It seems like a person can create nearly anything with a great tutorial, the right tools for the job and a little (or a lot) of sweat and maybe a few tears. Creating a nursery is fun and helps moms and dads-to-be mentally and physically prepare for the arrival of a baby. Finding stunning nursery decor or ideas is pretty simple with the internet and, let’s be honest, Pinterest! I have found that it is fairly easy to recreate a room that I find on the internet.
Decor for a nursery does not necessarily need to be traditional. I wish someone would have shaken me up a bit when I was creating nurseries for my wee ones. I did not think outside of the box so although I adore the way I decorated my kids’ nurseries, I almost wish I was having another baby so I could do just one more and incorporate some of what I have found here. Wait. Scratch that. I’m finally sleeping through the night and have kids who are learning to be a bit self-sufficient. Let’s not get baby fever just because we are looking at cute decor here! I am happy to pass the information along to you though. Which brings me to this gem and quite possibly my favorite find! I found it over at Spot On Square and am in love!
The crib has acrylic on one side or both! How fun for the baby to see straight through instead of as if they are (literally) behind bars! Oh I can hear what you may be saying now, “But what about all the smudges?!?” I admit, I thought about that too. Then I remembered why I like my kitchen cabinets white. Why you ask? Because it becomes very clear when they are dirty and I clean them more frequently. Now that I think about it…I never cleaned the bars of my kid’s cribs. Ew! With this crib, parents will know exactly when the crib has been lavished with baby spit and nastiness! Clean-up will be super easy too. Don’t believe me? It’s true! I stumbled upon the Norwex Enviro-Cloth and Window Cloth when my cousin began selling the product and now I can’t live without them because they are the best products to use when cleaning windows, mirrors, stainless steal and pretty much anything under the sun. No, I’m not trying to push my cousin’s business on you but I have linked to her page because I seriously adore the product and its great for the environment too! Back to the crib. Have you ever seen anything like this? Amazingly simple design with clean lines and visibility. Love, love, LOVE it! Here is another example but in white with ideas for additional decor:
A detail that often gets over-looked (in our house especially) but can have a huge impact is lighting. There are some amazing fixtures out there but keep in mind, lighting can quite pricey. I found some fantastic lighting features using the Houzz app. I love this app because I get so many ideas for my house. Granted, my tastes are bigger than my checking account by I digress…
I love how they used both painted flowers and flowers created out of… is that tissue paper, regular paper or some sort of fabric? I don’t know but I lurrrv it!
This tree was created by Simple Shapes on Etsy and is a decal. Shelves were added which not only created a 3D effect but also has functionality. Can’t go wrong with that! If this feels too overwhelming when creating your own concept of stunning baby decor consider sweet moments captured in a creative way with palette signs.
Palette signs are a fun way to create unique, personalized wall art. I love the birth announcement signs with a child’s name, date and time of birth, birth weight, etc. I think they are so sweet and would make a special gift. I also adore signs that have cute little sayings on them. A fantastic idea I found at Wood and Whatnot was this Growth Chart that can simply stand against a wall. My mom kept track of me and my brother’s height on the wall at our house. Guess what happened when we moved? Yup, the history was painted over and lost. Don’t let that happen to you!
The last concept I want to touch on when creating your baby’s nursery is space and organization. Let’s face it, not all of us live in a giant house with endless amounts of money to create the most stunning of stunning nurseries. That’s ok because the most important and obvious thing is the love that is expressed during those quiet moments while in your newborn’s nursery. If you have, shall we say, a “quaint” space then this crib/storage system I found on Wayfair may be your answer! I love how everything has its spot in this piece of furniture.
Keep in mind that “Stunning Baby Decor” means different things to different people. Whether you prefer shabby chic, Mid-Century Modern or Urban Industrial there great options that are available to purchase or to put your own DIY skills to use. I like to try and find shops (Etsy or otherwise) that support small entrepreneurs when I can. Good luck in creating the space for your little cherub!
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