When you are expecting a baby there are so many different things that you will need to remember to do and one of them is to decorate your baby's room. Baby room decor can either be very simple and calming or bright and stimulating whatever you would prefer. You have to consider your budget when thinking about your nursery decor as you do not want to spend vast amounts on it. The most important thing to have is small details that are eye catching.
Although you will want your nursery decor to be stunning you also have to think about how much money you want to spend. You will need money for other things which are very important so you may need to make a beautiful nursery on a budget. If you are unsure of your baby's sex then selecting a neutral color is advised. You can choose some great pastel colors for the baby room decor and then accessorize in a different color once the baby is born. Although you want the room to be bright and airy you need to consider that your baby needs a calm environment to sleep in.
Having the right type of lighting for your baby room decor is essential and a dimmer switch or night light is advised. This will make those night time feeds far easier if you can see where you are going without having to put main lights on. You should concentrate on the items which are very important to the nursery decor and then add to them when you can afford them. Your baby will not care what their room looks like as long as they are warm, dry, fed and loved. Once you have painted the walls and found the lighting then you need to look at furniture.
Baby room decor is very basic and you will only need a few key pieces of furniture these will include a crib, changing table and somewhere to store your baby's clothes. Although these items can be expensive, if you shop around then you can make great savings. Buying secondhand furniture is only advised if you know it is safe and secure. If you are buying a secondhand crib then you must buy new mattresses to go with it. This will ensure that your baby is safe when he is asleep you should check that the crib fits together correctly and there are no loose parts.
You could use different items to make the room look amazing and simple items such as borders and pictures can finish the baby room decor. Shelves with baby toys and photographs of family members always look great. You can get inexpensive rugs for the floor and make the curtains yourself. There are plenty of small things that you can do for your nursery decor to make it look great and once your baby is here then you will be far too busy to worry about it. Whatever touches you do to the nursery it will look fantastic and because you have done it from the heart, it will be even better.
By Jacque Crook