the gallery wall. This is a newer trend in baby room design - the idea is, rather than spelling out baby's name on the wall (also cute), find some fun, funky frames, paint them in contrasting colors and add pictures and sayings to sweeten up the space.
Reading corner - I love the wooden letters (from JoAnn's painted white) the framed book covers. IKEA spice racks painted white for the bookshelves and dot rugs from IKEA. I would love to do this in a corner of our family room!