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Elegant & Timeless Transitional Nursery


I'm a lifestyle newborn photographer and I have had the privilege of photographing some AMAZING nurseries because of it. So when we found out I was pregnant, the pressure was on (okay, to be fair - I had been planning this nursery for some time - ha!) to create the perfect space for our little girl. We live in a typical suburban builder grade home and wanted the room to look completely different than that.


One of the most important things for my husband and me when designing this space was making sure that the room we created would grow with our daughter. For us, that meant we stayed within a neutral color palette with the accent pieces (that can easily be changed as she grows) adding extra color.


We designed and built ourselves (yes, we are crazy but also avid DIYers!) timeless pieces like the wall paneling and built-in bookshelves with gold backing where she could eventually put the things that are most important to her. For now, we've styled it to showcase her books, framed art of family members (including our little dog because she's family too - ha!) and some special gifts she's been given from family and friends and we added wall sconces to add extra elegance (and light!).  We also added art that you wouldn't typically find in a nursery to continue our theme of a transitional nursery.


When the room was finished, I'm not gonna lie...WE wanted it to be OUR room. I guess that's a good thing, right?! ha!

Scroll through to the end to see the (ugly!) before photo of this space.


All images taken by me: Domus Aurea Portraits by Renee


#nursery #girlnursery #neutralnursery #gold #gray





K Rob

Saturday 24th of April 2021

What is the size of this room and the size of the rug?


Tuesday 1st of January 2019

What is the paint color you used? Beautiful!!

Juliane Alves

Wednesday 25th of April 2018

Hi! I absolutely LOVE it!!! Can you tell us where did you bought the white frames in the wall? Also the curtains, lamps, rug and decoration!! I really appreciate it! Thank you!!