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    Free Nursery Graphics

    These are just a few of the graphics I made for the twin’s nursery. I thought I’d share them! Just click on the thumbnails and the they will open in another window. Right click and save the image. Print them on photo paper. Please only for personal use and never for profit…Remember, this is my original artwork.     

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    DIY Pinwheel Nursery Dreamcatcher Mobile

    I’m part Native American and Mike is Irish/Dutch. For the twin’s nursery I wanted to make something that brought two of our backgrounds together. That is where the inspiration for creating the Pinwheel Dreamcatcher Mobile for our nursery came from. I guess when I’m pregnant I get a “little” sentimental….or something. What you will need: Scrapbook paper – 2 sheets per pinwheel – unless you want the inside of the mobile to be whatever color is on the back of your scrapbook paper – or you have paper that looks good from both sides then you only need one. Btw – if I were a teacher (which I am not)…

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    IKEA Tarva Hack

    I’ve been getting a lot of people asking for instructions on how I hacked the Ikea Tarva dresser for E’s room. Basically I built bookcases to go on top of the dressers (I made two) and they flank either side of her bed. I made the bookcases out of mdf and joined the pieces together with my kreg jig. Then added trim – the same trim I put around all the windows and doors in our house. I didn’t take an insane amount of pictures – so bear with me. What you will need: 1 – Ikea Tarva – if you’re reading this it’s probably because you’ve got one of…