Nautical Nursery

An expectant couple's East Coast heritage inspires a colorful, nautical nursery. See what colors promote good sleeping and learning for babies in this dramatic nursery makeover.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe bright primary colors are toned down to give the room a warm feel.
For a punch of color, cranberry red drapes are custom-made with a nautical blue and white fabric at the bottom. A chair cover and rug in a deeper maple sugar hue complete the color scheme. The room turns out to be primary colors (red, blue, yellow) but toned down for warmth. Model sailboats, lighthouses and other nautical accessories round out the East Coast theme.

Did You Know?
Babies cry more in yellow rooms and sleep better in blue rooms. Children younger than 2 see red better than any other color and primary colors stimulate learning.

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