I decided to redecorate the nursery. My daughters have outgrown the crib and we bought them some simple transition beds. They felt so mature!
I have just entered the fifth month of my third pregnancy, but I couldn’t wait any longer, so I decided to take care of the baby’s room and add chic decor and delicate details. I wanted it to be very cute, charming and elegant, but above all, I wanted it to be stylish. When I expected my first daughter, I didn’t pay much attention to these details. First of all, I did not have enough time to devote myself to decorating children’s rooms because I was all confused and frightened by the arrival of my first born.
Now, together with my daughters, who are very serious about this endeavour, I’m just a few steps away from realising one of the most beautiful wishes from my childhood.
The colour scheme
In order to bring a lot of elegance and style to the room, I painted it in delicate pastel shade that is on a green-grey side. The room has lots of windows and is very airy, which is very important in children’s rooms. We put up long curtains in bright shades from floor to ceiling. Curtains and carpets provide a sense of warmth and are a must if you want a warm and cozy little room for your child.
Furniture must be made of natural materials
Regarding furniture for nursery, you need a crib (or cot), changing table, wardrobe cabinet and a cabinet for linens, blankets and towels. An armchair would be nice, too, but it should match with the colour of the nursery. I reupholstered mine. It would be best that the furniture is white and of natural materials, but a delicate wooden structure would be good, too. Carefully choose the crib. It is important that it is sufficiently away from the doors, windows and radiator. When selecting a crib, think about functionality, safety and comfort. For a more stylish crib, I picked one with open sides that would give my child feeling of freedom as well as safety.
Details and decoration in the nursery
Do not go overboard with toys in order to protect the baby against dust. Framed drawings of various motifs can be placed above the chest of drawers. Choose a motif that you like – a car, a flower, princess, an animal, etc. I chose a honey pot and when my baby gets older, I’m thinking of framing some of my little one’s first clothes.
I want a mirror with a big frame, but I will save that for later, when my daughters and I definitely decide where the crib is going to be placed. Interesting pillows (made of organic cotton and hypoallergenic fibre fill) resting on the armchair will make the room comfortable and interesting. Furthermore, a soft cheap rug in the center of the room will make the crawling easier, not to mention adding a touch of elegance and warmth.
The ideal temperature for sleeping and changing the baby
It is important not to warm up your baby too much. We all know that the baby should not be cold, but overly warming up is not a good idea. Be sure to maintain a temperature of around 22 degrees in the baby’s room. An odorless humidifier is also a great idea to keep the air from drying out.
I’m so excited and the whole project has been something lovely for me to work on with my other little girls while we wait for Baby No. 3 to arrive. My advice to all future mothers out there is to put time and effort into this little nursery project because you will not regret it. Your baby will feel the peace, unity and harmony that prevails in such a beautiful and elegant room.
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