Hello everyone, Lisa from Design Actually here. I am so excited & honored to be guest blogging here on Scottsdale Moms Blog! Today I’m going to share with you some nursery design inspiration and a few tips on how to make your baby’s room look put together and chic.
There are many things to consider when designing a nursery such as color, function, and organization, but today I’d like to focus on some of the extra touches that can take your nursery from “pretty cute” to super fabulous!
First, do not underestimate the power of a cool light fixture:
Treat the ceiling as if it’s another wall, after all, the baby is going to be looking at it a lot:
An unconventional mobile goes a long way:
Wall decals are an easy (and non-committal) way to add some personality to the space:
And lastly, add a little bit of whimsy to spark your little one’s imagination:
Some of my favorite local shops for kid’s decor include:
Petite Chateau– nice selection of chandeliers and fun artwork, plus very cute clothes
Moonbeams– bedding and furniture
Rust and Roses– not technically a kid’s store, but this antique shop is packed with unique items from lighting to furniture that will add a special vintage touch to your nursery.
I hope this has given you some inspiration in putting your nursery together, and of course these ideas can be applied to older children’s rooms too. Designing a nursery can be a big task, so if you’re feeling overwhelmed, don’t hesitate to seek out the services of a professional designer (ahem!). It can save you time and money and will allow you to focus on more important things, like the upcoming arrival of your new addition. Thanks again to Stephanie and Joy for having me here today!
Lisa is an interior designer, blogger(Design Actually), thrifter and do-it-yourselfer. Lisa and her hubby Leon, a very supportive, hardworking, VW Bus Driving guy have two fur kids – Cooper and Parker (lil’ Yorkies). Not only is she a professional interior designer, but she also makes her own diaper bags and is an accessories designer (www.Lstudio.etsy.com).
photo credits: apartment therapy, domino, urban grace, life in the fun lane, nest egg, elements of style, decor8, emma’s design blog
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