Some ideas just work, so you go with it! Such is the case with The Land of Nod, which opened its first Westport shop-in-shop at the end of 2015 for the holiday season. It was such a hit that the beloved children’s furniture and home décor brand will continue to have a local retail presence in 2016. Spring brings in vibrant-colored acrylic box-shaped shelves, retro-designed weather-inspired hooks, and, of course, nautical pillows and bedding.
If you’re a newbie at interior design, or suffering new-parent brain fog (it happens), find creative inspiration and design hand holding at landofnod.com. Dive into the gallery’s dozens of ideas for nursery to big-boy bed and beyond. Also, check out its design library’s step-by-step instructions and cool tips for creating family-friendly spaces, mixing patterns, finding storage space and more. 1200 Post Rd. E., 203-222-9500; crateandbarrel.com