You are designing a nursery and you've got a very small space to work with. No worries though! Use these tips and tricks for your small baby room design and you'll realize that the size of the room doesn't actually matter.
Sure, a small nursery can feel cramped or you might get frustrated that you can't fit in everything you would like. However, when undertaking a small baby room design project, prioritizing the nursery furnishings and keeping focus on the core needs of the space, allows you to design a baby room in a small space that's both gorgeous and functional.
Ahead, find our favorite small baby room design tips.
TOP SMALL BABY ROOM DESIGN TIPS
1. START WITH THE NURSERY ESSENTIALS
The truth is, you don't really need a lot of stuff in the nursery. There are the nursery furniture essentials such as the crib, nursery dresser and nursery chair. Prioritizing what is important to take care of the baby, lets you make the most use of the square footage.
2. PAY ATTENTION TO SCALE
When decorating a small baby room, pay attention to scale and bring in items in proportion to the space. Decorate with furnishings and décor that don't overwhelm the space.
3. MAKE THE MOST OF THE WALL SPACE
4. HANG A MIRROR
A mirror can make the small baby room appear bigger than it really is. So hang a good size mirror in the baby's room to expand the sense of visual space.
5. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CORNERS AND NOOKS
In a small nursery design, every nook and corner should be utilized creatively to make the most of the space. For example you could add bookshelves to fit a corner or install a shelf for storing baby's clothes if you don't have a closet.
6. LAYER LIGHTING
Layering the nursery lighting is especially important when designing a small baby room. Use both task and ambient lighting to make baby's room look visually interesting.
7.CONSIDER THE MATERIALS AND TEXTILES
When accessorizing the baby's room, try to incorporate materials that don't weigh down the design but rather lend a more light and airy feel to the space. Go with limited patterns, bring in soft fabrics and light colored textiles, to add dimension while extending an open airy feel.