Baby Rooms
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30 Ways to Add Color to Your Kid’s Room Without Painting the Walls
Renters rejoice! We know that you can sometimes feel left out of the color loop because you can’t bust out that paint brush and splash color all over your walls. But fear not – here are 30 fabulous ways to add color to your kids’ rooms (or most any room of the house) without painting the walls: ROW ONE 1. Hang some colorful curtains 2. Paint the bed 3. Use removable wall decals 4. Add colorful seating 5. Add colorful storage baskets ROW TWO 6. Create a colorful book display 7.
Mar 11, 2020
Fresh Kids Room Color Combo: Green & Orange
I’m a big fan of less common color schemes, and I love bold color in nurseries and kids bedrooms. In honor of color month here at Apartment Therapy, I rounded up some fantastic spaces featuring a relatively underused color scheme: orange and green. 1. This “Small Space Nursery Triumph” is tiny, but the mix of patterns lends it lots of personality and the soothing sage green and carrot orange are balanced by the neutral greys and whites. 2.
Mar 11, 2020
Cozy Roommates: Shared Bedrooms
Whether siblings need to bunk together due to space constraints or because they want to, sharing a bedroom is often a convenient solution. Not only does it save space, it teaches them to share space. One of the biggest challenges to designing a space that most likely is shared by children of different ages is creating a restful and inspiring bedroom that fits all their varying needs.
Mar 11, 2020
Before & After: Guest Room Turned Big Boy Room
I love Before and Afters that feature something hideous or lackluster transformed into something beautiful and creative. This is not that kind of Before and After. This is a perfectly nice guest room completely overhauled to become a “big boy” room for a 2-year-old.Amanda wrote to share this house project with us. The carpeting stayed, but that is about the only thing that didn’t change, including the paint on the walls.
Mar 11, 2020
Modern Nursery Classic: The Eames Rocker
The iconic Eames rocker is a well-loved addition to many nurseries that we have featured here. Most nursery rockers and gliders tend towards enormity, but this little workhorse is a stylish small space wonder that’s great for nursing, reading, or just hanging out.Designed in 1948, the Eames’ borrowed techniques for molding plastic from World War II research to create a plastic chair with a more organic, body-contoured form.
Mar 11, 2020
The “Eclectic Collector” Style in Children’s Rooms
Children, by nature, are little collectors. So it goes to follow that the Eclectic Collector “style” is perfectly suited to their rooms. Their parents have given them a head start in this area, and have created rooms that welcome varying affinities, whether they decide to acquire sea shells or race cars.
Mar 11, 2020
Stella’s Room or Daddy’s Office? Both!
Name: Stella (6)Location: Alamo Square neighborhood, San FranciscoRoom Size: 10′ x 16′ (160 s.f.), not including closet We have featured shared rooms before but they usually focus on how two or three siblings occupy one space. An example which we do not see as much is a shared space between a parent and a child. This is exactly what Tiffanie did in her San Francisco apartment, where every square foot counts.
Mar 11, 2020
Ella Grace’s Sweet Little Space
Name: Ella Grace Location: Westlake Village, CA Room Size: 120 square feet Ella Grace’s room is a very special haven for a very special little girl. Creamy walls and neutral rugs are a soothing platform for the myriad of soft pastel fabrics and accessories. Gently old-fashioned but enlivened with on-trend touches, this room glows with handmade goodness. How would you describe the look and feel of this room? My goal was to create a playful room without it being overwhelming.
Mar 2, 2020
Sophisticated Nurseries: 10 Rooms with Grownup Style
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Feb 28, 2020
Before and After: A Cheery Nursery Filled with IKEA Hacks
Honestly? I'd live in this nursery.
Feb 21, 2020
Before and After: A $74 Accent Wall Transforms This Slime-Green Bedroom
The after is seriously chic, but still colorful and fun.
Jan 21, 2020
Before and After: A Bedroom Redo That'll Make You Want to Be a Kid Again
This bedroom perfectly blends practicality and fun.
