25-2861 Sherwood Heights Dr. Oakville ON L6J 7K1 905-271-2800
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Parsons Interiors Ltd 25-2861 Sherwood Heights Dr. Oakville, ON L6J 7K1 905-271-2800
Serving: Oakville, Mississauga, Burlington and most of the GTA
Making that Special Place
Baby on Board
For a lot of newlywed homebuyers and families who are expecting new additions to their
lot, having the perfect nursery is a must! Here are a few things to consider for those
who are expecting:
The location of the nursery is very important. Choose a room that’s close to your own to avoid making noise and easy access during odd hours of the night. Consider the natural temperature of the room, and the amount of light that can go in when developing the
overall design and theme of the nursery.
If your home has an overall style, make sure to incorporate it in the nursery. If you have a traditional, eclectic, or edgy décor style, make sure the nursery reflects your overall home style, so it doesn’t feel out of place.
Search the Internet and collect pictures and even videos of nurseries and interior design styles that you like. Have variety for options. Discover what others have done that you like,
and might work for your own nursery. Put a theme together through the pictures that you find.
It is easy to over-decorate specially when you find many things you like. Remember to pick key items that can be points of interest in the room. Have child-friendly items, not
necessarily childish. Choose a colour palette that will make it easy for you to redecorate
Choose colours and a setup that is calming and peaceful. There will be many hectic times
that come with having a baby/babies. It is very important that the mom can feel calm and relaxed in the room despite perhaps being physically busy with her tasks.
Choose décor that is not permanent. Wall decals and stickers are a lot easier to change
than full wallpaper. Think about how long the nursery might last your kid, until they
develop their own taste and might want to change the décor around.
Make sure electrical wirings are safely hidden away from the baby especially as they
grow more active and curious about their environment. Make sure any heaters are safe
Most people think it’s easier to pick a paint colour for the room then match the furniture
after, but the opposite is actually true. Pick key furniture you like first, then match
paint colours that complement the furniture.
Decide the exact uses of the nursery and place your furniture accordingly.
Have designated areas for specific tasks. Determining these will make the design
process a lot easier.
Think Outside the Box
Just because certain furniture or design is not listed under the ‘children section’ doesn’t
mean you can’t use it for your nursery. Part of the design challenge is using things you
may not initially think of using and making it work for yourself.