Thursday, July 24, 2008

Oh Baby, Don't You Just Love Vintage Decor?


It's a lucky little sweetheart that will get to call this nursery theirs! Don't you love the sweet colors? Gaze at the faux window on the wall, complete with flowing curtains. Love this room! It's from http://www.static.howstuffworks.com


Some of you KNOW me by now and that I love to mix and match dark and light colors and different textures. This black iron chandelier adds a dramatic focal point to this room. Did you know that you can put a chandelier in ANY room of the house? This means bathrooms and kitchens, people, and don't forget the baby's room! Picture from www.thatsmyroom.com


A little punch of black added to this room from www.courant.com gives it a well tailored look. Check out the monogram pillow on the bed!


The great thing about vintage is that any color works; pastels or brights. Notice the green shelf on the wall in this red room is the same color as the table and chairs in the first pastel room! Raggedy Ann.....such a great classic. The above room is from www.baby-nursery-decorating-ideas-29 My friend Michelle at Hippie Dog Primitives makes fabulous Annie Dolls with a fun twist. You must visit her website!


This sweet room from www.cicicrib.com just makes you want to say, "aaaahhhhh".

I offer monogrammed dresses at Hannah Banana Baby with a vintage feel. My personal favorite is this sweet cupcake dress.


The birthday collection can be monogrammed with the child's name or initials. I also offer cupcakes with the number embroidered or a single candle for a first birthday! You can also select the thread color



Sweet little smocked bear booties are from A Bit of Heaven Creations by Eleanor Erickson. Perfect for the vintage look!
Have a great day~!

54 comments:

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Hi Ele, I gave my 3 yr. old grand-daughter a crystal chandelier for Christmas...lol. And when I went to visit for her birthday in June we did her room up in pink and green and hung the chandelier in the corner. It's the sweetest room ever.

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

I want that first room myself!!!
WOW!

m ^..^

Andie-The Brown Bee said...

Ele, your creations for lil ones are too sweet! I love the simplicity of classic children's clothing designs...AND that they keep a child looking like a child! ;0] No need to rush growin' up....lol The rooms you've shown us are wonderful too....thanks for sharing with us. XOXO
Oh, yes....just last night, out of the blue, Hubby says "I've been thinking of putting a chandlier in the bedroom. Would that be alright with you?" It was all I could do to keep a straight faces as I replied "I dunno Chris...a chandelier? Weeeeell....I GUUUESSS that'd be okay!" LMBO ;o]

Lori said...

i want to love in that first nursery!!! what a gorgeous room:) i love that cupcake dress, it is just adorable, i love those big bows at the shoulder!!!

Connie said...

Oh, Ele, those rooms are precious!! Almost makes me want more kids......at least, my grandkids could start having some, sweet cakes!!
Smoochies,
Connie

Jules said...

how precious are those nurseries
i always did mine vintage.My four sons had beautiful nurseries.

celestina marie said...

Hi Ele, I love your pictures and also love to mix dark with lighter tones. You know I adore black throughout. Such a great anchor for a room. The black chandelier is gorgeous. Your monogram cupcake dress is adorable.
hugs, Celestina
la rea rose

Niesz Vintage Home said...

Oh, aren't those rooms just gorgeous!?
I have several baby showers coming up, so I'll be sure to check out all of your pretty baby items.

Kimberly :)

Alison Gibbs said...

They are all so cute but I wouldn't mind having a nap in the cot in the first pic.
Alison

Roxie said...

How fun is this stuff? Love the first pic, it's to die for gorgeous!!! Everything is just flowing so well. I want that big comfy chair. LOL
Roxie

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Eleanor, these are charming rooms that you have shared with us. I love the black chandy in contrast with the light colors, too. Always fun to have a pop of color! Of course, the red room with the green shelf is my fav.

Some wonderful inspriation here!

Having a lil' giveaway if you'd like to stop by.

Blessings,
Becky

Sugar Bear said...

Such beautiful rooms! I would love to have any of those as my own room!
Karla

Gypsy Mermaid said...

ohhh hubby where are you?!... hehe you made me want to have a baby!!
hugs!

toodles-
sarah

Amy at Bunny Rose Cottage said...

ELE!! I want a cuppycake shirt like that for myself!! That is so CUTE!!! I love what you said about chandeliers! I LOVE them and have one in my kitchen. Now I am planning putting one outside by my arbor and in my bedroom :) That first picture is GORGEOUS!!!! I am 31 years old and want that for my room now, lolol!!!

Love you!
Amy

vivian said...

Hi Ele! what gorgeous rooms! I think my favorite is probably the vintagey one with raggedy ann! Hope youre having a great summer. I'm so glad its the weekend!!!!!!!
hugs
vivian

vivian said...

oops.. i'm back.. doing a blog giveaway.. stop by!
hugs again!
viv

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey there doll.
all of those nurseries are gorgeous!!
hope your having a great summer.
oxoxo,
jessi

vintagebella ~ andrea said...

I am loving those shoes and the dress! I love baby things! Mine will be one in september!

Holly said...

Hi, Ele!

This is my first time here and I agree with my new friend Amy- I want that first room for myself! Ha! I'd have to keep my men out of it, though. They're the rough and rugged kind. :>

Well, when your profile came up and saw your pic, I thought, "Wow, what a beautiful lady!" I'm usually too shy to pass on a compliment such as that but- there- I said it! Have a great day!

Counting Your Blessings said...