Jan 11, 2020
Ivy and Marlow’s Charming Vintage Haven
Name: Ivy and Marlow Location: London, United Kingdom Room Size: 13′ x 13′ feet The simple white color palette that forms the base of sisters Ivy and Marlow’s bedroom really highlights the stunning architectural details of this beautiful London home. Wooden accents and colorful textiles add warmth and charm to the space, while the clean-lined furniture and modern accessories keep the room feeling fresh.
Jan 7, 2020
Is A Combination Nursery/Guest Room Really Possible?
Q: I’m stuck! We have just found out that we are going to go from DINK’s (double income, no kids), to a family of three! While this is super exciting, we are struggling to figure out how to mix a spare room with a nursery. We have two bedrooms and currently the spare room is used very regularly for visiting family and friends.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Blank to Brilliant Navy Blue” Baby Room Makeover
Project by: Taylor Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Just days before my scheduled c-section, we were finally finishing our daughter’s nursery. We wanted a room with lots of contrast, personality and DIY touches. We also knew we were working with a small space and so we wanted our choices to be high-impact and make a smart use of our limited floor space.
Dec 19, 2019
Chris and Sam’s Elegant Family Duplex in Edinburgh
Name: Sam, Chris, Madeleine and Maggie Location: New Town; Edinburgh, Scotland Size: 3,000 square feet Years lived in: 1 1/2 years; Owned From the moment you walk through the front door into the spacious and grand, grey hall, this family home is elegant and beautiful. Chris holds up his hands and tells me firmly that it is “all down to Sam.
Dec 19, 2019
Doryn’s Gorgeous Kid Oases
Name: two children (4 and 1)Location: West Village, New York City Doryn grew up in a house in which the kid options were few and far between. While she did not wish to turn her home over to her kids, Doryn successfully created wonderful kid friendly places that integrate well into the overall design. In addition to each of her two children’s bedrooms, there is a great playroom on the ground floor.
Dec 19, 2019
Mildrid’s Elephant Sanctuary
Name & Age: Mildrid, 7 weeksLocation: Chicago, IL Room Size: 11×9 feet Mildrid is brand new, but she already has a beautiful art collection and a wonderful library, all thanks to her parents, Jurgita and Vlad. They worked hard to put together this lovely room in anticipation of Mildrid. She is still rooming in with her folks, just down the hall in the very room where she was born. When she makes the move to her crib Mildrid is sure to love this room that started with an elephant and a girl.
Dec 19, 2019
Lucas Wren’s Small, Modern Nursery
Name: Lucas Wren (18 months)Location: Berkeley, CaliforniaRoom Size: ~150 sq. ft. When you’ve got 150 square feet and no closet to work with, decorating your child’s room poses special challenges. Lisa Jackson found solutions to these issues with a fantastic blend of high end pieces and affordable design.
Dec 19, 2019
Leif’s Modern Victorian Bedroom
Name: Leif Oliver, 16 monthsLocation: Natchez, MississippiRoom Size: 176 sq. ft. When Vicki Eastland’s family moved from an ultra-modern townhouse to a 100-year-old cottage, there was some serious redecorating to do. Vicki met the challenge head on, though, and after scouring flea markets and vintage shops on Etsy, she’s managed to design a room for her 16-month-old son Leif that combines a Victorian aesthetic with modern sensibility.
Dec 19, 2019
Rocky’s Star Wars Nursery
Name & Ages: Rocky M Olsen III, 2 months oldLocation: Grayslake, ILRoom Size: 10′ x 10′ When Abbey submitted a few pictures of her son Rocky’s Star Wars nursery, we must admit our heart skipped a beat. It is a perfect balance of tribute and taste that brings together a bunch of fun themed accents, a vintage piece of furniture and a cross-stich from Grandma and pulls it off beautifully.
Dec 19, 2019
Eric’s Soothing Stripes
Name & Age: Eric, 1.5 weeks(!) oldLocation: Austin, TX When Ohdeedoh friend Luciana let us know that she was decorating a nursery for a baby boy, we couldn’t wait to see what she put together. Baby Eric’s nursery was lovingly decorated in advance of his October 15 birth day. Welcome home, little man.
