inspired nursery ideas

I have a friend who is expecting her first baby in May. She was asking the other day about ideas for her nursery. Below are some inspiring images to get her started. All you need to begin with - a bassinet, some paper garlands and wallpaper. From Cookie.

Again, simple crib and handmade paper mobile. From Cookie.

Speaking of mobiles how easy and wonderful are these hanging books! From Cookie.

Vintage furniture, especially old schoolhouse finds like desks and globes, look great. From Cookie.

Sophisticated vintage finds you might not expect in a nursery. From Cookie.

Speaking of vintage, how whimsical is this 1970's Nordic inspired room. From Cookie.

Hanging art in a salon style is an easy way to make a big impact. From Cookie.

More salon art. From Cookie.

Simple white furniture and high impact wallpaper. From emmas designblogg

The ultimate play area with no plastic toys in sight! From Cookie.

A red, white and blue palette that is anything but predictable. From Cookie.

White floors and floating planes. From Living Etc.

Again, white floors. From Living Etc.

For the little modernist. From Domino.

And while we're at it, here is Harry's nursery. The vintage wallpaper tree from Inke Heiland was the jumping off point for his room. We weren't sure whether or not we were having a boy or a girl so I wanted to keep the room neutral. The crib and change table are from NurseryWorks.