Designing your nursery is a wonderful experience and can help you grow even closer to your baby, as you begin to imagine them in the beautiful space you create. Hanging tiny outfits in the closet, dressing the crib, and hanging art make it all so real. But, sometimes creating the perfect space can be overwhelming and stressful. Bratt Decor has added an amazing feature, DESIGN BOARD, to their website, making creating your space stress free and fun. With this feature, designing moms and dads everywhere, can add any furnishings or décor from our site, choose floor coverings, (we have a variety of hardwoods, wall to wall carpets and rugs), wall coverings (choose any paint color, wall paper, etc), and so much more. Changing the wall color has never been this easy. We’ve also added a feature that will allow the user to upload any thing they’d like to add by
Fit Pregnancy decorates with clean, modern lines and vibrant colors, which means your baby's room won't clash with your tastes - or the rest of your house. Crib of choice, Dick crib in white by Bratt Decor, of course.
n the past I have never put a crazy amount of thought into our nursery design. With Kelton we had a tight budget and I couldn't make up my mind. When I was expecting Kernan, I knew I wanted something simple and clean, plus he was staying in our room so there wasn't much planning needed. This time I am feeling the need to actually put a lot of thought and effort into our little girls room.
Contemporary Elegance: Being as this is my first girl and my last baby, I want to enjoy the girly aspects of nursery decorating and our home is more traditional. So the 1st room I cam up with is very much with the flow of our home. I started with a beautiful crib and dresser from Bratt Decor with clean lines and beautiful detailing. I wanted to use rich color and keep it mature. So
Marcia Cross recalls options she considered when she was Desperate to get pregnant, including adoption and a sperm donor. Instead, she says in an upcoming Health article, she and hubby Tom Mahoney "decided to skip our honeymoon and try in vitro after the wedding" clearly a winning strategy, as their twin girls turn one on Feb. 20.... On the verge of popping out two mini booty-shakers of her own, Jennifer Lopez and hubby Marc Anthony are pimping out their awaited babies' nurseries at their various homes. Stylistic touches include 18-karat gilded trim, hand-embroidered bedding and French-inspired cribs by Bratt Crib. Total cost, according to Page Six? $120 Gs.... New mom Christina Aguilera is already in the gush phase, telling People that baby Max "completely changed my life." No word yet on what that entails; I can only hope it means a return to her dirrrrty days in dreads.
In 2007, crib sales in the United States hit an estimated $1 billion and expected to grow to $1.26 billion by 2012, according to research from Easy Analytic Software Inc. Given those numbers, the future looks steady for those who manufacture cribs as well as nursery case goods, glider rockers and crib mattresses. Even in an economic downturn, many expecting parents still need to visit stores or Web sites to outfit their nursery.
Kid's Today takes a look at this industry and talks with manufacturers to get their take on sales and production in hard times.
Bratt Decor was one of the manufacturers interviewed for its ability to withstand such trying times.
"I believe this is a year to make smart yet conservative business decisions, focus on core products and provide excellent customer service," said one company owner. "There are people affected by the economy, but also stores that are doing very well.
Ribbit! Ribbit! Roar! From Lions to lily pads, animal friends abound in two boys' rooms.
When Kelly Rowley tucks her sons Cale, 3, and Gabe, 4, into bed each night, all sorts of playful creatures-from painted dragonflies to appliqued elephants-join them. To create the boys' rooms, Kelly enlisted the help of interior designer and friend Cathy Kramer, who based the room styles on each child's disposition. In any room, it's important to pick up the personality of the person for whom youre designing, Kramer says. For me that's what makes designing so much fun.
With personality to spare, Cale and Gabe gave Kramer a lot to work with. Gabe is all boy-rough and tumble and very outdoorsy, and he loves frogs, Kramer says. I could envision him bringing frogs home in his pockets, so a pond theme was right up his alley. Cale is boyish, too, but in a softer, quieter way;
From the Top Award-Winning Parenting & Celebrity "Bump Watch" website, bellitchblog.com, comes the top 100 must have maternity and baby products. We are thrilled to have our very own Chelsea Lifetime crib in espresso chosen for their crib category. To see all the winners, read the full article below.
