Inez Marie’s Blush and Green Nursery Reveal

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge BohemeA soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge BohemeA soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge BohemeA soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge BohemeA soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge BohemeA soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

A soft green and blush hued feminine nursery for our sweet baby girl Inez. The room feels like a secret garden! Peaceful, simple home decor for baby girl nursery with pink, green, peach and touches of gray. Whimsical little room for our Inez. -- Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme
Photos by Chelsea Macor Photography

Dress: Free People / Necklace: Starfish Project / Inez’s bow, blanket and pajamas: Barna and Co. Barna is my go-to children’s store! Inez’s blanket is out of this world soft and luxe! Get 15% off at Barna using code HEIDI15

Inez’s nursery has quickly become one of my favorite rooms in our home. I spend so much time in her nursery, feeding and changing our girl, that the whole family always seems to follow. Before I know it, Julian is playing with his school buses on the chaise next to me, and Jet Pup is cozying up on the plush rug. Sometimes Jeff will come in to play with Jules on the floor, and I get to soak it all in while feeding Inez.

I love how the soft green walls add some more dimension to an otherwise very pink room. I promised Jeff I wouldn’t go too pink! The pale greens and pinks make it feel like a little secret garden in there. Piece by piece things came together very simply. I wanted to keep the room peaceful and feminine. I tend to be more of a minimalist right now when it comes to interior decor. These newborn days can feel so crazy sometimes, that it’s nice to have your space reflect some calm.

This vibrant pink rug is such a beautiful addition to the room. It’s so soft under bare feet, and I’ve said it before, but textiles bring a room together. The reason I opted for the chaise lounge instead of a traditional glider, is because I now have two babies! I knew that Julian would be following me into Inez’s room while I sat to nurse. This way, he can sit right beside me, instead of gazing up at me and asking me to sit on my already full lap.  The chaise is a beautiful statement piece and is one of my favorite spots in the room.

I’m including all of the details from Inez’s nursery below, some items were gifted to us, and I could not find the exact link. So, please let me know if you have any questions.

Rug: Plush Rugs

XO Artwork: Etsy

Chaise lounge: Overstock

Throw blanket: Target

Crib: Target

Receiving blanket on crib: Barna and Co

Dresser: IKEA

Mirror: Wayfair

Baskets: Overstock

Changing pad: The Ark

Cover: Burts Bees

Crib sheet: Copper and Pearl

Unicorn nightlight: Target

Books: Amazon

Candle: Woodwick

Stuffed animals: Jellycat

xx,

Heidi

Huge thank you to Chelsea Macor Photography for all of the beautiful photos. 

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My Cyber Monday Picks

Happy Cyber Monday ladies! I trust you all had an indulgent Thanksgiving. I wanted to share with you all just a few of my favorite sales out there! I have never been a stand in line at 2am Black Friday shopper, so Cyber Monday is more my speed 🙂 Happy shopping everyone!

Nordstrom: Extra 20% off sale items

ASOS: 20% off with code WIN20

J.Crew: 40% off + an extra 10% off your purchase (until noon) today with code SHOPFAST

Revolve: Up to 65% off holiday looks

H&M: 30% off everything

Gap: 50% off everything with code CYBER

xx,

Heidi

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This Simple Ingredient Will Transform Your Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie with a hint of chocolate. Perfect, simple recipe for baking from scratch. Makes a statement on any Thanksgiving table with this pumpkin pie! Beautiful pie crust makes all the difference in creating a showstopping pie for your thanksgiving tablescape. Oh how I love fall baking! Autumn flavors have my heart. Heidi Stephens--Bainbridge Boheme

Pie dish: Crate & Barrel, Cake knife: Waterford, Crust cutters: Williams Sonoma, similar here

As you can probably imagine, I am in charge of desserts for Thanksgiving dinner in our family. Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday, next to Christmas. Jeff and I have been hosting our families at our home for a few years now, and our Thanksgiving dinners hold some of my favorite memories. I love celebrating gratitude, good food and family. Jeff loves cooking, I love baking.

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, you don’t want to stray too far from traditional. People yearn for those same dishes they have been eating for years. My dad and I were just discussing his disastrous oyster stuffing of Thanksgivings past. He still claims it was delicious.

Pumpkin pie is a staple on every Thanksgiving table. But I have found that adding this one, simple ingredient takes it to the next level, without making it too experimental.

By adding a thin layer of chocolate between the pie crust and the pumpkin filling, the pie becomes oh so decadent. That’s right, chocolate! This pie is a hit at our Thanksgiving table, and the perfect addition to a Friendsgiving as well.

If you whip this up for your Thanksgiving celebration, be sure to tag me so I can see your creations! (Instagram: @heidi.stephens, Facebook: Bainbridge Boheme).

