Ready to start designing the nursery but not sure where to start? Then, you will love this post where we are rounding up our favorite nursery design tips.
Over the years, we've written hundreds of posts on designing a nursery and everything else you need to know to create an inspired nursery space.
Today we are going into our archives to share some of the must know nursery design tips. The nursery is baby's first sanctuary, so design a nursery that reflects your feelings and with colors and collections that resonates with your sweet family.
These are our favorite nursery design guides and tips from the archives that we hope you'll find helpful, as you start decorating baby's room.
14 NURSERY DEsign TIPS
1. NURSERY DESIGN: STEP BY STEP
Designing a gorgeous nursery for the baby is super exciting. But the prospect of designing a nursery might be a bit overwhelming. In this post, we break it all down and give you the step by step process to designing the baby's room from putting together a mood board to picking a theme and adding the finishes.
2. DECIDE ON THE NURSERY PAINT COLORS
Lots of parents get stuck when it's time to decide on the nursery paint colors. In this post, we share the best nursery paint colors. You'll find our top picks for whites, blacks and everything in between. If you want to find out how color affects a baby, you'll find this post on color psychology interesting.
3. CHOOSE A NURSERY THEME
Choosing a theme is by no means essential, but lots of parents like to design around a nursery theme. Here's our ultimate guide to nursery themes, where you are sure to find a nursery theme you'll love.
4. ADDING WALLPAPER TO THE NURSERY DESIGN
If you are looking to dress up your walls with wallpaper, this post gives you the complete rundown on choosing the best wallpaper for the nursery and we share our favorite wallpaper designs.
5.MAPPING OUT THE NURSERY LAYOUT
Designing the perfect nursery also means making the space efficient so it can meet your needs. Checkout this post, where we share the best nursery layout options to get the most out of the space.
7.INCORPORATING NURSERY STORAGE SOLUTIONS
A nursery design that doesn't incorporate nursery storage solutions and not focus on nursery organization from the inception of the design will not be super functional nor will it remain clutter free for long. Here's our complete guide to nursery organization.
8.MIXING PATTERNS IN THE NURSERY
Can you mix patterns when selecting textiles for the nursery? This post on mixing patterns covers everything you need to know about mixing patterns.
9. MIXING WOOD TONES IN THE NURSERY
Just like patterns, you certainly can mix wood tones when picking nursery furniture. You might find this article on mixing wood tones helpful, as you try to decorate a nursery that looks layered and lived in.
10. ADDING WOVEN MATERIALS TO THE nursery
Add interest, depth and tone to your nursery design by bringing in woven materials. Read this post on what woven materials you can incorporate into the nursery.
11. LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR THE NURSERY
The lighting you choose for the nursery can really make a huge difference in your design. Here's an article on nursery lighting and how to use nursery lighting to transform the design. There, you'll also find our favorite nursery lighting solutions.
12. HANGING ARTWORK IN THE NURSERY
We love adding artwork to the nursery to liven up the space and to tell a story. Here, you'll find our favorite tips on hanging artwork in the nursery, to really make the space come to life.
13. CHOOSING WINDOW TREATMENTS
Window treatments are essential in the nursery since it helps you control the amount of light entering the space and maintain a comfortable temperature. We look at the different nursery window treatments in this article and focus on safe solutions. Nursery blackout curtains are one of our favorite window treatments for the nursery and you can find our top picks here.
14. LAYING RUGS
Nothing pulls all of the design elements together quite like a rug. We'll explain why the nursery needs a rug here and share our favorite nursery rugs.