I saw the cutest picture the other day. It was of three babies all lying next to each other on the floor. The first one’s shirt read, “I was planned,” the second one read, “I wasn’t,” and the third read, “Neither was I!”. Triplets may be rare, but it seems like, these days, twins are as common as ever! Whether you’re blessed with one, two or more, designing a nursery that works for both genders can be tricky! A sweet friend of mine recently found out she’s having one of each, and although we are at the beginning stages of her nursery design, I thought it would be fun to share with you all the design process and some of the yummy finds along the way.
Since she’s having one of each, the tricky part is making sure it’s not too girly or too boy. We definitely didn’t want to go with all white—how boring is that? So after digging through some swatches and brainstorming color ideas, we decided to go with Caden Lane’s Modern Vintage Collection. The Dylan and Ryan set perfectly complement each other and give us the opportunity to play with color that works for boys and girls!
The mom picked gorgeous antique white Venetian Cribs from Bratt Decor (above), and we are painting the back wall—which the cribs will go against—a light teal and the opposite three walls a sweet shade of salmon, which will make her turquoise dresser pop!
So I promise there’s more to come as the room progresses, but here’s some of our favorites that we are starting with.
1. I love shaggy raggy rugs. They provide a soft spot for babies to play and bring in more of the accent colors under each crib. 2. One of the walls will have a sweet play table for the twins, and over it, a family tree adorned with family member’s pictures. 3. I’m obsessed with anything burlap and monogrammed right now; these burlap storage buckets go perfectly with our modern-vintage theme. 4. and 6. The Ryan and Dylan bedding have the same fabrics in different color combinations. 5. And I love this LOVE wall art from The Wheatfield.