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Trend Alert: Vintage Nursery Design

What? Could it be? I think I spy another up-and-coming trend in baby decor! Vintage nursery design has been sprinkling the gallery for a while now, but lately it seems to be in full bloom! And this isn’t your typical design with a few vintage furniture pieces and an all-white color palette—I’m talking gorgeous lace crib skirts, Parisian decor, sweet pastels and every shade of ivory you can dream of!

And all those amazing gold accents you’ve been eyeing? Don’t you worry your sweet preggo heart, because it all coordinates perfectly with the vintage style of the room. I’m currently obsessing over thin gold frames and gold foil prints in gallery walls, and I LOVE how the designer of this gorgeous peach nursery accented the crib with a collage of art on either side of the window. The tone-on-tone carpet squares and white iron crib come together seamlessly in this sweet and stylish vintage nursery.

Pink and White Vintage Parisian Nursery - Project NurseryBebe Zoey’s French Vintage Nursery

I always love a little color in the nursery, and I adore all the sweet pastels that have inspired so many recent room designs. Coral and mint seem to be the most popular picks, and they are oh-so-lovely when paired with a gorgeous ivory lace crib skirt.

Here’s a design tip when it comes to adding color to your vintage nursery design. Let the color do all the talking! White or ivory walls set the vintage tone so that you can bring in pops of color in the furniture and other key pieces of decor. Make sure it’s just enough so that it all works together to create your dream nursery design.

Vintage Style Baby Bedding from Caden LaneVintage Baby Bedding (Butterfly | Floral)

Lace doesn’t have to be just in the bedding! How adorable is this shabby chic burlap and lace name banner? It’s perfect for the gallery wall or over the crib. You could even add a little personalized touch to baby’s door!

Burlap and Lace Name Banner from EtsyBurlap & Lace Name Banner from Ms Rogers Neighborhood on Etsy

Expecting a little boy? Choose gorgeous linens in shades of white, ivory and blue! I love how this crib skirt flows out from under the crib—ruffles for a baby boy have never been so sweet.

White and Blue Vintage Nursery - Project NurseryVintage White Nursery

Not finding out the gender of your baby? This crib bedding set is sure to inspire with popular sayings like “Dream Big Little One” and “You are So Loved.” The tiny taupe polka dots and white lace work together like a dream for baby girl or baby boy vintage nursery designs.

Vintage Style Baby Bedding from Caden LaneLove Letters Baby Bedding

Are you designing a vintage style nursery? I can’t wait to see what gorgeous ideas you come up with—share your photos in the gallery!

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