I met with my client in her brand new home in Los Feliz, California, and I was delighted by the space she showed me. Full of natural light, original molding and wood floors, this room was ready to be transformed into a nursery for her baby girl. With shopping favorites like Anthropologie and West Elm, this client was pretty much a dream! We decided on neutral walls to keep the space light and bright, and then we layered in shades of white and ivory with lots of texture and some pops of mint green and pale pink.
Like most nurseries, this space wasn’t very large, so we were limited on furniture placement options. Luckily, the little back wall of the room was just the right size for her crib. We wanted to use unpainted, natural wood furniture paired with white for an eclectic feel and decided on these great pieces from Oeuf. A wood beaded pendant hangs from the ceiling and mirrors the natural wood feel. The crib bedding is super simple with just a patterned sheet.
One of my favorite parts of this design is the rug. My client loved this mint medallion rug, and the colors and pattern worked perfectly with the design. The large art over the crib was custom painted to pull in the mint color and add some color to the space.
In the other corner of the room, we used my client’s existing glider and side table and added in some fun artwork pieces and a velvety soft throw blanket. Since we were going for a feminine feel in the space, I picked out some gorgeous curtains from Anthropologie that had lace medallions all along the edges. Since my client was planning to sleep train her baby with light in the space, we were able to use these curtain panels that really highlighted the beautiful natural lighting in the room. We topped off the window treatments with quartz and gold tiebacks for that little extra detail.
Above the glider, we placed this adorable house shaped wall shelf to store some of my client’s favorite little trinkets and mementos. She had been collecting little objects and had plenty of sentimental things that were important to display. A small hook hangs on the wall next to the shelf for a little extra storage.
My client loves books, so we included a few sets of classic books with decorative covers to match the space. We went with the pink Jane Austin set which felt so perfect for this pretty pastel space! On the other side of the room, we used another Jane Austin set in some other colors to pull it all together.
This large canvas art piece was custom designed and painted by a friend of hers. I worked with her to choose the colors, and then she had the artist also add a sweet little quote at the bottom. Since the crib was on the modern side, we opted to go with a crib sheet only, but used one with a cute delicate pattern to tie together the color scheme.
Over the dresser, we hung this great round wall mirror with rope accents. It has a beautiful patina and brings out the slight bluish colors in the rest of the decor, as well as helping to open up the small space.
I loved working on this nursery because it was so sentimental to my client, and she was excited to be creating a special space for her growing family.
Photography by Full Spectrum Photography