Two of the most exciting tasks in planning for your baby’s arrival are choosing a name and designing the nursery. The paint has gone from swatch to walls. The crib has been assembled, and reassembled… The pages of every baby name book you received at your shower have been dog-eared and highlighted. Finally, a finished room and a name for the birth certificate. Needless to say, parents are delighted to display their child’s name in their new nursery. Here are some creative ways Project Nursery readers are doing so.
Adelaide’s nursery is adorned with a custom felt banner. The designer went an extra step by adding accent pieces with the letter “A” inscribed.
Berkley’s name is displayed on a diamond which matches her accent walls. This Project Nursery reader wanted the nursery to look like it came from a designer’s portfolio so she was careful in continuing shapes and colors throughout the room, including the child’s name art.
It can be difficult to find art that doesn’t clash with wallpapered surfaces. Single letters are sold at various retailers or you can paint your own by purchasing from a craft & hobby store. Look at how effective these black letters are on Chloe’s damask wall.
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I personally love that Chloe room :) I think getting the name in something bold and very noticeable (black on pink) is a great way to “own” the nursery.
I think that getting your baby’s name up on the room is a good way to “personalize” the room… but there’s a caveat. Because it’s easy and all that, most people lazily just gets the name up and forgets about personalizing the other aspect of the room. Make the nursery more special by personalizing it!
I think the felt banner is a great idea. Spelling out your child’s name can get expensive quick, and this seems like a tasteful yet inexpensive way to do it.