Three Little Birds

7.11.2011

"Woke up this morning, smiled at the rising sun...three little birds on my doorstep...singing a sweet song..."

Maura loves this song. Coincidentally, when she was born, my good friend Jen sent her these three adorable hand made ceramic birds from a studio near where she lives in Brooklyn.


They each came strung on a little white cord for hanging. We've never had a mobile in the nursery, and this corner was looking a little empty, so I hung them from the ceiling here over her crib (but not within reach).



The white cords weren't long enough to reach the high ceilings, so I snipped them off at the ends and instead added some skinny colorful ribbon I had lying around.


Maura loves when I gently tap all three of them and send them flying back and forth:) Thanks, Jen (nothing like a friend who knows that nursery decor is what I really wanted when I had a baby)!!

Ps. For more about Maura's nursery, click here (antique botanical prints and dresser/changing table), here (Ikea ledge shelves), here (window treatments and glider), and here (crib and alphabet flash cards).

5 comments:

  1. They are adorable - a sweet little addition to a little girls room. I still need to add a few things to my daughter's room - this gives me some motivation :)

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  2. So sweet for such a little sweetie! Thanks for being so gracious today when accosted in the grocery store lol! Hope we run in to each other again.

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  3. Yay, Denise!!! It was so great to meet you today, thank you so much for coming up and saying hi - Anonymous no longer:) Now I can keep my eye out around town for you!! Have a great week.

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  4. These are really cute! I made a little bird mobile for K's room when we finally move. I've been meaning to ask how you like Maura's Ikea dresser/changing table? How is the quality- and do you see it lasting awhile? I'm interested in having my husband pick up a 3-drawer one Hemnes next time he's around an Ikea.

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  5. That is such a cute little idea...so pretty!
    xoxo
    Olivia

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