My Modern Nursery #85: Spring Green Sponsored by Lullaby Paints

I hope you’ve been following along on Pinterest this month as we worked on the inspiration for this nursery board featuring Spring Time green from Lullaby Paints.  I started with the color, the crib and the curtains.  I imagined an old home with lots of architectural detail.  It’s a cozy, cool home with an eclectic mix of furnishing and decor. Can’t you just see it? There are so many different products and ideas that never make it into our final image, but if you’re looking to find more details and products to expand on this theme, please visit the Pinterest board!

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1- Spring Time green from Lullaby Paints
National Parks Print by Ello There- $95-$250
2- Lake Scenery with Two Swans Clock from decoylab- $70
Chevron Print (agave) by 2birdstone- $20-$228
3- Industrial Wire Shelf- $99
Isaac 5 Light Chandelier- Natural Brass- $575
4- Maileg Squirrel- $30
5- Sequined Curtain- $128-$188
6- babyletto Skip 3-in-1 Convertible Crib Chestnut and White- $300
Honey Toile Storage Bin- $30-$74
7- Babyletto Skip Changer Dresser, Chestnut and White- $390
8- Surya Adana Burnished Gold Rug 8′ x 11′- $4600
9- Fallon Khaki Green Pouf- $305
10- Finn Rocker- $1700
Areaware Duck Cushion- $104

Thanks as always to Lullaby Paints for sponsoring our nursery board series.  Safe for baby and the environment, Lullaby Paints are the perfect choice for your modern nursery.  For more nursery color inspiration, follow Lullaby Paints on Pinterest, and keep a lookout for next month’s new board!

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My Modern Nursery #80: A Bear and a Pear

For some reason, I’ve been focusing on apples and pears lately, and I’ve put together this nursery board that was inspired by this amazing Muffins and Mani Apples and Pears wallpaper…

1- Muffin and Mani Apples and Pears Wallpaper- $213 a roll
Elephant Canvas Wall Art by Maria Carluccio for Oopsy daisy- $50
2- Laika Large Pendant Light from bludot- $600
3- Brian the Bear Lambswool Plush Toy from Sara Carr- $60
4- Diamantini + Domeniconi Cuckoo Clock- Veneer- $300
Alphabet Type Print from Tricia O Design- $32
5- Ubabub Pod Crib- $2100
Crib Sheet Pebble Fern from Auggie- $45
Ribbon Knitted Pillow Cover from west elm- $34
Seed Lattice Pillow Cover from west elm- $34
6- Mint Green Brackets Bookends from Design Atelier Article- $48
Leander 4 Drawer Dresser- $1100
7- Aqua Herringbone Hamper- $90
8- Retro Rocker from The Land of Nod- $435
9- Sweater Wool Rug from west elm 9′ x 12′- $700
10- Machi Magnetic Chalkboard Town Set- $51
Anne-Claire Petit Soft Crochet Pear- $341

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Real Room Tour: Modern Lime Green from Little Crown Interiors

From the design duo at Little Crown Interiors, this modern lime green nursery is simple, but super stylish.  Bright pops of lime green, a patterned rug and fun wallpaper are the perfect accessories for the sculptural furniture pieces that include the Maclaren (Netto Collection) Louis Crib and Dresser (now discontinued), a mid-century side table and a beautiful Eames Lounge with Ottoman.

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With a patterned wallpaper, Little Crown Interiors’ Wood Wall Heart is a simple graphic art piece on the statement wall.

Crib and side table in modern lime green nursery from Little Crown Interiors

I love how the room has neutral, natural feel with a distinctly feminine flair.

Reading Corner in modern lime green nursery from Little Crown Interiors

The room is equally comfortable for both mom and dad… and apparently the dog as well!

Modern Lime Green nursery from Little Crown Interiors

Thanks to Gerri and Naomi from Little Crown Interiors for sharing the photos of this gorgeous space!  Take a look at their website to see all the photos.

Real Room Tour: Liberty Faith’s Naturally Neutral Nursery

You KNOW that when the gorgeous family behind Puj adds another beautiful baby to the bunch, the nursery is going to be designed to perfection.

Liberty Faith’s space is like a breath of fresh spring air and is perfectly restful and calming.

