Planning and decorating a nursery is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. Whether it is your first child or third, getting the nursery ready for your little bundle of joy is an experience you will never forget. Regardless of the anticipation you are experiencing, decorating a nursery can be stressful, especially for expectant moms. Thankfully, we have a few tips to help you get started decorating your newborn’s space that won’t cost you and arm and a leg, but will still look the part.
Before we get started, we just wanted to point out that it is always a good idea to plan for the future. When picking out items to go in your newborn’s room, it may be a good idea to consider integrating a few pieces of furniture fit for older kids. This way, the new addition to your family will have room - and furniture - to grow into as he or she gets older!
Without further ado, here are a few tips to help you get started on your new nursery:
Tip #1. Know Your Space. First and foremost, it is a good idea to measure the room you are planning on turning into a nursery. While this may seem silly, this is a good way to make sure you understand how much room you are working with. By knowing the dimensions of the room, you won’t have to worry about falling in love with a crib, glider, or changing table that won’t fit.
Tip #2. Get Personal. It can be easy to get caught up with all the adorable wallpaper options, stuffed animals, and different wall designs and forget to add something personal. Try to incorporate lots of colorful pictures and family photos to the walls - this will help your newborn begin to recognize the familial faces and will help transform the space into one you will love hanging out in, too.
Tip #3. Don’t Forget About Storage. An organized room will help you feel better and less frantic and chaotic after a long night/day or a crying, fussy baby. Be sure and check out the kids furniture and kids storage options available through Mom’s Bunk House, there are plenty of great options that are sure to fit with the style of your space while still providing you with awesome storage and organization options.
Tip #4. Make a Statement with Paint. A good rule of thumb is always to pick paint colors last, as it can be more difficult to find a fabric or rug that matches a paint color than the other way around. Get creative once you settle on a paint color and make a statement! Broad stripes, stencils, a mural, or painting just one wall a bold color are all great options when it comes to your child’s nursery.
These four tips should give you a good place to start when it comes to decorating your child’s nursery. Whether you are having a boy or girl, or waiting to be surprised, you should be on the right track by following the above tips. Also be sure and check out our online kids furniture selection, as we have tons of awesome rocking chairs, storage units, cribs, and more!