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Get a Nursery Full of Style — Affordably

POSTED BY DECORIST EDITORIAL TEAM
JULY 10, 2017
Photo credit: Project Nursery

If you’re a new (or soon-to-be) parent who is as design-obsessed as we are, then we know you want to create the perfect nursery for your baby. Classic, but not cliché, a nursery should be designed with style, love and functionality in mind. A space that is pretty and comfortable for both mom and baby. And furthermore, you want your little one to grow into it over the years and be a space where they can imagine and play.

From color schemes to childlike themes, creating the perfect nursery can be overwhelming. Luckily, Decorist is here to help. With an eye toward accessibility our designers will work with you to create your dream nursery.  We match you with the best interior designer based on your aesthetic and budget, then voilà — welcome your little one to their beautiful new room!

As a sneak preview of what we might offer in your nursery design project, we’re sharing 5 designer tips on how to get a playful yet sophisticated nursery. Scroll on for our nursery design tips below!

 

1. Choose A Theme 

Image via Consort

While a playful design is sure to amuse your little one, one that pleases the parents too is a winning combination. From animals, to fairies, to nature-inspired nurseries, choose a theme that you enjoy and one that will fosters your child's play and imagination. Whether inspired by the little one’s name or your love of a certain animal, designing the nursery is the perfect time to tap into your childlike senses and let your creativity run loose. And, of course, choosing one at the onset will help keep you on track.

 

2. Pick A Statement Piece

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Choose a sophisticated yet stylish statement-making piece as the focal point of the room. An eye-catching light fixture, a bold patterned rug, or a vintage leather rocking chair are things that make a conventional nursery fun and unique for you and your baby.

 

3. Invest In Storage 

Image via Project Nursery 

Before you know it, your baby will be growing out of the crib and out of some of their toys. Your big investments should be in storage pieces like a dresser, chest or bookshelf that will be used for a long time. Additionally, a beautiful storage piece can keep your little one’s things in order and out of sight and if placed high enough, out of their mouths!

 

4. Add Textures And Pops of Color 

Image via Allie Lindsey Photography

You can always decorate a neutral nursery with pops of color. Dress up your windows with pretty drapery, choose colorful patterned bedding or even wallpaper an accent wall in a colorful, lively pattern. A nursery is a great place to accessorize with texture, greenery and fun visuals for the imagination as well. We love soft textured poofs because little ones can prop themselves up as they begin to stand and crawl. 

 

5. Think DIY 

Image via Sarah Sherman Samuel

There are many places to shop and fun DIY projects for your baby nursery so that you don’t have to break the bank. Whether you want to create your own hanging mobile, do an IKEA hack a on piece of furniture, or paint a secondhand crib, the ideas are endless and can help you same money. 

Need help designing a beautiful nursery for your little one? Work directly with Decorist to design your nursery — entirely online. Happy Decorating!

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