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In the Nursery with Sabina Gault

This is our interview series where we bring you the nurseries and kid rooms of successful designers, entrepreneurs and moms. Through this series, our featured guests will divulge some of their design secrets and share stories of how their nurseries came to be.


In this week’s feature, we go behind the scenes with someone who runs the “behind the scenes” for many successful businesses serving today’s parents. Sabina Gault is the CEO of Konnect PR, an award-winning public relations agency specializing in baby and children’s products. Their clients range from pre-pregnancy and maternity to toddler and teen products. Konnect is based in sunny Los Angeles, and they work with a variety of brands from Lakeshore, Boba and Nuna to Ubbi, Pearhead and The Goddard School.

Sabina Gault and Daughter

Sabina is originally from Romania and has been in PR for over twelve years now. After her full devotion to her family and career, we learned that Sabina loves traveling all over the world. We’re certain that knowing six different languages helps her with that!

Yellow and Green Gender Neutral Nursery - Project Nursery

What was the most important thing you wanted to achieve when creating this space?

My husband and I decided to be surprised about the sex of the baby, but with that, we had to make sure that the nursery would be appropriate for both genders. In choosing a color scheme, we decided on matching the nursery to the style of our house and living. We live on the beach in Southern California, where it is almost always sunny and fun. The main color of the nursery was a pale beautiful glowing yellow. To complement this, we chose very light greens. We kept the nursery simple with white furniture and clean hardwood floors that featured a round accent rug.

Yellow and Green Nursery Round Area Rug

Do you have any words of advice for other designers and parents?

I feel that, these days, moms-to-be are all about Pinterest ideas and design-driven nurseries. I love Pinterest too and am quite an avid pinner. However, I think a nursery is meant to be a personal space, somewhere where you can bond with your baby. It’s somewhere you can feel happy in those early days of 2 and 4 and 6 am feedings. It’s a place that makes you smile and be comfortable no matter the time of day. Don’t forget these elements of comfort and personalization—how many hours are you going to sit in that chair that does not rock or glide? Are you going to be okay with your baby crawling on the rug or will it be too rough and hard?

White Changing Table in Yellow Nursery - Project Nursery

Any upcoming home projects?

I am stoked about starting to design my son’s room. In a couple of months, we are going to move him into a room down the hall across from my daughter, and I cannot wait to start getting that room ready. It is currently a guest bedroom, and while it’s a super fun room (it has two balconies both with ocean views) and a simple Asian-inspired look, I’m looking forward to changing it around to a great boy’s room. We’ll probably stick to the white furniture, but we’ll add some nice brown accents to match the hardwood floors and closet doors, which are dark brown and heavy wood.

Do you know of a fantastic nursery or big kid’s room designed by a successful designer or business owner? Please send a photo of the room to for consideration.

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  1. avatar Lisa says:

    I’d also love to know where the changing table is from!

  2. avatar Terry says:

    the changing table is exactly what I’m looking for. Any chance you can tell me where it’s from?

  3. avatar kathleen says:

    i love the changing table where can i find this changing table.

  4. avatar Andrea Lowe says:

    That circular rug looks adorable!

  5. avatar Jillian Scotts says:

    Yeah, same thoughts about the layout and the shape of the room.

  6. avatar Jillian Scotts says:

    I love the colors of the nursery!

  7. avatar Patt Adams says:

    Love the colors and the round rug. I have to say that this nursery has a very interesting layout, too. It’s not the usual square-shaped room.

  8. avatar says:

    Hi Adrienne,

    Thanks for the article. I found it very educating
    and useful. :)

    I have to say – good point about Pinterest! It’s nice to see all those images pimped up on editing software, but the main thing is quality, safety, the materials that furniture is made from and who knows maybe the furniture that you buy can be a heritage.

    Thanks again for article.