If you are expecting a child and are thinking of the theme with which you’ll decorate your new addition’s nursery, there is certainly no shortage of decor to choose from. From bold and bright colors to understated pastels and popular cartoon characters, the choices can be overwhelming. The classic books and artwork of Beatrix Potter is a lovely choice for both boys and girls. This article will tell you all you need to know on how to decorate your baby’s nursery in a Beatrix Potter theme.
How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery In A Beatrix Potter Theme: Floors. When decorating your baby’s nursery, you may want to work from the floor up. If the room you are planning on using for the nursery has an unattractive or outdated carpet, it may be time to replace the flooring. Since the nursery is probably not a very large room, whatever material you choose for the floor should not be too expensive. A neutral colored Berber carpet is perfect for your Beatrix Potter themed nursery. You can then place cozy throw rugs in front of the crib and dresser to add color and warmth to the room. Pergo or laminates are also a great choice as they are easy to keep clean and reduce the allergens that can get trapped in a bedroom and may cause health issues.
How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery In A Beatrix Potter Theme: Walls. A warm eggshell, yellow or very pale green will warm up your Beatrix Potter nursery and make the room very cozy. Check out the wallpaper section of home improvement stores such as Lowe’s and Home Depot for Beatrix Potter themed Wallies and wallpaper border. By applying Beatrix Potter wallpaper border around the top of the walls and a few Wallies applied over the crib, changing table and dresser, you can keep the nursery looking very simple and classic while carrying the theme throughout the room.
How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery In A Beatrix Potter Theme: Crib Bedding. Macy’s and Babies -R- Us offers a lovely selection of Beatrix Potter crib sets complete with crib sheets and blankets for around sixty dollars. The classic Carter’s crib bedding set is slightly less expensive and goes wonderfully with the Beatrix Potter theme. The neutral colors as well as the pictures of the rabbits match very closely and will save you a few pennies while not taking anything away from the decor.
How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery In A Beatrix Potter Theme: Wall Decor. Kohl’s, Boscov’s and Babies -R- Us carries a wonderful selection of Beatrix Potter framed prints. You may also be able to find some at the local consignment or Thrift store for a song. Hang one picture over the crib and then arrange several in an attractive grouping on the opposite wall. Hang a shelf or two in your baby’s nursery and prop up several large Beatrix Potter hardcover books on the shelf as well as a stuffed animal or two created in the likeness of some of her most loved and popular characters.
How To Decorate Your Baby’s Nursery In A Beatrix Potter Theme: Fun Extras.Babies -R- Us carries a large selection of Beatrix Potter themed nursery items such as lamps, mobiles and growth charts. Keep your nursery budget in mind and remember that you don’t need to complete the decorating before you bring your bundle of joy home from the hospital. As long as you have the basics in place, you can add pieces to the nursery as time and finances permits.