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Coral & Tusk Nursery Tour

Last summer Coral & Tusk team member, Alicia and her husband Will welcomed their baby boy Bobby into the world! Today, Alicia takes us on a tour of Bobby’s nursery. She shares her favorite Coral & Tusk pieces and baby registry favorites. Read on for the full tour!


Coral & Tusk Nursery Tour


Greetings from Bobby’s World! We live on the second floor of a Brooklyn brownstone. Welcoming a baby into an NYC apartment is tricky when it comes to renegotiating how to use your small space. Unlike many new parents, we did not decorate our nursery until Bobby was seven months old. The 72 square foot room that is now Bobby’s held many uses prior to transforming into a nursery (art studio, wfh office, guest room, mother-in-law suite - just to name a few ☺.) While it would have been infinitely easier to have the nursery ready before the baby arrived, it was actually pretty fun decorating for the sweet, active little guy we had already gotten to know and love!



Coral & Tusk Nursery Pocket Pillows

With under 100 square feet, we decided to go a minimalist route in terms of furniture for the nursery. A rocker was essential for us, but we ultimately skipped the ottoman to save space. Coral & Tusk buckets have been great for storage and adding charm and color.


Coral & Tusk Alphabet Crib Quilt


We chose a full-size crib over a mini-crib with hopes that it would have a longer lifespan as this one converts into a toddler bed. The room is tied together with light blue walls, a paper shade, and a wool rug. The crib pocket holds bedtime stories and Coral & Tusk friends.


Open shelving with Coral & Tusk artwork

Once all of the necessary parts of the nursery came together, we had fun installing wall shelves to display beloved toys, books, artwork and collections! 


Shop Coral & Tusk Nursery Favorites

Coral & Tusk Nursery Favorites

  1. Alphabet Quilt A very special keepsake quilt.  

  2. Trick or Treat Large Bucket Enjoy these costumed critters all year! Store toys, blankets and more. 

  3. Mama Bear and Cub Card Display in a frame as a work of art. 

  4. Fox Tooth Fairy Doll Although it will be a few years before the Tooth Fairy pays her first visit, our Fox Tooth Fairy Doll is too cute to save for later! 

  5. Boats 12" x 16" Pillow. Bright boats add pops of color and a nautical feel. 

  6. Bluebird Nest Pocket Pillow Our unique pocket pillows include a removable pal. 

  7. Bear Pocket Doll Each pocket doll has their own personality! With seven to choose from, one will be the perfect fit for your kid’s room! 

  8. Owl and Bear Badges. Decorate with embroidered merit badges.


Kids' Decor and Baby Registry Favorites

More Kids' Decor

Alicia shares some of her favorite pieces from the nursery.
  1. Ella Rocking Chair from Delta Children An update on the traditional rocker with an interesting mix of materials. 

  2. Liana Finck’s Baby Comet letterpress print Welcome to new parenthood!

  3. NYC ABC’s by Mr. Boddington Studio A beautifully illustrated board book featuring baby’s hometown. Available for Chicago, San Francisco and DC too!

  4. Linen Crib Pocket Cute and useful. 

  5. Speckled Hold Me Doll by Blabla The first of many sweet plush friends. 

  6. Lily Pad Play Pad in Lagoon by Blabla A fun play mat for tummy time to pajama time.

  7. Hairpin Shelf Brackets in Orange-Red from DIY Hairpin Legs Elevate your floating shelves with these bright brackets.