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Gallery Round Up: The Midnight Nursery

As you know, Melisa has been working on a nursery makeover for her second son, Chase. I have to admit, when she first announced that she would incorporate black into the color scheme I told her that made me nervous. Silly me to doubt her designer eye because once I saw her inspiration board I was in awe! You’ll soon see what I mean when she reveals her work. Until then, let’s look at some fabulous midnight nurseries I found in our Project Gallery.

Quinn’s Nursery proves that, just like in fashion, black works with everything. The dark accent wall helps make the cool blues and greens pop.

Sophia’s Kingdom is fit for a queen. The black damask print and bold poster playing tribute to The Beatles is a haven for Rock & Roll royalty.

Say goodnight to Boston’s Room. A bold modern art piece like this one makes so much sense in a nurery when paired with a black and white crib!

What do you think of black in the nursery? Too bold? Too dangerous? Spectacular? Tell us by leaving a comment!

Mallory Soda

Tuesday 30th of October 2012

Where can I find that last black and white crib?


Monday 8th of November 2010

I'm really not sure about black in a nursery. But I have to admit that these rooms turned out good. Black is not something that works for everyone, so if you plan to use this color, only two words: professional help.


Saturday 6th of November 2010

I think black is a good accent color for a nursery. This is because it's one of the first colors a newborn baby can see. But of course, you will had to add dashes of bright colors as they grow older.


Wednesday 3rd of November 2010

Thanks for featuring Quinn's room in your round up! It's the only room in our house with so much black and white and at 5 weeks old, Quinn LOVES to look at the back accent wall!


Tuesday 2nd of November 2010

Salina, the Project page for Sophia's Kingdom mentions the designers paid about $50 for all the decals in the room. It does look like a stencil at first glance, but I believe it is a decal.