This Nursery is Bold, Bright, Fun & Funky!

This Nursery is Bold, Bright, Fun & Funky!

Nora Taylor
Jul 25, 2016
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )

Name: Remy (3 months)
Location: Tamarama Beach, Sydney, Australia

If you can believe it, this room is my minimalist approach to styling. I thought it was a calm and subdued space, but I can see from the images that I've managed to create another colorful, eclectic room. I put together this room before our baby was born and we did not know the gender, so I wanted to keep it neutral...but as you can see I'm not a neutral kind of girl...when it comes to colors at least. It started with a bright, gallery white canvas and the colors evolved to include a lot of turquoise, bright orange and red. I love it! My husband said that if it had any more feminine elements it could be too girly, but right now it's just right!

(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )

This room used to be a desert green color, but I wanted to freshen it up with a bright white. We've kept the handmade palette daybed in the room for comfort.

(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )

I moved the hello sunshine sign that I made years ago from above our bed to above the IKEA crib. We ended up with a sea theme without really trying; the mobile is a thrift store find, the ship is a black pirate ship kite from Bali that I painted white (this took dayyyyssss) and all of the other items are collected from travels around the world. There is a postcard from Morocco, stuffed seahorse and loteria board from Mexico City, star and moon porcelain ceramics from Paris, paper flying fish from Tokyo and more.

(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )
(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )

A favorite ornamental piece in his room is his framed feet and handprint from when he was 3 weeks old- that was tricky to do...hence why there is only one hand!

(Image credit: Photos by Jacqui Turk )

Thanks, Nicole! You can see more photos on Nicole's blog The Transcontinental Affair.

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