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Circus Themed Nursery


“Lion, and tigers and bears! Oh my!…” Modernized Circus themed Nursery by Shalena Smith and furniture and accessories from Gaga Designs. (Images taken by Studio SLB Lifestyle Photography)

Design Inspiration

The client wanted something fun, yet different. They love animals but didn't want white furniture, primary colors or anything too scary. This rustic furniture was customized for them and will grow up with their son for years to come.

Decorating Style

Have Fun! Be playful and explore different options, there are no rules outside of safety!

Project Details

I love that the rug is neutral, yet it adds a pop of color to make it a little more interesting. To get the look of this nursery visit Gaga Designs.

Favorite Items

My favorite item in the nursery was the large giraffe. I love it! It's been a popular item with many of my celebrity clients. It comes in many different sizes but the life size giraffe is always a show stopper!!


A chandelier always makes a room feel a little more fabulous! Most people think chandeliers are only for girls but depending on the style it can definitely work for boys as well.

Vote: July Room Finalists 2014 - Project Nursery

Monday 21st of July 2014

[…] Circus-Themed Nursery by Shalena Smith Interiors Sabrina, of Project Nursery, says, “This is a circus-themed nursery executed in a subtle, elegant way. The oversized giraffe adds a touch of whimsy as do the vintage circus signs on the wall.” […]


Thursday 17th of July 2014

Beautiful job, Shalena!!

Shalena Smith

Saturday 19th of July 2014

Thank you so much!! That means a lot since you see a lot of beautiful nurseries! ;-)