Nursery Colors Contest: Meet the Judges

With the Nursery Colors Contest winners being announced tomorrow, we thought it was time you met the judges: Alex, Carrie, Janie and Julia. Name: Julia Cho Location: Brooklyn Favorite Design Web Site: Design*Sponge Favorite Color: Reddish Coral

Julia is a poet and singer/songwriter with a love for beautiful things. When she's not blogging for AT: The Nursery, Julia teaches writing to college students and freelances as a writer.

Name: Carrie McBride Location: Brooklyn Favorite Design Web Site: Bloesem Favorite Color: Blue, hands down.

By day Carrie works as a researcher in documentary film -- by night she's a couch/computer potato. Carrie is also trained as a librarian which is why you may see her pushing books and libraries on the Nursery!

Name: Janie Sheng Location: Dupont Circle, Washington DC Favorite Design Web Site: Apartment Therapy Favorite Color: Grey -- especially charcoals and greys with brown undertones.

Janie is the proud mama of a baby boy, and in her spare time she is a lawyer and Editor for AT: The Nursery.

Name: Alejandra Valera Location: Berwyn, Illinois Favorite Design Web Site: Urban Journal Favorite Color: Green. It's not easy being green.

Alex is a painter, poet and freelance writer whose work has appeared in Oyez Review, Chicago Parent and Woman Made Gallery. Her most important job, however, is learning the secrets of the universe from her son, Vincent.