You know how sometimes a collection comes out, and you just want to scoop up everything in it? Well, the new Emily & Meritt Collection at Pottery Barn Kids is calling my name big time. [...]
My kids (three-year-old Emmi and one-year-old Everett) absolutely love going to the library—it's one of those words that I have to spell out when I'm making plans because if they hear it and then we don't end up going that day, they will go bananas. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. [...]
There is nothing like a newborn—tiny and sleepy and so utterly loved already. It's no wonder that we try to capture this brief time in our little one's life with photos that reflect the awe (or should we saw aww!) of bringing a new baby into the world. [...]
I'm all for adding a festive touch to my home's decor to make holidays feel extra special, and Valentine's Day is the perfect time to swap out a few accents for pieces that infuse your space with love. But while heart-shaped decor is perfect for the nursery, there are plenty of other ways to give the space a subtle sweetness [...]
Our friend, baby planner Julie McCaffrey of BabyNav Baby Planners, knows her stuff. She offers personalized consultations for new and expecting parents as well as classes and has a wealth of information on her website. When we asked her to let us know her top steps for preparing for baby, she did us one better—she created a checklist! [...]
Whether your passport hasn't been stamped since your pre-baby life or the thought jet-setting with your little one in tow only makes it more exciting, if you love to travel, these nurseries are sure to make you want to pack your bags for an adventure. [...]
This is definitely to be filed under the what will they think of next category—a car seat that installs itself. Yes, we're absolutey serious. [...]
We can't help ourselves. At this time of year, we just have to go digging for hearts in nurseries, in big kid rooms, in parties, in all the lovingly and carefully planned decor you create for your children. [...]
Pantone has announced it’s color of the year and surprisingly, it’s not one, but two beautiful new hues: Rose Quartz and Serenity. The response from the nursery design community has been very positive (especially since last year’s Marsala wasn’t the easiest color to work with in the nursery). This is... Read More →
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Happy Friday, or is it FriYAY? We're certainly cheering for the arrival of the weekend. And to kick it off, we're excited to share our four favorite projects that were uploaded to the gallery this past week. Take a look, and share the one you love the most with your friends and family. [...]
With just over two weeks left until Valentine's Day, it's time to narrow down your wardrobe options, mamas-to-be. Whether you're planning a casual day date with your love or you're looking forward to an evening of elegance, we've rounded up some of our favorite looks [...]
Just a few years ago, you would have been hard-pressed to find eco-friendly furniture options for your baby’s nursery. But, with increasing awareness of toxics in products and our footprint on the planet, more and more consumers have been demanding safer, smarter options. Luckily, companies heard the cries and now... Read More →
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Picture this: you find a piece of furniture on Craigslist and almost everything about it is perfect. It’s the right size, shape, and price, but there’s one big problem – it’s ugly. Know what the solution is? PAINT. No matter what the surface – painted wood, bare wood, laminate, and... Read More →
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My three-year-old daughter received a beautiful dollhouse from her grandpa for Christmas, and while the exterior is stunning, the interior is a blank slate just begging for the attention of an interior designer (read: me). [...]
We're a few weeks into the new year now, and it's about the time when all the holiday gifts are finally put away, all the bits of wrapping paper have been thrown out and all of the leftover indulgent food has been eaten. This is the time when everyone is finally getting around to starting those pesky New Year's resolutions [...]
I know you've seen impressive string art all over the web. Brings you right back to sixth grade art class, doesn't it? You can dust off your crafting skills, too, because I tried it, and it really is simple. [...]
Brr! We’ve been struggling to stay warm (and dry) this winter here in usually-sunny Southern California, so I’ve been looking for some good indoor activities for the kiddos to keep the winter blues away! I stumbled upon a tutorial for DIY photo snow globes [...]
We are so excited today to be able to take you on a tour of one of these funny ladies, Brooke Mahan's nursery for her brand new baby boy. What makes it even more special is that our very own PN contributors J&J Design Group worked with Brooke to design this colorful and creative nursery. [...]
Now that winter is in full swing, curling up on the couch under a blanket with a fully-loaded Netflix queue pretty much tops my list of things to do in my free time. But I'm also determined to make 2016 the year that I embrace a healthy lifestyle [...]
Today the lovely Katerina Buscemi of Lex&Liv is graciously sharing a peek inside her daughter Olivia's modern and feminine toddler room. She has masterfully combined hand-me-down furniture from her son's nursery with gorgeous new pieces and toys and decor [...]
This no cook baby food recipe packs in lots of nutrients, good fat and plant-based protein. Hemp seeds are super healthy and a wonderful source of protein. [...]
It's funny how much things can change in the baby world just a few short years since my youngest was born and even more so since my oldest. Baby gear just keeps getting smarter. [...]
Now that we've revealed our nursery trend predictions for 2016, let's get to the eye candy, shall we? We know some of you were probably giving us the side eye when we announced that we think pastels are the new black, but when it comes to babies, a soft color palette just makes sense. [...]
Happy New Year! With every new year we can expect to see new trends and we’re always eager to hear the predictions for nursery trends. Our friends Melissa and Pam at the “ultimate children’s design resource”(their words, but we agree), Project Nursery, were recently featured in a post on Parents.com listing their top nursery... Read More →
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We will be taking a couple days off to celebrate the holiday with our families. We wish you cozy days with your own families [...]
