Trend Spotting: Dark walls in the nursery

Some think that dark walls in the nursery can be calming and stylish but others feel that it may be too dark and depressing for a baby’s room. What do you think of this trend? Here are 10 Nurseries with Dark Walls to help you decide!

Sophisticated Gender-Neutral Black White Nursery

Bun in the Oven Sprinkle Shower!

Sprinkle showers are all the rage these days for second-time mamas. Get inspired to throw the ultimate baby shower with this “Bun in the Oven” party that’s simply too sweet to miss!

Sprinkle Bun in the Oven Baby Shower

Whimsical Meadow Nursery {featured baby room}

This week’s featured baby room is a whimsical nursery for a baby girl filled with lots of nature-inspired details — including a hand painted forest mural! This room is delicate and personal, with a shabby chic vibe.

Deer Decal - Nature Themed Nursery

A Curious George Birthday Extravaganza

A modern Curious George-themed birthday party for a two year old toddler filled with lots of creative diy projects!

Curious George Birthday Party Ideas

Handmade Love: Crochet Finds for the Nursery

Incorporate the rich texture of crochet into your nursery decor with these handmade finds from Etsy. They also make unique shower gifts!


Girly Milk & Cookies Birthday Party in Pink and Gray

If your kiddo loves milk and cookies, and you’re considering planning a birthday party with this theme, you’ll surely be inspired by Amelia’s second birthday party — featured exclusively on


Amelia’s mom, Nicki of Vitalic Photo, was inspired by little girl’s love of cookies and milk to put together this adorable pink and gray “Cookies and Milk” themed party.  Mom designed the invitations and solicited the help of Jesi Haack Design to create the dessert table backdrop —  using a ruffled shower curtain from Urban Outfitters, which was embellished with stuffed heart pillows — for the sweet birthday theme. Read More...

Baby’s First Valentine’s Day: 15 Photo Ideas for Baby

baby’s first valentine’s day: 15 photo ideas for baby
As any mom can tell you, once baby arrives your heart belongs to your little one. So let’s celebrate LOVE this Valentine’s Day by snapping photos of your new bundle of joy with these 15 creative Valentine’s Day photo ideas. These cute newborn photography ideas are not only limited to professional photographers. You too can create these fun pictures using balloons, props, backdrops and some creativity!Read More...

9 Modern Nurseries Featuring the Ikea Expedit

Ikea’s Expedit bookcase is one of furniture store’s most popular item when it comes to inexpensive furniture.  At only $89.99 for the 4×2 unit, the shelving unit is a must-have for a chic and cheap modern nursery!

Click through to see some of our favorite examples of the IKEA Expedit in a nursery.Read More...

Photog Mama: 9 Newborn Picture Ideas

A child is only a tiny newborn baby for a short period of time — as a mom, I can tell you that it flies by! So it’s important to capture those fleeting moments with some GREAT pictures. Take a cue from these professional newborn photos and snap away!Read More...

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Now Selling Exclusive Stroller


Jessica Alba can now add stroller designer to her very long list of achievements. The mom of two launched her eco-conscious company, The Honest Company, back in 2012 — offering non-toxic diapers and wipes, as well as cleaning and bath & body products for baby. Now, Alba has partnered with Baby Jogger to create a designer stroller that will be available exclusively through

The award-winning City Mini GT ($369) is the ultimate stroller that blends safety, design, simplicity, and beauty with all-terrain capabilities and deluxe standard features in a chic compact package. The best part? You can pick up and fold the stroller with one hand — because really, who ever has two free?

“We put our Honest design twist on an beloved classic — light gray, ultra-durable and easy-to-wipe fabric, subtle stitching details, and a pop of teal accents streamline this ultra functional stroller without sacrificing style.”


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DIY Mobile Ideas for Baby’s Nursery

I made this DIY faux capiz mobile for my daughter’s nursery. I used wax paper to mimic the look of capiz shells, but you could add some color and pattern by substituting your favorite fabric or craft paper.

The best part of making a mobile for baby’s nursery? It cost almost nothing to make!

DIY Capiz Mobile

Here are three more examples of beautiful, inexpensive mobiles that you can make yourself.Read More...

10 Pictures to Take on Baby’s First Birthday

Baby’s first birthday is a cause for celebration — and a celebration there will be! Mama’s going all out with the party decorations and party favors, but one crucial item that mamas on a small budget, unfortunately, can’t afford is a professional photographer.

So grab your camera, take a cue from these 10 fun birthday photos and get ready to snap a “money shot” on your kiddo’s very first birthday.