Wendy Bellissimo's Design Tips for a Sophisticated Gray Nursery

Crate & Barrel Emlyn basket & Surya's soft Trellis throw
Avery Powell
Wendy Bellissimo, home designer and mom of four, developed a gorgeous gray nursery concept exclusively for our readers. We're fans of her sophisticated, sweet style, and you will be, too.
Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Super Set

Wendy's new Inspirations Grow With Me crib becomes a toddler bed, then a full-size one, and her Avery bedding collection features a fitted sheet, skirt, blanket, basket, plus diaper stacker. This Ballard Designs Kate Braided rug adds a cozy touch (crib, $700; bedding set, $190; rug, $300).

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Avery Powell

Sterling Light

This shapely Shades of Light pendant made of mercury glass will add sparkle to Baby's space ($80).

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Avery Powell

Elephant Helpers

Keep your baby's budding library in line with Zuny's leather Abby bookends ($53 each).

Learn how to create a modern nursery for your little one with these creative design tips.

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Avery Powell

Pearly Poof

Try West Elm's Tufted ottoman as a chic nursing stool ($200).

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Avery Powell

Iron Hot

This Marquee hook from Anthropologie comes in any letter, perfect to spell out Baby's initials ($18).

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Avery Powell

Storage!

A giant Emlyn basket from Crate & Barrel tucks away Surya's soft Trellis throw (basket, $90; throw, $50).

Originally published in the April 2014 issue of American Baby magazine.

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