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Playroom Day 3

Today we're finally seeing the fruits of our labor!  We have some stuff up on the walls, the table and chairs put together and in place and the toys put away!  We still need to organize some of the shelves and hang some more artwork that we're waiting to arrive, but hopefully it will be here tomorrow.  Let me walk you through the new details we've added so far...

First up, we have our adorable sparrow hooks on the wall.  These add so much life to the room.  If you're going to use hooks in a playroom, pick a fun shape!  I promise you'll love them.

 Here they are again.  I love how well the green and pink tie into the buckets in the toy box.  We're waiting on a poster to come in to hang over the toy box.

We also hung up this fun little mirror.  It was originally an iron color, but we spray painted it purple to match the curtains and pillows.  We also hung the last of our three collectors shelves underneath it for easy access for Gabbi.

Here is a close-up of the mirror.

Here's the view looking into the room.

This was Gabbi's favorite spot during our table assembly :)

She seemed pretty pleased with her new table and chairs when we were done though.

Here is the new lamp for the side table next to the couch.  I LOVE linen shades.  It brought some much needed texture into the room.  

Here is this side of the room with the new lamp.

Here is another view of the table and chairs area.

Tonight we'll be working on some artwork for a mural and putting together a hydrangea mobile to hang from the ceiling.  We're loving how all of the accessories are bringing the room to life.  Accessories make a room!
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  1. Love it so far! Especially the pottery barn shelves and the hooks. Great job, Mallory.

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