Extreme Makeover Home Edition Bratt Decor helps Ty to make one families' dream come true
December 4, 2005
ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition changes lives and realizes dreams all of the time; Bratt Decor's design team was able to be a part of this special occasion and change the life of one family.
A young widower, with three small girls, received an Extreme Makeover and a brand new Bratt Decor nursery for 6-month-old Presley.
Many adjectives can apply to a nursery. Sweet, practical, efficient? Sure. Elegant, luxurious, indulgent? Not usually. But it's the latter group of descriptors that Shannon Jernigan wanted for the room of her son, Cole.
The lavish design started with soft green and blue polka-dot fabrics that the Birmingham, Alabama, homeowner found irresistible. For Shannon, the fact that they were silks not the thrown-in-the-washing-machine cottons typically found in nurseries only added to the appeal. I like things dressy, explains Shannon, who worked with designer Jenny Edwards on the room.
Dressy Cole's room is, swathed in silks that beautifully harmonize with the silvery sparkle of the baby cups, rattles, and picture frames that accessorize shelves. The Bratt Decor crib gains added stature with flowing panels draped over wooden rods attached to the wall. The Roman shade above the window seat has gentle folds and layers that play off the poufy style of
High-end infant furniture seems to typically fall into two vastly different categories. One category is composed of pieces constructed to fit in with the modern, high-design homes of many of today's young parents. These pieces often feature clean lines, a low profile and minimal fuss. But some parents desire nursery looks that remind them of days gone by, and the high-end designs profiled here fit the bill--cribs with tall posts, hand-painted designs, vintage patterns, intricate detailing. All these elements combine to offer classic, timeless looks that can be passed down ...
If working for a perfectionist is tough, what's it like working for Bree Van de Kamp, the Desperate Housewives character who makes Martha Stewart look like a slacker?
Baltimore's Mary Bauer says no sweat.
Bauer, who with her husband owns the chi-chi children's furniture store Bratt Decor, just helped actress Marcia Cross do up the nursery for her twin girls. The pretty lilac-and-white results were featured in this week's People.
Bauer flew out to Cross' Brentwood home, but except for the transcontinental travel, it was an ordinary job. Ordinary, anyway, for anyone with $20,000 to splurge on a nursery.
While her character never has a hair out of place, Cross greeted Bauer at the door "in sweats, oversized shirt, and hair in a ponytail and no makeup on."
"You're so used to seeing her on television in that role. She's really not Bree Van de Kamp," Bauer said. "She's got a wonderful home, but it's
New In Town. Bratt Decor, the on-line, high-end infant and toddler furniture and accessory store favored by stars (Heidi Klum, Tori Spelling and Courtney Cox are customers), recently opened its first retil store in our area (another is in Baltimore). At the nearby location, near Tysons, the style is high. Find the basics: animal-shaped soaps, books, bedding, birth announcements and night lights (from $4.50 to $230), and the not-so-basics: Venetian iron cribs ($875), leather kiddie club chairs in pink and red ($180), tricked-out trikes ($249) and a vintage, pram-inspired doll carriage ($700). Our favorite fantasy find: the stunning Silver Cross pram with an equally stunning price tag ($4,000).
Our heirloom Casablanca Premiere was chosen for it's magnificent design. The editor writes, "I was most impressed with the release mechanism for the front gate that is cleverly integrated into the design of the crib."
The mix of merchandise at Bratt Decor, a high-end online and retail store for toddler and infant furnishings, includes a Venetian iron crib ($875) and a Silver Cross pram ($4,000), along with basics like animal-shaped soaps, books and bedding that beats boring Pottery Barn Kids. Spoiled children are not a requirement, just parents with deep pockets and a big heart.
Check out our dick crib and changer in racy red! L.A. is the hipster city where style reigns supreme, and Bratt Decor is a favorite among left coasters!
Bratt Decor Named Favorite Crib
Bratt Decor's extraordinary line of baby cribs has once again been chosen as the Reader's Favorite by Baby & Children's Product News. Thank you so much for this honor, we are positively tickled pink!
Pregnancy Magazine In Living Color
Design expert and co-owner of Bratt Decor, Mary Bauer, explains the affect of color in a room. This informative article features Sam twin bed, wardrobe, dresser, and many other Bratt Decor accessories.