Lucy Peck

Go Fish! Getting The Room Ready For Dexter

Lucy and Aaron Peck decorated Dexter's room with an aquarium theme. They are planning to hang handmade "fish" on the wall above the crib. i i

Lucy and Aaron Peck decorated Dexter's room with an aquarium theme. They are planning to hang handmade "fish" on the wall above the crib. Courtesy of Lucy Peck hide caption

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Lucy and Aaron Peck decorated Dexter's room with an aquarium theme. They are planning to hang handmade "fish" on the wall above the crib.

Lucy and Aaron Peck decorated Dexter's room with an aquarium theme. They are planning to hang handmade "fish" on the wall above the crib.

Courtesy of Lucy Peck

We worked on Dexter's room over the weekend. It turned out just as I had imagined from the beginning. I love it. I hope he does, too.

You might notice the big blank wall over the crib. I know we're not supposed to hang anything there, but it's a BIG blank wall. Bo-ring. So we came up with an idea for how to make it not so boring.

Lucy and Aaron made construction paper "fish" to hang above Dexter's crib. They plan to ask all their friends to make one, to help decorate the nursery.

Lucy and Aaron made construction paper "fish" to hang above Dexter's crib. They plan to ask all their friends to make one, to help decorate the nursery. Courtesy of Lucy Peck hide caption

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Everyone who comes to visit Dexter in those first few days will get to make a fish for him using construction paper, glue sticks, and markers. Then we'll laminate them all and stick them on the wall above so he has his very own, personalized, aquarium. Then, when he gets older, or when we move, I'll put the fish into a photo album next to a picture of who made it for him. I'm really excited about it. Aaron and I made our contributions last night ...

And congratulations to Ashley! Congratulations to ALL you new mommies! I'm so jealous. I just KNOW I'm going to be the last one to have my baby. Sigh.


Lucy also sent this update, and will keep us posted on how things progress.

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