Pregnancy and Newborn March 2016 : Page 72

Bowie’s nursery Photography by Jody Mack Photography aby Bowie was welcomed into this sweet retreat in Charleston, South Carolina, in October, and thanks to his mom Erin Barrett’s knack for combining clean lines with cozy layers, it’s safe to say he felt at home right away. Barrett, a fiber artist, shares the secrets to the nursery’s light and lively aesthetic. B FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS Bowie’s mom is the talent behind the online shop SunWoven (, where she sells her handwoven creations. She made the wall hanging above the crib for Bowie when she was eight months pregnant. Fellow female artists made the tiny cactus banner (marigoldandmars. com) and dip-dyed tassel mobile ( On being built to last “Designing a space that could grow with Bowie over time was important to me, along with sticking to clean and neutral decor.” On when to call it quits “It was crucial to me that the nursery not be overly decorated. I tend to overstuff every wall and corner when it comes to interiors. His nursery was the first room I worked on when we bought and moved into our new home. I started with the crib and slowly added to the room over a period of about two weeks. Once I felt happy with it, I stopped and didn’t let myself add anymore.” Get the look! This “unfussy” rocking chair is surprisi ngly comfortable . Lorena Canals rug, $227, Belle & June hot air balloon, $42, Darby Home Co rocking chair, $150, 72 PNMA G. C OM Mar ch 2016

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