Good morning! I love that first room. Years ago, my business was a 3 woman sewing team - making vintage style baby items. Oh the stores that I'd get to see!! That's was the start of it all for me. =) Blessings... Polly (p.s. If you haven't bought it, don't get my book yet - I'm working on getting it cheaper through a different manufacturer. It'll probably be a week or so before I'll know anything for sure but check back)

Shanae said...

All beautiful rooms! Sadly, my nursery never looked as good as those, sigh.

Rebecca Ramsey said...

What precious nurseries! And what heaven to rock a baby to sleep in any of them!
Becky

Kai said...

Those rooms just left me feeling so peaceful! Like so many of your other readers, I would be GLAD to have that first room for myself! Very pretty!

GeorgiaPeachez said...

What a beautiful room, just divine! xo, suzy

Robyn said...

Thanks for stopping by! What fun this post was! Just beautiful items!
Hugs,
Robyn

Flea Market Queen said...

Oh Ele...
I adore the vintage nursery!
I wish Maddi's mama loke "old"!
Have a wonderful week...
Priscilla

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Baby's rooms always make me feel happy, especially with vintagey stuff in them! Doesn't every baby deserve a chandelier?

Katie said...

Oh Ellie Belle what cute rooms! Being a grandma now, I really am looking forward to some of your kid goodies! Finally got a post done of my decorating and a new pic of grandbaby up too - do stop by!

The Old Painted Cottage said...

Absolutely precious!

oxox
Jennifer

Cookie Sunshine said...

Ele, How I wish I had a little one to buy for! Your monogrammed collection is just too sweet.
How refreshing!

Cookie

PAINT MINE PINK said...

Hiya Ele, Hey im with Amy, i wanna cuppie shirt like that for me too! How gorgeous, and you are just so clever!
Oh those rooms are dreamy, all of them. And yep i love your style of mixing dark and light. Oh and that black chandalier...who woulda thought huh?? It looks gorgeous!


Hope you're well lovely :)

Hugs,
Shann xx

Joy said...

What sweet baby things! I love those colors and chandeliers are my weakness.

The Urban Chic said...

Elle, thanks for stopping by. The nose is starting to feel better, but the area above my lip isn't.
I love the 1st room---oh to have more grandchildren. The little cupcake dress is adorable. As someone said Little girls need to remain little girls. I just don't like the clothes in some stores that make little girls look like they are 21. Hugs, Pat

ancient one said...

Those are beautiful nurseries and the clothes are so sweet.

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TattingChic said...

I LOVE love LOVE the blackish chandelier in the pink baby's room...ah...pink and black...one of my fave color combos! Fabulous post! Good to have you back!

Tutti Chic said...

GORGEOUS PHOTOS! Welcome back to blogland! :) chris

Lolly said...

Your creations are wonderful! Hope you are well!

Sharon said...

I love that first photo. Make that iron bed into a settee and it's now a perfect living room addition. The colors are just wonderful.

Natasha Burns said...

Lovely rooms Ele! Yes I am with you on putting a chandelier in every room! We have on in the toilet and one in the laundry too!!!

FrenchGardenHouse said...

They are are so wonderfully sweet!
xo Lidy

Jillian said...

Cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute rooms! Thanks for showing! Lots of creative stuff there....love the chandeliers.

Jillian

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Ele! What a lovely post of sweet children's rooms! I'll have to share this with Bree!!

Stop by my blog ~ I've given you an award!

Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

She'sSewPretty said...

Those are the cutest rooms. I love that Raggedy Ann room! If and when I get a grand daughter I'd love to buy her that cupcake dress. So cute!

Diane said...

Elle, what wonderful Baby theme rooms, you know my daughter just had a baby girl June 1st so we are having fun with decorating, just love the rooms you decided to share. The cupcake dress is over the top sweet (:
Hugs, Diane

Jenni B said...

I just LOVE chandeliers. They're so cute! I'm trying to be daring enough to add one to my own decor. For sure when I have a baby girl there will be one in her room!!

Inspired Tokens said...

It's all so delicious! I adore the first photo of the babies room. Makes me kinda want another ...oh wait! Too old, enjoying my retirement. I'll just enjoy my two little one's - grandchildren that is!

Sandra Evertson said...

Gorgeous rooms!
Sandra

Malphi said...

Beautiful nursery!! I could live there!

Nancy at ManicForMosaics said...

That first baby's room is just the SWEETEST! What a lucky baby to get to sleep in THAT!

Your cupcake dress is CHARMING!

Beth Leintz said...

The first thing I thought when I saw your post was, I love that chennile chair, I want to curl up in it and read a book. Then I scrolled down and started wondering if you were expecting!! LOL- but I think we're about the same age so I didn't think it was too likely! I love the look of the black & white chandelier over the crib.

jen duncan said...

My goodness Ele, your blog is a thing of beauty! You are very talented in so many ways. Just lovely, all of it! Thanks again for visiting me. :-)

Shabby Vintage dreams said...

OH MY!! They all look DEVINE but I think my FAV is the Very First one!! And Yes I LOVE Vintage!! I love your Blog it's just devine!!
mandii

The Rose Room said...

Such gorgeous rooms Ele and your dress and shoes are the sweetest! Rachaelxo

Cathy said...

Hi Ele,

I was reading your blog and clicked on this wonderful post from last year. I just love this new link that allows us to see previous posts. This one was beautiful. Love the color, of course!

xo Cathy