Real Rooms: Becoming A Nursery

Sometimes I get really fascinated by a couples journey to parenthood. It’s so interesting to learn about how they got together, found a place to call home and eventually began their path to having a baby. I look back on my own time before my first baby was born with such fondness. You know you are on the verge of

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Real Rooms: ABC And As Easy As 123…

Leave it to two talented art school grads and owners of graphic design studio, Form Code to develop an artistic, modern and soothing nursery for their baby boy. Impressive how they make adding a few ABC’s to the wall look as easy as 123… “Our inspiration for the room was the bedding for one- it’s Dwell Alphabet bedding.  We thought it would be a great beginning for the room, we’re both

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Consciously Cool Fan Club

I have always wanted to use a modern ceiling fan in my home after noticing them in cool restaurants and design magazines but I’ve never had a purposeful place to put one in my own home until now! I really like the streamlined designs and contemporary finishes by the Modern Fan Co. I may just install the retro Velo design in

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The $36 Chandelier

Yes, you heard correct. I spent $36 dollars on my nursery chandelier…no joke. And, it’s amazing so I had to share… Here’s the situation: The remodeling of our bedrooms are nearly complete. It’s crunch time and the electrician was wiring the house.  After scouring amazing sites such as Y Lighting, Circa Lighting, Lighting Universe and Horchow, I was under the gun to choose a lighting fixture for my son’s nursery

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Design Reveal: Viv’s Contemporary Cool

California Mom Barby has a clean, cool, contemporary style. We couldn’t be more impressed with her modern nursery for daughter Vivian so we had to share it ALL… Modern living begins with sustainable style from Ooba. Check out Viv’s Ooba Nest Crib inclusive of a toddler daybed conversion. Her choice of modern wall art comes from where else, but Modern

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Lounging In My Living Room

I remember cringing when I had to choose between a rainforest or aquarium motif for a baby bouncer. Don’t get me wrong, it was a life saver but I knew this contraption would sit front and center in my living room. I actually took a moment and tried to envision which one would look even remotely better with my contemporary

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