Poppy’s Nursery

Was the nursery done before we delivered Poppy? Nope! That’s what happens when someone shows up 2 weeks early! But it’s done now and I am so excited to share it with you!

We’re about to be rolling out a lot of home stuff in the coming weeks! During our maternity leave, we’ve been working hard on cuddling with Poppy and finishing up the nursery and the kitchen! The rest of the house basically doesn’t have furniture but we’ll get there!! For the nursery, I wanted the entire thing to be built around the artwork from my mom!! We worked with our girls at Thea Home (they designed the rest of the house and the kitchen of my dreams) to bring it all together! I wanted it to be mostly gender neutral with the pops of pink coming from my moms art and a few accessories! I was also VERY into having a vintage rug that tied everything together and something that she could grow with – aka if I was going to drop $$ on a rug, I wanted it to last until she basically graduated high school. We created the MOST darling space I could have ever dreamed of! Pics below (shot by none other than Matt Armendariz) and sources for everything at the bottom of this post if you need anything!

Also – BIG NEWS!! My mom’s heart artwork is now being carried AT CRATE&KIDS!!! How major is that! And it comes in all sorts of different colors 🙂 Proud daughter moment over here!! And all of the large furniture is from them too – one stop shop if you are re-creating this vibe for your little one!

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  1. Betty bullington

    Happiness comes in a bundle of joy. What a joyful nursery. Enjoy…. they grow up way to fast!!

  2. Julie Iantorno

    the nursery is adorable. I love the heart prints on the wall. My son and daughter-in-law are expecting a girl in the next 10 days. Their nursery is similar. Very neutral with a few pops of color in the art. Enjoy your time off. thanks for sharing

  3. Angela Greene

    I love it! So perfect for Poppy. Love the simplicity and the pops of color. So happy to hear your mom’s art is in Crate & Kids! So amazing and so deserving!! Enjoy your sweet girl!

  4. Millicent

    CONGRATULATIONS! I love how you have time always to think of us! Thank you!

  5. JAMcDonald

    Such a perfect room for Poppy! Colorful and full of love. The heart ❤️ prints are outstanding!

  6. Barbara Gabbe-Harris

    Absolutely precious! Lucky Poppy! ❤️ Love your mom’s artwork too! I own two of her clay thumbprint bowls…that I love! And congrats, Monika on having your artwork at Crate & Kids!

  7. Dianna Malysh

    I love Poppy’s Nursery. She’s a lucky girl!
    Two weeks early. Not bad. My twins were two months early!! Scary time but that was 43 years ago!

    I noticed that you are a Gemini (as am I….and my husband). We don’t like to wait for anything! ha

  8. Sharon McLane

    Beautiful room, without question!! And I love the pink bougainvillea outside her window 🙂

  9. jaime

    what is the wall color? and does the string on the pink dove attached to the crib pull down? it is adorable but if the string pulls down could be a strangulation risk when she is old enough to grab things. no mommy shaming here- i’m a nurse and just cannot help myself

  10. Cheryl Waterman

    Love your Mom’s heart art! How special for Poppy! (By the way, love that name.) The room is absolutely perfect! Will we be seeing your kitchen also?

  11. Michelle

    Adorable! And the ostrich(?) on the top shelf is cracking me up!

  12. Susan Holt

    So happy for you and Poppy’s room looks fantastic. Congratulations Mom! Both Mom’s!

  13. Rich

    All our kids are in or past college and I’m sitting here in tears because I miss those quiet nights feeding or reading. Such a beautiful nursery and I know it has an overwhelming emotional feeling for you because of what you’ve been through to get where you are. Cherish and embrace every moment, even the suck.

  14. Anne

    Hey Gabby! I’m looking at getting this lamp for my nursery but the description is so vague! Touch to turn on? And has multiple lighting levels? Thanks for any insight!

    • Gaby

      you just touch the base and it turns on! and then touch it again to make it brighter