in LOVE with that Cali chalkboard.

  9. July 13, 2012

    What a sweet room! I’m your newest blog follower! Loving your site!

    I’ve just started blogging as well! beyondthegradebook.blogspot.com

  10. July 13, 2012

    love the California sign… where did you get it?

  11. July 16, 2012

    Darling nursery for little Romeo!

  12. January 14, 2013

    The room looks creative and attractive. I wish if I could have a room like this.

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