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100 Cute Baby Boy Room Ideas

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2018

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A baby boy’s room is home to many laughs, tears, and firsts. It hosts late night visits, messes, and countless memories to be forever cherished by parents. Because parents and baby will spend many hours in the nursery, a nesting parent’s job is to take this blank canvas and turn it into a welcoming baby haven.

When beginning to think about nursery design, there are many questions to ask. Should you go with a baby boy theme? Do you want the space to make a bold statement or be a mellow sanctuary? Which colors do you want to use?

The easiest way to begin your baby boy’s nursery is by settling on a single starting point, whether it’s a theme, color, or a favorite art piece. From there, you can cherry pick colors or concepts that match to create a cohesive nursery design. Stumped for inspiration? We’ve pulled together all kinds of baby boy room ideas from superhero themed to gender-neutral to classic baby boy style. Browse the nursery ideas below and allow inspiration strike. With an idea in mind, personalize your nursery with heartfelt decor like custom wall art, pillows and more. Not sure if it’s a boy or girl? We’ve gathered 100 baby girl room ideas from princess pink to unique unisex to inspire your nursery.

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Use photos to decorate and share everlasting memories with your baby boy that he'll grow up to cherish.

Photo by: Good, Bad, and Fab

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When designing a nursery it's important to create a space you love. You can do this by incorporating a bit of your personal style like this nursery.

Photo by: Arielle Levy

Via: Navy Grace

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Incorporate a few mementos from your childhood into the design of your baby's room. It's a charming way to stay connected.

Photo by: Mason Jars & Fireflies

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Gray is the perfect base color to pair with baby blue for a classic nursery design.

Photo by: Ever Clever Mom

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Stick to warm earth tones that pair well with an animal-themed nursery.

Photo by: Frills & Drills

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Break away from blue by using geometric patterns in a black and white color scheme.

Photo by: Curious Natalia

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Jean blue is a modern twist to the traditional baby blue nursery so many opt for.

Photo by: Grace in Grey

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Welcome your baby boy to his new home with wall art that spells out his name.

Photo by: Our Alabama Life

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White and navy blue offer a timeless aesthetic that can easily transition into a big boy room.

Photo by: Southern Made Blog

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Want a classic and modern nursery? Opt for white and light gray to create a soothing space.

Photo by: East Coast Blonde

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Give your baby something to look at by making an eclectic gallery wall that mixes different prints and fabrics.

Photo by: Farm Fresh Therapy

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Make your wall art functional by using it to store items typically kept on a changing station.

Photo by: Every Super Woman

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The secret to a great nursery is including intricate details like this tree painted behind the crib.

Photo by: Little Kitchen, Big Bites

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Find a colorful crib mobile that will catch your baby's eye like the one found in this nursery.

Photo by: The Style Files

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If you want to stay away from themes, play with different textures and patterns like this nursery.

Photo by: Raves + Revelations

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Getting ready to raise a scholar? Add a wall full of books that you can read to your little one.

Photo by: Habitual Homebody

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Break all the rules by mixing multiple patterns for a vibrant and wild design your baby will love.

Photo by: Emily Allongo

Via: The Glam Pad

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Encourage your baby to have an adventurous spirit with decor that welcomes travel.

Photo by: Brooke Borough Photography

Via: Local Love 805

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Keep your baby boy's nursery consistent with a fun theme that incorporates patterns throughout the space.

Photo by: A Sunshiny Day

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Add some color to your baby's nursery with an accent wall that has a cool pattern.

Photo by: The Storibook

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Soft touches of blue complement an all-white design to create a serene nursery.

Photo by: Home Sweet Ruby

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Introduce your little one to animals by using them to decorate the shelves and walls.

Photo by: My Diary of Us

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For a rustic feel, use distressed wood for shelving and decorate with antique toys.

Photo by: Palmettos & Pigtails

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Help your baby have sweet dreams by creating an accent wall with clouds and soothing wall art.

Photo by: Lemons & Basil

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When looking for baby room ideas, start with the decor found in your home and incorporate it into the nursery.

Photo by: Lovely Lucky Life

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Not into the traditional blue? Mix it up by experimenting with bold patterns and colors.

Photo by: Perfectly Bliss

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Looking for something different? Try a nautical themed nursery that is simple yet adventurous.

Photo by: Kirk Chambers

Via: Bare Beauty

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Make your dresser multi-functional by having it serve as a changing station as well.

Photo by: Laura Cox

Via: The Reedy Review

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Create a happy place for your baby by adding a basket full of stuffed animals and books they will love.

Photo by: Drafts & Crafts

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Instead of a rocking chair, add a plush sofa chair that you can sit in for hours.

Photo by: Snapshots by Ailee

Via: Sunday Beach

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Cube organizers are a great way to keep your baby's nursery spotless without taking up too much space.

Photo by: Burdiewood

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Wall shelves are a seamless way to jazz up nursery walls with books or fun decor.

Photo by: Simply Pett

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Mix classic and modern design styles to create a calming space that your baby will love.

Photo by: Travis J Photography

Via: Design Loves Detail

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There's nothing like cute and cuddly animals to create the perfect nursery room theme.

Photo by: Oakland Avenue

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If you're decorating a large room, start with an area rug to set the tone and style of your decor.

Photo by: Kailee Wright

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Decorating a small space? Find an area rug with a bold pattern to bring your baby's room to life.

