The most important
thing in the nursery is blackout lining in the windows.
The next thing,
although equally important, is a big comfy chair of some description
for Mum. Even better, is to have a footstool too.
|Then its up to
you really. At this stage babies don't have taste or
preferences on interior design .
"I always think its a good
idea to keep it fairly mellow. Soft pastel shades, gentle on
the eye initially."
Add in the bright
colours in the form of specific interest for the baby, like
mobiles and posters.
You can make the curtains more bold or interesting, but keep
the strong colours off the walls.
Storage is a
good idea, as much of it as you can handle. Saves loads of stuff
to trip over when you're stumbling about in the night.
matching bags to hang on hooks for the nappies and multitude of
soft toys that will fast accumulate.
Budget is obviously
a major factor, but try and have a short term and long term
vision for the room.
If the baby is going to move
into the kids room and the nursery is going to house more
babies, then you
can probably spend more.
Otherwise it's an idea to
start with something you can add to, rather than discard.
Helen Spencer furniture is ideal for babies right through to
early teens at least. You can start with the cotbed which is
then the bed and so on, adding desks, bookcases or whatever as
Again what can
we say about the choice of fabrics and wallpapers available now.
cats dogs, little mice, bunny rabbits, letters and numbers need I go
The question is,
what do you fancy, or is it what have we got?