White: A Daring Choice for Nursery Walls?

When new parents are in the fortunate position of being able to chose a color to paint the nursery, we often don't consider white to be in the running. But why? Have we been oppressed by too many white rental walls that we aren't allowed to paint? Is bland builder's white nothing but a blank canvas? Is it just too boring to pick up white paint chips when faced with the rainbow of options at the paint store? But just look at this group of white nurseries! If these don't change your mind about white, nothing will.

The really notable thing about this collection of white nurseries is how different each one is. White can go modern or vintage, masculine or glam, minimal or soft and cozy. It's the perfect backdrop for any combination of wood tones, textiles, and accessories. White is so classic and so versatile! And we know you'll say that white shows everything and is impossible to keep clean, but I can tell you from personal experience that crayons, dirty hands, juice, and boogers show on aqua, grey, chartreuse, yellow, and mocha walls. If anything, the darker the paint color, the more likely it is to rub off or discolor when cleaned. So tell us, is white an option you'd consider?

Top Row:
Emma's Eclectic Handmade Home

Indigo's Hyggelig Nook
Polly's Happy Place
Ava's Colorful, Handmade Haven
Madeleine's Surprise Makeover

Bottom Row:
Ashley and Family Welcome a Girl
Sebastian's White Nursery
Penelope and Sabine's Shared "Sweet"
Ava's Bohemian Bedroom
Oliver's Crafty Crib

(Images credited in original posts)

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