Good Design (n): defined predominantly in the eye of the beholder. Holistically, it means creating a cohesive space that accesses function, personal and monetary value, aesthetics, and relevance to your lifestyle. Remember it’s not just blue for boys and pink for girls anymore! Embrace color to make your child’s room truly unique.
For our pretty princes or future doctors, these are great designs for them to grow up in.
The oversized dots turn the walls into artwork. The soft green bedding makes a nice contrast to the vibrant walls.
A great alternative to carpeting wood floors are large area rugs that coordinate with your color scheme.
Sherri Blum brings us the regal design with iron crib and diamond, understated wall treatment. This pink is allowed to pop against the yellow walls and is topped of with a classical chandelier.
This beautiful nursery dones golden walls, with lighter drapery and furniture. The room is illuminated with a crystal chandelier that has hints of pinks and blues.
Creating a canopy that begins at the ceiling heightens the room. And creates a backdrop for this lovely red and green room.
This girly playroom uses seating at different height and lines that further define that height to create a functional and fashionable space.
Bold and beautifully eclectic. Melissa Rufty of MMR Interiors created this room adds traditional lines, vintage artwork, modern prints and makes a cohesive design.
This mid-century modern inspired bedroom uses a warm palette and vintage accents.
Gweneth Paltrow had this four-poster bed created for her daughter Apple.
The sleigh bed houses beautiful pink bird-motif bedding. The modern artwork makes the little girls' room all 21st Century.
Green made girly with espresso furniture and modern wall art.
This is a possible DIY project for your little princess. TIP: make sure to get fabric treated with flame retardant and lower the lighting fixture.
This is definitely a room your child can grow with. Another DIY project is the seashell artwork. Apply seashells (or anything you want!) to the outside of recycled picture frames and mount without the back to let the paint color show through.
Hints of turquoise and white linens pop brilliantly against the dark wood floors.
Barrie Benson created this Atlanta home with repurposed Chinese frames used as headboards and bold pink accents.
Amanda Nesbit created this traditional child's room using green accents on the tufted headboard, twin bed skirts, and polka dot pillows.
Jonathan Adler created this quaint girls' room. One creative element is using the same print it different place. Here, the print on the wall is used on inside the canopy and the pink stripe outside the canopy is used on the light fixture.
Tween magic! Deep purple and pinks, sparkle, and feathers are allowed to shine against the white walls and floor.