Design Reveal

Surprise Room Makeover Reveal

Girl's Room Gallery Wall

My nine-year-old daughter Stella just spent her second summer at overnight camp, and she left with one request: “Please redo my room!” Just like the story of the shoemaker’s child, since I’m in the children’s design business, my kids’ rooms are not always the projects I feel like tackling in my downtime. […]

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Design Reveal

Design Reveal: The Stripe and the Whale

Nursery with Striped Accent Wall

My latest design challenge was to figure out how to make visual sense of a space that is very nontraditional and asymmetrical. The ceilings are super high, and in one corner of the room, they slant downward dramatically. […]

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Furniture

How to Choose a Dresser

Jackie Dresser by Bellini

So many parents focus their attention on crib selection when designing their babies’ nurseries, but as a mother of two, I speak from personal experience when I say that it’s all about the changer and the dresser. […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Paint Colors

DIY: How to Paint a Plaid Accent Wall

How to Paint Plaid Video

This spring I am seeing so much plaid, and I like it! If you want to play with pattern and keep it classic, punches of plaid make everyone smile, from preppies to punks. […]

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Furniture

How to Choose a Changing Table

Changer Top

Choosing the perfect changing table is crucial to having a functional nursery. Here are a few tips to help you pick the changing table that’s right for you. […]

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Furniture

Two Tone Furniture Trend

Stella Collection by Newport Cottages

One of the hottest trends I have been spotting in the nursery is two tone furniture. It’s an easy way to spice up your room, whether with an accent piece or a set. Check out some fresh design ideas using the two-tone approach. […]

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