Since we found out we were pregnant people have been asking if we had started planning the nursery. Because we knew we were going to fix out the sex of the baby, the answer to their questions has always been a firm “no”. I really made a conscience effort to never picture our life with a boy or a girl so I wouldn’t get my hopes up for a certain one. And it worked! Of course there was a second of “I wonder how I would feel if she had just said girl” but then I looked at my husband who had tears coming down his face and I forgot that having a girl was even an option.

So now that we know a little boy will be joining our family in May, it was time to start planning his room! It should come as a shock to no one that I was drawn to my favorite neutrals, grey and navy, because they are just so perfect for not only the style of our home, but for a little boy, too. A little pattern mixing to liven things up and whoa baby, I’m so in love! I can’t wait to get started putting it together. Shockingly, Nathan was on board with every single thing pictured below – even the fringe stool (which is Nate Berkus for Target and I’M SO OBSESSED) – except the navy pillow with the gold detailing? Boys are weird.

The only thing I’ve yet to find a good option for are drawer pulls for the dresser.  Anyone have any good site ideas for drawer pulls? I’d like to add a few more gold details so I’m thinking this would be a good spot. I’m also hoping his Mimi will make me something like this because, hi, over sized art is expensive but want to have that be another place where to pull in just a touch of gold!

camden's nursery collage titled

Navy Pom Curtain | Oh Joy! for Target Crib Sheet | The Little Market Garlands here, here and this one too
Pottery Barn Bookshelf | Navy and Metallic Pillow & Grey Embroidered Pillow | Ikea Sundvik Crib
Fringe Stool | Ikea Malm Dresser | Laundry Hamper | Gray Rocker Chair (after reading tons of reviews and lots of measuring we are going to go with this one from Target instead) | Navy Chevron Shag Rug
House of Belonging “Little Boys” Print

So…what do you think?! Am I missing anything major? The dresser will also serve as a changing table, so don’t say that :)

I can’t wait to see what you all were up to this weekend! Linking up with Biana, and Erin.

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  1. says

    I love it all! This is close to what I would have done if Baby L was a boy! Planning Lily’s room is majorly stressing me out. I have a Pinterest board that is a cluttered mess lol. Heck, I literally just decided this weekend that I should steal Jacobs office and use it as the nursery (since we haven’t moved into our house yet, everything was still a bit up in the air). I don’t want to go overboard with pink because I want to eventually use the room for two kids (I plan to have them share a room until they are too old and fight non stop haha) and who knows if our next will be a boy or a girl, but then again I don’t want to deprive Lily of having a room fit for a girl, so who knows…ugh

  2. says

    I love the theme you have going. It still be the perfect little boys room. And congrats on having a boy! I was in target the other day and had to make myself leave before I spent all my money on house stuff

  3. says

    Sooo cute!!! My baby boy (who is now 2!!) has a navy and grey nursery too and I love it!! I got most of my stuff from Land of Nod. The most important thing for me hands down was a good rocker/glider so it looks like you have that covered!! We had a dresser that we used as a changer too and that worked great!

  4. says

    LOVE love love!! I can’t wait to see it all come together! We’re planning on doing a dresser/changing table combo, too – it’s just so efficient! And I saved those curtains because I will also be ordering them :) Yay!

  5. Laura says

    I love this nursery Rachel! I want all of your picks! The little girl I Nanny for also has this ikea dresser for a changing table/dresser as well and it is the perfect size. Can’t wait to see pics when it all comes together!
    Lots of Love, Laura


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