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Celebrity Design Reveal: JP and Ashley Rosenbaum’s Nursery

After showcasing, JP and Ashley Rosenbaum’s baby shower, we couldn’t help but follow up to see the space they created for their baby boy, Fordham. Just like the baby shower, the nursery carries a subtle travel theme. We were lucky enough to hear straight from the designer Vanessa Antonelli, of NessaLee Baby, to get the scoop on this beautiful nursery.

JP and Ashley Rosenbaum NurseryHarlow Crib by Babyletto, Cobblestone Crib Bedding by Oilo, Pebble Mattress by Nook Sleep Systems

Did JP and Ashley have any specific requests for the space?

Ashley and JP were so much fun to work with. Both of them were incredibly excited leading up to the baby’s arrival! Ashley knew she wanted a neutral colored space that has a subtle travel theme. We started with that, and it very quickly bloomed into what it is now.

JP and Ashley Rosenbaum NurseryChandelier from Barn Light Electric

The rustic touches are so on trend right now, but the room still feels totally modern. What are your tips on how to feature multiple styles in a space?

When I first met with Ashley, I asked her to show me things she likes in terms of other spaces, furniture and decor. I felt like all of the things she chose were very different from each other. I wanted to give her exactly what she was dreaming of, so I needed to find a way to fuse the two styles so they made sense together visually. I think the best way to do that is to not go color crazy. Too much color will look too busy on top of trying to fuse multiple design styles. The same goes for patterns. Pick a direction and go with it. Don’t try to combine everything. Let the two different styles be the focus on their own. Obviously, if you aren’t featuring multiple styles, the color and pattern possibilities are endless.

JP and Ashley Rosenbaum NurseryMap Art by Umbra, Costa Chest by Kidsmill, Pebble Change Pad by Nook Sleep Systems

What does the couple love most about the nursery?

Through the process their favorite pieces kept changing, but I think in the end it was the Driftwood wall.

Tell us about those letters on the wall. We love them!

The letters are handmade from wire. I always like to choose some handmade products to add into every space I design. There are so many talented artisans in this world and it makes the room that much more special.

JP and Ashley Rosenbaum NurseryDriftwood Wall Planks from Stikwood

Congratulations to Ashley and JP on their beautiful addition, Fordham, and thank you for sharing his lovely space with us!

Designed by Vanessa Antonelli, NessaLee Baby

Photography by Ricky Stern Photography

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Monday 4th of September 2017

[…] focal wall from Poject Nursery using Reclaimed Weathered Wood is gorgeous. Love how rustic the wood […]

Rylee Brown

Thursday 5th of January 2017

Loooooove everything about this nursery. Where can I find those handles on that costa dresser?

Olya balakin

Sunday 21st of August 2016

Where is tge dresser from?


Saturday 4th of July 2015

this is gorgeous! Can you tell me what the paint color on the walls is?

Melissa T

Saturday 16th of May 2015

Love the letters!!! How tall are they and where did you find them? Thanks!