Nursery Themes: Baby Nursery theme ideas and decorations

Nursery Themes: Baby Nursery theme ideas and decorations

We have theme ideas for boys, girls and neutral nurserys.

Baby Nursery Theme Ideas

The easiest way to put together a welcoming baby nursery? Pick a theme and go from there. These baby nursery themes should give you a few ideas.

10 Baby Nursery Theme Ideas

Modern: An uncluttered, minimalist space makes for a classy baby nursery. To add visual interest, include some pops of color on the walls or some bright accessories.

Baby girl: If a girly nursery is what you’re going for, look for floral patterns as an alternative to an over-the-top pink theme.

Baby boy: The nautical theme is a popular trend for boys’ rooms and a good way to feature the traditional blue in a fresh way.

Natural beauty: A nature-themed nursery can be very soothing. Keep it simple though: an earthy paint color and a few strategically placed paintings, pillows and throws go a long way to create a serene environment.

Animal accents: Try placing an animal mobile above the changing table (high enough so that it is out of your baby's reach). When you change your baby's diaper, point out the names of the animals ("That’s a horse, and horses say, 'neigh'!").

A is for alphabet: An alphabet theme adds an educational element to your new baby’s bedroom. Frame letters of all sizes on your baby’s wall to create an original spin on alphabet art. Point out the letters while you sing an alphabet song.

Polka party: If you prefer a subdued but fun pattern, polka dots are a good option. You can keep them to a minimum (say, just on his bedding) or go all the way by dotting all four walls!

Color splash: Instead of the traditional pink or blue route, think about focusing the room around a different color or set of colors. Pale yellows and greens are popular choices.

Character fun: Take a cue from your favorite book or cartoon for a character-themed nursery. One sweet option is the Peter Rabbit series. From bedding to wall décor, you’ll be able to find plenty of bunny accessories to adorn your baby’s room.

Earth-friendly: Be kind to the planet by choosing furnishings and bedding that made with sustainable materials and processes. Your baby will thank you some day!

Even if decorating isn’t your forte, don’t worry – the only things your baby’s nursery really needs are a safe crib and YOU!

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D 1/20/2016

Gray has been a big color everyone has been going for.

Boy Vs Girl

kconner 1/14/2016

I feel like everyone is into the nautical theme! Love the polka dot idea for a baby girl, might have to keep that in mind!

Zoo animals


I went with pastel colored zoo animals I love it!


NatalieSweder 12/23/2015

We are not sure what we are having, but I think I want to keep it neutral. It's so difficult to find neutral decor and clothes, though. Any suggestions?

My little sunshine

Cheyanne 11/11/2015

For my little girls nursery we are going with a sunshine theme, yellow and grey it's coming together great! only 10 weeks till my sunshine's here

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