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Guest Picks: A Nursery Starts With Art
A beautiful art print is the catalyst for this happy blue and yellow nursery design
I often get asked how I come up with my nursery design ideas, and the answer is that I almost always start with one inspirational piece. In my daughter's nursery, it was her curtains; in her big girl room, it was her rug. But one of my favorite things to use as a jumping-off point is artwork. The lion print by Lizzy Stewart is a perfect example: It has serious style and a beautiful color palette. Read on to see the space that it inspired. — Lauren from A Lovely Life
The Lions Laugh Giclee Print by Lizzy Stewart - GBP 22
This print would be perfect for a girl's or boy's room. It's a great jumping-off point for any little space.
Crib Sheet, Stripes by Iviebaby - $45
Support handmade! These crib sheets are simple and lovely and available in a variety of colorways.
Sniglar Crib - $69.99
Simple, modern and inexpensive, the Ikea Sniglar just needs some pretty sheets to dress it up.
Baby Swing Organic - $198.93
Made from salvaged wood and organic hemp, this swing is the bee's knees!
Ferrat Pyramid Daybed - $7,919.68
As a reading nook or toddler bed, this pyramid daybed would make a lovely spot to curl up.
Slingshot, Red - GBP 50
This little slingshot designed by Christopher Jarratt would make a lovely piece of art on the wall.
Every nursery needs a one-of-a-kind something, like this vintage rattan armchair from Edmond.
Jumbo Bubble Kite - GBP 15
These kites designed by Daniel Frost would make a stunning art installation. Or you can always take them out for a spin on a windy day.
Wooden Pull Toy, Leo the Lion by Toporko - $40
This little lion is handmade and naturally perfect in every way.
Vintage Metal Globe by Oh, Albatross - $68
I love to use globes in kids' rooms; they look good, they're fun and they're educational too.
Rhino Riik, Dotty Blue - EUR 24.95
This whimsical rhino could easily become your little one's best pal.
Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere Wall Hanging by Little Bright Studio - $85
This is a perfect piece of handmade art for your little stargazer.
Dhoku Killim Blob
I love that this rug has a subdued color palette but with a fresh and graphic pattern.
Gorgeous Paper Leaf Mobile by Sugar and Spice Studios - $35
This gorgeous leafy mobile is sure to keep your baby's mind entertained.
Comfort Grand Swivel Glider - $950
Classic and comfortable, this glider will last through many nursery decor transitions.
Vintage Wicker and Wood Cabinet by Hindsvik - $325
A beautiful midcentury wicker cabinet would be perfect for storing clothing, toys or supplies.
Yellow Love PIllow by Honey Pie Design - $35
This pillow says it all — and in a sunny yellow color to boot.
Cotton Tile Throw - $168
This is a cozy throw for mama in soft and lovely colors.