Did you know that
, the custom stationery company, now does
!? Just after created my
, actually maybe it was before, I purchased the first piece of furniture for the room, the mid-century modern rocker. A craigslist find for $30!!! Similar chairs online are going for close to $1000!! Though the chair has great bones, the fabric left something to be desired. The cushions were covered in a 70's-looking deer print. I searched high and low for the perfect fabric, then I discovered that Minted has a
For a sewer like myself, the project was fairly simple, I used the old cushion cover as a pattern. Added piping and a zipper, since we know all kinds of baby things will be happening on this piece of furniture.
After, Ollie was much happier, and mom too. I think the subtle graphic pattern suits the room perfectly without being too loud and this fabric choice could eventually work for a girl's room too.
Aside from fabric, Minted also does art prints. This
was on my initial inspiration board and became the centerpiece for the graphic, New York-themed baby room.
More nursery details to come.