I am SO excited to share Luca’s nursery with you!
When it comes to decorating, I am the type of person who has an overall vision but needs help with the details. I wanted Luca’s nursery to be perfect, so I worked with incredible designer Debbie from DASP Creative to make my vision come to life.
I live in a “mid-century modern” styled apartment. And when you live in an apartment, every room counts. I wanted Luca’s room to flow with the rest of my home. I wanted it to be recognizable as a little boys room, but I didn’t want any overtly obvious or stereotypically cliche themes. I like to call it the “non-themed theme.” 🙂
So for the nursery details! I chose the grey oak Jameson furniture from Restoration Hardware as the foundation. I loved that the mature style of these pieces will grow with Luca as he gets older. The crib converts into a toddler bed, and then into a twin bed.
I wanted a more modern approach for the baby’s glider. Debbie found this one from All Modern and I couldn’t love it more. It was inexpensive, yet it’s so comfortable! I also loved the idea of incorporating animals, but again I wanted a more “mature” style rather than your standard baby animal photos. We found these prints on Etsy and fell in love. Debbie wanted to create a “moment” in the corner near the rocking chair. This is my favorite space in the room. We added a small table that I can use to place his bottle or burp clothes while I am feeding or rocking him. I love that she included a candle and plant that I would have in my living room, but then added a Shel Silverstein book to remind you that you are in a child’s room.
I also wanted to incorporate as much storage as possible, so adding the Classic Nailhead Storage Bench from RH was perfect for all his extra diapers, blankets and toys. Topping the bench with multiple throw pillows also adds a warm and cozy element.
Keeping everything based off of warm neutrals (optic whites, levels of soft greys, and creamy beiges), Debbie added little accents of French blue seen in the World Market area rug, RH Baby & Child bedding, and shelving accessories. As Debbie says, “The key to adding color is that a few hits goes a very long way.”
The wardrobing hooks from Anthropologie also give the room a personal touch and adds another dimension to the wall.
From a styling perspective, Debbie likes layering the rugs for texture, adding multiple pillows and throws for the cozy element, and incorporating greenery to add life and softness to every space. She also incorporated a “realness factor” by working Luca’s books and plush animals into the nursery’s decor.
We couldn’t be happier with Luca’s nursery. The best part about working with a designer is that in the end nothing remains unfinished. When the nursery is complete there are no open ends, you and your new baby just get to enjoy it. 🙂
Design: Dasp Creative Co.
Photos: J. Stud Studio