Pregnant Olivia Bowen reveals dream gender-neutral nursery plans at her Essex home

Pregnant Olivia Bowen revealed to her followers on New Year’s Day that she was expecting her first child with husband Alex Bowen.

First-time parents are “incredibly overflowing with love” about the pregnancy and planning well in advance for the arrival, even after they’ve already decided on a name.

Olivia and Alex currently live in their Essex mansion with their two Frenchie dogs.

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The married couple tied the knot in 2018 after first meeting on ITV’s Love Island in 2016.

Taking to the Instagram account dedicated to renovating their Essex home, Olivia revealed the “dream” nursery for their little one.

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TheBowenHome’s Instagram account has already gained over 750,000 followers.

The passionate mum-to-be has pre-designed the upcoming nursery with neutral and animal themes.

She recently revealed on her personal Instagram account that she and Alex don’t plan to find out the sex of the baby until the birth.

The digital design was co-created with award-winning interior design service, The Modern Nursery.

Revealing the computer design in a post, she showed the image as her “com[ing] to live”.

Although Olivia said there were “a few tweaks” to the design, she said she “absolutely loved that part of the process.”

One fan commented, “So adorable, so exciting.”

Another wrote: ‘Oh such a cute design’ followed by the love emoji.

A third added: “Love it! Safari is a beautiful neutral theme! And kids love animals, this will be great for years to come! X”.

Another commented, “Wow how unreal is the design. You broke it, can’t wait to see it,” followed by an animal and love emoji.

A fifth added: ‘It will be lovely can’t wait to see it finished xx’ followed by a baby emoji.

Modern Nursery, which is co-designing the nursery with the expectant parents, also commented on the post.

They said: “We also love every step of the process @thebowenhome. Thank you for bringing all these great ideas and not being afraid to wallpaper a ceiling. It’s going to be AMAZING when it’s done! We love working with you x ” with a giraffe and love emoji.

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Dora W. Clawson