What's more relaxing than peacefully rocking in a comfy chair? (Well, a few things, but we can discuss those on another day.) It's no wonder rockers and gliders are a staple in the nursery – it's a motion that's bound to put your baby to sleep. But, what are the best nursery rockers & gliders? These days there are so many options between rockers and gliders and shapes and upholsteries, it can be a little boggling to know what to choose. Today, we’re highlighting some of our favorite eco-friendly rockers (because that's what we prefer). Granted, they’re all not the eco-friendliest, but they’re definitely much better in terms of sourcing materials and using fewer, less toxic chemicals. Rock on!
Do you love the perfect baby blue, but don’t want to end up with a nursery that's too cliche? Well, we have the perfect nursery design board for you! Esther from BuyModernBaby has taken this classic color and refreshed and rejuvenated it for today's modern moms. Lullaby Paints’ Baby Boy Blue creates a cool backdrop to this eclectic mix of dark wood tones and colorful patterns.
Going green in the nursery? Good for you! It’s not only better for the planet, it’s also better for your baby since eco-friendly products have fewer toxic chemicals in them. Whether you have deep pockets or need to do it on a dime, we’ve got you covered. Check out all of these eco-friendly changing tables for every budget!
Remember when the only time you saw a chalkboard was at school? Some people had them at home, but no one would have probably thought about having one in the nursery. Well, things have certainly changed and chalkboard paint has found its way into every room in the house! There really isn’t a space that it can’t be used. In the baby nursery, it’s a wonderful way to have a constantly changing mural or it can be great for labeling drawers and keeping the room organized. We found 60+ ingenious ideas for using chalkboard paint in the nursery, so if you’ve been wanting to use some, but weren’t quite sure what you wanted to do, you’ll be sure to find something you like here!
If there's any room in the house that most fitting for a mural – it's definitely the nursery. It immediately adds personality and gives your one-in-a-million baby a one-of-a-kind room. The only problem is that you probably didn't go to school for fine arts and maybe aren’t even good at Pictionary. Never fear! You, too, can paint an awesome mural by using our easy tricks. Here are some fail-proof ideas for DIY nursery murals:
It's time for another nursery design from Buy Modern Baby! Every month she delivers a gorgeous new mood board based on a Lullaby Paints color and every month we're delighted with her concepts. They're fun and fresh and eclectic and just plain lovely! This month, we challenged her with yellow, which isn't the most popular color, but there's no reason it shouldn't be. Skip the screaming, bright yellows and choose a calming, buttery yellow for a light (but not annoying) nursery. Check out her marvelous, modern yellow nursery to see how it can be done!
Mood boards, design boards – whatever you call them, we love that so many talented people are creating and sharing them these days! With so many to choose from, we were curious which ones were people's favorites, so we did a very informal assessment. We did a search on Pinterest for the ones with the most re-Pins and today we're sharing 10 of the most popular nursery mood boards. Without further adieu...
Is there anything quite so peaceful and calming as lying on your back and staring at the clouds? Watching their shapes shift and drift across the sky can be downright mesmerizing. It's this quality of tranquility and imagination that makes them the perfect addition to a child's room. Clouds have become a popular trend for kids rooms and there's an almost infinite amount of ways you can incorporate them. You can paint them on the walls, cut them out of wood, hang them from the ceiling, make them into pillows, and on and on and on. Today we're sharing a bunch of creative inspiration for this design trend – check out all of these cloud nursery ideas.
It's easy. It's better for the environment. It saves you money. It's upcycling! And it's perfect for kid's furniture because you can get really creative. Perusing through Pinterest the other day, we spotted an old bookshelf that someone turned into an adorable doll house. Several hours later – ta! da! – we have a Pinboard filled with ideas. (Oh, Pinterest – why are you so addictive?!) Check out all of these clever ideas for upcycled kid's furniture:
Kids = stuff. Lots of stuff. For an eco-minded parent, it can be tough to get over the green guilt from all the consumerism and waste involved. But, living lighter on the Earth and raising your little ones don't have to be mutually exclusive activities. Today there are oodles of options for creating environmentally conscious spaces for the whole family. Here's the ultimate guide to eco-friendly kid's rooms plus a giveaway to make your child's room greener!