Keep your baby in style.
by Poki Hampton
Laura and baby Caroline enjoy the pink and cream room decorated down to the last detail by Jennifer DiCerbo. 40
CREATING JUST THE RIGHT NURSERY that reflects the personal style of the parents and is peaceful and restful for the new baby is a job Jennifer DiCerbo of The French Mix relishes. “Working with mothers-to-be is such a labor of love,” says Jennifer. Laura and Clark Todd wanted to keep the gender of their new baby a secret, so Laura selected everything for both a boy’s room and a girl’s room in advance. The only people who knew the baby was a girl were the doctor and Jennifer. “When we got home from the hospital with baby Caroline, the
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nursery was completely decorated. It was a great surprise to us and big brother Cooper,” says Laura. Jennifer complemented the feminine, Frenchstyle ivory furniture with a duvet, throw and bumper in luxurious satin-piped cotton velvet. The curtains are in whisper-soft gossamer linen, as is the crib skirt, which has an 18-inch drop and a 5-inch ruffle. A silk velvet throw on the slipcovered glider is monogrammed with Caroline’s initials and birth date, and each oversized pillow has a “C.” Playful bunnies, frames and a birdcage fill the corner shelves, and that theme is carried throughout the