Pantone Classic Blue for Nurseries and Kid’s Rooms

Pantone Classic Blue for Nurseries and Kid’s Rooms

With the start of the new year comes Pantone’s announcement of their color of the year. This new shade will make its way through the fashion, manufacturing and, of course, the interior design industry.  This year’s color, Classic Blue, is a bright and cheery blue hue...
Fun Bookcases Add Whimsy to a Nursery or Kid’s Room

Fun Bookcases Add Whimsy to a Nursery or Kid’s Room

I love finding nursery decor that has a fun whimsical element while maintaining a sophisticated feel. Designing with a very subtle theme instead of going overboard is a great way to create a space that will grow with your baby and will feel more sophisticated. That...
Accenting Your Nursery with Acrylic for a Contemporary Flair

Accenting Your Nursery with Acrylic for a Contemporary Flair

Predicted as one of the breakthrough design trends of the year, acrylic is now popping up everywhere.  If you’ve followed me for any amount of time, you’ve probably seen it.  I got on the acrylic train way back when and luckily the trend only seems to be...
Whimsical Animal Lamps Make Nursery Design More Fun

Whimsical Animal Lamps Make Nursery Design More Fun

If you’ve been following my work, you’ve probably noticed that I’m very partial to quality furnishings and decor, and I advocate for investing a bit more in pieces that will last. It’s so worth it to have nursery decor that will grow with your child so you...
Neutral Nursery Chandelier Options That Really Stand Out

Neutral Nursery Chandelier Options That Really Stand Out

Nursery lighting is super important.  Aside from the fact that nurseries need lots of options for lighting depending on baby’s sleep schedule and time of day, lighting is also a design element.  Even if you have a small nursery that doesn’t have a high...
Wallpaper an Accent Wall, or the Whole Room?

Wallpaper an Accent Wall, or the Whole Room?

There has been lots of chatter about wallpaper and wall murals over here lately and for good reason. There are just so many amazing and gorgeous designs to choose from—overwhelming, I know! I regularly get emails from customers asking if they should wallpaper just an...
Floral Art Prints Bring Big Blooms into the Nursery

Floral Art Prints Bring Big Blooms into the Nursery

The large floral trend has been one of the biggest I’ve seen in a while, no pun intended!  I think one of the reasons they are so popular is because it allows us to utilize florals in a way that doesn’t feel like Grandma’s house (not that...
Design Reveal: Lavender Girl’s Bedroom in Newport Beach

Design Reveal: Lavender Girl’s Bedroom in Newport Beach

Every designer has had that project where they know they are designing for their client, but also secretly want everything for themselves.  This was the case for this little girl’s room that I created for my client in Newport Beach, CA.  My client’s daughter was...
My Favorite Nursery Wall Murals Inspired by Nature

My Favorite Nursery Wall Murals Inspired by Nature

Wallpaper has been a massive trend in nursery design for years.  I remember when I first started my studio in 2008 and people were just starting to come around to the idea of wallpaper again.  By 2010, every nursery client was asking for a wallpaper accent wall.  I...
How High to Install Curtains in the Nursery or Kid’s Room

How High to Install Curtains in the Nursery or Kid’s Room

When making the most of a space, seemingly small details can make a huge difference. Lots of decisions and details go into making a room come together. One of the more simple details that has a huge payoff is in the installation of curtains.  My clients ask me all the...
A Colorful Playroom Sneak Peek and Some Color Psychology

A Colorful Playroom Sneak Peek and Some Color Psychology

It was raining for several days straight here in SoCal, which is amazing—we need the water!  But if you’re anything like me, part of you loves the overcast and dreary weather and the other part wants to curl up on the sofa with kleenex and a cathartic...
My Top Posts & Favorite Nursery Trends of the Year

My Top Posts & Favorite Nursery Trends of the Year

2018 has been quite the year for me, both personally and professionally. It has brought with it lots of new experiences, challenges and changes. I’ve definitely shared more of myself with you in 2018 than ever before (mostly on Instagram, and mostly because my...
Why Blush Pink Nursery Decor Isn’t Just For Millennials

Why Blush Pink Nursery Decor Isn’t Just For Millennials

I walked into a design showroom last week looking for some blush fabric for a nursery I’m working on.  I told the sales person what I was looking for and showed her a sample of the color.  She took one look at it and said, “Oh, you’re looking for...
My Incredible Experience Giving Back with A Sense of Home

My Incredible Experience Giving Back with A Sense of Home

Designing nurseries and kid’s spaces is a luxury. I feel incredibly lucky that I get to do interior design for my career, something that I love and that brings me joy. What brings me even greater joy, however, is the ability to help others. Sometimes it’s as small as...
Making Use of the Fifth Wall in a Nursery

Making Use of the Fifth Wall in a Nursery

When designing a nursery, it’s important to make use of all four walls as design features. Each wall needs to be incorporated into the overall design in order to create balance and flow. But there is also a fifth wall—the ceiling! I’ve done nurseries in the past that...
Always in Vogue: Sophisticated Nursery Design Ideas

Always in Vogue: Sophisticated Nursery Design Ideas

[The following post was graciously written by guest blogger Tracey Clayton.] As a mother, I have always viewed my kids as royalties, especially when they were still babies. When designing a room for a newborn, some parents decide on “cartoonish” and overly fluffy...
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