Putting extra effort in baby nursery
With all soon-to-be parents, most of the attention is spent on looking after the bun in the oven and putting together the baby nursery. All parents wish to build a baby room that is both inspirational and pretty, after all, not only the little one spends most of his/ her time in it, the parents will too! It can be a challenge to design the room similar to the happiest place on earth but it is definitely achievable to attain a roomful of positive vibes.
Thus it is important to make the right choice of theme, style, colour and decor of the baby’s room.
Getting that innovative idea and implementing it are two different things. Now if you are already aware of the sex of the baby, then it should not take you too long to figure out which color and what theme the baby’s room should have. If you’re not doing any gender revealing a surprise, then you can even go for the gender-neutral tones ones which are universal.
Tips on designing the baby nursey
Add a dimmer to the lighting, so that you can adjust the mood of your baby’s room
Make sure that the fabrics and rugs are durable and washable
Choose an evolving piece of furniture which can adjust to the baby’s growth
Leave enough floor space so that your baby can have floor playtime
Opt for appropriate color and theme which will suit the setting of your baby’s room
Do not forget the ceiling
Setting down the theme of the baby room
Build a room with a theme and every decor will fall into place nicely:
Here are 5 themes which you can select from for your little prince:
Create an outer space galaxy for your little boy in which he spends his entire day and night in.
Select a galaxy theme which will have the design of the outer space. You can put on some space wallpapers, decorate the whole room with some starry wind chimes and make sure the ceiling has glowing stars and moons on them. You can also put on some starry bed and pillow covers so that your boy can dream in his cloud nine.
Give a safari look to your baby boy’s room. With grass and leaves as the base, you can include some animal bunting and brown plushies to round up the look.
For adding some adventurous theme to your baby boy’s room, pick some wall decal and theme which are related to traveling. You can put on some posters of famous cities or famous places and for the decoration, complete the look by adding a tiny model of your favorite monument.
Pick some character like Peter Pan or Sponge Bob etc. These will give the perfect cute look to your baby boy’s room. And if you want to opt for the rugged theme, then you can also choose from the Marvel and D.C characters. Now top this theme with some cartoonish wall decal and decoration like the shield of Captain America or some Spiderman stickers.
Pick the favorite sport for your child, you can opt for cricket, baseball, basketball, etc and add some famous and popular personality belonging to that sport. You can use the wall decal of a stadium or the sports person and decorate the room with some sports equipment.
Here’s another 5 ideas for your for your tiny princess room:
Take away your little girl in the mist of the aquatic creatures in her daydream. You can select a mermaid wallpaper and make the entire room breezy and give it the look of an ocean. You can decorate her crib with some fishes and shells.
Soothe your baby girl with the absolute flowery and feminine themed baby room. You can select a colorful and flower-patterned wallpaper to get the look. You can add some floral bedsheets to match the room.
Pick some animated movie theme for your baby girls, such as a Frozen, or Cinderella or Moana and decorate the room with the appropriate wall decal. For the Frozen theme you can make the room look like snow with some starry wind chimes and for the Moana theme, make the room look all breezy.
Inspire your baby girl with some famous personalities and their occupations. For instance, you can pick a famous women tennis player and add her wall decal. Or you can even fill the room with famous quotes, and make it all colorful and eye-catchy.
5. Art and Craft
Sure your baby girl will grow up to be creative, so the theme of art and craft to her nursery. You can add the wall decal of books, pencils, paint brushes, and other stationary items to give it the perfect look. Make the room lively by using different arts and crafty patterns.
Enhance the mood of the room with these wall decal
The vibe which a room gives out is very important, therefore keeping the right decor of the room plays a vital role in it. Opting for the right wall decal will enhance and bring out the versatility of the room plus throw out the appropriate vibe. Also, wallpapers are easy to change when your kids get older and have a mind of their own.
Here are some of the wall decor for your baby’s room:
For your baby boy
Wallpapers are easy to maintain. You can easily do a wipe over with damp or dry cloth and dust are not as visible as normal painted walls. It is also easy to change if the wallpapers are subjected to wear and tear.
For your baby girl
Pump up the floral and pinks in the nursery for that feminine outlook. If you have a heavy background, use lighter hues furniture and wall display to opt for the optimum design overalls. With the floral look, you can also add an eclectic gallery on the wall that has mixed prints and fabrics. The wallpaper can be 3D, 2D or simply pattern printed.
Whatever design you decided, the wall plays an important role is providing the general atmosphere and vibe.
Playing around with wall colors
Well, when it comes to the color of walls gone are the days when you had your whole house painted in whites or yellows. Now mixing up and playing with the colors are important, therefore try contrasting and mix and match various color combinations to give a vibrant look to the walls.
Here are some of the options you can choose from:
If you have opted for an animal-themed nursery, then stick to the warm earth tones to enhance the look. And if you want a modern twist to the traditional nursery, pick the jean blue color instead of blue.
For turning the floral themed room into a peaceful nursery, use the color white for your base and pink as an accent color. For a classic, yet modern look, you can pick white and light grey which will create a soothing space.
Add on baby proof furniture to round up the room
With all the fancy ideas and creativity done in a baby’s room, it is important that one should also take care of their baby’s safety. Therefore the appropriate installment of all the items plus baby-proofing the apartment is necessary. Now with the baby proofing of the apartment, it is also important that you use the furniture in the baby’s room which is safe and also blends in with the room.
So here are some furniture ideas to keep your baby intact.
Door latch cover:
You can buy or make a door latch cover, which is to ensure that your baby does not wake up each time you close and open the door. Make a latch of blue color for your baby boy’s room and a one in pink for your girl’s.
You can either customize a crib bumper blending the color and pattern with the color of the wall or decor or you can DIY a cushion which is ideal for protecting your little one. So for the boy’s crib, you can opt for patterned green or blue shade according to your choice and for the girl’s crib, you can choose the sand color, floral printed or even some solid design to blend in with the theme.
So with these 10 inspirational ideas for your baby’s room, hope your baby lives in his / her ‘happy place’ all the time!
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé