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Planning a Boy/Girl Twin Nursery

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.

  • Wall Decal Company

    Great article thanks for sharing.

  • Sherri Blum, CID

    Boy/Girl Twin nurseries are my FAVORITE! How fun! I just completed one myself in khaki, cream, blue and lavender. Have fun…can’t wait to see how it turns out. I’m sure it will be magical, as are all your nurseries.

  • Phyllis

    I agree that twins are now more common than they used to be. I even think that a few years ago, almost every one I was familiar with and who were having babies eventually had twins.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jacquiline.bertny Jacquiline Bertny

    Yeah, I think twin births come in surges. Like Angelie Jolie’s, Rebecca Romijn’s, Jennifer Lopez’s, and Marcia Cross’. And these all came in 2007 and 2008 alone.

  • Andie

    There’s also Sarah Jessica Parker, Mariah Carey and Celine Dion, who all gave birth to twins.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ross.neytiri Ross Neytiri

    I honestly wouldn’t count these three because I think they had some sort of artificial insemination or IVF. And we all know multiple births are highly likely in these cases.

  • Denise N

    LOVE the burlap baskets from a Southern Bucket. I have ordered smaller baskets in white burlap with pink initials for my new baby niece. Perfect for storage and I also use these for baby gift baskets filled with pretty things that the company picks out for me as custom gifts.

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