Gus' Peter Pan Nursery
I have always loved Peter Pan, so when it came to picking out a nursery theme, there was no discussion.
Well, I think there was half of a discussion, one in which Ries tried to tell me that Peter Pan was a girl thing and not a boy thing, and I’m pretty sure I shut that down with brute force rudeness. “Hey pal, I know you’re the father of this unborn child, but I’ve been planning this nursery since the year Pinterest came into existence, and this nursery is gonna be PETER PAN.”
One obstacle I didn’t expect to encounter though is that Peter Pan came out in like…the fifties, and most of the Disney merchandise these days is from newer films. When I looked online, even on the Disney website, the amount of Peter Pan items was extremely limited.
This was alright, because I ended up working around it in two ways: I made a lot of decorative crafts and using the book and film, I brainstormed a lot of items that aren’t necessarily Peter Pan, but would fit nicely with the theme. For example a nautical clock–nautical decor is very popular, but it feels Peter Pan-ish because of the ties to Hook’s pirate ship and the clock the crocodile swallowed.
Because of our move to Indiana, we only got to appreciate this space for a couple months. Gus doesn’t have his own room at our new apartment, but I’m really looking forward to decorating his room when we move into a bigger space.
Message me if you have any questions about where I got some of these items! Thanks for reading!
All photos taken by Amanda with a Sony Alpha850.