Preparing nursery room is absolutely exciting especially for the first-time-Mom. But it quite frustrating since you need to think about how this space can be stylish also functional at the same time. And plus, this room is not just about the baby, don’t forget the mother. Mom should also feel comfortable enough while taking care of the baby. Need to know more? Scroll down below!
1. Consider the room’s layout and function
First thing first, think about the flow of the room, and how you want to use the space. Make sure the layout of the room is safe for the baby. The crib should be away from windows and any potential hazards, such as electrical outlets or sharp edges. Consider how the layout of the room will affect the functionality of the space. The crib should be easily accessible, and the changing table should be near to it, also adding a rocking chair or glider can be a good idea.
2. Pick a color scheme
When choosing color scheme, calming colors is the best. Soft, muted colors such as pastels or neutral shades can create a peaceful atmosphere in the nursery. The safest one to choose is a gender-neutral colors specially if you still don’t know the baby’s gender. And don’t forget to think about growth and change. This will help you redecorate or redesign when they’re growing older. Your kids not gonna be forever baby, right?
3. Invest in a comfortable rocking chair or glider
Again, this space is not just about the baby, Mom is also there. Make sure that Mom also comfortable enough by invest in a comfortable rocking chair or glider to spend the time with the baby.
4. Plan for storage
A nursery room can quickly become cluttered with baby gear, clothes, and toys, so be sure to include plenty of storage options in your design. When talking about storage, the options are endless. To get the one that you need, all you need to consider first is the size and the layout of the room. Measure the room and plant out where you want to put furniture, including storage. Think about the purpose of the storage. Will it be used for clothing, or other item, this will help determine the type of storage that you need. Also make sure that the storage is safe for use and does not pose a risk to your baby. Raising a baby can be chaotic sometimes, so consider to choose durable materials that can withstand your everyday use. Another things to consider is functionality, flexibility and of course, the cost.
5. Safety is key
Keep in mind the safety of the baby and choose materials that are non-toxic and easy to clean.
6. Think about the lighting
Some popular lighting options for nurseries include ceiling lights, table lamps, floor lamps, and wall sconces. It’s also a good idea to include a nightlight to provide a soft light during nighttime feedings and diaper changes. Make sure that the lighting fixtures you choose are safe for use in a nursery and do not pose a risk to your child. And don’t forget to consider the overall design aesthetic of the room and choose lighting fixtures that complement it.
7. Add personal touches
Incorporate items that reflect your personal style and make the room feel special and unique.
8. Keep in mind the future
While your baby may be small now, consider how the room will work as they grow and change.