Nursery ideas for baby girls are soft and feminine, bold and whimsical, elegant and sophisticated and everything in between. And, more than anything, decorating a baby furniture sets is so much fun. Not only do you want your precious baby girl to enjoy her nursery and feel comfortable in there, but you will be spending a lot of time in there, maybe even many sleepless nights, so be sure to create a baby room that makes you feel happy, peaceful, and content.
The nursery ideas for girls usually include girly images and the softer color choice. The flowery or other girl associated images are usually included.
The essentials of every nursery are a crib which meets safety standards, a changing table and plenty of storage space. It is a good idea to hang a mobile toy over the crib, for it can keep your baby occupied for hours at end. Ideally, the nursery should have soft night-light, which will not disturb your baby while she sleeps but allows you to comfortably move around the room. You can also consider getting a glider, which is a safer alternative to a rocking chair. While decorating a nursery, remember that almost every item in the room can be incorporated to constitute the theme. Remember to include the crib, furniture, cabinet color, knickknacks, and the photos into the theme.
There are many ways of going about decorating your girl’s room. One way to create a striking visual impact is with bright colored paint. By painting the walls with a color like lime green, powder blue or baby pink, you can instantly dress up a room. As for the cost, a decent grade of paint will cost about $30 per gallon, and you may need about two gallons for two coats. You can add or hang decorations, motifs, murals, posters and toys onto your brightly colored walls to complete the look. The benefit of this method is that you can change the look of the room without undertaking any major renovation work.
Another intrinsic part of decor are the fabrics you use. The drapes you use on the windows can greatly enhance the look of the room. One technique you can use is – two different colored drapes on one window. For example, in a pink room, on each window, use heavy dust pink curtains as borders to light gold ones. Add an interesting rug, such as a bright furry one to give a touch of quirkiness to the room. You can also add hand embroidered pieces to the wall.
Themes: While conventional baby girl nursery themes of flowers and castles dominate most magazines and books, it is time to think out of the box. Modern nursery ideas for girls include a French themed nursery with blue and green horizontal stripes on the walls and shocking pink lush bed covers and a toilet chair. One of the great baby nursery decorating ideas for girls is an underwater theme, with walls of aquamarine and exotic fish and underwater vegetation painted on it. Use similar colors around the room, as well as shell and starfish decorations.
Princess Theme.Your dainty darling is nothing less than a princess. Right? So, why not design the world around her with a princess theme? Let’s start with the walls. Paint the walls with shades of pink. For further decoration of the walls, castle murals can be used. To give a majestic look to her crib, give it the shape of a throne. Put up a canopy over her baby crib. The furniture and the shelves of the room should be made of cherry wood. For a soft look for the room, use lots of satin fabrics. The color of the linens should be purple or pink. Keep a beautiful pink throw rug at the center of the room where your little princess can play. Use tiaras, wands, feather boas and princess books as decorative items.
Bugs and Butterflies Theme. Images of colorful butterflies, caterpillars, bumble bees, dragon flies, lady bugs all over the room makes it look very pretty. Keep the base coat of the wall dark pink in color. Then use bug stencils to paint these insects of different shapes and sizes. On one of the wall you can make ladybug’s shell by making circles with black paint. For further decoration of the walls, put up some framed pictures of these bugs. Hang some nylon toys from the ceiling just above her crib with which she can play. You can easily find baby bedding with a bugs and butterfly theme. Any type of wood furniture will be suitable for this decoration.
Starry Night Theme. Little girls love to see the celestial bodies all around them. You can draw patterns of stars, moon, planets and even constellations on the ceiling of the room. Keep the base coat of the walls light blue and use a darker shade of blue for the ceiling. Then use pastel and white paint to create the celestial bodies. You can also paste star cutouts with sticky backing on the painted nursery walls. To make it look more real, add some white clouds on the ceiling by dipping a sponge into the white paint. If you do not want to go for painting the walls, wallpapers of this particular theme can be put up. Paint the baby room furniture as per the theme by stamping star patterns on them with the help of star shaped rubber stamps dipped in white paint. You can also get lamps, baby bedding, quilts, rugs and cushions with images of stars.
Garden Theme. This colorful theme will make your child feel closer to the nature. The base coat of the wall for this theme should ideally be pastel. However, you can experiment with other colors such as shades of greens or yellows as well. Make the most visible wall of the room as your focal wall. Create the garden theme on this wall. Paint the lower portion of the wall with green and the top with sky blue. Then use your creative ideas to paint various colorful flowers on the green part of the wall. On the blue portion of the wall draw images of birds, bees and butterflies. Even small cluster of clouds or a bright yellow sun is not a bad idea. For painting the images, you can opt freehand painting. But if you are not very confident about your painting skills feel free to use stencils. Keep the base color of the furniture and other furnishings white. The bedding, drapes and other fabrics of the room should have floral prints on them.