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Baby Nursery Decorating Ideas


Engaging Enchantment Baby Nursery Decorating Idea
Pumpkins and cabbages appear in a room inspired by Mother Goose's garden. Designer: Jennifer Norris, Jennifer Norris Interiors
Pumpkins and cabbages appear in a room inspired by Mother Goose's garden. Designer: Jennifer Norris, Jennifer Norris Interiors

Amusingly leaded vintage windows inspired this charming nursery in a venerable house and offer enchanting baby nursery decorating ideas.

The goal was to create a child-friendly nest while honoring the dramatic architecture. One window depicting a leaping bunny worked fine for a nursery, but a new idea was needed to keep the other window's imagery of cats and a pumpkin from looking like Halloween.

The designer chose a theme of Mother Goose's garden to tie in these and other animals and plants. Eventually, the room included cows jumping over the moon, cabbages, a rocking horse, and the fluffy old storytelling fowl herself.

Lots of white and pastel tints are balanced by rich dark wood tones and antique artworks. The effect is a lightened-up Victorian-style nursery that looks historically rich yet delicate, fresh, and fun.

The next page offers even more fun decorating ideas for your baby's nursery.


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