(Closed) When did you start planning your nursery?

posted 8 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 17
4581 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I started planning a nursery before we were even TTC. However, planning and doing are very different things! At 24 weeks, the future nursery is only partially cleaned out (there’s still furniture that needs to be rehomed) and I’ve only just started buying things to decorate. Painting probably won’t be done until I’m 30 weeks, as my parents plan to come in and paint for us while we’re away on vacation. 

Post # 18
2239 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I looked at cribs a couple years ago before we were engaged.  lol….I know when we have a baby we will get one of those convertible cribs that turn into a regular bed =D

Aside from that….I got nothing.  I look online at baby stuff a lot and have a pinterest board, lmao.  No baby though.  I probably sound crazy.  *backs out of thread slowly*

Post # 19
920 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We got a  crib and painted at 13 weeks, we have gotten a rocker this past week and everything except gender accessories/pictures/bedding/rug will be done by 16 weeks.

My husband is a baseball coach and I am very involved in interior decorating.  So his season starts late feb and ends early June.. So I wanted to be able to shop around as soon as I know the sex for the perfect decor.

Post # 20
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I am 14 weeks and I already have bedding picked out for both sex, cribs, wall decor, etc so when we find out what we are having I can just start ordering.  It help passes the time and keeps my family very much involved because they are sending me ideas as well.

Post # 21
580 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I am 21 weeks and we have looked at cribs, etc, but have not bought yet. I have bought a few other baby related things from a friend, and have some clothes. We plan on looking for a little while longer until we buy anything.

But that is just me! I don’t see the sense in rushing, personally, and I know that it will make those last few weeks pass more quickly to have something to do.  

Post # 22
1476 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’m just over 30 weeks and we’re still clearing out the office so we can start setting it up. I’m feeling so behind!!

Post # 23
1051 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

DH and I have had a theme picked out since before we started TTC lol. Incidently, we are also going with a woodsy/owl theme so I think it’s an excellent choice! We started buying early before TTC, I’m a big bargain shopper so I’ve been picking up gender neutral clothing, some storage items that go with our theme, the bottles I love etc. Sometimes deals are too good to pass up! Recently we picked up the lifefactory glass bottles I love, a sleep sack and some great swaddle wraps for $5 a piece.

In terms of actually painting and setting stuff up, I think that depends on your comfort level. I would probably wait until after the first trimester just to be sure everything was okay, it’s one thing to have stuff, it’s another to have to look at it all set up if something happens.

Post # 24
701 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2004

im 27 weeks and still havent started putting the room together.. that is a project for this friday.. ha ha hopefully will be able to do a lot in one day.. lol 🙂

Post # 25
1066 posts
Bumble bee

@Mrs Hedgehog:  Immediately the  moment I found out I was pregnant with my first baby!!! lol

Post # 26
1026 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Started thinking about it at 20ish weeks and actually (slowly) doing it by 26 weeks.  I’m almost 34 weeks and we are getting close to done. 

Post # 27
8482 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

Um. I’m not even pregnant and dont plan on getting pregnant for another year or more, but I have lists on amazon for baby stuff. Different lists for boy and girl. So I already have most stuff picked out. XD

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