Dec 19, 2019
Olivia and Emma’s Shared Room Gets Personal
Names: Olivia (4) and Emma (2)Location: Stockholm, SwedenRoom Size: 17 square meters Jeanette, proud mom of Olivia and Emma, is a dedicated event and product manager at a computer games publisher by day but she is passionate about designing children´s spaces in her off time.
Dec 19, 2019
Henry’s Very Vintage Nursery
Name & Age: Henry Sparrow (5 months) Location: San Diego, CA Room Size: 135 square feet Often when we see vintage style nurseries, they’re the only part of the home with this vibe, but in this residence, Henry’s weet little sleep space is a perfect extension of his parents’ vintage style and it feels right at home. Jamie of Desert Fete put together a beautiful room for her son Henry.
Dec 19, 2019
A Creative Family Crafted a Supportive, Modern Home
Co-Founder of Wolf + Friends Carissa Tozzi shares this home with husband Dino, their six-year-old son Wolf, and their rescue pup, Pepito.
Dec 19, 2019
15 Simple, Budget-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Kid’s Room for the New Year
I don’t know about you, but my kids’ bedrooms always seem to get overtaken by new toys, clothes, and books after the holidays are over. And if your house is anything like mine (read: tiny), you’re probably fresh out of nooks and crannies to stash them in. Luckily, there are some really creative people out there who have found innovative ways to organize their nurseries and kids’ rooms on a budget.
Dec 16, 2019
Homework Heroes: 7 A+ Ideas for Squeezing in a Study Space
Convinced you don't have room for a dedicated study space for your kiddos? Think again.
Dec 16, 2019
Before and After: The Most Magical Little DIY Playhouse You've Ever Seen
This little fairytale house will make you want to be a kid again.
Dec 2, 2019
Eulalie’s Playfully Bohemian Nursery
Name: Eulalie (8 months)Location: Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaRoom Size: 3m x 4mBefore becoming a new mom, Claire was a fashion stylist in Sydney. Since then, a surprise to no one after taking this room tour, she has developed a true passion for interior design and styling. What might surprise you is that Eulalie’s nursery was an evolution, starting out as a simple gender neutral room with just the handmade crib (that was Claire’s as a baby!) and a couple of pieces of furniture.
Nov 25, 2019
Noah’s Graphic, Modern Abode
Name: Noah (2) Location: Sydney, Australia Room Size: 3.8m x 2.6m With three sons ages 2-12, Simone of Honey & Fizz is an expert at putting together little boys’ rooms. All three of her boys’ rooms are full of graphic patterns, color, and most importantly, fun. Her youngest son, Noah, calls this fantastic space home. Although he has some of his brother’s hand-me-down pieces, one certainly can’t say that his space isn’t special or unique to him.
Oct 31, 2019
Santiago’s Modern Nursery That Doubles as a Home Office
Name: Santiago (newborn) Location: Miami, Florida Making room for baby was a bit of a challenge in our 1,000 sq. ft apartment. We not only wanted to welcome our new baby with a cozy nursery, but we also had to incorporate a fully functional working home office for my husband, Carlos Pacheco, CEO of CapturePod. We wanted to create a space with a clean modern vibe with a little edge that Santiago could grow into.
Oct 24, 2019
Big Kid, Little Kid: Shared Kids Rooms
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Oct 9, 2019
12 Surprisingly Stylish Ways to Baby-Proof Your Home
Having a baby is already hard work. Finding baby-proofing items that won’t ruin the aesthetic of your home shouldn’t have to be.
Sep 27, 2019
Jane’s Two Boys Explore the World
Name: Nick (12) and Lucas (8)Location: Upper West Side, ManhattanRoom Size: Bedroom is 240 sqft and Playroom is 144 sqft.Jane has a beautiful home, that, while child friendly, makes very few aesthetic sacrifices. Her boys’ bedroom and playroom are no exception. The rooms are sophisticated spaces that, at the same time, burst with excitement and the potential for adventure for Jane’s two playful but wise-beyond-their-years young boys.
