How to Create the Perfect Children’s Nursery

Decorating your child’s nursery is one of the most exciting interiors projects you'll undertake; which is why it's so important to get it right and to create a space for your child that they can enjoy for years to come.

Here are our tips for creating a fun and comfortable space that your little one can enjoy right up until school age. Also with just a few tweaks, your nursery can easily transition into a child's bedroom!

Hello Sleep

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Children and babies will find it very difficult to get to sleep if there is light seeping into their room after dark so it's important to use blackout blinds or curtains. For a contemporary twist, choose a blackout blind with a fun animal pattern which will not only block out any unwanted light but will also liven up the interior.

Embrace Texture

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For a homely finish, include plenty of cosy, soft and textured furnishings. Adding woolly blankets, faux fur throws, embroidered cushions, and patterned rugs are an excellent way to embrace texture. Balance it out with neutral coloured curtains with a plain design.

Happy Baby

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When bringing your child’s nursery to life, it’s important to make sure that it’s an enjoyable space to play and sleep in. Create a fun interior with animal and cartoon prints, as well as adding whimsical details such as handmade toys and ornaments.

Soft Colour Palette

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When decorating, think long-term. A soft, pastel colour palette will not only blend in with most furniture and soft furnishings, but it's also timeless which means the room will grow with your child, saving you time and money redecorating later. Shades of lemon yellow, mint green, and blush pink are all fantastic choices.

 

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