As for the rest of his name… it is tradition to have two middle names in Rupe’s family (Rupert’s are Casper & James) so we went with Lee which is my dad’s name and Fox, the only one with no family ties, but with a second middle name I decided I got to pick one just because I liked it. 🙂
Arrow Banner by Ferm Living I took these photos before Archie was born so the dresser still wasn’t set up as a changing station like it is now, but I will post on that soon!
Dresser is an Ikea Hack (see the DIY and all of the product sources for this photo here) // Green Ottoman from Modernhaus // Sheepskin Rug from Amazon These vintage paint-by-number mountain scenes were the first items I picked up for the nursery, and the design of the space evolved from there. I loved how Wes Anderson-esque they were and how in a modern space they get a new life.Curtains from Urban Outfitters // Rods from Amazon // Vintage Paint-by-number Paintings from the Santa Monica Flea Foxes abound in Archer Lee Fox’s room and Henry the Fox by Walnut Animal Society, has to be the clear favorite. The glider/rocker is also one of my favorite things in the space. I mean, do you see that copper base! It called to me from the Land of Nod pages saying “hey lady… Archer NEEDS this rocker”.
For a little book storage and display I DIYed those shelves and left the raw wood unfinished to match the crib. More on that later too, if you’d like to see the process.Milo Swivel Glider from Land of Nod //Set of Three Lidded Baskets from One Kings Lane //Peach Vintage Rug from Frances Loom // Ottoman from Modernhaus I drew this cloud pattern and had the wallpaper custom made. The mirrors from Wayfair ground the wall and further set the dreamy scene with their sun and flower like shapes. And finally, the affection I have for this crib knows no bounds. Maybe because I am a sucker for beautiful wood in its’ raw state, or the fact that it is by a local LA designer, or that it is made in the USA, orrrr just the beautiful design, but all of it helped make my crib decision very easy. And about those drapes… One night I dreamed about finding white curtains with little pom poms on the side and then the first place I thought to look was Urban Outfitters and like magic, there they were, and they are even black-out curtains! It was totally meant to be, I like to think I dreamed them into existence but Plum & Bow should probably get some credit.
See the room go from a blank box… to a really ugly before (this was the one room we lived in during all the home renovations)… to the design phase and product picks… and then here, all fully realized. Ahh, the most satisfying part… and now I kind of have the nursery design bug. Babies get to have some pretty darling things right?!Crib by Kalon Studios // Mobile by me (sarah sherman samuel) // Curtains by Plum & Bow // Plant is a Fiddle Leaf Fig //Peach Vintage Rug from Frances Loom // Pillows by little korboose // Throw Blanket from Target
Images by Sarah Sherman Samuel