Sep 6, 2019
Parker’s Cozy & Colorful Nursery
Name: Parker James Location: Olivebridge, New York Room Size: 14′ x 14′ Parker’s nursery combines all of the things that I love — the warmth of wood, clean, bright white walls, and colorful artwork, accents, and accessories. I love that his mom, Dana, was able to fill the space with toys and artwork that are fun and interesting for a small, developing mind, yet the space still feels comfortable for the adults who inhabit it as well.
Aug 29, 2019
Henry & Adela’s Playful But Peaceful Shared Room
Names: Henry (almost 3) and Adela (2 months)Location: Brooklyn, New YorkRoom size: Approximately 100 square feetAmanda de Beaufort who pens the always delightful children’s style blog, Coos and Ahhs, has completed her tour de force. After years of squeezing into a bedroom with her husband and young son, her second pregnancy finally forced the space issue.
Jun 27, 2019
7 Nursery Decor Items Grown-Ups Will Want to Steal
You don't need kids to want these pieces for your home.
Jun 11, 2019
Maxwell’s Mix of Old & New
Name: Maxwell Location: Austin, Texas Room Size: 200 square feet My favorite nurseries include a mix of old and new, handmade pieces and family heirlooms. Baby Maxwell’s nursery is a perfect example. With a trendy triangle accent wall, a classic Jenny Lind crib, vintage dresser/changing table, and loads of DIY projects throughout the space, the space feels like it was put together over time rather than lifted from a showroom floor. How would you describe the look and feel of this room?
May 18, 2019
Nursery Tour: Max’s Magical Room
Name: Katie and son, MaxLocation: Southwest Ohio When we stumbled upon photos of Max’s magical room, we couldn’t believe how well every single part of the room was being used. The room is a perfect example of getting the most out of your space. Max’s mom Katie tells us, “…the biggest thing with a small room is organization. Everything has a place in his room, from the bugs to the blocks.
May 10, 2019
Zadie’s A to Z Abode
Name & Age: Zadie, 4 months old Location: West Virginia Zadie’s mom, Beth, channeled Tim Gunn while creating her daughter’s bedroom: I see the space as a mix of modern and “make it work” because we really just had to use the resources available to us here in West Virginia with our limited budget.
May 10, 2019
Nursery Tour: Ashley and Family Welcome a Girl
Name: “the newborn baby sister” (that’s what her brothers call her)Age: Coming this week!Location: Oklahoma If you told us this nursery was put together by an interior designer (it wasn’t) we’d be impressed. If you told us this nursery was put together by a mother with three young boys underfoot (it was) we’d be really impressed. If you told us this nursery was put together by a pregnant mother of three boys expecting her first daughter any day now (it was!
May 9, 2019
Nursery Tour: Phoebe Rose’s Mom-made Room
Name: Phoebe Rose Age: due any day! Location: Ann Arbor, MI >> Like her friends, we’re amazed that mom-to-be Emily made almost everything in her daughter’s nursery: toys, quilts, cross-stitch, burp cloths, chair slip cover, bird mobile…the list goes on! Although not yet lived in, this nursery speaks volumes of love and attention, originality mixed with vintage pieces, and has “Phoebe” creatively written all over it (both literally and figuratively).
May 9, 2019
Nursery Tour: Norah’s Sweet and Sunny Nursery
Name: Norah Age: 4 monthsLocation: Utah Norah’s mom Caroline says she smiles every time she walks by this room and we can certainly see why. The aquas, yellows, reds, oranges and pinks manage to be both vivid and soothing at the same time to create a feeling of warmth and calm.
May 8, 2019
10 “Somethings” Every Child’s Room Should Have
When it comes to designing children’s rooms, there are no rules. But we still have some suggestions for elements to include to make a child’s room a place for comfort, discovery, play and memory making. Here are 10 “somethings” for every child’s room: 1. Something To Sleep On: A bed is pretty basic – but make their bed soft, warm and inviting and you can bet they’ll spend more time on it and in it than just sleeping. 2.
May 7, 2019
Eliza’s Precious Vintage-Inspired Room
Name: Eliza Age: 5 Location: Pittsburgh, PA Room size: 11 ft. x 12 ft. When we received Melissa Nobb’s Room Tour Submission we were quite impressed with her daughter Eliza’s vintage inspired room. Not only is it lovely and cozy with lots of pretty feminine touches, perfect for a little girl, but the shear volume of antiques and vintage items is certainly awe-inspiring.
