Light and bright in black and white, baby Chet’s nursery styled and photographed by Tarina Lyell for Child Mags Blog

Since babies only see in monochrome for the first few months of their lives, there’s definitely some science behind styling a nursery in modern black & white! We’ve pulled together an edit of some of our favourite things to bring some monochrome style to your little one’s bedroom – focusing on quality fairly-made products that will be loved for years to come.


Artisan-made Moroccan Leather Pouffe – $199 from Table Tonic

Olli Ella Etched Berber Wool Rug – $699 from Pip & Sox

Dr Seuss The Places You'll Go

The wonderful words of the Dr Seuss classic ‘Oh The Places You’ll Go’, beautifully typeset and printed onto a large, heavyweight poster. $119 from Hunting For George

Black Bunny Wall Hook (also comes in white) – NZ$39 from Father Rabbit

Flensted Elephant Mobile in black, white and grey – $46 from Designstuff

Cosy Essentials

Atelier Child Monochrome Babe Blanket

BABE Blanket in Cashmere/Cotton blend – US$69 from Atelier/Child

The perfect monochrome organic swaddle, our Ink Spot muslin wrap – $38 from Mama Maya

Modern Cloth Nappies have been given a monochrome makeover by Thankyou – adjustable from newborn to junior just using one a day will help reduce landfill from nappies. Even better, profits from every single cloth nappy helps get child and maternal health programs to families in need – $35 from Thankyou

Zebra Leggings by Phoenix & The Fox – $46.95 from Yoko

What is more adorable than a panda? A baby with a panda beanie! Super cute, ethically made in Uganda, these Krochet Kids Panda Beanies are hand-signed by the woman who made them – $34.95 from Renegades of Chic

Play Time

lucy kaas coco chanel dollCoco Chanel wooden doll by Lucie Kaas – $75 from Simple Form

ooh noo white building blocks

ABC Wooden Blocks by Ooh Noo – $78 from Dreamy Kidz

THE white Olli Ella Luggy is the cutest little basket! $75 from Olli Ella

Raccoon Playmat, perfect for tummy time – $99.95 from Mister Fly


Super-stylish BABA Black Pouch – fits nappies, wipes, and any other of your babe’s essentials to take out and about (and perfect accessory for Jem + Bea bags!) – £19 from Jem + Bea

Bunny Storage Sack – NZ$14.50 from Father Rabbit

Perfect for storing toys, blocks or all your muslins! White Dipped Belly Basket – $49 from Olli Ella