Hamptons Inspired Coastal Nursery

  • Hamptons Inspired Nautical/Travel Nursery1/33
  • 2/33
  • Grey Board and Batten Wall3/33
  • 4/33
  • 5/33
  • 6/33
  • 7/33
  • 8/33
  • 9/33
  • 10/33
  • 11/33
  • 12/33
  • 13/33
  • Hamptons Inspired Nautical/Travel Nursery Gallery Wall14/33
  • 15/33
  • 16/33
  • 17/33
  • 18/33
  • 19/33
  • 20/33
  • 21/33
  • 22/33
  • 23/33
  • Reclaimed Barnwood Shelves24/33
  • 25/33
  • 26/33
  • 27/33
  • 28/33
  • 29/33
  • 30/33
  • 31/33
  • 32/33
  • Star Ceiling Decals33/33
0shares

Description

A classic nursery that combines both nautical & travel inspired elements.  Not wanting anything too theme specific, we incorporated coastal & travel components into one cohesive nursery using muted shades of blue and gray, natural wood tones, & mixed metals.

Design Inspiration

While I was looking for inspiration for my son's nursery, I quickly noticed that I gravitated towards anything with a nod to a travel or nautical vibe.  I was particularly drawn to the coastal style of the Hamptons, which I see as a sophisticated version of nautical design.  My husband’s Lebanese heritage also inspired me to include a couple of pieces that incorporated his Middle Eastern roots as well.  Since we didn’t want a room that was too theme specific, we tried to pull all of these elements together & combine them into one cohesive nursery.

Decorating Style

I would describe our home decor as a blend of classic + contemporary.  I tend to gravitate towards transitional pieces that aren't too traditional or trendy, but fall somewhere in the middle.  I also like more of a neutral color palette.

Project Details

PAINT COLORS:

BOARD & BATTEN WALL: Cool Metalwork Grey (Glidden) REST OF ROOM: Sutton Place Grey (Glidden)

For more details, sources, & photos, please visit my blog @:

duoventures.blogspot.com

Favorite Items

The reclaimed barn wood shelves & the star ceiling decals are two of my favorite things.  I also really love the items that reflect my husband's Lebanese heritage, including the canvas of Sami's name painted in Arabic & the city map print of Beirut.  Anything that has a personal meaning is always extra special.

Advice

Look for pieces that go together, but don't necessarily 'match' for a more unique & eclectic look. I initially got stuck on choosing a specific nursery "theme", but who says you can't create your own or combine elements of your favorites?!  :)

Also, invest in dual-purpose, gender-neutral large scale items, like a dresser that doubles as a changing table and will grow with your child (and can also be used by future children).  DIY some of the smaller items & always be on the lookout for sales & coupons.

19 Comments

  1. 1
  2. 2

    Hi there! I’m also loving your wall colors, what’s the paint color and maker.

    Thank you!

  3. 3

    Hi ladies!

    Sorry for the late response – I was never notified of the comments & I’m just now seeing your questions. Here is the paint info:

    BOARD & BATTEN WALL: Cool Metalwork Grey (Glidden)
    REST OF ROOM: Sutton Place Grey (Glidden)

  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8

    Hi Julianne – my husband & I actually made the Arabic print canvas. My husband wrote out the script for me on paper, and then I traced it onto a canvas & filled it in with grey paint. :)

  9. 9

    Thanks Kelli! We made the shelves using reclaimed barn wood & IKEA brackets. I did write a blog post on the process & you can read more about how we made them here: http://duoventures.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-nursery-diy-reclaimed-barnwood.html#.WBEjf-ArI2w

    Unfortunately, we purchased the light several years ago & so I have no information on it. The only thing I remember is that we purchased it from either Home Depot or Lowe’s. I’m sorry I don’t have any more info on it for ya!

  10. 10

    Hi Caroline – the glider is from Walmart. It’s called the Newco International Grand Bella Velvet Glider. We got ours in the ‘beige’ color. :)

  11. 11
  12. 12
  13. 13

    Hi Elissa – the dresser is the HEMNES dresser from IKEA. There is also a link to it under ‘sources’ on the right side of the page :)

  14. 14

    did you do the board & batten walls yourself or hire someone to do this? and if you did them how complicated was it?
    Thank you!

  15. 15
  16. 16
  17. 17
  18. 18

    Hi! You did a great job! Can you share how you made the star mirror above the crib? Looks so nice!
    -Teja

  19. 19

    Hi Teja – I found the rope star sunburst at Home Goods I believe. Then I just bought an inexpensive round craft mirror from Hobby Lobby and hot glued it to the back of the sunburst. That was it! Hope that helps! :)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *