Creating a tranquil nursery for your baby or young child is important. It is important to give them their own space and allow them to relax and wind down from a day of learning and growing. When it comes to creating a tranquil nursery space, there are some tips you will want to follow. These tips will help you create a loving, homely, and nurturing space.
Muted Tones and Color Schemes
To have tranquility in any space, you may want to use muted color schemes. Using white may not be the route you want to take, as this can make spaces feel cold. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t take advantage of muted tones or colors, such as creams and pastels. Muted colors and tones are great for creating distraction-free areas. Keeping walls and even soft furnishings such as bedding and drapes lighter in color can allow any sized space to feel more tranquil and calm.
Use the Right Furniture
Once you have gotten to grips with the color scheme, you then have to think about the nursery furniture you want your tranquil nursery to feature. You will ideally want to keep furniture to a minimum, as this will avoid a space feeling chaotic and fussy. Thinking about the essential furniture you will need will help you start to envisage the space and see what works (and perhaps what doesn’t). When it comes to choosing a color for your nursery furniture, think about once again going for muted colors and tones. Also, think about adding furniture that will grow with your baby.
Drapes and Window Dressings
No matter how big the window or windows are in your nursery, you will want to utilize all of the natural light on offer during the day, but then you will want to make the room feel secure and cozy at night. You can achieve both of these key aspects by looking at drapes and other window dressings and treatments, such as roman blinds. Adding texture and depth to your nursery space as well as being in control of how much light is absorbed or bathed in the room, is important. If window dressings or drapes are too thin, they can disturb your baby’s sleep pattern. To aid a peaceful nap or sleep, you may even want to look at drapes or blinds that blackout or darken a space.
Subtle and Soft Lighting
The lighting used in a nursery can have a big impact on the tranquility of a space. This can then also have an impact on how your baby sleeps. Subtle and soft lighting that takes advantage of soft wall lighting or occasional lamps may be something you may want to consider incorporating. Harsh or bright lighting can impact how the nursery looks and feels, giving it the wrong aesthetic and tone. Keeping light fixtures simple and light bulbs or lamps warmer in color will help a space feel tranquil, relaxed, and calming.