The large canvas size fits best above a standard 54″ wide crib.
The sample painting is a 50″ X 20″ triptych tree painting. But you can create a focal point with a 41″ X 24″ diptych as well
Art Above a Combined Crib & Changing Table
While a large painting will look in proportion with a combined crib, it won’t look big enough for a focal piece. An extra large canvas size is a better fit for a wider crib.
Don’t want to hang a canvas above your crib? Create a focal point with wallpaper instead.
If don’t want to risk your art falling above a crib, you can hang your focal art above a dresser on another wall. Choose a large scaled wallpaper pattern behind your crib.
This mosaic floral wallpaper is soft enough for a nursery, and stylish enough for a big kid room.
This classic geometric trellis pattern is great for a nursery you plan to adapt to a big kid style rather than totally redecorate.
Mix a light an airy pattern with soft and cozy minky fabric, and you have a fantastic blanket for your nursery rocking chair.
Grab this versatile pillow for rocking chair back support, nursing, baby tummy time, and later to sit up in a big kid bed.
The stylish, abstract pattern on these curtains will transition nicely from nursery to big kid room.
Give a keepsake artwork in the new baby’s nursery color scheme. If you find out the colors early, you have time to order a custom artwork to match the nursery before the due date.
Some designs have space for a baby name and birthdate inscription as an add on.
This large floral border fabric prints on fabric up to 56″ wide.
What Fabric to order
Front: 1 yard of minky, large border design
Back: 1 yard Kona cotton, small coordinate design
Baby Blanket Instructions
- Lay flat the front minky design and the cotton backing facing each other
- Pin along the edges
- Sew along the border, leaving 4″ opening
- Turn the fabric inside out through the opening
- Sew border making sure to close the opening
Transitioning to a Big Girl's Room
This soft pastel nursery will need an update in a few years to fit with the higher energy of a big kid. Plan your nursery expecting to want a fresh look in a few years. This will guide your choices on big purchases like wallpaper and artwork.
The limited palette of lilac and gray is soft and calm for a nursery. Adding additional colors is a great way to create a fresh look for a big girl’s bedroom without a total room makeover. Bright fuchsia is softened in this accent art with pastel pinks and blues in a beautiful sculpted bouquet.
If you are converting a crib into a toddler or full size bed, the painting that fit above a crib will still fit.
Switching to a twin bed?
The painting that once fit well above your changing table is now a better fit for a twin bed. Move the painting from above your crib to hang above a double dresser.
Find more ideas to coordinate an indigo, aqua, gray, and pink nursery with Amborela on Pinterest.