With Prince George about to meet his little brother or sister, check out these 8 ideas for sprucing up a nursery
1. Sorbet scheme
Design a calming haven with a soothing, sorbet-inspired palette. Yellow walls give the room a sunny feel, while pink accents add a soft, feminine touch. Add interest with a charming patchwork print.
2. In the eaves
Take advantage of awkward low ceilings and convert a loft space in the eaves into a nursery – perfect for tiny tots! A pretty pink and white scheme gives the space an airy feel, while a wall-to-wall window seat is the ideal place to display scatter cushions. Short of space? Give your bench a lift-up lid for easy bonus storage.
3. The princess and the pea
This butterfly-adorned canopy is the perfect way to give a little princess her privacy. Hang over a simple white day bed for instant effect, then tie the look together with co-ordinating bed linen.
4. Stripy storage
From pretty polka dots to farmhouse stripes, brighten up an old chest of drawers with a mixture of fun patterns. Keep the look cohesive by carefully choosing a few statement colours, such as pink, blue and green, then tie them in to the rest of your scheme with a bold blind and chequered rug.
5. Just the two of us
Give twins a royal welcome with matching cots and a display of colourful toys.
6. Shades of cool
Choose a patterned wallpaper to kickstart your palette, then soften up the look by layering shades of the same colour around the room. Looking to add some character? Spell out the baby’s name in standalone letters for a cute, personal touch.
7. Nursery niche
Use an alcove to create a snug sleeping area, with handy hidden storage and shelving for family treasures. In the years to come, it’ll make a great little reading corner for toddlers, too.
8. Prints charming
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Add a sense of fun with bold patterns – a quirky cow print and illustrated cushion bring this room to life.
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