Turquoise blue: 7 cool nursery accessory and furniture ideas

February 25, 2011

"turquoise and green nursery"

If you’re thinking nursery accent colours, think turquoise blue.  Bright, fresh and cool, it works stunningly well with other vibrant shades like fuchsia, sunshine yellow and vivid greens.   Just look at the picture above*.  I’m loving the apple green with lots of  bold and bright turquoise blue accessories and furniture.  For boy or girl, nursery or toddler room, turquoise is hot!  And I’ve got 7 uber cool decor and furniture ideas for you to look at and start getting inspired.

*Picture from ohdeedoh

1. Oval bookshelves by Sebra

"sebra oval bookshelves turquoise"I’m loving these versatile shelves in the most delicious shades of turquoise.   Use them for books, DVD’s, small toys and more.  They can even be placed on the floor for easy reach by little arms.  They come as a set of 4 in various sizes and cost £120 with free delivery from Kidsen.

2.  Felt wall flowers to hang

"fabric wall flowers"Oooh… these flowers have got me wanting!  Handmade in glorious turquoise with just a dash of gold felt, these flowers are super stunning.  They come as a set of 3 measuring 8 inches, 11 inches and 14 inches and are ready to hang.  Place them over a cot or junior bed and prepare to be wowed!  They cost $90 plus $12 for shipping from Lilac Saloons shop on Etsy.

3. Elephant fleece blanket

"Elelphant blanket for babies"Elephants are a favourite ’round here.  They just work so well on kiddy stuff.  And this blanket is no exception.  It’s bright, it’s sweet and can also be used as a throw to embellish your turquoise theme.  The elephant fleece blanket measures 70x90cms and costs £18 plus £5.50 delivery from Scandiliving.

4. Toy storage bucket

"toy storage bucket"

These tubs are normally used for gardening and DIY but I love them as toy storage buckets.  They come in various sizes so you can get one of each.  And these storage buckets definitely won’t break the bank.  Cool style that doesn’t cost the earth definitely has my vote.  You can get these in loads of DIY stores but I found them at Millbry Hill and they cost from £3.99 – £6.75, depending on size and delivery’s from £2.50.


5.  Crochet pouffe / stool

"blue crochet stool"Crochet excites me every time.  I love anything crocheted.  And this stool’s right up there with the crochet greats!  It’s simple, it’s stylish and would look fabulouso in a kiddy’s room.  The best bit: the cover’s removable and machine washable so it’s practical too.  It’s 35cms wide x 25cms high, costs $53 plus $20 shipping and you can get it from La Casa De Coto on Etsy.


6. Marimekko fabric wall art

"marimekko elephant wall hanging"I’m a huge fan of the Finnish Marimekko.  They make the most delicious things for the home and kids.  Amongst their lovelies is this large fabric wall hanging.  The pale turquoise against the red and yellow just gives it the wow factor.  And of course the 3 animals graphics are fab too.  This Marimekko nursery wall hanging measures 120 x 120cms, costs £109.50 plus delivery from Wall Arts UK. 

7. Eames inspired rocking chair

"eames inspired eiffel rocking chair"
Inspired by the oh so famous Eames RAR rocking chair, this chair is pretty darn cool.  It’s a no fuss rocking chair with bags of style and would make a fabby piece for a nursery or a play space.  You can get this chair for £69.99 with free delivery from the Chair Outlet.  Not a bad price too!

There you have it.  My top 7 turquoise blue picks to adorn your kiddy space with.   Fancy a yellow nursery instead? Then have a look at our yellow nursery ideas.

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