Mommy Poppins - New Trends in Nursery Design, New Jersey-Style

by Rachel S

Jo Ann Stephens Alston of Bernardsville says, “be sure that a no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) adhesive is used when your baby’s floor is laid.” Since synthetic rugs will emit some VOCs, Alston suggests using cotton area rugs with a no-slip pad underneath them on the wood floors. “Sherwin Williams has a line of paints especially designed for use in baby’s rooms. Expectant mothers should not be exposed to paint fumes, and the room should be well ventilated for at least one month after painting.”