Tips for Designing a Nursery

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Are you planning your nursery but not sure where to start? With everything you need such as a crib and changing table, as well as so many themes and designs to choose from, it can feel overwhelming. Luckily providers of replacement windows in Mountain View, CA share these tips to help you create the perfect space for your new addition.  

Get Inspired 

A great way to start designing your nursey to is to find inspiration. This can be done by looking at pictures online, from magazines, or pictures you take from shops or other places that inspire you. Once you have some of these pictures, gather them together and create a mood board. If you do this online a great website to use is Pinterest. If this is a physical board, simply get a corkboard and arrange all of the mages on it with pushpins. This will help give you a design idea in mind of color and other elements you like. 

Choose Your Colors 

Once you have your mood board, the colors of the nursery should be pretty obvious as most of your images probably contain these hues. Using this inspiration, determine what colors you will be using as your nursery color palette.  

Determine the Layout  

Nurseries tend to have zones. These zones include places for feeing, sleeping, and changing. Determine the layout of the room so that these zones are all addressed. It may be helpful to sketch out the layout before you get started so you can avoid having to move all of the furniture pieces around as you try to settle on a final layout. 

Add Décor 

While the color palette sets the mood of the room, the décor is what really brings it all together. Whether you choose a theme such as a jungle, or simply stick to a soft color palette, choose decor that coincides with the look and feel of the space.

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Make it Special  

Paying attention to and adding in extra elements can truly make your nursery special. Things like a sound machine, lush soft rugs, and changing the lighting are just some of the ways you can enhance the space. 

Don’t Forget the Windows  

There are times when you are going to want to have the natural light fill up the nursery, and times you want to keep it out. Because of this, you need to make sure you don’t overlook the windows.  

Consider hanging up blackout curtains so that when baby is sleeping, you can create a nice dark space. To maximize the natural light make sure your windows are clean and free from damage.  

You may want to even consider replacing any old windows in the space with new replacement ones. Not only will this help allow maximize light to come in, but it can also help keep the nursery a more comfortable temperature with energy effect window options.  

To learn more about replacement windows in Mountain View, CA and how they can enhance your nursey, give us a call today to learn about your many different options.