Ingredients:

  • 1 Perfect Pie Crust
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar (I prefer dark)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream for serving

Instructions:

  1. Prepare pie crust as directed. I always use my go-to perfect pie crust! But if you’re in a pinch, or just don’t feel like it that day, store bought works just fine too.
  2. Roll out 1 pie dough disk onto a lightly floured surface. Transfer to an ungreased pie dish and trim edge. Flute edges decoratively if you wish. Refrigerate crust until firm, about 30 minutes
  3. Preheat oven to 375F and place oven rack on lower third portion of oven.
  4. Cover crust completely with aluminum foil and pat the foil down against the crust. Fill with pie weights (rice works too) to prevent shrinking. Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes. Periodically checking on the crust and lifting the foil until it no longer appears wet in the center. Crust should still be pale in color. Remove crust from oven.
  5. Evenly spread chocolate chips over the bottom of pie crust. Return to oven until melted, only about 1 minute, then remove from oven. Decrease oven temp to 350F and move wire oven rack to center of oven.
  6. Whisk together brown sugar and eggs until well incorporated. Add spices and blend well. Add pumpkin puree, then cream until smooth. Pour into partially baked pie shell.
  7. Bake pie until the filling is firm in the middle, approximately 35-45 minutes. Center can wiggle slightly, but not jiggle!
  8. Serve with whipped cream once cooled. Enjoy!

xx,

Heidi

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Thanksgiving Dinner Outfit Inspiration

Thanksgiving prep is fully underway over at our house! We are hosting again this year, so I have been planning as much as possible to make the day go smoothly. And that includes what I’ll be wearing! When you spend the majority of the day in the kitchen, you want to have your outfit already planned out. That way you can just slip into in right before your guests arrive. Between dealing with the inevitable kitchen mishaps, setting the table, and chasing babies, I don’t have the mental fortitude to pull together an outfit on the day of!

Here are some fun pieces I was eyeing while online shopping for our outfits. I love the rich hues that fall calls for. And comfort is huge on Thanksgiving when overeating is a mandatory practices. I’m hoping to put together a post about what dishes I’ll be baking as well, so keep your eyes peeled for that.

Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday, and I can’t wait to celebrate with friends and family. Here’s to a stylish holiday filled with gratitude!

xx,

Heidi

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Julian Koki is Two!

Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme. Happy Birthday to our busy two year old! Pumpkin patch photos of our busy toddler here on Bainbridge Island. Pacific Northwest toddler style in the fall! Love autumn in Washington state. -Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme.

I can hardly believe I am writing these words right now; our Julian Koki is TWO! These past two years have flown by, but I also feel like I’ve known Julian my whole life. I was just rereading Julian’s birth story, and it really does feel like it was yesterday.  Parenting is a trip! I went all out on Julian’s 1st birthday, (one of my most viewed posts!) but this year, we’re going to celebrate with family and keep it low key. I wanted to take a minute to share some of the things I never want to forget about our Julian at this age. Love you bubba!

  • Our Jules has the biggest heart. When we read a book and one of the characters is sad, he presses his face to the page to offer some reassurance and love.
  • He loves to help mama bake in the kitchen, and fix things with his dada.
  • Without fail, he can always be found with two cars or two trucks; one for each hand.
  • Julian is an observer. He often sits back and will assess a situation before jumping in.
  • He loves to read all. day. long. It’s a lot to keep up with some days! He is starting to memorize a few of his favorite books, which has been so fun to see. His current favorites are Mighty Mighty Construction Site, I’m A Hungry Dinosaur and Run to the Rainbow.
  • Jules loves to sing Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
  • He has an amazing memory when it comes to counting and saying the alphabet
  • Colors are not his strong suit. Everything is blue! It’s pretty funny actually.
  • Julian always greets his sister first thing in the morning before saying hello to anyone else. And when she’s asleep he searches for her.
  • He loves playing at Nana and Dude Pa’s and is learning to count in Japanese at his Baba and Gigi’s.
  • When he says the words “big” or “heavy” his voice lowers an octave, hehe!
  • Every night before bed we tell him who loves him, and he repeats it back, then says “You are so loved!” You are so loved Julian.

Thank you Nora Emily Photography for these priceless memories of our little guy!

xx,

Heidi

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Grateful For Our Family of Four

At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme

At home newborn photos with baby girl. Light and airy lifestyle photographs, with whole family of four. Dad, mom, brother and new baby sister! Love the way big brother Julian looks at his new baby sister in these photos! --Heidi Stephens, Bainbridge Boheme
Photos by Chelsea Macor Photography

(Robe: Plum Pretty Sugar, Julian’s PJs: Nordstrom (sold out), similar. Inez’s footie: Kickee Pants, Inez’s bows: Baby Bling Bow, Inez’s blanket: Barna & Co, Sweater: Free People)

November marks a month of gratitude. I used to be diligent about writing in my gratitude journal every morning, but with the newborn stage, it has been hard to keep up with. Instead, I like to think of one thing I am grateful for everyday. It’s nothing profound, and is often the same thing day in and day out. I am grateful for my health, my home, my favorite coffee mug that has been dropped and never seems to break. But, above all else, I am grateful for my little family of four. Well, five with Mr. Jet Pup!

You know how people always reminiscence on the good o’le days? Well, I never loved college. I didn’t like to party, I loathed dating. I truly feel like these are the good o’le days for me. Cuddling my babies, staying in jammies and baking cookies, singing, reading and playing!

This month, I am reminded to focus on all the I have. And how, amazingly, all the things I have are things I have always wanted. A marriage built on love, friendship and respect. A bright and healthy son. A thriving, beautiful baby girl. A sweet rescue pup. A warm home. Those are the things I used to dream about; and now they are here. I vow to give thanks for all that I have been blessed with, and I hope you will join me in practicing gratitude.

Happy month of thanksgiving!

xx,

Heidi

Huge thank you to Chelsea Macor Photography for shooting these priceless moments in our home. 

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