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Trendy Ideas for a Picture-Perfect, Dreamy Nursery

It is always an exciting time and an adventure in itself as you prepare to welcome home your child. The months of anticipation fills you with plenty of nervous energy and for many parents, the best way to deal with it is by making sure they have everything in place for the newborn, as and when the baby is brought home! A good place to start is the nursery and as is the case with any other room in your house, planning, the right theme, color and décor choices along with a hint of creativity go a long way in creating that perfect dream nursery.

Gorgeous contemporary boys nursery in striking blue Trendy Ideas for a Picture Perfect, Dreamy Nursery
Gorgeous contemporary boys’ nursery in striking blue [Design: Vanessa Antonelli for Angela Simmons / Chris Veith Photography]

Whether you are planning for the future or trying to frantically put together a nursery, today’s collection of inspirations promise to lead you on a space-savvy, stylish and trendy path. Combining the latest in nursery décor with smart color palettes and clever organization, the modern nursery designs below are both diverse and exquisite. Be it a fab nursery designed for Angela Simmons’ baby boy Sutton or a uber-cool nursery crib from Cilek, you will find every one of these 10 hip nursery ideas irresistible!

Fun Modern Variations

When it comes to decorating a room, creative blend of styles always beats the simple and mundane. This is no different in case of nurseries with the most brilliant ones combining contrasting styles with elegance and a sense of curated finesse. One of our personal favorite is the modern industrial nursery with exposed brick wall sections and a dash of metallic glint. We are pretty sure that even your little one will appreciate the delightful contrast on display as the rest of the bursary along with the décor and color scheme remains distinctly modern. (Make sure you use non-toxic finishes and the right sealant for the brick wall to create an allergy-free environment)

Modern industrial nursery with brick wall backdrop [Design: Lauren Rubin Architecture]

Those looking for something more breezy, cheerful and timeless are bound to love the Scandinavian style nursery below. Apart from the flood of natural light, a series of casually placed string lights adds glitter to the small setting where space is utilized in a clever, yet uncluttered manner. Crisp and relaxing, this does look like the perfect nursery!

String lights add glitter to the charming and small Scandinavian style nursery [From: Mood House Home Styling]

Prefer something more classic and timeless? This Victorian style crib in the nursery brings back an image of luxurious and regal interiors that are a rarity in current times. Fill the rest of the room with contemporary décor, metallic accents and plush textures and you create a stunning bridge between the past and the present without seeming to try too hard.

Touch of gold for those who prefer a luxurious Victorian style in the nursery!

Pink and Plush Nurseries

As is the case every year, pink is the leader of the pack when it comes to ultra-cute girls’ nurseries and in 2017 you can take this a step further by adding flower power to pink panache! Bold patterns are currently a hot trend and adding them in pastel pink to the nursery is a great way to bring it alive without overloading it with diverse hues. Those who love a more modern look should try out pink and white stripes or chevron patterns for the accent wall while parents who are searching for a nursery that is ‘cute but not pink’ can try out pastel shades of purple and violet for that princess-themed space.

Pink and white stripes bring elegance to the girls’ nursery
Exquisite princess style nursery decor idea
Smart nursery is filled with plush, space-savvy decor

Cute, Unique Cribs

The carriage-style crib is increasingly becoming a popular option in girls’ nurseries where the theme is constantly moving away from modern and contemporary to ornate and flowery. It is time for some indulgence indeed! Ornate traditional cribs and those with an antique-vibe never go out of style and definitely look a lot more hip than the generic, modern crib. And if you are really in the mood to throw in a curve ball, then the round or even hexagonal crib should do the trick. It is all about what works in the specific nursery, theme and the space on offer.

Princess chariot style bed for the baby girl nursery from Cilek
Round crib with a canopy above allows the nursery to stand out from the usual
Traditional crib stands out as a stylish work of art!

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