I wouldn't call myself a hypochondriac or an especially anxious person, but the amount of time I've spent throughout the past three years researching illnesses and development and parenting advice (oh my!) is kind of embarrassing. [...]
Designing rooms for my own children is always so much harder than doing it for my clients for some reason. With all the latest trends on my brain, it is always hard to choose which one I like best. When my son Doran was ready to transition into his big boy bed, I hesitated a little [...]
Are you a planner or a last-minute kind of mama? Never fear because we've rounded up some of our yummiest recipes for holiday treats that will wow your guests whether you planned them a month ago or are just buying the ingredients today. [...]
It's officially the season of celebration, and we hope you've been out there enjoying all of the holiday festivities. The party projects that were uploaded to our gallery this past month were so much fun to see [...]
Today we are touring the beautiful nursery of Alexandra Calame. Her daughter's nursery is a calm, neutral space with just enough pops of pink. [...]
The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale is upon us, and the timing couldn't be more perfect! Whether you received a gift card this holiday season or you just have a little extra cash burning a hole in your pocket, be prepared to fill that shopping cart fast [...]
This vintage lace nursery design was one of my favorite spaces to work on, not only because the mommy-to-be happens to be my right (and left) hand here at Caden Lane and has been part of the team for almost nine years, but also because I consider Amy to be family. [...]
Another trip around the sun is almost complete, and as I sit at my friend's house—I'm hanging at his place looking in on his cat, Janet Jackson—I'm taking some time to look back at 2015 and some of this year's standout projects and trends.
Your kids have decided to try to stay up till midnight this year—or you finally caved and are letting them. So what to do with those kids all night? Ringing in the New Year with little ones is a whole lot different from your pre-kid days [...]
Looking for unique ideas for your baby nursery? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of some of THE best nursery design blogs. Check out their sites. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Get inspired. Be warned before beginning: they might make you want to makeover your nursery every... Read More →
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A couple of years ago, we created a storybook nursery design based on the classic book, Where the Wild Things Are. Since then, it’s become one of our most popular Pins and its viral impact never seems to quit. Since it’s been a while and it’s been such a desired... Read More →
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Hanukkah's in full swing over in our home, and tonight's the night we roll up our sleeves, break out the graters and whip up a giant batch of potato latkes. After all, what's Hanukkah without these tasty treats? [...]
Remember that gorgeous nursery we shared with you last week? The rustic chic nursery belonged to little Nash, baby boy of Jenn Brown and Wes Chatham, and we have exciting news to share with you. What if we told you that you could win the beautiful crib and some other items featured in the nursery? Well, it’s true! We couldn’t help ourselves during
With thoughts of spring already dancing in our heads, we couldn't wait to see what The Land Of Nod had in store at their 2016 NYC Press Preview. In true Nod fashion, every inch of the showroom was wrapped in whimsy, color and fun [...]
Those glistening decorations this time of year are a toddler magnet, amiright? But a felt Christmas tree is the perfect spot to keep tiny hands occupied and away from the breakable keepsake ornaments! [...]
We're in the merriest of moods! The projects that were uploaded to the gallery this past week were all wonderful, but these four rooms and parties we love added a special twinkle to our eyes. Take a look and see for yourself. [...]
Time to get comfy, mamas-to-be! Even though you'll have your own personal heat source for the next nine months, there's really no replacement for chunky knits and plush woven fabrics when it comes to staying warm throughout the winter months. [...]
Still looking for that perfect present for your favorite little reader? How about a book that incorporates the whole family? I See Me! offers a collection of personalized holiday books that will win over everyone on your list. [...]
When we brought our daughter Bauer into the world, we promised ourselves that once we survived the first couple months and found our footing, we wouldn't allow parenthood to lock us up in our home. To continue our on-the-go lifestyle, we needed a stroller that could keep up. [...]
Good news! It is easier than it’s ever been to find high quality, eco-friendly, non-toxic gifts for kids. These are toys that you can really feel good about because they’re often handmade from sustainable materials – plus they teach kids that it’s important to think about what you bring into... Read More →
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Can you believe there are only ten shopping days left til Christmas? Have you checked off everyone on your gift list yet? If you're frantically searching for those last minute gift ideas, take another look at our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide—it's full of amazing finds for all of your loved ones. [...]
Having just welcomed a new baby to our family, Christmas seems to have taken a backseat to the constant feedings and diaper changes. Trying to get in the spirit, I've been contemplating some simple holiday crafts I could manage to do with a baby on my hip and two kids running around. [...]
Think making a wooden toy is too tough for you? Think again. Kids in middle school tackle woodworking in shop class, so you can do it, too. Not only are homemade wooden toys gifts from the heart, they’re also better for the planet since wood is a natural, renewable resource.... Read More →
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No matter the time of year, I think the world is always in need of more love. And what better way to add a little love to your walls than with this amazing graffiti-inspired artwork featuring candy-colored hearts. [...]
Your little tot may be one of the easiest to complete your holiday shopping for, but sometimes, the sheer number of options can be overwhelming. We put our heads together to share some great gift ideas for your kiddo to make the job just a little bit easier. [...]
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