10 Blue-Inspired Must-Haves Fit for the Royal Baby Nursery
Even though the due date on Kate Middleton’s pregnancy is dwindling down by the second (mama-to-be is reportedly due on July 13th!), it looks like there’s no slowing the expectant Duchess down! Tomorrow officially marks the start of her Royal Maternity Leave but over the weekend, she was spotted checking out some nursery fabric possibilities at the high end wallpaper-design store Bernard Thorp & Co. Here’s the ultimate kicker: an onlooker revealed that the Duchess of Cambridge spent 45 minutes picking out blue prints for the nursery walls and drapes. We’ve said it again and again and again, but it looks like Kate and Will are prepping to welcome a baby heir to the English throne.
Though she reportedly didn’t make any purchases that day, looks like the mum-to-be is hoping to outfit baby’s nursery with some chic, designer studs in her time off. But really, when you’re royal, who has time for shopping from store to store? Not Kate, that’s who! So, we searched the Interwebs high and low for some ultra-fab fashions that would look perfect in baby boy’s nursery.
Check out Kate’s something blue nursery must-haves:
Blue Wallpaper DesignWe're just guessing here, but the Duchess was spotted perusing the aisles at Bernard Thorp & Co. and this blue hand screen printed wallpaper is a must for a little lad's room.
Alison Circles hand screen printed wallpaper, Price TBD
King's CradleAdmittedly, this isn't blue -- but can you blame us? this royal cradle will keep baby just an arm's reach away from his mummy. Plus, you won't have to worry about overdoing the blue-theme -- just add blue bedding!
Lisa French White Cradle with Mattress by Sorelle, $200
Blue BookshelfWe're loving the intricate woodturning detailing on this gorgeous bookshelf. The future King is going to need to brush up on his family history at some point!
Jenny Lind Bookcase, $300
CarpetingThis Tara Rug will really help pull baby's room together. It's crisp, clean and a perfect play area for baby.
Stark Concepts Tara Rug, $399-1,199
Crib Fit for a KingThe Royal Heir needs a place to lay his Royal Head and there is no match for this regal, classic crib. It's totally fit for a king!
Roselle Crib, $1049
Blue BeddingWe're digging the soft blue patterns that come with this bedding set. It's classic with a hint of modern.
Aqua Kite Collection, $128
Blue Window PanelingKeeping the prying eyes of the paparazzi away won't be an issue with these 60s-inspired chenille treatments!
Aqua Swiss Dot Window Panel, $48-78
Blue GliderKate, Will and baby-to-be are going to spend a ton of time together in this cozy glider -- and we love that you can completely customize the look. Our go-to style recommendation? Blue, obviously.
Luca Glider, $1,000
Blue Throw PillowsKeeping a little cushion around baby's room will come in handy -- especially for all those late-night feedings and sunrise-snuggles.
DwellStudio Gate Pillow, $90
Turquoise Table LightingWhile they look high-end, this simple table-lighting is the perfect accent to really brighten up a room, but without the heavy price-tag.
Vidja Table Lamp, $20
How are you decorating baby’s nursery?
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