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Featuring Spot on Square’s Ulm Crib and other natural wood tones on a green base, this modern nursery is a park-like refuge from her three rambunctious older brothers.

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Photos by Brittany Lauren of Brittany Lauren Photography via Katie’s Nursery Reveal

For more photos and information about the items used in this incredible nursery, visit Puj’s nursery reveal post.  It includes many product discount codes as well as a giveaway for gift cards to The Land of Nod!

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One of the reasons it’s taken me so long to redesign this blog is that I have fun updating the products in the header for the holidays.  For this December, I’ve gone with the classic Christmas red and green.  Here’s what we’ve included:

Baby Home Dream Portable Baby Crib – Brown- $350
P’kolino Clothes Tree, Green- $110
Stokke Tripp Trapp Highchair, Red- $250
Christmas Tree Forest from Wild Rabbits Burrow- $32
Under The Nile Santa Doll Lovie- $12
Bloom Coco Beach House White Stylewood Baby Lounger- $195

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My Modern Nursery #75: Sponsored by Lullaby Paints

One thing that is really fun about nursery design is that you can indulge in trends and experiment with fun colors.  By the time you’re done with a blue crib and tired of chartreuse, you’ll be redecorating the room to suit your toddler or preschooler’s tastes.

But just because you’re going to change things in the future, doesn’t mean you can’t invest in quality pieces you love.  This bright fun room is really filled with neutrals that can be re-purposed down the road.  The greenish gray paint (Wake from our sponsor Lullaby Paints) plus the natural wood elements and white rocker can be used in any space once the nursery years are over.  It’s great to plan a nursery with future use in mind and it’s smart to use more of your budget on pieces that can be used in the decades ahead.

1- Wake from Lullaby Paints- $59 per gallon
2- Rare Sightings Wall Art: Sasquatch- $100
Rare Sightings Wall Art: Loch Ness
(Nessie)- $100
Solid Oak Wall Clock from Design Atelier Article- $150
3- Peel Pendant Lamp- $200
4- French Belgina Chartreuse Linen Panel- $50 each (84″ long, 120″ are $70)
5- Kalon Caravan Dresser- $1710
6- Fitted Crib Sheet in Aqua Citron Garland from iviebaby- $55
Kalon Caravan Crib in Blue- $895
7- Stingray Rocker- $2640
Discus Aqua Side Table- $80
8- Made You Look 8 Triangle Patchwork from Flor- $555
9- Blue Bird 16″ Pillow- $35
Hello Baby Citron Aqua Pillow Cover from iviebaby- $35
Little SockOSaurus Rory Plush from theRemakerie- $42
10- Can’t Spell ABC Abacus for Kids- $30

Thanks to Lullaby Paints for sponsoring this post.  I’m excited to be working with them on this series of nursery inspiration boards featuring their premium paints.  Lullaby Paints are are safe for both newborns and pregnant moms so they’re perfect for your eco-friendly modern nursery.

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Mod Mom Furniture Gets Soft

Known for creative, cute carpentry, Mod Mom Furniture has gone soft.  With their newly launched revamped website, they’re introducing Material Mod, a collection of organic cotton pillows in partnership with Pure Inspired Design.

$116 each

We’ll be hearing more about Mod Mom Furniture over the next few weeks.  This new website comes with lots of fun new goodies!

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My Modern Nursery #67: Eco Friendly for Earth Day Sponsored by Lullaby Paints

Inspired by Earth Day, I’ve put together this relaxing, gender-neutral and eco-friendly modern nursery inspiration board.  We want our children to be able to live in a healthy environment both on a global scale and in their homes and the spaces they will occupy as they develop and grow.

For so many of us, while we’re expecting our first child might be the first time we start to think about the materials, toxins and chemicals that we use in our homes.  When we moved into our new home while I was expecting baby #2, this meant I was also looking for safe and healthy paint, not just for the nursery walls, but throughout the house.  We found the best options we could by looking for low-VOC paints, but I wish I had found Lullaby Paints at the time.  With eco-friendly packaging, a non-toxic formula and the ability to order reasonably priced sample paint pouches (4 for $10) before you commit to a color, this was JUST what I was looking for.

