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Color in the Nursery

Love color but don't know how to use it? We've got 7 easy ways to incorporate vibrant shades into your kid's room.
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Go beyond baby blue and pastel pink when planning your nursery scheme -- don't be afraid to draw from whatever bold hues reflect your colorful aesthetic. (And here's a bright-color bonus: infants see dark and light contrast best, so you'll be creating a stimulating space to boot.) Check out these seven ideas for creating a vivid, playful, and totally-you nursery.

Brown? In a baby's room? We can just hear your mother-in-law now. There, calming blues and greens provide a counterpoint to earthy chocolate, and the deep walls contribute to a cozy, comfortable vibe. Mod plywood cutouts create interest in an unexpected spot -- the ceiling.