Category Archives: Accessories/Decor

The Elephant in the Room

Just for kicks, I wanted to design a nursery that reminds me of one of my favorite [lazy] weekend activities: watching BBC’s “Animal Planet”.  My husband is incredibly fascinated by animals, so for his birthday a few years back, I bought him the complete DVD series of “Animal Planet” and “Blue Planet”.  When we’re having a lazy weekend, […]

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Pillow-Talk

I recently read a few interviews with home design bloggers that were asked, “what is one thing every room in your house should have?”  The responses were: something sentimental, a soothing feeling, a comfy place to sit, a vintage piece of furniture or something that makes you laugh.  I couldn’t agree more with all of these.   My […]

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Spring is most definitely my favorite time of year!  As soon as the new year rolls in, I’m always just waiting around for those apple blossoms and crocuses to start budding out.  Lucky for me, I was asked to help with the design of a [budget-friendly] spring-themed nursery.  How appropriate for a little girl named […]

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Alaska….The Last Frontier

I believe I’ve mentioned before that when deciding how to design your new baby’s nursery, that you should consider a theme that is a collaboration of memories, hobbies, travels, and things that define mom and dad….maybe a nursery would be themed around a favorite place, a favorite hobby or around a favorite memory.  Whatever it is, it somehow makes […]

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Nursery Safety: Bedding

Keep comforters and pillows out of the crib — they could suffocate the baby. If a pretty blanket came with the crib set, try hanging it on the wall or using it on the rocking chair. A common mistake is to place your baby onto a quilt or fluffy comforter – which poses a great suffocation risk. […]

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