There is likely a book or two (or fifteen) about decorating a room for an approaching baby. It is definitely an exciting time in the life of a soon-to-be-parent, and has the potential to be rather stressful. Here are a few small but crucial tips to keep you sane and your baby’s room beautiful.
If you are still in the dark as to the gender of your baby, or even if you are fully aware of it, keeping a generally neutral color scheme is usually quite helpful. By makings use of neutrals like beige and green, you leave room to add accents of color later. You can do this with pillows, a single piece of furniture, an area rug, or really anything else that can have its color easy changed.
As far as furniture, remember these two things: Keep it simple; keep it safe. In a newborn’s room, there are really three essential pieces of furniture: a crib, a dresser, and a chair for you. As stated before, you can use a rug, art and accessorie for pops of color. You can also use fabric to add softness to an otherwise physical harsh room such as one with hardwood flooring. In addition to the floor, be sure to pay attention to sharp or protruding edges and do whatever possible to make them more baby friendly. Even though your child is months away from being able to make it to one of those danger zones on his or her own, once they possess the skill to move, they will become experts on every dangerous thing in your house.