Our Magical Woodland Nursery

IMG_8003We finally finished our magical woodland nursery and I am absolutely in love!   Rather than forcing the typical gender stereotypes (I mean…I don’t even know this person yet!),  I wanted to create a mostly unisex nursery that encourages a healthy imagination since that’s what I remember most from my own childhood.   We would gather around as my mom told elaborate stories about gnomes and fairies that my brothers and I fully believed and lived.  They were so magical and real to us that I wanted to start my own child’s life out with that same sense of possibility and wonder.    I combined stuffed animal taxidermy with a large painted mural of a magic forest, neutral furniture and the most modern-looking nursery essentials as possible.  I already posted about some of the elements in the room, but the final result below really brings everything together beautifully.  I hope you feel inspired to keep things simple, magical and woodsy for your baby too!nursery 1IMG_7997IMG_8036nursery 3IMG_7976IMG_8035nursery 2IMG_8010Sources:


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8 responses to “Our Magical Woodland Nursery

  1. Anonymous

    Delia..I always knew you were very talented..I just didn’t know how talented! Baby George is a lucky little boy to have such a lovely little nest and too very talented and loving parents also. I wish I had a nursery for you to decorate.A very Wonderful Wonderland…Hurry George you have so much to see!

  2. Anonymous

    The above comment is from Sheila Stevens Parker…hugs and love sent your way!

  3. Rachael

    Oh my goodness, I am in love with your mural!!! That’s the exact kind of fun, creative atmosphere I want to create in our nursery.

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  5. Alexis

    I love this nursery! Where did you find that great mural?

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