We have found the most stunning new nursery furniture for your little one...

 
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Children’s interiors brand Incy Interiors has just released it’s latest range, The Maxwell Collection. This beautiful new collection is mid-century inspired with a contemporary edge, and features timber panelling with rich architectural details that are iconic and emanate a bold but gender-neutral impression on the nursery world. 

Popping up as a new trend shortly after World War II and remaining popular until the 1960s, mid-century style and furniture is characterised by rounded shapes that are inspired by the natural world and simple designs that are functional for the home. Mid-century homes and furniture are often characterised by their practical designs and beautiful craftsmanship.

The Maxwell Collection includes the Maxwell Bassinet; Change Table and Cot in both New Zealand pine and white colour options.

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Founder and designer of Incy Interiors Kristy Withers says, ‘mid-century is one of my favourite styles of all time. One of the main reasons I admire this style is because of its timeless appeal.’

The Maxwell Bassinet is the first bassinet to debut in the Incy family. Its silhouette is solid in design with distinct elevated tapered legs that instantly bring a vintage-edge to modern- day interiors. 

Incy Interior’s Maxwell Cot features a handsome design that blends sleek geometric lines with natural characterises such as raw edges. One of the cot’s extraordinary advances is its built-in conversion kit which helps it to transition into a ‘big bed’ as your baby grows.

Kristy says ‘we know that kids grow up quickly. That’s why we have designed a transitional cot so you can get the most use out of it at an affordable price point.’

The Maxwell Change Table  offers the perfect balance of authentic 1960’s style with contemporary finishes and durable craftsmanship. Its removable topper, three generous sizes and soft-close draws mean that it can be easily transformed to a charming dresser or occasional piece.

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The Maxwell collection, like all of Incy Interiors Products, champions the use of sustainably sourced New Zealand Pine that is non-toxic, water based, and the deep walnut coloured stain is free of VOC’s. 

 
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5 minutes with Children's Interior Design Queen Nicole Rosenberg...

 

Melbourne based interior decorator, Nicole Rosenberg, is a creative force in the Interior Design Industry who works closely with her clients to create unique ideas and styles that evoke emotion.

Founded in 2006, Little Liberty is a company that stretches style parameters for parents who want something new, fresh and yet warmly familiar for their children's bedrooms and nurseries. Each of her designs break free from homogeny to create a spontaneous and adventurous masterpiece that are contemporary with splashes of edginess. She encourages colourful foundations and likes to 'build up' with dramatic powerful colours, patterns or textures. 'I've always thought colour and design was an extension of one's personality and I encourage those clients that lack 'colour- confidence' to experiment with striking bold shades,' she says.

We were super lucky to chat with Nicole about Children’s bedroom trends for 2019, who inspires her design style and her top tips for how to create a stunning nursery of your own…

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How did Little Liberty come about?

It was a really organic process for me - I had always been really passionate about art at school and was really creative. When I had my first child I started a business creating hand painted babushka/matryoshka dolls and decorated their bellies with Liberty of London fabrics - which is where the name Little 'Liberty' originally came from. I used to sell them all around the world and had a shop on Etsy! I also used to throw elaborately decorated parties for my kids which I would start preparing months in advance for to create the perfect party set up - it was safe to say I needed a creative outlet!  I had just had my second baby and was looking for something to occupy my time and fuel my passion other than just being a stay at home Mum. I started obsessively decorating the nursery and then friends ask me to decorate their children rooms as well! I then started a blog about what I was doing (back then no instagram or facebook!) and this started off my little interior decorating business. I gained a large following pretty quickly and the rest is interior decor history!

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little liberty

Boys rooms, girls rooms or nurseries , what is your favourite room to design?

