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colorful, modern ‘places you’ll go!’ nursery


designed this gender neutral nursery for my son before he was born.  i was hoping to capture my interest in traveling the world and being exposed to its many cultures, and pass that interest along to my baby.

Design Inspiration

began with finding the origami map that was so unique and then went from there.

Decorating Style

modern, minimalist, and colorful.

Project Details

wall decal is an origami colored world map

dr. suess quote canvas on etsy

babyletto hudson convertible crib and changing table in white

ikea stuva armoire in green and nightstand in blue

little castle glider and ottoman from buybuybaby in grey with white piping

voyage around the world throw pillow at society6

sperovelo rider at moma

room 365 bedding and changing pad cover at target

Favorite Items

the origami world map and the spherovelo.


find the centerpiece for your nursery - be it the crib, a piece of wall art, or a quote. then build around it using etsy and society6 for the unique pieces and target and ikea for the simple modern furniture.

25 Oh The Places You'll Go Nursery Ideas - Your House Needs This

Monday 4th of April 2022

[…] can do something similar with your maps, but in a different style. For example, this family used a geometric style map as a decoration in their Oh, the Places You’ll Go! […]


Sunday 26th of February 2017

I love the Dr Suess canvas. Can you share the name of the Etsy seller you got it from? Thanks!


Friday 9th of May 2014

Love It! Love the site with the maps, in love with this one: