Baby's Room: Ideas and Projects for Nurseries (Paperback)

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By Jessica Strand, Jennifer Levy (Photographs by)
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Preparing a nursery may be a parents most joyful and meaningful decorating project ever. Filled with visions of the newborn swathed in soft blankets and tucked in a crib with a rocker at the ready, its easy to feel excited-and to be completely overwhelmed. Enter Babys Room. In the same winning format as Kids Rooms, this inspirational book shows that decorating and furnishing a room for a newborn need not be difficult or expensive. Author Jessica Strand offers practical counsel on all the elements of room layout-everything from furniture and fixtures to lighting and window treatments. Color choices, fabrics, and themes are also explored, along with baby-friendly storage systems. To help parents visualize the possibilities, Babys Room showcases ten innovative nurseries that blend form and function with charm and creativity. With a comprehensive source list, easy make-it-yourself projects, and colorful photographs throughout, Babys Room delivers-everything but baby!

About the Author

Jessica Strand has written food and restaurant columns for the Los Angeles Times and contributes to numerous publications, including Wine & Spirits, In Style, and Australian Vogue Entertaining & Travel. She is the author of several books, including Holiday Cocktails (0-8118-4157-X) and Intimate Gatherings. She lives in Los Angeles.

Jennifer Levy is a New York-based photographer specializing in design, lifestyle, and food photography. Her work has appeared in many magazines and books, including Kids Rooms.

Praise For…

The most stylish nurseries aren't inspired by the Disney movie du jour. They're inspired by imagination. New mother Jessica Strand explores what makes a nursery special in "Baby's Room: Ideas and Projects for Nurseries"
In it, she combines practical advice with decorating ideas to help parents create nurseries that are safe and functional as well as attractive. The book discusses the basic components of a baby's room, including lighting, walls, windows, floors, storage and furniture selections. Strand also gives instructions for projects that can personalize a nursery, such as a mobile of family photos and an easy-to-make crib canopy.
The last part of the book looks closely at 10 nurseries and the elements that make them special. The rooms represent a variety of styles. -Chicago Tribune

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811832939
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2002
Pages: 156
Language: English