Closet to Changing Nook: Before and After

January 30, 2013 at 5:20 AM 10 comments

Today is a very fun before and after for myself since I’ll be spending a ton of time here.  The nursery is such a small room that it used to be Graham’s changing room.  He kept all of his work clothes in the closet and would change in there since he gets up at 5:00 AM for work and that way I can continue sleeping.  Well, his closet and dressing room have been completely and officially transformed into a nursery.  The final piece was changing this…

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Into this…

IMG_1504I really love the way that it turned out and I feel as though the wallpaper makes all the difference in the world

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On one level I’ve got her changing pad and a box with diapers, wipes and cream so that I can easily access them when she gets squirmy.  The top level baskets hold extra diapers/wipes, bibs and burp cloths, swaddles and onesies.  I figure those are the things that I’ll want to access the quickest at the changing station.  And if I find I’m wrong, I’ll just switch out the system.  Below her changing table, we’ve got her hanging clothes and her growing shoe collection…

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I can also fit her diaper genie inside the closet or just right outside of it but y’all didn’t need to see a diaper genie.

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I had quite a few doubters when I wanted to swap the closet into a changing station.  But, I’m glad that I stuck to my guns.  Now, those doubters get it and have even said, “where would we have fit a changing table or dresser?”  Ummm…yeah, in this case, mamma knows best.   :)

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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Ann Williams  |  January 30, 2013 at 8:58 AM

    Such a good space saving idea, love the wall paper!

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  • 2. Beatrice  |  January 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM

    What a lucky little girl! The room is adorable and the changing station was a brilliant idea. I love the wallpaper, the monkey lamp, the shades, the rocker, everything. Can’t wait to welcome the baby girl.

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  • 3. dmm  |  January 30, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    The changing station is wonderful; practical. . . brilliant idea! If there’s any of the gorgeous wallpaper left, might you paper the shelves? BGB would have a lovely view as she gazes upward. . .

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    • 4. katecollinsinteriors  |  January 30, 2013 at 10:47 AM

      Thank you!! I wish there was enough to paper the shelves. It would be so pretty! But, I actually ran out of paper and I didn’t have enough for one of the bottom walls in the closet. Oops! I’m tempted to splurge on another roll.

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  • 5. Katie Waddell  |  January 30, 2013 at 10:52 AM

    Kate this looks fantastic!

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  • 6. Glynnis Belchers  |  January 30, 2013 at 12:46 PM

    Looking good…

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  • 7. blue hydrangea  |  January 30, 2013 at 1:29 PM

    love, love, love!! And you are right, the wallpaper makes it!!

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  • 8. Lauren  |  January 31, 2013 at 12:30 AM

    I love it! It really turned out great.

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  • 9. Erin  |  January 31, 2013 at 8:48 PM

    Well done Kate!

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  • 10. I Feel Free « Courcy Inspired Design  |  February 18, 2013 at 5:17 AM

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