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A Nursery Perfect for Princess Charlotte

Posted by Mark Godsell-Fletcher on

Every new baby is special, they bring such an overwhelming feeling of love that you just can't contain. The birth of one little girl has not only been longed for by her parents, but a nation and the world. Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana will no doubt have a nursery that has been put together by love. Knowing the Duchess of Cambridge's passion for mixing designer with the high street, there will be a wonderful mix of pieces. At Eat Sleep Live we have found a few pieces that we believe would make a nursery perfect for Princess Charlotte. Making her first appearance wrapped in this elegant soft wool baby shawl, Princess Charlotte looked serene. Made by another Nottingham based company GH Hurt & Son Ltd, knitted in a delicate ivory white it's plain centre is decorated by a deep lacy border. Unsurprisingly this shawl is now in unusually high demand, according to its website. [caption id="attachment_5325" align="aligncenter" width="616"]Elegant Soft Wool Baby Shawl, GH Hurt & Son Ltd £68.00 Elegant Soft Wool Baby Shawl, GH Hurt & Son Ltd £68.00[/caption] To keep your little bundle warm in the chilly air, this pure cotton blanket has extra softness and a silky satin edge.  It's  clever 'cell' construction traps air to keep your baby warm in winter and cool in summer. [caption id="attachment_5326" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Satin-Edged Cellular Blanket, The White Company from £15.00 Satin-Edged Cellular Blanket, The White Company from £15.00[/caption] Where should your Princess rest her head when she arrives home for the first time?  A Moses basket is the most popular and we couldn't resist this basket, rocking stand and drape set as it has a real regal look. [caption id="attachment_5327" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Moses Basketwith Rocking Stand & Waffle Drape Set, Cuckooland (Was: £149.00)  Now: £99.00 Moses Basketwith Rocking Stand & Waffle Drape Set, Cuckooland (Was: £149.00) Now: £99.00[/caption] But it won't be long before they are needing something a little bigger, and being on lockable wheels means its easy to move to soothe your baby to sleep. [caption id="attachment_5328" align="aligncenter" width="565"]Stokke Sleepi Cot, Naturalmat £575.00 Stokke Sleepi Cot, Naturalmat £575.00[/caption] And so to the bed decor, we couldn't resist this cute soft hanging mobile to keep her entertained. [caption id="attachment_5329" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Nattou Animal Mobile, John Lewis £34.95 Nattou Animal Mobile, John Lewis £34.95[/caption] Continuing the animal theme, this adorable quilt set with an embroidered rabbit design. [caption id="attachment_5330" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Rabbit Cot Quilt Set Close Up, White Rabbit England £115.00 Rabbit Cot Quilt Set Close Up, White Rabbit England £115.00[/caption] Decorate the nursery with pieces that are both practical as well has embracing your theme.  A nursery is full of natural fabrics and you take time and thought of of what you place in your nursery.  Made from reclaimed wood, each piece of our furniture is a labour of love.  Take our Qube bedside table and drawers, their raw and rustic design would work perfectly in a variety of styles. [caption id="attachment_5331" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Qube 2 Drawer Bedside Table £370.00 Qube 2 Drawer Bedside Table £370.00[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5332" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Qube Chest Of Drawers from £680.00 Qube Chest Of Drawers from £680.00[/caption] No Princess should be without a castle, and this can be delicately introduced into the nursery via this pretty cushion cover.  The hand-embroidered castle motif, hand-appliquéd pink 'rose' French knots and the appliquéd turrets are topped by pretty embroidered pink flags. [caption id="attachment_5333" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Castle Cushion Cover, The White Company £30.00 Castle Cushion Cover, The White Company £30.00[/caption] Nurseries are full of soft, cosy and scrumptious things and that should also go for your rug.  This gorgeous felt ball rug will be hard not to fall in love with, it has been designed using a colour palette which will compliment most nurseries. [caption id="attachment_5334" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Olli Ella's Felt Ball Rug, Nubie £249.00 Olli Ella's Felt Ball Rug, Nubie £249.00[/caption] A perfect nursery isn't just for the little Princess but also her mother, who also needs to be spoiled and treasured.  This unique and elegant Chesterfield from the baby collection will not only look stunning, made from leather it will be completely practical. [caption id="attachment_5335" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Baby Wing Chair, White Rabbit England £1500.00 Baby Wing Chair, White Rabbit England £1500.00[/caption] There was only one piece we felt would complete this fairy tale.   Nobility and gentry younger sons used wooden horses to learn jousting.  This evolved into the classic rocking horse, this timeless and traditional piece that the nursery for Princess Charlotte should not be without. [caption id="attachment_5336" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Authentic Models Victorian Rocking Horse, Occa-Home (Was: £2,587.00) Now: £2,069.50 Authentic Models Victorian Rocking Horse, Occa-Home (Was: £2,587.00) Now: £2,069.50[/caption]  

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