May 6, 2019
Locke’s Clean & Modern Nursery
Name: LockeAge: currently 5 weeks 🙂Location: Toledo, OhioRoom size: 120 square feet Mary Wyar is a professional photographer who does stunning wedding portraiture. She doesn’t shoot photos of babies or nurseries, so we certainly feel lucky that she shared with us these beautiful images of her newborn son’s room. We love the clean, modern lines, while the bold use of color keeps it playful.
May 6, 2019
Phia and Anthony’s Shared Space
Names & Ages: Phia, 12 and Anthony, 5Location: Yonkers, NYRoom Size: Approximately 200sf Sara has a knack for organizing and zero tolerance for clutter. Both of these traits are clearly evident in Phia and Anthony’s shared bedroom. It’s no easy task to divide a room between a twelve-year-old girl and her five- year-old brother but a combination of cleverly arranged shelving units, distinctive paint colors and a few good-natured children make it all work wonderfully.
May 6, 2019
A Special Room for Imminent Foster Kids
Kids: Unknown; foster kids expected any day, one or sibling pair ages newborn – 5 yearsLocation: Nashville, TNRoom Size: 10′ x 11′ Martina and her husband Jason were in a unique position when designing the kids’ room for their house. They still don’t know how many, what gender, and what ages the children they foster will be.
May 6, 2019
My Room: Blaise
Yellow and grey are two of our favorite colors and together here they are a match made in heaven (not to mention the cool pops of red). Sherri tells us about her son’s terrific room: When I found out we were having a boy the first thought that popped into my mind was, “How on earth can I decorate a baby boy’s room?
May 6, 2019
Ross’s Vintage Modern School-Themed Marvel
Name: Ross (16 months)Location: Lexington, SCRoom Size: 11′ x 12′ You know you’ve hit the nail on the head when it comes to interior design for kids when you just can’t stop smiling after you’re all done. We’re not sure about this family, but we’re grinning ear to ear at all the thrifted finds and diy projects in this space. It’s part vintage, part modern and it just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
May 6, 2019
Tripp’s Big Red in The Big D
Name: Tripp (6 weeks)Hometown: Dallas, TXRoom size: 19″ x 13″ Red is the color of love, vitality, fire trucks, and cherry sours, so what a perfect accent color for a nursery. Tripp’s mom, Jennifer, went all out with the red pops to create a bright, happy place for her new baby boy. We love the fire engine red crib and daybed, the vintage plumbing valve dresser knobs, and the bold, graphic alphabet wall.
May 6, 2019
State’s Breezy Chic Cowboy Room
Name: State Aloysius (13 months)Location: Dallas, TXRoom size: 13.5 ft x 13.5 ftIf you close your eyes and picture a little boy’s cowboy inspired room in Texas, we’re betting you’d come nowhere close to picturing this room. Two entire walls of windows with breezy white drapes keep it light and fresh, and the overall look is just about as gender neutral as it gets.
May 6, 2019
Ava & Piper’s Easy-Going & Colorful Rooms
Name: Ava (4) & Piper (3)Location: Brisbane, AustraliaRoom size: 2.4m x 4.5m For this Room Tour post, we have not one but two rooms to share with you from sisters Ava and Piper! Their rooms compliment each other so well that we couldn’t just feature one. With fresh white walls, furniture with clean lines and pops of pattern and color, you can’t help but feel cheery! Their mom Hannah shares with us her inspiration for her daughters’ bright spaces.
May 6, 2019
Charlie & Henry’s Shared Bedroom
Name: Charlie and Henry Age: Charlie: 8 Henry: 10 Location: Los Angeles, CA Room Size: 15′ x 15′ Bunk bed love! Charlie and Henry share a room, but each have their own area in the shared space. Designer Kristen Panitch designed built-in bunk beds and a bookcase/desk, which helped maximize the space and keep the room organized. The design of the room is definitely all-boy, but check back in tomorrow for their sister’s (Jane) pink bedroom.
