Let The Wild Rumpus Start

6 Jun

Back when I previewed my nephew’s nursery I said we were waiting for a piece of art.

We’re still waiting for it!

I’ve never really had any issues with Etsy, but the shop we ordered the print from seems to think five weeks to ship a print is standard. I’ve waited less for custom furniture.

They’re also pretty unresponsive to emails and last I clicked on the shop’s link, it seems they’ve jumped ship.

I could get all pissy about it or just move on.

We moved on (temporarily) and took pictures without it.

I did improvise a bit and mocked a chalkboard with the cardboard that came inside the frame purchased for the print.

Up on that wall should read, Dream Big Little One.

Sad face.

Blanket on glider was made by a friend’s mom.

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Giraffes seemed to be the gender neutral animal of choice.

The blanket is from blissbaby – an Etsy shop we can trust.

It was made by my sister’s friend.

Crib bed skirt was made from the fabric we used for the baby shower.

Here’s a before shot of the room.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8009/7345445740_671b0c0355.jpg

After

Here are Max’s thoughts on the Etsy shop that took too long:

Happy Wednesday!

photos taken by gladys lara last image by  Yves Huy Troung
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13 Responses to “Let The Wild Rumpus Start”

  1. Janna June 6, 2012 at 9:35 am #

    Stinks about the Etsy shop! Love the room though, nice work!

  2. Aubrey June 6, 2012 at 9:36 am #

    I’m with you, Max!!! *Blech* to ridiculous Etsy shops….major bummer, but the rest of it is totally adorable and I’m pretty sure baby Max will enjoy every part of it (c:

  3. Lisa Mende Design June 6, 2012 at 9:45 am #

    Good for you for blowing the whistle. It is just plain highway robbery! However, you could get a canvas and paint that on there! Looks fairly simple! that way you get your design!

  4. Lonely Wife Project June 6, 2012 at 10:44 am #

    That’s my biggest nightmare when I order from Etsy. I’m disheartened for you, but the nursery is adorable as hell and I’m a huge fan of giraffes!

  5. Alex (Things That Sparkle) June 6, 2012 at 11:23 am #

    It looks so so great! I never would’ve known anything was missing!

  6. {The Design Daredevil} Jessie D. Miller June 6, 2012 at 11:52 am #

    Ahhhhhhhhhhh love that pic of Max!!! So cute! And the room is fantastic! You did a great job!!

  7. Bethany {at} Powell Brower Home June 6, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    irene – love this! great job girlie. sorry about the print – thats real dumb of them.

  8. Monica D. June 7, 2012 at 7:43 am #

    Awwww Max :) love him! Great work cousin! Nursery looks awesome :)

  9. creestalina June 8, 2012 at 12:47 am #

    hope you get the print soon! geeez. The nursery is perfect. Gorgeous fam!

  10. Naomi@Design Manifest June 8, 2012 at 5:55 am #

    What a cute stinker. You have a lucky sis- you pulled that room together nicely! Tell that etsy seller to suck it and get a talented blog friend to make you something.

  11. Erika [small shop] June 11, 2012 at 11:03 am #

    What an absolutely lovely room! I need to check out that quilt shop! And boo on the print shop. That is just awful. Don’t let it ruin your perfect room.

    Love the last photo – happy tear!

  12. Dena June 22, 2012 at 2:35 pm #

    this room looks gorgeous! i love the stuffed animal in the crib;o)

  13. Andrea July 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm #

    Where did you get your curtains for the nursery? They’re beautiful!

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