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Renovating a Nursery

July 25, 2013
Renovating a Nursery

It’s difficult not to get caught up in the excitement of the birth of the royal baby boy,George Alexander Louis! We can only imagine what Kate & Will’s royal nursery may look like. Do you think they did their own renovations? If so, we wonder if they thought about some of the following.

When planning a nursery renovation, above all, a nursery should be comfortable and functional.

Heating & Cooling

Take care in selecting heating and cooling options so the baby remains comfortable in all weather conditions. Ensure windows and doors are well sealed so as to better control the temperature of the room.


Think about internal window coverings that provide adequate light block out – so the baby can have a restful sleep both during the night and day. Think about softer lighting options, or lights with dimmers, so as to provide minimal disturbance when entering the room whilst the baby is sleeping. A floor lamp is a great inclusion.


When selecting flooring be aware of the materials noise factor, you don’t want to wake the baby when you peek in too check up on the little one. Also keep in mind the flooring material should ideally be easily cleaned and maintained.


Along with a baby, comes lots of baby clothes, toys, items etc. A great storage solution is desirable. Think about built in cabinetry and shelving units and portable boxes that are easily packed and stacked away.

Wall Coverings

Lastly, what to do on the walls! There are some amazing nursery wall decals, beautiful calming pastel paint colours and gorgeous nursery themed wallpaper on the market. Pick something you love and build the theme throughout the room. If selecting paint, keep in mind products that are low in VOCs – unstable, carbon containing compounds.

If you follow some of these handy tips, you’ll have a nursery fit for a prince or princess in anytime!

  • Image courtesy of Incy Interiors.