May 6, 2019
Jane’s Pink & Black Room
Name: JaneAge: 8 (she’s Charlie’s twin)Location: Los Angeles, CARoom Size: 15′ x 15′ When Jane moved into her brother’s room (her brothers now share a room), she wanted to have a say about decorating her new bedroom. Interior designer, Kristin Panitch, helped her realize her dream space. The chalkboard wall was left over from when it was her brother’s room. Like many girls, she wanted light pink walls and all the artwork in her room is her own.
May 6, 2019
Kenzie’s Fresh and Fabulous Room
Name: Kenzie Francey (3.5)Location: US Rachelle is a cool hunter extraordinaire of all things stylishly kiddie. So naturally when it was time to design her own daughter Kenzie’s room, it was going to be, well, cool. The result, with so much white and a number of references to snowy mountain tops, is a stylish, colorful, quirky room epitomizing a proverbial breath of fresh Swiss Alps air.
May 6, 2019
Mila’s Fun, Music Inspired Nursery
Name: Mila (6 weeks)Location: Glendora, CaliforniaRoom Size: 9 1/2′ x 14′ Designing the perfect nursery can be a little overwhelming. Alex and Jackie decided to let interior designer Jenika Kurtz take over the process. Jenika has experience designing nurseries for friends, so they were really excited to get her help and advice on their special room.How would you define the style of the nursery design?Parents: Contemporary and super cool!
May 6, 2019
Before & After: A Basic Space Becomes A Cool Teenage Boy Bedroom
What happens when you take over your sister’s bedroom? You scramble to rid the space of everything pink and girly. Even after a great deal of elbow grease had already gone into this space to rid it of girl cooties, Max’s room still needed a little punch of hip and cool to better represent the grownup teenager he’s become. Want to see what it looks like now?
May 6, 2019
Aiden’s “Modern Preppy” Nursery
Name: Aiden (14 months)Location: Stevenson Ranch, CaliforniaRoom Size: 11′ x 11 1/2′ Interior designer, Jennifer Hsu, recently finished a project for a very special client – her son. I have heard many interior designers say that they are their toughest client. Jennifer and her husband put in the extra care to make sure everything was just perfect for their little man. I am in love with the results; so calming and so perfect!
May 6, 2019
Oscar & Boots’ 150 Square Foot Bedroom
Names: Oscar (2 years) & Boots (4 years)Location: Mar Vista – Los Angeles, CaliforniaRoom Size: 150 square feet When your dad’s an artist and your mom’s an art producer + blogger you’ll probably grow up surrounded by incredible paintings, photography and sculptures. This tiny bedroom is shared by two boys, Oscar and Boots, where they share a custom made bunk bed and are surrounded by creativity.
May 6, 2019
Elsa’s Adorable Blue Nursery
Name(s): Elsa Ida McMillan, 7 monthsLocation: Long Beach, CalforniaRoom Size: 10′ x 15′, 150 sq ft. Elsa is the beloved 7 month old of Jeff and Liv McMillan, who are both incredibly artistic and creative people. Over a year ago, I joined Marcia Prentice to photograph their home in Long Beach for a House Tour. Liv was a couple months pregnant and they had yet to begin converting Jeff’s old studio into what is now the baby nursery.
May 6, 2019
Lauren & Miranda’s Starry Night Safari
Names: Lauren & Miranda (18 months)Location: Edmonds, WARoom Size: 12′ x 13′ Sure, kids love animals and parents love designing kids’ rooms with animal themes. But this nursery design is a mean modern interpretation of the well used safari theme and has something very special going on. By day, it’s bright, friendly, and modern. By night, the pièce de résistance is revealed when this safari sanctuary is transported under a sea of stars.
May 6, 2019
Collin’s Fresh White Room
Name: Collin (6 months)Location: Seattle, WA We found out two days before Collin was born that we were picked by his birthmom to become his adoptive parents. That didn’t leave us a lot of time to plan a nursery…so we didn’t.It wasn’t until Collin was two months old that I started to create his little room. I wanted it to be fresh, clean and a space he wouldn’t grow out of. My husband is a pilot and I loved the idea of adding a little touch of aviation to the room.
