A statement wall (or two) is one of the best ways to totally spice up a nursery without adding furniture or other furnishings that takes up valuable space. Thanks to the world of YouTube, there are plenty of DIY tutorials that make it easy and affordable. Are you ready to take your nursery to the next level? Check out these 5 creative wall treatments for baby's nursery, all of which you can DIY with just a few materials and a couple spare hours!
One of the biggest challenges of being an eco-concious new parent is deciding which products are the best picks for starting baby on the right (read: non-toxic) track. In order to help new parents with this task, we rounded up eleven of the best eco-friendly baby products for new parents, from mattresses to baby food to diaper bags and more! Plus, we're doing a giveaway to help get your eco-friendly nursery in tip-top shape!
If you've ever thought about a paint color for a nursery, you've more than likely been astonished at the huge amount of color choices and various shades. What if we told you there's a way to narrow down the spectrum in a way that genuinely helps your child's mental health? Plenty of color psychology studies show that colors truly do have a big impact on little ones. The effects of your child's wall color on their developing mind may surprise you! We pulled together nine of our favorite creative nursery colors to boost your child's mood, with beautiful inspo boards to match.
Don't we all wish we had the resources to create the aaahh-mazing nurseries we see from our favorite celebs? Maybe not the over-the-top million dollar nursery like Beyonce and Jay-Z made for Blue Ivy, but something elegant and wonderful that exudes luxury while being done on a dime? Is that possible? Yes. Yes, it is. We recently worked with Shalena Smith of Gaga Designs to translate a celebrity nursery design for anybody and everybody. It's pink. It's gold. It's gorgeous. Check out this celeb DIY: Tamera Mowry's pink baby nursery.
Orange is widely known as a challenging color to work with as a wall color, and it would seem especially so for a nursery. Can we dispell the myth? Shades of orange are no more difficult to use in design than any other bright or deep color. You simply have to know how much to use and what other colors and textures to pair it with. Esther of Buy Modern Baby has proven the point with this mid-century modern nursery design using Lullaby Paints in Tangerine as the anchor.
For the eco-conscious parent, finding a toddler bed is much more than simply focusing on safety and price. We want a bed that was manufactured sustainably. Our bed of choice must be free of potentially toxic materials that could harm our children during the many, many hours they spend in dreamland. Luckily for us, there are some stand-out companies who have made it their mission to create stylish, affordable, AND environmentally-friendly toddler beds! Check out our favorite eco-friendly toddler beds for every budget, from sustainability-focused companies such as Sodura, Fantasy Fields, Oeuf, and Rosenberry Rooms.
Modern parents are savvier than ever and that means we’re paying more attention to the ingredients in the products we use and the impact our choices have on the planet. From organic baby food to organic cotton baby booties, there isn’t a single product category that doesn’t have more natural choices available. This applies to all things in your baby’s room, too – the options are endless! Still, there are always some things that are more popular than others. Today, we’re sharing green & non-toxic nursery design trends.
Who doesn't remember the glorious days of being a child and swinging like a monkey from the bars on a play set? All kids love going to the park to play, but it's awesome when you can bring that joy (and exercise) to your own backyard. And today, there are tons of options that go far beyond the play sets of the past with seemingly infinite ways to customize and configure. There are also plenty of options for parents who care about the planet. Check out these 6 eco-friendly outdoor play sets for every budget.
Originally, this blog post was going to be about baby nursery mural designs in general, but it quickly became undeniable that there was one theme popping up everywhere. And, we’re calling it - whether you have a baby boy or girl, DIY tree murals are THE hottest baby nursery wall design right now. Here are some stunning designs and tips for you to paint one in your wee one's nursery!
Did you know paints (even low-VOC) can increase childhood asthma and allergies? We’ve written a lot over the years about the dangers of volatile organic compounds (aka VOC’s):