The royal baby will likely be born sometime in mid-to-early July (Kate Middleton’s official due date is July 13, 2013) and the royal infant is set to come home to a totally luxurious nursery just as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finish up their massive remodel of Kensington Palace.
The entire remodel is expected to cost U.K. taxpayers close to $1.5 million.
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Just what will the royal baby’s nursery look like? An expert on British royalty, Victoria Murphy, spoke to ABC News and offered details that are sure to make spectators drool.
“Kate’s decorating style is actually very similar to her dressing style. She likes very simple, very classic, very elegant things.”
The royal nursery already includes a $500 “Moses” basket and several items from high-end London boutiques such as Giggle. The royal baby will be hitting the town in a gender-neutral $1,200 Bugaboo stroller with retailers scrambling to rename a special edition the “Kate Stroller” with many shops selling out of the popular item.
Prince William and Kate Middleton plan to take apartment 1A in Kensington Palace — a separate living space within the 25,000 square foot royal residence set within London. Current reports estimate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s new digs are four stories high with almost 20 rooms.
The Daily Mail says most of the $1.5 million renovation went towards major structural updates, like a new roof and the removal of asbestos. Prince William and Kate Middleton will personally pay for the apartment’s furnishings, including the royal baby’s nursery.