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I want my baby to be free. I decided on an animal theme for the nursery, keeping the design gender-neutral because we have chosen to not know the sex.
It was so much fun to not simply pick pink for a girl and blue for a boy. We had to get creative.
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We painted a quarter circle in tangerine on the back wall and the ceiling a pale sea foam, to convey the rising and setting sun and the natural colors of the sky and ocean. I used my sewing machine to make a valence with cream ribbon and seashell buttons for trim, with a matching chair cushion from a playful Malian fabric we bought in Harlem, where we spent our babymoon. I also made curtains with a blackout liner in a soft butter yellow.