Vintage treasures
Run-of-the-mill nursery décor makes way for bold patterns, bright colours and retro pieces as vintage style makes a comeback.

If the thought of pastel walls and staid baby toys leaves you feeling stifled, a more dynamic look can be achieved.

Take your old toys out of storage and trawl second hand shops for collectibles that add a nostalgic touch to your baby's room. Mixing elements of yesteryear with new pieces is a sure-fire way to achieve an interesting look.

Move the focus from the objects in a room to the wall treatment. Who says a baby's room has to be painted in a soothing, solid colour? Use a funky wallpaper for a fresh look. The wallpaper on this page can be downloaded from, along with loads of other D.I.Y tips.

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