For this Earth Day nursery I selected Celadon, a fresh, easy-to-use pale green that says spring, and all my other eco-friendly finds fit in perfectly with it.

1- Celadon paint from Lullaby Paints- $69 a gallon
2- Bug Print (Caterpillar) 10″ x 8″- $24
I Love You Print- Aqua
11″ x 14″ from Trendy Peas- $29
ABC Print – Yellow/Gray
16″ x 20″ from Trendy Peas- $39
Hape Quattro Strategy Game in Bamboo- $40
Greenington Orchid 6 Drawer Dresser
- $1750
3- Aspect Pendant Lamps- Slender $380 and Squat from Schmitt Design- $430
4- Owl Branches Coat Tree from The Land of Nod- $100
5- Ross Natural Sheer Curtain Panels from Crate & Barrel- $60-$90
Bird Trio Mobile
from Petit Collage- $56
6- P. Pod Companion Crib- $1090
7- Organic Crib Sheet from Buttercup Forest (#11)- $60
Gold Circles Throw Pillow from Plover Organic- $40
Cool Chevron 20″ Outdoor Pillow
- $60
Peek White Pillow 18″ x 22″- $30
8- Eames Molded Plastic Rocker in Green- $550
Healthy Baby: Asthma and Allergy Friendly Floppy Froggie by Kids Preferred- $18
9- Kids Table and Chairs from Sprout- $200
Green Toys My First Stacker, Colors May Vary- $15
Handcrafted Wooden Truck- $22
10- Upcycle Rug from CB2 8′ x 10′- $600

Thanks to Lullaby Paints for sponsoring this post.  I’m excited to be working with them on a series of nursery inspiration boards featuring their premium paints that are safe for newborns and pregnant moms.

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Emerald: Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013

If we can judge a year by its color, 2013 is going to be the best year yet.  With Emerald as my birthstone, I love this radiant and rich shade as predictor of the color trend for the coming year.  While I would probably gravitate to a darker emerald (the way I like my stones), 17-5641 is a versatile and easy to use shade of green.  Somewhere between a pastel and forest green, it’s gender neutral, natural and elegant.

Here are a few ways to introduce the 2013 color of the year into your home.

1- Offi EVA Foam Chairs in Blue and Green- $199
2- Kale Kauzebot- $25
3- Twinkle Living Necklace Throw Pillow- $58
4- Artecnica Themis Prism- $40
5- Bugaboo Bee Stroller and Canopy – Special Edition-Jade Green- $660
6- La Pera- The Pear Poster by Enzo Mari- $550
7- Vipp 15 Kitchen Bin- Limited Edition Copenhagen Green- $319
8- Beatrix Little Kid Percival T Rex Backpack- $42
9- Pantone 2013 Color of the Year Mug- Emerald- $25
10- Crochet Floor Cushion- Green by lacasadecotó – $64

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My Modern Nursery #59: Mid-Century Muted Modern

I don’t typically like the convertible cribs with high backs that are supposed to be reused as headboards, but there’s just something about the Park West Collection from Westwood Design that allows me to accept that detail in this particular crib.  With its straight lines and Walnut finish, the collection caught my eye from the first time I saw it at the ABC Kids Expo. I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to use it in a design, but this was a lot of fun to put together.

1- Centric Mobile from Schmitt Design- $198
2- Westwood Design Park West Dressing Combo Plus, Walnut- $500
Westwood Design Park West Dresser Hutch, Walnut- $350
Gold Piggy Bank from Jonathan Adler- $168
3- NYC from Staten Island by Matte Stephens on poster cabaret- $60
4- Roddy The Owl Screenprint from Roddy and Ginger- $40
5- Westwood Design Park West Convertible Crib, Walnut- $500
6- Sasha Floor Lamp from Room & Board- $400
7- Spindle Clock by George Nelson- $525
8- Cloud Pillow- Gray from blabla kids- $62
Pin Dot Moss Fitted Crib Sheet from DwellStudio- $40
9- Jensen Chair in Geo Citrine from DwellStudio- $1725
Woodrow the wood grain bunny from Sleepy King- $30
10- Surya Aimee Wilder AIW-3 Rug- 5′ x 8′- $770 (see the rug in a room)

This room got a little pricey so I’m including some less expensive ideas…

read on to see some cheaper options

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