How to Convert Your Nursery into a Big-Kid Bedroom
Goodbye, nursery, hello, big-kid space! Give your toddler room to grow with these smart finds for pint-sized decoristas
Who can resist an eyeful of happy, high-energy colour? When your little one’s ready to go from nursery to “big kid” room, set the stage in style. A bright, gender-neutral wall colour with cool, modern furniture and trendy lighting create a room mom and dad will love to hang out in, too. Add a nicely curated collection of toys and superfun accessories, and Junior’s bedroom is set to become party central.
Shown: Oeuf NYC crib, $1,140 (toddler conversion kit, $263); Nursery Works triple dresser, $1,895; play table, $195, chair, $65, and bench, $130; Twiggy Blue area rug, $385; Artecnica’s Midsummer pendant light, $127; gourd table lamp (blue or pink), $195; bedding, $595/full set with bumper; all Nesting Kids. Squat benches/bookcase, $149 each, Vessel Inc. Fly wall decals, $45 US, Blik. Island beanbag lounger, $229 US, FatBoy USA. (Also try Sumo Lounge for a rectangular version, $129.) Pod wall-mount shelves, $132/set of three; wooden shadow box, $40; both Umbra. Noah’s Ark, $54, Playmobil. Custom portrait, from $130, Honey Bunch Homestore for Kids. Vintage-style robots, Eye Spy, $20 each. All other toys and books on bookcase, Mastermind Educational Toys. Fresh Lime 2032-30 wall paint, Benjamin Moore & Co. Limited.