For some reason I really love decorating boys rooms and nurseries - I feel like I can really let my wild side run free when decorating boys spaces and I love using bolder colors! I recently designed a boys nursery where I used dark wallpaper with metallic dots through the entire room and it was really fun to create this unique take on a baby room which I had some amazing feedback on through my socials

What can we expect to see in kids bedroom decor in 2019

I'm hoping that people are going to be more experimental with their kids rooms and steer away from the generic grey and pastel pinks. Kids rooms are the one area of the house that you can unleash your fun interior decorating side and not be as serious as the rest of the house. People need to stop looking at what's on social media and create something specific and unique to their own style and childs personality. I think that people are going to start using color differently this year and look at bolder brighter colors to create something special and memorable.

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How would you describe Little Liberties Style?

I love all things 'colourful'l and my house is filled with bold bright and fun art with pops of color in my occasional furniture. I adore older houses with character and high ceilings and could never see myself living in a modern home. I don't really follow trends and my house is an eclectic mix of everything I love .... so there is lots of pink! I'm obsessed with art and don't have enough walls for my ever growing collection - my favourite is this Jai Vasicek skull one which has all my favourite colors mixed into one!

You have styled some amazing celebrity clients homes, if you could style anyone's who would it be?

I would LOVE to style Megan Markles baby nursery!!! Even though most of my work is quite modern and edgy I really enjoy decorating more traditional spaces such as Nadia Bartel's new nursery for her son Henley.  I love the royals so much and I'm keeping my phone line free as I know I'm going to get the call any minute now ....

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Little Liberty

Top 3 tips for creating a cohesive nursery design

1. Paint colour - where to start!
Don't get deterred once you see the Dulux wall color chart! Try to stick to neutral tones (white, grey and beige) and then add in some softer palettes in soft furnishings, art, curtains for added color interest. Feature walls are OUT so if you are painting the walls do every wall and leave the wood features (doors, window frames, mouldings) in crisp white. Also when choosing your wall paint color, look for something classic that doesn't feel too baby specific. Try to use a water based paint with no nasty chemicals and alway remember on the day you paint to wait two or three days for any lingering fumes to dissipate before you, your baby, or any baby essentials spend time in there.

2. Invest in quality pieces that you can use again
Remember you get what you pay for! If it's your first nursery it's a good idea to invest in a good quality classic white cot that can then be passed on to future babies. With regards to the feeding chair it doesn't alway have to be a classic feeding rocking chair that you will want to get rid of in a couple of years - instead, choose a classic occasional chair that you can still use in a family or lounge room after the baby is no longer breast feeding.

3. Storage is the key
Marie Kondo definitely has some good points! When you see clutter everywhere you feel cluttered and chaotic inside. The key to a calm clutter free nursery is storage. If you don't have adequate storage in the room and the babies toys are constantly all over the floor it's really going to ruin the vibe in the room. We have so many great choices for gorgeous storage solutions in Australia from IKEA to designer Scandinavian ones so there is really no excuse for packing away all of the clutter!

Who is your style icon or inspiration

Kelly Whearstler - the coolest interior decorated in the world! Her style is so effortlessly cool and she has the most amazing life travelling all over the world collecting amazing pieces from auction houses which she often sells at her flagship store in L.A. All the furniture pieces in her store and so unique and really reflect her style and amazing design flare.

Nicole Rosenberg for Home Beautiful Magazine | Photographer Eve Wilson

Nicole Rosenberg for Home Beautiful Magazine | Photographer Eve Wilson

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Source: www.dotandpop.com.au/children

Nursery Style Hacks with Kyal and Kara!

 
 

The Block's Kyal & Kara have recently welcomed another gorgeous babe into their family - and we are loving their nursery style! 

They have collaborated with Zanui to style the nursery, with key pieces from Zanui's range featuring in their gorgeous home in Toowoon Bay. 

 

 
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TOP TIPS

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Invest in some quality, gender neutral furniture pieces that will last. That way, they can be passed on to the next child as needed. For example, choose a changing table that can be transitioned to a standard chest of drawers as the little one grows. Plus, you’ll have plenty of storage for all the important stuff – like nappies and wipes!

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It’s a great idea to start with a neutral colour palette to begin with. This will help to create a soothing and harmonious space for your little one.  As your baby/child grows, add more of their personality with their own artwork, favourite colours and toys.

