closet to nursery nook

Master Bedroom + Small Space Nursery

One of my favorite photographers Max Wanger and his wife Margaux were expecting their second child (spoiler: she arrived last week and she is ADORABLE) when they turned to me to help them make a new room for baby while also giving their master bedroom an overhaul. The main issue was a shortage on space. They have a two bedroom house where the other bedroom is already claimed by their first son Dash. Margaux wanted to keep the new baby in their bedroom but also give her her own space so we set out to gut the closet and turn it into a nursery nook.

Without giving too much away here is a peek at a few pieces that I chose for the space…

gender neutral small space nursery design // sarah sherman samuel Since it is an extension of the master bedroom, I wanted to keep the color palette fairly neutral. After all, they are all sharing the space so I wanted it to appeal to everyone. The wallpaper I found has the perfect balance of whimsy for the baby and the black and white palette and illustrative style ensures it doesn’t look too juvenile. Natural elements like wood, soft wool, and sheepskin, anchored by a vintage rug set the tone for what will be the new master bedroom/nursery.

And now for a peek at the before photos… READ MORE