By Michelle Gage

Published on May 5, 2016

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by Michelle Gage

Pick a gender neutral palette, if you’re keeping the sex a secret. A soft whisper grey tone appeals to both genders.

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Hang a charming animal print on the wall above the crib. Pick a friendly furry one for your little one to smile up at.

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While we doubt Blake is short on space, if she’s hurting for a little extra room, a wall mounted changing table may come in handy. Rather than fitting in an entirely new piece, simply put one on the walls.

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Get creative with shelving. This honeycomb creation is great for looks and storage.

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Include some plant life in your nursery. While wee ones won’t be in charge of watering, they can enjoy the fresh feeling it brings to their space.

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Place a pouf in your space. Little ones can prop themselves up on it as they begin to stand and crawl. Give them this comfortable and soft landing piece.

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Create a sweet gallery wall above the changing table. A series of similar prints can make for a cohesive theme.

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Go dark. Sometimes a deeper tone can be just a soothing as a soft one.

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Play with color! Choose playful shades and scatter them around the room. Sherbet tones make for a cheerful space.

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Do you think Blake would go for a DIY mobile? Gold dipped feathers gather to create a compelling over-crib adornment.

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Update the traditional rocker. Your rocking chair should not only be comfortable but also stylish. Choose a timeless leather is an exciting shade.

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Go all out animal! Pick a theme and really embrace is. If animals are to make an appearance in this space, why not include multiples.

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Set the space with a sheepskin rug. A soft and comfortable rug helps add a touch of coziness in this space.

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A gold crib is totally unique. While we imagine Blake buying new, you can recycle your old one with a little painted update.

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A fun printed rug will help add some whimsy to any space. Choose one that your baby can cherish in their room for years to come.

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A great garland makes this nursery a party every time it is entered.

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Snag a statement chandelier for your space. Add some instant interest to any small space with this luxe update.

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Include a teepee in your space. This idea brings new life to the term “glamping.”

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Paint a cool quote on an accent wall. Find one that resonates with you and go bold.

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A wooden wall adds an extra level of interest to your nursery. Bring in a rustic glam element to your baby’s room.

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Choose a desert theme. Bring in touches that subtly nod to this gender neutral theme.

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Give baby a book wall. This is a great way to get in some extra storage in a small space. Line your wall with shelves and store your baby’s favorite bedtime stories here.

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Monogram with flowers. The first letter of baby’s name can be written on the walls in the fun, floral DIY project.

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Paint a mountain mural on your crib wall. This artistic representation reminds your young one to always dream big.

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Wallpaper the ceiling. Pick a quirky print and apply it to the ceiling instead of the walls for a twist on the traditional usage.

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Hang some animal busts on any white walls. While Blake isn’t a renter, if you are, you can always decorate the walls without needing to paint them.

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Paint your existing furniture. If you have pieces that are in need of just a little refresh, you can always do it yourself!

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Place a map of the world on your walls. Encourage wee ones to think globally with this print. They’re never too young to learn about the world.

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Color block your walls! Match two tones together to add interest to any space. Make sure the darker color is the one on the bottom.

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You’re due for a new crib! While it may be tempting to reuse the old one, something this sweet can simply not be passed on.

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A cactus mural is a great look for any nursery. Apply this wallpaper or paint your own.

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Go black and white. Sure, you can kick up the color, but the absence of any is just as striking. Do the black and white thing, with a little print, in your baby’s new room.

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Sneak in some vintage accents in your space. This antique infusion provides a nice contrast against the fresh new baby products being brought home.