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A Very Vintage Nursery

Jan 09, 2013 | By

Every new parent seeks the utmost in comfort for their precious itty bitty, especially when it comes to baby's nursery. There's no reason, however, to sacrifice the beauty of style for that comfort, especially these days. Vintage designs are all the rage in every room of your home, so why should it be any different in the nursery? We can't get enough of the classic beauty of shabby chic details, and can't wait to share with you a few of our favorite things for creating your very own vintage nursery.

Corsican Crib

Corsican Crib Display

Created with antique beauty as if it came straight from your great grandmother's collection, this crib makes a bold statement with any decorative style. Its cream-colored, wrought iron construction is elegant enough to give baby's room a sophisticated look, yet still soft and gentle enough for the newborn life that will rest in it. The detail of its construction makes it one part piece of art, one part baby bed-- a perfect combination for any style-conscious mommy!

Bella Notte Linens

Bella Notte Bedding

The perfect complement to a vintage-inspired crib is a set of linens with the same kind of old world beauty. This collection of baby bedding was made for your little prince or princess, featuring luxurious linen fabric in both rich and soft shades. Accented by ruffles and completed with soft and supple texture, each piece in Bella Notte's line is made with the highest level of quality in mind, yet is still made for easy care washing and drying.

Pom Pom Bedding

Pom Pom Crib Skirt

Like Bella Notte, this collection of bedding draws inspiration from all things luxurious, displayed in its all linen construction. With various soft shades and delicate patterns available, you're sure to find the perfect dainty look for your little lady's room, or something a little rustic and masculine for your tiny man. You can't go wrong with the sweet lace and ruffled embellishments within this line of crib sheets, skirts, throw pillows and bumpers. It's the perfect accent to add to your vintage look!

Color palette

Vintage-inspired Color Scheme

Image courtesy of Design Hole Online

To complete your vintage nursery look, all that's left is the ideal color scheme. Whether you choose to go girly with shades of pink or more masculine with shades of blue, keep it soft and delicate and mix in shades of cream and accents of burlap. For a neutral color palette, go with mint or pale yellow or light caramel colors with subtle chocolate brown accents. You can't go wrong with soft colors, creating an ever-calming environment for your baby. Keep the patterns simple, too. Soft toile patterns or a few accent pieces with muted stripes and polka dots are all you need to keep with the vintage theme.

Here's to many nights of beauty, luxury and sleep for you and your little one!

-The Girls at Itty Bitty Bella

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