Apr 14, 2014
4 tips for decorating a nursery
Make your own mobileSource: Kim Christie Credits: Canadian Living
Comesotti is particularly proud of the mobile hanging above Luca's crib. It's a one-of-a-kind ornament fashioned from felt, thread and yarn, and making it was a family affair. "My dad helped me with the wooden dowels," she says. "It was nice that we had a little project together."
Create a layered window treatmentSource: Kim Christie Credits: Canadian Living
Billowing, sheer draperies lend an ethereal look, but they're not conducive to a baby's sleep schedule. "We installed blackout blinds as well," she says. "Even when they're drawn, you only see the effect of the sheers, so the room still feels very soft."
Mix piecesSource: Kim Christie Credits: Canadian Living
Kitting out a nursery can be incredibly expensive, but a mix of high and low price points balanced the budget. The dresser—used as a change table—was from Ikea, but the custom knobs are from Anthropologie. Likewise, the durable (but pricey) rocker from Pottery Barn is paired with an inexpensive side table from West Elm. Crib, rocking sheep, crib blanket, taxi cushion, stuffed elephant, potterybarnkids.ca. Printed sheep cushion, anthropologie.com. Lamb's wool cushion, chintz.com. Moroccan pouf, stuffed toys in crib, thecrossdesign.com. Goat hamper, lussobaby.ca.