Decorating a nursery can, and should be, an exciting experience. Color choices run the gamut from the traditional blues and pinks to chocolate brown and canary yellow, so the question to ask is what feeling you’d like the room to evoke, and then choose a color theme.
Wall coverings are an exciting new trend and are an easy way to create a truly unique space for your little one. New lines of wall coverings are easy to put up and take down, so no fear of commitment there. What matters is creating a space that allows you to truly indulge in the moment.
Luckily, many manufacturers today have designed lines of furniture that are beautiful nursery pieces that allow for useful transitions throughout your child’s growing years. Changing tables are now designed for storage and often transition into a dresser. And while rocking chairs and gliders will always be a hit, consider choosing a half sleeper for snuggling now and sleepovers to come.
Window treatments and floor coverings are key design elements, and especially in a nursery. Window treatments are, of course, critical for light blocking, but should also soften the room and enhance the design or theme.
Floor coverings create beautiful play spaces, so choose wisely. While stain resistance is important, a rug should also be soft to the touch for floor play and cushioned for comfort and noise reduction.
With a few careful considerations -and a healthy dose of fun- designing a nursery can be a first step in indulging you and your baby to be.