master bedroom / nursery nook makeover

master bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // ShescortsLast week I introduced you to my Nursery/Master Bedroom project for Max & Margaux Wanger and I’m thrilled to share the full final tour.

Margaux and Max were expecting their second child and reached out to me to help them transform their master bedroom into a finished space for them as well as carve out a special place for the new baby. We ended up transforming the closet into to a nursery nook and designed the rest of the room to be a calming space that reflected Max and Margaux’s modern-minimal-artful lives. First up is their side of the room…

master bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescorts16Max, being an incredible photographer, has probably the best collection of family photos anyone has ever seen so we created a gallery wall that they can add on to when the new Wanger arrives.

master bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // ShescortsThe room is filled with personal touches, handmade pieces like the wall hanging from Boho Loft, the knit baby blanket from Yarn Works Co. and the mobile I created for them myself. I also designed them a bench that was custom made for the tight space and sits at the foot of the bed.


Bed by CB2 // Bedding by Parachute // Pillows by Loom Goods // Moroccan Pom Blanket // Wall Hanging by Boho Loft // Sconces by Schoolhouse Electric // Rug from // Bench is custom // Curtains from Urban Outfitters // Curtain Rods from West Elm // Nightstands from West Elm // Sheepskin rug // Photo Framing by Simply Framed // Plant is a Dracaena Lisa // Basket // Wooden Bowl from Midland

nursery nook in master bedroom closet // ShescortsMeanwhile, on the other side of the room, we transformed their closet into a little nursery nook. I really wanted to make the baby space feel special (and not like we just stuck the baby in a closet) so wallpaper was the answer. The black and white animal print has just the right amount of whimsy for baby but the illustrative style and monochromatic palette fits in seamlessly with the rest of the room as well.

master bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // ShescortsWe had the long floating shelf custom made to match the two small floating shelves I found at Target. Soft white baskets supply a lot of easy reach storage as well as the large lidded floor baskets.

master bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // Shescortscloset turned into a nursery // Shescortsmaster bedroom nursery makeover for max & margaux wanger // ShescortsOne of Max’s art prints titled “Mother & Child” sits above the changing table. The Stokke Crib is such a beautiful space saver that will grow with the baby with attachment parts, I love the round design and finally one of my original mobiles hangs above it, completing the space.


Wallpaper by Chasing Paper // Crib by Stokke // Shelves from Target (long one is custom made // White baskets from Amazon // Lidded Baskets // Changing Table/Dresser // Art Print by Max Wanger // Framing by Simply Framed //  Changing Pad Cover  // Pom Pom Blanket by Yarn Works Co.  // Stuffed Bunny by Walnut Animal Society

master bedroom / nursery makeover // ShescortsJust outside of the bedroom we wanted to give Margaux a space to be able to nurse and rock the new baby while also watching their older son so we created a mama station in their existing playroom. Using Max’s pink cloud print as a jumping off point, I made the rest of the space bright and open, layering soft textural pieces like the woven blanket, soft ottoman and sheepskin rug. Hanging planters brought in some kid proof greenery (anything they can’t reach is considered kid proof in my book), baskets serve as more easy access storage, and how about that beautiful rocker? I wouldn’t mind spending a few hours here.

master bedroom / nursery makeover // Shescortsmaster bedroom / nursery makeover // Shescortsmaster bedroom / nursery makeover // ShescortsThere are so many things that can feel unsettled and chaotic when you bring a new baby home and being able to give Max & Margaux a special space that is ready for the new family member will hopefully make that transition just a bit easier. If you want to get a take a peek at the before photos check last week’s post here.

x sarah


Rocking Chair // Hanging Planters // Pouf/Ottoman // Baby Gym // Side Table // Terra Cotta Lamp // Cloud Print by Max Wanger // Framing by Simply Framed // Large Sheepskin Rug  // Ceramic Dish by Jen E. Ceramics // Bud Vase by Humble Ceramics

Photos by Max Wanger

  • Love the nursery nook and new space. Since their space/situation is similar to mine, can I ask what closet/storage solution did they utilize for their clothing items, since the closet is now the mini nursery? Curious to hear ideas!

  • Love max & margeaux! Is it possible to get a link to that rug or ways to narrow my search on the website? There’s so many! Thanks!

    • The rug is one of their one of a kinds but if you search nahavand you’ll find similar. X

  • Adrienne

    Beautiful!! The link for esalerugs just goes to their homepage…but by any chance do you know the name of the rug so I can search for it? I love it! Thanks.

  • Adrienne

    oops, for some reason I just saw the comment before. nevermind!!

  • Guylaine

    That is really beautiful! I loved having my babies in my room (well, they were actually in my bed) and this is such a nice way to share a space.

  • Really beautiful spaces! Would you mind sharing the source for the ceiling light in their bedroom? Thank you!

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  • Oh my gosh! I’ve been drooling over the Drommen bed for a year. I’m buying it this summer after we move to our new state!

  • Beautiful room! Where is the ceiling light fixture from? I would love the info! Thanks so much!

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  • so beautiful! as an etsy seller myself, i cannot thank you enough for representing small business owners!

  • This is such a lovely space! Would you mind sharing the size of the hanging planters you used? And whether they are the hemp or leather cords?

  • Laurie Cohn

    Hi Shescorts,
    I lived in the house for years before Max and Margaux. I loved how I had it done, very retro, 1940’s, but I must say you have transformed it into current times and their minimal tasteful style. It is so beautiful, and the baby closet is incredible.

    • That is amazing! I would have loved to have seen it. Thank you for your kind words. x

  • Hi Shescorts!
    This room has been such an inspiration to me in creating my own nursery at home. What type of paneling is that on the walls?? and what color did you use in painting this room??

    Thanks a million! Andra

  • where is the end of the bed bench from? Im obsessed with the style!

  • Hi Shescorts! Could you please tell me where the leather basket that is under the nightstand is from? Thanks a bunch!

  • nicole velasquez

    can you tell me where the drapes are from?

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  • Alyssa

    Where is the bed frame from?

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    Hello! Do you know that name/SKU of your area rug? Thanks!

    • Hi, it is a one of a kind so it wont be on the site anymore. Sorry!

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  • Sandi O'Brien

    can you please tell me where you got your natural wood frames from? I’ve been searching everywhere!

    Thanks, Sandi

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  • Hi there. would you be able to tell me what size rug this is? I have quite a small space, and thinking an 8×10 would be too much under my king. this looks like its more of a runner?

  • Caroline

    Gorgeous! Will you please share credits for the nursery nook dresser as well as the rocking chair and pouf ottoman? Thank you!

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  • Lizzie

    Hi Shescorts, I love your style! I saw that you listed all the pieces in each room, but I couldn’t find where that ceiling pendant was from? Do you mind sharing? Thanks! xx Lizzie

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