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We are sharing our best tips and tricks to make the nursery look bigger.
If you are looking to decorate a small nursery space, the key is to make the nursery look cozy rather than cramped and claustrophobic.
But how do you make sure the nursery is well designed, so it's efficient but restful at the same time.
In this post, we'll look at how to trick the eye into thinking the nursery is bigger by using scale, light, movement and some tricks of the trade.
So if you are decorating a small nursery or a shared nursery space, then these small nursery ideas can make a huge difference.
Here are our favorite tips and tricks to help make the nursery look bigger.
1.FOCUS ON THE NURSERY LAYOUT
Begin your nursery design by thinking about the essential zones that must be in the nursery and how to best configure it in the space you have.
A well designed nursery should have a space for sleeping, diaper changes and for feeding. Everything else should come after that.
2.INCORPORATE VERTICAL STORAGE SOLUTIONS
A nursery needs quite a bit of storage solutions to keep the nursery organized and tidy.
Utilize vertical space in the nursery and add storage such as hanging baskets, shelves and wall hooks. You'll love having space to organize baby's things.
When you focus on the vertical space in the nursery, it will also give the room, a sense of openness and make the nursery look bigger.
3.CHOOSE A NEUTRAL COLOR PALETTE
Choose a neutral color palette when you want to make the nursery look bigger.
Neutral colors will make the nursery feel airy, light and serene. White is a fabulous color because it reflects light, simplifies the room and allows you to instead focus on the furnishings.
4. UTILIZE THE SPACE UNDER THE CRIB
We are utilizing every inch, to make space in the nursery. Use the space under the crib for storage.
5.SCALE DOWN THE FURNITURE
A trick to making the nursery look bigger is to scale down the furniture. When picking furniture for the small nursery, choose a crib, nursery chair and dresser with a smaller footprint.
6.PLACE THE CHANGING TABLE/ DRESSER IN THE NURSERY CLOSET
Want to make the nursery roomier? Then move the dresser or changing table into the nursery closet. You'll free up space in the nursery and still be able to set up an efficient diapering station in the nursery closet.
7. HANG CURTAINS ABOVE THE WINDOWS
Make the nursery appear bigger by hanging curtains above the windows. It will make your eyes move up, giving the room the appearance of more space and height.
8. MAXIMIZE SPACE IN THE NURSERY CLOSET
If you are looking to make the nursery look bigger, do not overlook the nursery closet. With a bit of sweat and few bucks, you can transform the nursery closet to store more stuff and help you organize baby's things.
9. DECORATE AWKWARD CORNERS IN THE NURSERY
Does your nursery have any awkward corners? Decorate these dead spaces to make the most of your small space.
10. KEEP THE DECOR SIMPLE
When decorating a small nursery, remember to be intentional about everything you add into the room.
The key is to add a few pieces of nursery decor, avoid using lots of patterns and overwhelming colors while continuing to constantly edit the room.
Last Updated on September 15, 2020 by Tira Attygalla