Brave’s Nursery Reveal

It took me a while to wrap my head around Brave’s nursery. I knew I wanted him to have his own space to dwell, but for some reason I didn’t want him to be too far from us. Of course he doesn’t sleep in the room just yet but he does get dressed, changed and nap in the room quite often.

Finding a theme was tough because I get so bored with ‘themes’ so easily and because his nursery is the first room in the house. We keep all of our doors open so that good energy can flow, and I didn’t want to get bored with seeing the room so much being that it’s in a central location.

One thing HD and I knew was that we wanted a theme that he could grow with. The typical nursery rhyme concept wouldn’t work for us. We wanted something that wasn’t too ‘baby-ish’ that could live with our boy for a long time. HD and I have been working on living a minimal lifestyle, so not too excessive. We really wanted to practice that with Brave’s room.

We decided to go with a ‘paper airplane’ theme. Paper airplanes symbolize following your heart, going where your heart desires, limitless living, and endless possibilities. We knew this was perfect for our boy and really represents everything we plan to instill in him. Again, it wasn’t too ‘baby-ish’ but had just enough touch of innocence to it for our liking.

Here are the links to all of the custom items we used in Brave’s nursery:

His GORGEOUS wood sign: Hickory Hollow Designs (they had EXCELLENT customer service and shipped so fast!)

His crib was gifted by my sister: Pottery Barn Kids

His dresser: Delta Children

His custom crib sheet: Carousel Designs

His paper airplane decals: Amazon

His rug: Amazon

I’d like to think this is our most favorite room in the house! 🙂

#LOVEYOURCURVES TOUR Powered By Ashley Stewart

image001This weekend has been a fun one! I got to spend a little time with my friends at Ashley Stewart –and even hung out with a few other plus size bloggers and influencers! Here’s a recap of my weekend:

IMG_7059Plus Size Fashion Blogger Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista hosted this weekend’s #LoveYourCurves tour at it’s first stop in Atlanta! She’s pictured wearing #AshleyStewart from head to toe!IMG_7060IMG_7108I couldn’t resist getting a little pink carpet action in my favorite Ashley Stewart looks!

IMG_7139Ran into Plus Size Blogger and fellow Alabamian, Pepper from Pretty Plus PepIMG_7090IMG_7058Let’s just say Ashley Stewart’s Erica and I just couldn’t resist selfies! And What’s plus size fashion without a little runway action in all things Ashley Stewart? I loved this model’s white trench coat with distressed jeans –the perfect pair for an early start on spring!Screen Shot 2015-01-19 at 11.14.38 PMScreen Shot 2015-01-19 at 11.14.24 PMLifetime TV Big Women, Big Love’s star Sabrina S, Ashley Stewart’s Tamara Ivey and The Curvy Fashionista’s Marie Denee announcing contest winners. The weekend was full of gifts and giveaways, scholarships and support –the perfect way to celebrate Martin Luther King!IMG_7117 IMG_7119 IMG_7120 IMG_7118

And what’s a celebration without a photo booth? #LoveYourCurves style of course!


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