Celebrity Parents Jordin Sparks' Designer (and Cousin!) Opens Up About the Singer's 'Timeless and Classy' Nursery "I went with a nature, organic theme like the clouds, sun, moon, stars and animals," interior designer Laura Wiedmann tells PEOPLE of the space By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE since 2016. People Editorial Guidelines and Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 29, 2018 02:40 PM Share Tweet Pin Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Jordin Sparks‘ son Dana Isaiah Jr. (a.k.a. DJ) is surrounded by soothing style. In an exclusive conversation with PEOPLE for this week’s issue, the singer’s cousin, interior designer Laura Wiedmann, says she knew Sparks, 28, would “want something timeless and classy,” so she chose to “stick with neutrals and build color up” from there. “We used a lot of grays, off-whites and accents of black, then added in soft blues and pops of red,” Wiedmann tells PEOPLE. “I went with a nature, organic theme like the clouds, sun, moon, stars and animals.” “I knew Jordin would want something not too trendy. Sophisticated — something classy that he can grow into and she’s not going to get sick of right away,” she adds. “Because the home is a mid-century-style home, I wanted to stick with clean lines, but Jordin has a pop of whimsy to her as well, and graphic elements are very Jordin.” Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. Coral Von Zumwalt Courtesy of Laura Wiedmann From Elopement to Baby Within a Year! Jordin Sparks and Dana Isaiah’s Son DJ Has “Bonded” the Newlyweds The room is filled with purchases from Pottery Barn Kids, Project Nursery and Target, like the Wooster crib ($99 to $300), Cloud + Moon mobile ($75), striped storage bins ($10) and woven baskets ($25), star-patterned blanket ($23) with coordinating night light ($17) and plush sloths ($23 to $159). “I love the globe,” Wiedmann tells PEOPLE of one of her favorite pieces, which retails for $16. “It has a nice pop of the black and white and it’s just a worldly design, so it’s very appropriate.” “I like the inspirational quotes above the bed,” she adds. “Jordin’s very big on that, and she loved those as soon as I showed them to her. Wiedmann shares that the timepiece in the room holds special significance, too. “The clock is set to 9:04, which is exactly when the baby was born,” she says. “I was here at the house when they came back from the birthing center.” Coral Von Zumwalt RELATED VIDEO: Meet Jordin Sparks’ Son DJ! Why She Chose Natural Birth and How Her Husband Dana Isaiah Helped In what the designer calls “Mom’s corner,” Sparks can relax with her baby boy in the Karla Dubois Alcott Wingback Recliner ($540) for “optimal comfort,” and read from DJ’s collection of books with lighting help from the Modern Wood Square Floor Lamp from Target ($40). “The tree is probably my favorite piece in the entire room,” Wiedmann admits of the spruce tree bookcase ($179) next to the recliner. “It’s unique, it’s functional, [Jordin] can set her phone right there and she can put her pacifiers and binkies [on it]. It’s very convenient.” Coral Von Zumwalt Jordin Sparks Says “It’s Still Really Trippy” to Be Called “Mom” After the Birth of Her Son At the end of the day, the stunning space for DJ represents the design visions of both the singer and her model husband, 26. Wiedmann tells PEOPLE of Sparks and Isaiah, “Being her cousin, I know her so well and it’s been really great getting to know Dana as well. I’ve learned his style from the entire process as well.” For more from Jordin Sparks, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now.