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Rachel Parcell’s baby boy Jackson's nursery is a dream. It’s elegant, on trend and functional; it has it all. We dream of our baby’s nursery of being celebrity-status worthy but we don’t all have the budget to shop the same pieces.
Fortunately, you can get the essential nursery décor you need to for this celebrity’s nursery look without the hefty price tag. With the celebrity's nursery coming in at over $10,000, we can get you the same look for less, approximately $7,000 less! Below see how we do it.
First, let’s take a look at the celebrity’s flawlessly designed nursery.
The layering of lots of texture with a few luxurious pieces is the key to recreating the look of casual elegance. Note the use of texture throughout the space in the wallpaper, woven baskets, rug, ottoman, etc. But also notice how the space is punctuated with rich statement pieces like the gold pendant light, world map, and other details to elevate the overall look.
Another consideration is the use of various shades of blue, which carry the eye easily throughout the room – allowing your gaze to float from piece to piece.
All together, the celebrity nursery boasts a style worthy of duplicating in your own home. How can you possibly duplicate this stunning space for a much smaller price tag? We promise that you can, and look just as handsome.
Our Design Gets You the Celebrity Look For Less
Not only are the items from our design look for less of a similar or lower price point than the items used in the celebrity nursery, they don’t skimp on quality.
You will see a couple of products that are the same. That’s because you’d be hard-pressed to find something else at their price and quality.
Key Pieces and Savings
There are a few key elements from our design we wanted to bring your attention to for their significant cost saving or alternative solution, the wallpaper, crib and glider.
Now, depending on the size of the nursery, wallpaper can get pricey pretty quickly so we offer you two options.
The first option is to choose a feature wall where you can apply the same exact wallpaper used in the celebrity nursery. This would typically be for the wall that the crib is against – more often than not the focal point of a nursery. Wallpapered focal walls are becoming more and more popular and it is easy to see why.
The second option is to use a painting technique to create a similar textured look, but for significantly less money. DIYing can be a great alternative that can often turn out looking just as good, or even better, than the product you are mimicking. Plus you can almost always save on your budget going this route.
This blog post from Colorhouse describes a broad-stroke technique that will help you achieve the grass-paper look of the wallpaper. If you want a colour that is similar to the celebrity nursery wallpaper, get a sample of the color Dream .03, (Air .06 and Water .03 might work too) from the Colorhouse paint collection.
While the crib we suggest on our style board does not have the same styling a the original nursery crib, it does share many similar characteristics (and without that $2,200 price tag!!!). For a substantial savings, this high quality crib rings in at only $350!
With modern lines and natural wood accents, there are enough similarities to the original. The simple, clean white base balanced by that natural, earthy pop of wood tone is beautiful and elegant, yet so modern and on trend.
The glider is an absolute essential for a nursery. The countless hours that parents spend in that chair while nursing, feeding, rocking their baby means that it has to be a key element in the room’s design. The celebrity nursery featured a beautiful navy blue glider that fit so perfectly into the design of the space while remaining functional and practical for the day-to-day needs of being a parent.
However the price tag was a bit steep – we found you this glider that not only looks similar in shape and colour, but also saves you $500!
A well-designed, stylish nursery doesn’t have to carry a hefty price tag. These days you can find every item, at every price point and in every style or trend. Every parent (and baby!) deserves to have a beautiful space where they can be comfortable and happy regardless of budget.
This nursery is where you will nurture your little one, spend endless hours throughout the days and nights, and most importantly, where you will love them unconditionally.
A baby is special, and the nursery should be too.
Written by contributor: Caitriona Boyd