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Are you smitten by the gorgeous English cottage style designs on your Instagram feed? We are sharing how you can create a nursery with an English cottage look in your home.
There's something about the English cottage look that draws us in, whether we are designing a kitchen, living room or a baby's room. The coziness of the interiors, the connectedness to nature and the homage it pays to the past- lends a unique character to the interior.
All of these elements together, makes a space with an English cottage style more inviting, warm and comfortable. When designing a nursery for a baby, that's exactly the vibe we are looking to achieve as well.
If you find yourself daydreaming and nostalgic about these cozy English designs, we'll show you how to design a nursery that's inspired by the English countryside.
Read on to find the key elements to designing a nursery with an English cottage look.
HOW TO DECORATE A NURSERY WITH AN ENGLISH COTTAGE LOOK
1.PLAY WITH COLORS INPIRED BY NATURE
2.INCORPORATE WOOD ELEMENTS
Wood elements are a mainstay in English style designs and adds warmth to the space. Weathered and rustic wood details in the nursery is even more meaningful since it connects the past to the future.
3.GO WITH VINTAGE FINDS
A few vintage finds are a must when designing a nursery with an English style look. Adding vintage finds to the nursery gives it a more timeless feel.
If there's one thing to creating an English cottage inspired nursery, it's adding fresh flowers and plants to the space. When you bring in greenery to the nursery, it gives the space a pastoral feel. .
5.LAYER WITH TEXTILES
English cottage style interiors are layered with textiles to give the space warmth and create homey vibes. Layer blankets, throw pillows and rugs to create a cozy look in the baby's room.
6.BRING IN WOOD KNOBS AND PEG RAILS
The smallest of details are perhaps, what often creates the most impactful look. Wooden knobs and peg rails are often seen in English countryside inspired interiors.
7.MIX AND MATcH PATTERNS
From stripes to florals and plaids-patterns take center stage in English cottage inspired interiors. We love seeing dainty floral wallpapered nurseries alongside other patterned nursery décor.
8.ADD VERTICAL SHIPLAP OR BEADBOARDS
Creating visual interest is important in English cottage style interiors and we often see shiplap as well as breadboards incorporated to the designs.
9.LIVED IN LOOK
What makes an English cottage inspired interior stand out is perhaps the lived in look. You are always bound to see a bit of clutter and that makes the design even more approachable.
Last Updated on October 19, 2021 by Tira Attygalla