Soft & Serene Neutral Nursery

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This neutral nursery was designed in the Fall of 2013 as we awaited the arrival of our baby boy. I wanted to create a restful and calming space that layered neutrals and textures, and featured playful details.

Design Inspiration

I was inspired by the bright, contemporary space and floor-to-ceiling windows. The soft natural light created the perfect backdrop for a classic-contemporary setting that feels serene yet fresh and a little whimsical.

Decorating Style

Classic-contemporary - I love clean lines and neutrals, but I also like playing with contrasting textures, patterns and shapes, and adding unique and personal elements to give a space character.

Project Details

Crib: Pottery Barn Kids

Sheet & Quilt: Pottery Barn Kids

Bedskirt: DIY

Crib Mobile: DIY

Sconces: Restoration Hardware

Wallpaper: Crown Wallcoverings

Rocking Sheep: Pottery Barn Kids

Change Table/Dresser: IKEA dresser with Anthropologie knobs & Pottery Barn Kids Topper

Artwork: The Animal Print Shop

Floor Lamp: Restoration Hardware

Rocking Chair: Pottery Barn Kids

Throw: Pottery Barn

Cushion: Chintz & Co

Moroccan Pouf: The Cross Decor & Design

Side Table: West Elm

Ceramic Owl: Anthropologie

Baskets & Hamper: West Elm

Rug: Burritt Brothers


Favorite Items

I adore the prints from The Animal Print Shop - they add a lot of personality and are playful without being juvenile. I also love the mobile - it was a labor of love and turned out perfectly.


The key to making a monochromatic palette work is to layer textures and patterns, which in turn creates a great backdrop for carefully selected pieces of interest. You don't have to spend a great deal of money on each piece to get the look that you want - you can balance your budget by combining big ticket items (Pottery Barn Kids rocker) with inexpensive pieces (West Elm side table).


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    Hi I absolutely love your nursery! It’s classic, neutral and beautiful! Can you tell me where you got your glider? That is something I am looking for in our nursery. Thanks in advance!!

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    I LOVE your nursery! Beautiful! This is the same rocking chair my husband and I are ordering for our baby girls nursery, what fabric did you guys choose?

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    That side table!! I’m looking for something EXACTLY like that for my little nursing corner in the nursery, but couldn’t find it at West Elm. :( Do you happen to remember to name of it?

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    What color dresser did you get from ikea – the white or white stain – to match the PBK crib and topper?

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