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8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

By PBK Editors

Are you welcoming a new one to your family this year? Celebrate the arrival of baby with a nursery designed just for them. Whether you’re looking to decorate in bold pattern or softer hues, here are our eight favorite trends to get you started this year.

A Dramatic Pink and Black Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Make a statement in black. Strong lines in black with soft pink tones and glamorous gold make for one chic nursery.

Soft Pale Shades in the Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Get cozy with soft pale shades. Your little one’s nursery will look like it floated in from a cloud with plush whites, warm beige and light blue hues.

Bright Pink Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Bring playful brights in to the space. Choose a bright hue like pink and fill the nursery in full color for a look that is energetic and happy.

Graphic Icons in Fun Colors for a Gender Neutral Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Go for graphic patterns. Add a touch of surprise to a neutral nursery with an icon like stars or hearts.

Natural Elements like Linen Look Great in a Boys Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Embrace all things natural. From linen bedding to sturdy wood furniture, a nursery filled with natural details is an instant classic.

Craftsman Style in this Rustic Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Build the nursery in heirloom quality. Craftsman touches and antique-inspired accents give your nursery timeless style.

Clean Lines in this Navy and Green Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Stick with simplicity. Crisp whites and clean lines in an updated palette like navy and green are the perfect twist on this classic.

A Navy and Pink Nursery | 8 Nursery Trends for the New Year

Be transported by your nursery decor. Bring in the eclectic style of your favorite faraway destinations with a nursery inspired by prints and patterns from around the globe.

For more great nursery decor ideas and tips, RSVP for the Nursery Style Event happening in your local Pottery Barn Kids store on 1/17 — For more details, visit our Store Events Page.

5 Sparkle and Shine Noon Years Eve Ideas

By PBK Editors

Welcome the new year with a special “Noon Years Eve” celebration that your little ones can stay up for! From an unexpected gold garland to balloons filled with surprise, here are five of our favorite Noon Years Eve ideas that sparkle and shine.

NoonYearsEveGarlandPretzels make an unexpected and whimsical appearance as a gold garland in this idea from Lay Baby Lay.

NoonYearsEvePoppersTiny poppers filled with confetti hang from the ceiling and can be popped right at noon with this DIY from Ruffled.

NoonYearsGoldBalloonsPut a gilded touch on your Noon Years festivities with these simple Gold Brushed Balloons.

NoonYearsEveBalloonsCreate a fun balloon-filling station with sparkly confetti and glitter with this idea from Studio DIY. At noon, your little ones will love the excitement of popping the balloons and seeing what surprises are inside.

NoonYearsEveNoisemakersBuild your own classic noisemakers to really ring in the new year with these DIY Golden Noisemakers from Project Nursery.

Happy New Year, everyone!¬†Join us for a special Noon Years Eve celebration in your local store — for more details, visit our store events page.

3 Perfect Last Minute Holiday Ideas

By PBK Editors

1 day and counting! Although we’re officially ready to celebrate, we know that there are still plenty of last minute touches to put on our Christmas gifts and festive recipes to add to the table. That’s why we’re rounding up three last minute holiday ideas that add the perfect finishing touch.

DIY Sparkly Gift Toppers | 3 Perfect Last Minute Holiday Ideas

Classic ribbon is great for gifts, but if you’re looking for something unexpected and fun, we love this DIY Sparkly Holiday Gift Topper from Homey Oh My. The best part? It’s a piece of cake to put together and uses leftover tinsel garland from decorating the tree.

Quick Peppermint Popcorn Recipe | 3 Perfect Last Minute Holiday Ideas

Need a festive holiday snack that the kids and adults can both enjoy? We love this Peppermint Popcorn recipe from Sweet Little Peanut. This is one recipe you can put together in a pinch with store bought popcorn, a drizzle of chocolate and some crushed candy canes.

Simple Homemade Marshmallows Recipe | 3 Perfect Last Minute Holiday Ideas

We can’t forget our favorite cold-weather comfort — hot chocolate! Camp Makery shares the recipe for these surprisingly simple Homemade Marshmallows that will take your hot cocoa to new heights. Make it your own with almond or peppermint extract to give your cup of cocoa a festive new flavor.

For more great holiday ideas, browse the blog or visit Inside & Out and The Stylehouse for more.

A Favorite Gilded Ornament

By PBK Editors

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Our Gold Frame Ornaments are the perfect way to highlight favorite family memories on the holiday tree. Here are a few of the special moments we spotted over at Little Blonde Book and Could I Have That that are too sweet not to share.

We love the way Taylor from Little Blonde Book captured her daughter Madelyn’s adorable expressions in this post on her blog. She decorated her home with beautiful natural elements like our Felt Reindeers and Snow Faux Trees, while completing her tree with a sentimental framed photo with her little one. Check out the video below to see a little vignette of the holiday cheer in Taylor’s home.

A Favorite Gilded Ornament | Building Blocks Blog
Samantha from Could I Have That‘s holiday tree is filled with love and sentiment. She used our Gold Frame Ornaments to sprinkle precious memories of her daughter Elin on a simply lit tree. See her full post on preserving memories over the hoildays here.

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Looking for last minute gifts or holiday decor before Christmas? Visit your local Pottery Barn Kids store for great deals, complimentary gift wrapping and more!

Spotted: Hello Fashion Blog’s Fun Holiday Tradition

By PBK Editors

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There’s no doubt that little ones brighten up the holidays and Christine from Hello Fashion Blog shared a favorite Christmas tradition that brings joy to the whole family. Read all about the fun family tradition she shares with her little ones over at Hello Fashion Blog and see some of our favorite photos from her post below.

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What are some of your favorite holiday traditions? Share with us in the comments below and be sure to visit your local Pottery Barn Kids store for last minute holiday gifts like pajamas, books, plush toys and more!