Nursery styles; Our designers created two looks for a baby’s first room: one traditional, the other modern. Use their ideas to decorate the perfect nursery for your new arrival

Nursery styles; Our designers created two looks for a baby’s first room: one traditional, the other modern. Use their ideas to decorate the perfect nursery for your new arrival

Gia Russo

Traditional

[To get this look]

* Mix floral patterns with solids to create an oldfashioned feeling.

* A classic comfortable chair for nursing is a must. Just make sure you can get in and out of it easily!

* White baskets in different sizes can be used for diapers now and toys later.

OPPOSITE, CLOCKWISE FROM CRIB: Bellini crib, $749; Pottery Barn Kids matelasse crib bumper, $89; Shabby Chic crib sheet, $44, ruffled duster, $120, and receiving blanket, $77; Pottery Barn 5X8-foot wool rug, $300; Bellini rocker, $529, and ottoman, $227; lkea pillows, $10 each, wool/polyester blanket (on ottoman), $30, and table, $25; Land of Nod lamp, $69, and shelf, $69. In shelf: book On the Day You Were Born, by Debra Frasier (Harcourt, 1991; $16); Oliebollen.com crocheted elephant, $16; Babystyle toile frame, $14, and striped frame, $12; Warm Biscuit fabric blocks, $18 for set of three; Oliebollen.com elephant toy, $20; Petit Bateau bodysuit, $25; Tea cardigan, $58. On walls: Dunn Edwards paint, “Tuilleries” #DE 869. THIS PAGE, TOP LEFT (items listed are those not shown on opposite page): Land of Nod quilt rack, $79; satin blanket, $155 (back row, left) at Bellini; Shabby Chic blanket (back row, right), $59; Oliebollen.com floral/chenille blanket, $59 (front row). TOP RIGHT: Pottery Barn Kids changing table, $249, pad, $25, and cover, $19; Babystyle door pillow, $18; Evenflo baby monitor, $30; Pottery Barn Kids baskets, $34 for set of two medium, $64 for set of two extra-large (liners, $7 to $10 each). In baskets at bottom: Land of Nod crib quilts, $25 each. BOTTOM RIGHT AND LEFT: See above. See Shopping Guide on pg. 140 for retail information.

Modern

With plenty of options to choose from, decorating a baby’s room has never been so much fun. Make sure you create a space with colors and details that you’ll enjoy, since you’ll be spending a lot of time there.

[To get this look]

* Use bright wall decals that you can apply and remove without mess.

* Look for furniture with clean lines.

* Find a rug with a bold graphic pattern or use modular flooring to create your own design.

OPPOSITE, CLOCKWISE FROM CRIB: David Netto crib, $1,390; Lulu DK crib bumper, $305; Babystyle crib sheet, $24; InterfaceFlor carpet squares, $11 per tile; Warm Biscuit diaper bag, $118; Ikea rocker, $129; Maximo sun pillow, $78, and alphabet pillow, $72. On walls: Blik decals, $35 per set. West Elm storage unit, $499. On top of shelf: Land of Nod blanket, $39; pillow, $37, and elephant, $49, both at Bellini. In shelf, top row from left: Oliebollen.com etching, $95; Warm Biscuit block, $18 for set of three; Oliebollen.com crocheted elephant, $16; Land of Nod storage bin, $19; Tea cardigan, $58; Ikea photo box, $3. In shelf, second row from top: Robeez baby shoes, $27; Tea hat, $22; Maximo doll, $72, and pillow, $78; Oliebollen.com booties, $34; Warm Biscuit knit ball, $28. In shelf, third row from top: Tea romper, $28; Pottery Barn Kids storage tote, $29 for set of two; Oliebollen.com elephant, $20. In shelf, bottom row from left: Lulu DK pillow sham, $78. THIS PAGE, TOP LEFT (items listed are those not shown on opposite page): Ikea chest, $179 (knobs, $4 for set of two); Bellini changing table pad, $40, and cover, $21; Lulu DK quilt, $194; Petit Bateau bodysuit, $25. TOP RIGHT: Oliebollen.com crib blanket, $40. In drawer: Babystyle blanket, $34. BOTTOM RIGHT: Oliebollen.com blanket, $110. BOTTOM LEFT: PBteen lamp shade, $49. See Shopping Guide on pg. 140 for retail information.

*PHOTOGRAPHY BY DELBERT GARCIA

*STYLING BY GIA PUSSO & MICHELE ADAMS

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