Jenni Pulos, Flipping Out Star, Debuts Baby Daughter Alianna and Custom Nursery
Welcome home, baby! Motherhood has been full of surprises for Interior Therapy With Jeff Lewis' Jenni Pulos. "Not knowing the gender was a highlight!" says Pulos, who welcomed her 8 pound, 10 ounce-daughter, Alianna, with surgeon husband Jonathan Nassos, 36, on June 29.
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The Flipping Out star, an ambassador for Green Mountain Coffee Nantucket Blend, designed a sweet and serene nursery for Alianna -- and tells Us that her little daughter "is a fireball."
Decorating the nursery also brought unexpected thrills. For the walls, the couple ordered stencils on Etsy.com to use with Jeff Lewis Color paint, a line by her costar. "We messed up and reversed the colors!" says the Bravo star, 40. "Thankfully, it was a happy accident. The gray against the white is beautiful and we saved money by not wallpapering."
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Pulos mixed patterns in the custom-designed nursery (no more than three, she says) and added playful touches such as a zebra-print Jonathan Adler rug and framed fabric matching Alianna’s blanket. She stuck to white furniture because "it’s timeless."
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Splurges included a $1,100 Imperio Crib by Romina Furniture -- "It turns into a toddler bed,” she reasons -- and a custom swivel chair by Zoumas Design. Gushes Pulos, "I’ll pass it down to my daughter, so she’ll have it forever."