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Keeping it Neutral

Many parents like to wait to find out the sex of their baby. It is for those parents that I present this post on the art of creating a stylish nursery in a neutral palette. Gone are the days of yellow or green being your only options. There are so many fabulous tones you can choose to create a look that can be left as is or adapted to the sex of the baby once your bundle of joy arrives.

Here’s a sneak peak at a look we did for a recent photo shoot. We chose a totally tan and neutral palette with stark white furniture so the subdued fabrics would pop. A gorgeous linen from Schumacher on the bumper gave a more modern and tailored feel to the room, yet the crystal chandelier from Curry added a more feminine element.

Metallics are also a great way to create a neutral look. Keeping the bedding elegant yet unisex can be tricky, but I think these crib sets from Angel Song are perfect for a boy or girl. Notice how the pop of color in each shot makes it more gender specific.

Serena and Lily’s Wren, one of my favorite crib sets for a gender neutral room, uses the perfect pale blue and kicks of color to create a sweet set that I think is gorgeous for either sex.

What’s your favorite look for a unisex nursery?

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Wednesday 1st of February 2012

I was really happy to arrive this site.I needed to thank you for this fantastic article!! I certainly enjoying every small bit of it


Saturday 24th of December 2011

I like your neutral colored rug. Where did you find it? :)

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Monday 19th of September 2011

i like this room style.. is there girl or a boy this room is prefect for both.. the colour of room is so nice..


Wednesday 7th of September 2011

Great for not reinforcing gender stereotypes, too! So cute.


Tuesday 6th of September 2011

We are having a Boy in December & already had a neutral theme in the guest bedroom that we are changing into the nursery. I had a cream colored crib in storage for either a girl or boy & since then have accumulated cream & white furniture as well. I hope it all goes together! our accent colors are red & navy but still mostly cream & white...I'm making my own mobile from a paint chip idea on pinterest to hopefully tie everything together!