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While brainstorming ideas about how to cover the nursery walls, my mother-in-law-to-be stumbled across this adorable piece of art from PoshTots.com.

We absolutely loved it, but the price tag was a little steep and we thought that we could probably recreate it pretty easily. Then, she had an even better idea. Why not accompany “you are my sunshine” with the obvious sequel… “my only sunshine.” So we trotted down to Hobby Lobby to grab some canvases, and with our acrylic craft paint in tow, we got to work. What do you think of the finished product?

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I stopped working earlier than I expected, so I started to give myself little projects to finish up the nursery decoration.  I was inspired by all the nursery blogs (my fav: Cheap & Chic Nursery) to create my own mobile.  I stumbled upon Heather Bailey’s blog that had a pattern for creating paper globes.

So I grabbed the tutorial and some scrapbooking pages and set out to make a mobile.  The tutorial guides you to create these paper globes:

Using the pattern, I created three small sizes with blue/green and two large sizes with pink/orange.

I got two different sized embroidery hoops, painted them white, and using clear jewelry cord tied the small one inside of the larger.  I cut different sized lengths of the cord then hot glued the cord to the globes by inserting the string in a small hole where the corners of the globe met.

I then glued the large ones to the inside ring and the smaller ones to the outside ring.  Grabbed some yellow polkadotted ribbon and created a hanger.

When hung, the jewelry cord looks (almost) invisible and the globes are essentially floating in midair.  I love it.

 

What Bella must see when she’s getting changed…

Gabby checked it out for sufficient mesmerizing qualities, too.  I think we succeeded..

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