As the world welcomes his Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, Sources close to the royal couple say that Will and Kate, “have a small nursery prepped, but it’s humble.”
Whether royally extravagant, or as affordable as some of Kate’s fashion choices, the nursery style is sure to make waves in the baby decor for decades.
A Neutral Face
Before the royal birth, the couple kept tight lips about the gender of the baby, and although Kate purchased a light blue Bugaboo stroller, the nursery is said to be decorated in a mix of neutral colors.
The suite above is a recently remodeled room in London’s Grosvenor House. Lush draperies, a four poster bed and crib canopy give traditional elegance, while modern tailoring brings the look up to date. What could be more peaceful than pastel yellow, soft grey and mossy green?
A neutral palette is a great choice for couples who are waiting to find out the gender, but it also provides a calming atmosphere for both parents and little ones. In the space above, richness comes in through lush textures like faux fur, leather and bamboo window shades.
Past Era Charm
Kate has been spotted popping in and out of antique stores shopping for the nursery. We love the way this antique cabinet warms up a soft nursery. Plus, what could be cuter than the framed socks perched on top?
Kate was also sighted buying a wicker ‘moses basket’. These woven bassinets add texture to nursery decor and many come equipped with handles for easy transport.
Blue for a Prince… or Princess!
As a subtle nod to the tot’s future as a monarch, royal blue would be a beautiful accent color. Soft neutrals make it perfect for a boy’s room while pale yellow suits a girl.
Textiles offer a wonderful chance to mix up a look with pattern. We love this contemporary baby bedding in royal blue.
Best Blinds for Nursery
Tips for choosing nursery blinds and curtains:
- Go with blackout – Light blockage is the number one concern of new parents.
- Stick to safer for kids window coverings with no exposed cords – Don’t let little ones be tempted to turn blinds into a toy. Learn more about child window safety.
- Layer window treatments – Your look will have more depth and versatility in light control.
Best for complete light blockage and color selection. Available in blackout fabrics, prints and over 100 colors.
Best for timelessness. This classic choice will stay stylish through changing decor and adds curb appeal.
Best for light and temperature control. Fabric cells offer superior insulation and a cordless lift allows for easy operation. Choose Top-Down/Bottom-Up to let in light without losing privacy.