May 6, 2019
Axel’s Clean & Cozy Nursery
Name: Axel (6 months)Location: Denton, TX (about 30 miles north of Dallas)Room Size: 13′ x 13′ Anna and Luis took every opportunity to be bold and playful in their choices for decorating their son’s nursery. From the wonky chevron wall to the handmade wall decor, everything they did works to create a masculine space that can grow with Axel.
May 6, 2019
Saf’s Pint-Size Personal History
Name: Saf, 10 monthsLocation: Silver Spring, MDRoom Size: about 8′ x 6.5′, 52 sq ft Of all the rooms in our house, Saf’s tiny nursery is the one that elicits the strongest reactions. When we set out to put together his pint-size dwelling on a pint-size budget, we looked to things we already owned to set the tone. Saf is our third baby, and now that we have a bit of experience under our belts, we know how quickly babies move out of the nursery stage.
May 6, 2019
Cameron’s Contemporary Room with Graphic Wallpaper
Name: Cameron (5)Location: Sherman Oaks, CARoom Size: 16′ x 16′ Now that Cameron is five years old, he wanted a cool, big boy room. The room is definitely all boy and the graphic wallpaper and bold colors give it a more modern aesthetic. The space is pretty large for child’s room, so his parents were faced with the challenge of dividing up the room into different play areas. Designer Shirry Dolgin helped bring the design together to create a special room for Cameron.
May 6, 2019
Meg’s Room For Three
Kids: 6 year old girl, 5 and 2.5 year old boysLocation: Madison, WIRoom Size: 10′ x 10′ Meg is the creative force behind the popular blog Elsie Marley and the creative mom behind the three siblings who live in this room. We loved it back when it was just a little nursery for one, then Meg made space for another child, and then another. Sharing a 1,000 square foot two-bedroom home in Wisconsin, this family of five has done more than simply making do with a small space.
May 5, 2019
Jasper’s Joyous Jungle
Name: Jasper (2) Location: Melbourne, Australia Room size: 322cm x 260cm (10.56 x 8.5feet) Jasper’s mama Kate is a Renaissance woman in every sense of the word. In addition to having a PhD in Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, she has been a business owner, corporate facilitator, and yoga teacher. It is in her current incarnation as a designer, blogger and mother that we find her, and she’s the ingenious force behind her son Jasper’s bright and delightful room.
May 5, 2019
A Small Space Nursery Triumph In Manhattan
Name: “Bebe Pelanne”Location: Manhattan, NY When we found out we were pregnant the search for a larger one bedroom or upgrade to a two bedroom began. However, if anyone has opened up the NY real estate section lately you will find the rent prices have soared. We decided to stay in our one bedroom, and divide the room. The actual space is 6′ x10.5′, which was surprisingly enough space for a nice nursery.
May 5, 2019
Ruby’s Gem of a Room
Name: Ruby (2)Location: Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, AustraliaRoom Size: 10′ x 12′, 120 sq ft How to make a minimalist nursery still feel fun and inviting? Add color, texture, and a dash of whimsy. That’s exactly what Ruby’s mom, Danielle, did when she designed this space. The clean and simple design lends itself to easy changes as Ruby grows, while the hand woven hemp rug, crocheted pouf, colorful accessories, and wood floors add warmth and character to the space.
May 5, 2019
Olivia Ellen’s Copenhagen Charmer
Name: Olivia Ellen (3)Location: Copenhagen, DenmarkRoom Size: 107 sq ft When your mother is a professional stylist you know you’re going to end up with an amazing room. Rikke Graff Juel designed this space for her daughter, Olivia Ellen, in much the same Scandinavian style as the rest of her home – white walls, plenty of vintage wood pieces combined with fresh modern colors and accessories.
May 5, 2019
Paint Color Portfolio: Light Gray Nurseries
Gray may not be the first color one thinks of for a nursery, but more and more parents are choosing it for their little ones. Gray’s versatility allows for serious creativity in furniture and decor choices – it coordinates with virtually ever other color. Not to mention that its soothing nature is perfect for a sleeping space. But it can be tricky when it comes time to choose the perfect shade.
May 5, 2019