When we originally started planning the nursery, I was adamantly against a themed nursery. Of course I should never make strong declarations like that because a nautical theme organically emerged. When picking out bedding for the crib, we selected both anchor sheets (sold out online) and dog sheets because they were both slightly whimsical and coordinated well with this crib skirt. Then when searching for art to hang above the crib, I was drawn to these classic watercolor prints. When I spotted this sailboat throw pillow, I just gave in to the theme. Jay is an avid boater and loves the water, and I tend to gravitate towards preppier styles, so the theme isn't entirely shocking.
I know our entire house is about to be overrun with baby gear, but we tried to keep the nursery uncluttered and classic.
The nursery isn't 100% complete, but I feel good bringing the little guy home to it in its current state. I'm still considering some different options for book storage and deciding between an ottoman or poof for the glider. I've also found some blackout curtains that I really like, but I'm waiting for them to go on sale. I added the curtains to my cart but didn't purchase them the ONE day they were marked down to $25, and then the next day they were back up to $90/panel. No thanks!
Most of the items came from Pottery Barn Kids or Target, but if you'd like to know a specific source for something, I'm happy to share.