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Create a cosy corner to sit and feed or read to your little one with a comfortable chair, foot stool and reading light.

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Use open shelves to display decorative toys that not only look beautiful, but will entertain the little one as they grow.

 
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7 Top Tips for creating a timeless kids room...

 

We love children's room decor and we love top tips - Lavender Hill Interiors has provided their 7 top tips to achieve a timeless kid’s room that is chic, and that has style that will stretch as child grows.  

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Design, Styling and Photography Oh Eight Oh Nine

1 - Keep it simple - A neutral colour palette is key to a great child’s room. Choose light airy neutral colours, this creates a chic base as well as a calm atmosphere. Neutral colours give you flexibility to add pop of colours with accessories like bed linen, cushions and throws. 

2 - Layers of love – Add more texture. Choose comforting fabrics such as bamboo sheets made from high quality organic bamboo. The collection is designed with understated, classic elegance and features cooler colours that will contrast beautifully against a Lavender Hills upholstered bedhead.

3 - Grow with me – Invest in classic and timeless furniture that will adapt to the growth of a child. Lavender Hill Interiors bedside table and chest of drawers which feature fluted legs and drawers, or Incy Interiors teeny change tables which is adaptable and can be later used as a bookshelf when baby gets a little bigger.  

4 - Frame it – select wall decals that have a mature twist such as Alan Walsh Posters and can be transferred from the bedroom to the lounge.  

5 - SPACI-AL Awareness: For all those bits of lego! Yes, you know it!  
Invest in chic storage such as Olli Ella’s range of baskets which will empower rather than overwhelm the room like plastic containers do.  

6 - Throw down your style. Introduce warmth into your children’s room with a statement throw or rug that is durable, made from quality material and will help protect the carpet underneath from natural spills and thrills when children play! Fab Habitat’s Tangier in Celery and White which is woven from straws made up of recycled plastic, so you can just shake or hose off for easy cleaning.

7 - Children have a say – it is important that your child enjoys the process and feels as though they had input. Kids enjoy imagining their dream room and are interested in designing their own bedroom.

 

RJL for Adairs Nursery...

 

RJL has a new collection for Adairs and it is a gorgeous range of nursery bedding and accessories. 

The range includes cot sheets, adorable baby bedding sets, pure woollen nursery quilts, mattress toppers and pillows. They are luxuriously soft in texture and made with natural materials to help promote a healthier sleep for your little on.

Their accessories collection ranges from sheepskin rugs to colourful cloud mobiles and super-soft baby blankets.

 

May Gibbs x Kip & Co Collaboration...

 

One of our favourite Australian bedding brands Kip & Co have just released what we think could be our most beloved collaboration yet, a range adorned with the stunning illustrations of May Gibbs – yes you are correct, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, The Gumnut Babies!

This month marks Snugglepot and Cuddle Pie’s 100 year anniversary – the iconic Australian children’s story by May Gibbs that went on to produce 13 very loved children’s books.

Kip & Co who are not only known for their eye catching colourful bed linen collections but also for their always on point collaborations had the incredible opportunity of licensing some of May Gibbs illustrations to turn into a capsule collection for Kip & Co Kids and Kip Tiny. The range includes blankets, swaddles, cushions, playmats, sleepwear and santa sacks, eeeek is it that time of the year already?!!

Kip & Co x The May Gibbs collection can be pre-ordered online now – click here.

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Metallic Magic from Incy Interiors...

 
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Get in the middle of metallic magic with mixed metals from Incy Interiors, choose rose gold or nickel and glam up your little one's bedroom.   

Incy Interiors specialises in beautiful designer furniture for babies and children. Incy is committed to providing Australians with well designed, high quality and stylish children's and baby furniture that is not only beautiful but also functional and affordable.

Enjoy the delicious shimmers of the Queen Eden Bed and Ellie Cot that fuse together old-world vintage charm with a sparkling modern day twist for instant glamour.

Who doesn't love a bit of sparkle!!!

 

 

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