Three Plush Mood Boards for a Design-Forward Nursery

Brimming with über-soft textiles, colorful wallcoverings, and cute-as-a-button accessories, these nursery-ready mood boards welcome little ones in style.

Photo by Joe St. Pierre, Styling by Kaylei McGaw/Anchor Artists

Royal Treatment

Drawing inspiration from her British roots—and the expectant Duke and Duchess of Sussex—Mackenzie & Co. principal Angela Hamwey dreamed up a regal space anchored by a graphic Cole & Son wallcovering with hints of yellow and green.

1 Pavoni “Vitellina Pelo” cowhide textile, the Romo Group.

2 “Palermo” polyester textile, Pollack.

3 “Hither Creek” oak sample, Mac Davis Flooring.

4 Alpaca rug, the Rug Company.

5 Beads, Refabulous Décor.

6 The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Beatrix Potter, Penguin.

7 Garbo&Friends “Ollie” cotton blanket, CouCou.

8 “Handira Cloth” wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries.

9 + 14 Vintage silver cup and spoon, designer’s own.

10 Maileg “Sleepy Wakey” mouse in cardboard box, CouCou.

11 “Talia” cotton-viscose appliqué border, Samuel & Sons.

12 The Ardmore Collection “Ardmore Cameos” wallcovering,
Cole & Son.

13 “Royale” cotton textile, Weitzner.

Photo by Joe St. Pierre, Styling by Kaylei McGaw/Anchor Artists

Eclectic Elegance

Belhaakon principal Kelly Healy channeled numerous design aesthetics while curating this sophisticated tableau, where snuggle-worthy sheepskin and alpaca-wool textiles mingle with a range of wood finishes.

1 “Glam Sheepskin” sheepskin textile, Garrett Leather.

2 Tulu “Kezban” silk textile, Studio Four NYC.

3 Petite Hailey “Pink Unicorn” bag, Tiny Hanger.

4 Taylor Linens “Hudson” cotton textile, Red Bird Trading Co.

5 “Capelli Specialty” hair-on-leather textile, Garrett Leather.

6 Georgia Cannon “Boulder” linen-cotton textile, Style Revolutionary.

7 Sandra Jordan “Prima Alpaca Bouclé” alpaca-wool textile, Studio 534.

8 Hammered-steel drapery hardware, Lundy’s Drapery Hardware & Home.

9 Siena engineered wood sample, GD Group.

10 Jockimo “MirrorUnique” mirror sample, Hudson Interior Designs.

11 Leather pull, MadeMeasure.

12 “Thompson” oak dresser sample, Desiron.

13 Ruan Hoffmann “Much Love Me” clay tile, Clé.

14 “White Wash Wax” wood sample, Custom Furniture & Cabinets.

15 Pierre Frey “Candy” linen textile, the Martin Group.

16 “Light Diamond” ceramic penny tile, DiscoverTile.

17 Eskayel “Biami” wallcovering, Salon.

Photo by Joe St. Pierre, Styling by Kaylei McGaw/Anchor Artists

Color Theory

Experimenting with a range of pink and gray tones, interior designer Meredith Rodday paired classic floral textiles with a thick yet soft wool rug—perfect for both parents and baby.

1 Mark Alexander “Ellipsis Silverbirch” linen textile, the Romo Group.

2 “Puckered Voile” cotton textile, RH.

3 Vogue Living “Bunny” linen textile, Schumacher.

4 Booties, Fritz & Gigi.

5 David Oliver “Brompton” wallcovering, Schumacher.

6 “Sandwashed Grey” finish sample, RH.

7 Wool-felt wand, RH.

8 Wool rug, Serena & Lily.

9 Jerry Pair Leather “Hide Park” semi-aniline textile, Studio 534.

10 Mally Skok Design “Julia Double” linen-cotton textile, Studio 534.

11 “Color Changing Rabbit” LED lamp, CouCou.

12 “White Bone” inlay finish sample, RH.

13 Wood blocks, CouCou.

14 “Landscape Birch” shade sample, Horizons Window Fashions.

15 Loullou “Rocket” plywood hook, CouCou.

16 Vintage silver rattle, designer’s own.