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I really liked the gallery wall idea, but realized that it would most likely cost me a pretty penny to accumulate items that I thought were worth hanging up above the crib. So, I scrapped that idea.
I really liked the look of the tissue paper pom poms, and had already started sourcing quality tissue paper in the colors that I wanted when Bobby decided he would like to have a say about what goes in the nursery.
Turns out he really didn't like the look of the pom poms, thought they were too overdone (no idea where he has seen an overabundance of tissue paper pom poms, but whatever). So, to keep him happy, and to avoid more input on the room, I kiboshed the pom pom idea.
A few weeks later, it hit me. We had gone to Winners a couple of months ago, and I picked up a set of 'antique' skeleton keys with no idea what to do with them.
I knew what to do with them now!
I painted the keys in two different shades of pink, and hung them randomly above the crib.
Why is there that open space in the middle of the keys? The first letter of her name will go there, but I'm not going to spill the beans on that until she's born, so just use your imagination.
I really like how it turned out. It's different, and unique (well, I think it is anyway!)
I LOVE the pinks against the grey wall. So pretty....