Asher's Modern Nest

Asher's Modern Nest

Carrie McBride
Mar 14, 2014

Project by: Peggy Lee & RJ Guillermo/NRG Design Studio
Location: Pasadena, California

"What are little boys rooms made of? - Neither snips nor snails nor puppy dogs tails in Asher's nursery located in the Old Town neighborhood of Pasadena, CA. Natalee asked us to design a nursery for her now almost 2-year-old son, that A) included key recycled furniture pieces, B) would be able to adjust to a growing baby's infant years through the age of 5, and C) would be able to be installed as easy as 1 - 2 - 3!

Some DIY projects from the room:

  • Applied decals are a great design element when bringing a room together. The silhouette of a tree with foliage acts as a headboard for baby Asher's crib.
  • A color theme should always bookmark a room - decor and accessories in blue-green, yellow and gray hues sprinkle the nursery from top to bottom.
  • It always helps to personalize the furniture in a room by re-painting, refinishing, or mix/matching vintage with new!
  • Carpet-tile is now the new black! It is the simplest and cheapest way to add character to a room.
  • Organization is always key in any nursery. Toys, clothes, books, and baby "tools" are kept neatly in these Ikea cabinets with removable upholstered bins to keep a clean look.

Thanks, Peggy & RJ!

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