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When we first started creating Olivia’s nursery years ago, I started thinking about how I wanted to be able to keep the cats out of her room. I was afraid that they would want to snuggle with her at night and I didn’t want them to suffocate her. My parents came up with this BRILLIANT idea to put a really cute screen door to her room. Besides being practical, it also looks pretty darn cute. I have had SO many people ask me about these doors, so I decided to make a blog post out of it so that others may benefit from it as well. Both Ellie and Olivia now have these screen doors on their rooms in front of their main doors!
We purchased our screen door here!
5 Reasons why you should put a screen door on your baby’s room
1.) To keep animals out but still be able to see and hear well // Especially during the first year when SIDS is always on the back of your mind, you want to make sure that pets can’t go in and cuddle with them while they sleep. I kept Olivia’s crib empty until she was 2 (because I am a bit OCD about it) so we just kept the screen door on hers and it will stay there most likely forever 🙂
2.) To allow air to flow nicely throughout all the rooms especially when heat and air conditioning are on // This allows their rooms cool down and heat up appropriately
3.) It’s cute // yep, this is one of my reasons. I love the “homey”
type feel they give the room!
4.) It allows any visitors you have over to be able to get a little glimpse of the nursery without keeping the door shut all the time. Even when Ellie isn’t in there, I don’t want the cats going in and sleeping in the crib, since they shed a TON and I don’t want her sleeping in cat hair.
5.) I secretly love the screech and slam of a screen door. Reminds me of being in the countryside in an old 1800s farmhouse.
I know that there are definitely a few people that have done this in the past but I just think it’s so brilliant! We love ours!
OUR KITCHEN // OUR BATHROOM // OUR BEDROOM // OUR DINING ROOM // OUR BUFFET TABLE // BEFORE & AFTER IMAGES OF OUR PORCH // OUR LIVING ROOM // ELLIE’S NURSERY
& more farmhouse inspiration:
for your kitchen here
best farmhouse decor from target here
best farmhouse decor from IKEA here