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Elsa's room

It's almost a year since the sweet Jen Rayner came to take these snaps that appeared in Little ONE Kids Annual.  These photos accompanied a story written by Jodi .  This week, I stumbled upon the disk of images and thought they are worth sharing.  Elsa's room today, Hugo's coming soon.

I can't believe how much Elsa has changed in a year, and this is no more evident by how different her room looks now.  There are still waldorf dolls, thankfully, but there are loads of fat novels, more National Geographic animal posters and well, it's just a little less little girlish.

It's only now I realise these photographs have captured a little part of her childhood that might have been lost forever.   An unexpected keepsake of a moment from my not-so-little one's girlhood.





18 comments:

  1. How wonderful that you have those gorgeous photos of Elsa's room. It is certainly true that children's rooms change as they grow older and their rooms start to reflect their own tastes.
    Our grown up daughter now works overseas, but refused to have her bedroom changed and it has only been recently on a quick trip home to Melb,that she packed away her childhood books. And poor Teddy sits in her room waiting for her return!

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    1. I know, I feel very lucky Jenny. That's lovely that your daughter wants to keep her room as it is. My parents moved around a lot for work so I never had a childhood room to return to....I think it's a bit special.

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  2. The great things is with the furniture and accessories you've chosen, is that they travel seamlessly from childhood into the teen years. x

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    1. I'm so not ready for the teenage years Zara, but now that you mention it you are right! x

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous and alot those pieces are forever

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  4. Congratulations, you did a great job. I love the colors!!! Greetings from Spain

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    1. Thank you for visiting from Spain!

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  5. Timeless and beautiful Michelle, so many good things! x

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    1. Thanks Jane - all completely accidental but it works well! x

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  6. Such a beautiful and calm room. She is one lucky girl... to have both the room and the memories to keep forever!

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  7. It's very true how you mark the changes in your children by how their rooms look. I can remember perfectly all the different looks of my boys rooms...I didn't like the preteen look I also remember!

    I love Elsa's room - not too girly but very stylish. I'd take the bed for myself in a heartbeat. :)

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    1. They are lovely memories to have Sarah. I love Elsa's bed too, it's very comfy!

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  8. Just came across your blog, love it! We visited Tasmania a couple of years ago, beautiful place can't wait to visit the Apple Isle again.
    Shirley
    http://themakingofparadise.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. Thanks for your kind words Shirley! I feel very lucky to live in such a beautiful place.

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  9. What a lovely space! I wish I had photos of my room(s) growing up!

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    1. Me too Naomi! I don't have any at all!

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