Photo by: Molly Winters Photography

Via: Little Peanut Magazine

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No nursery is complete without a bookshelf. Gather books that you can't wait to read to your little one.

Photo by: Girl On The Hudson

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Design your baby's nursery with decor that can easily be used once they get older by mixing in modern elements.

Photo by: Paisley + Sparrow

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Instead of painting the whole room, try an accent wall in your favorite color.

Photo by: Kristina Lynne

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A small gallery wall above the crib is fit for a baby adventurer!

Photo by: Moske Monkey Business

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A common medium, such as matching wood furniture will tie everything together even when various patterns and colors are used.

Photo by: A New Bloom

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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A string of brightly colored paper lantern lights adds a festive look to your baby boy’s room.

Photo by: Allison Corrin

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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One easy baby room decorating idea is to hang a decorative blanket over the side of the crib.

Photo by: Alysha Rainwaters

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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A solid-colored accent wall with your new son’s initial is a simplistic way to decorate his nursery.

Photo by: Ampersand Studios

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Pick a pattern that will soothe your little one to sleep like this simply half moon wallpaper.

Photo by: Ashleigh Coleman

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Get crafty with a handmade mobile hanging above your baby boy’s crib. It gives him something to look at while adding a pop of color.

Photo by: Ashleigh Taylor

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Create a theme for your baby’s room by matching a few wall prints to the crib sheets whether it’s the print, colors or both.

Photo by: Baby Boy Bakery

Via: Blog

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Cover hard floors with a cozy rug to decorate your baby’s nursery and provide a soft spot for tummy time.

Photo by: Blog with the Browns

Via: Blog

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Baby clothing and shoes make great, nontraditional wall decorations. Choose items that match with your color scheme.

Photo by: Brklyn View Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Decorate your baby’s room with nostalgic oversized stuffed animals that your boy will be eager to play with as soon as he’s big enough.

Photo by: Brownie Bites

Via: Blog

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Decorate with repurposed antique windows and soft colored toys to create a vintage theme for your nursery.

Photo by: Colour Saturated Life

Via: Blog

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Display your favorite children’s book covers in matching frames along with decorative toys and plants on floating shelves.

Photo by: Cozy.Cottage.Cute.

Via: Blog

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Gallery walls are the perfect way to combine all of your favorite mismatched wall décor in one place.

Photo by: ct mommy blog

Via: Blog

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Include a mix of classic patterns to add color and interest to the neutral walls of your baby boy’s nursery.

Photo by: Daffodil Design

Via: Blog

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Got empty wall space in your nursery? Fill it with a large decal that is both educational and decorative.

Photo by: Daily Garnish

Via: Blog

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When decorating a neutral colored nursery, choose small items in the same color family to add a cohesive pop of bright color.

Photo by: Delightfully Noted Blog

Via: Blog

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Instead of framed art, hang a unique blanket on the wall as a soft, baby-friendly nursery decoration.

Photo by: Eva Black Design

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Chalkboard paint means you can decorate your boy’s nursery with hand-drawn art that can be changed with the seasons.

Photo by: Myla Elliott

Via: Fawn Over Baby

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Incorporate letters and numbers into your baby boy room décor to provide an educational atmosphere.

Photo by: Fawn Over Baby

Via: Blog

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Nurture your new addition’s love for the outdoors with a themed nursery that includes lanterns, deer antlers, and wood panels.

Photo by: Fawn Over Baby

Via: Blog

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Your baby boy’s room won’t be complete without an old stuffed animal from his parent’s childhood.

Photo by: Fresh Light Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Matching patterns used sparingly throughout the nursery bring everything together, like the curtain ties, throw pillow, and crib skirt in this example.

Photo by: Full Spectrum Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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When using unique, modern furniture and decorations, keep bright colors to a minimum so as not to overpower the room.

Photo by: Full Spectrum Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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Babies spend a lot of time looking up, so paint or decorate the ceiling of your son’s nursery to be aesthetically pleasing.

Photo by: Full Spectrum Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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When sharing a room, distinguish your baby boy’s space by uniquely decorating the space behind his crib with decals, art, or an original idea like this teepee.

Photo by: Full Spectrum Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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An Old West themed nursery requires cow print, rope and a saddle, and is sure to inspire your baby boy’s inner cowboy.

Photo by: Full Spectrum Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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Frame and hang your favorite quote in your baby boy’s nursery to inspire him as he grows.

Photo by: Haley George

Via: Sobremesa Stories

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Simple can be just as charming, like this easy baby nursery showcasing a hardwood crib and woodland photo.

Photo by: In the Fields

Via: Blog

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When decorating with whites, something as simple as this pennant banner will add a little festivity.

Photo by: Jenny Sherouse

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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The sky’s the limit when it comes to baby room decorating. Think outside the box like the decorator of this nursery did when they used a tree branch to hang the mobile.

Photo by: Jessica Lorren Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Instead of wallpaper, design the walls of your boy’s nursery by painting some classic bold stripes.

Photo by: Jody Kivort

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Bring the basic style of your baby boy’s nursery to life with patterns and bold colors.

Photo by: Joe Schmelzer

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Instead of a loud design, look for small ways to add pops of color to maintain a soothing atmosphere for baby boy.

Photo by: Joe Schmelzer

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Decorating doesn’t have to be complex. Mix and match patterns of the same color scheme to add a little texture.

Photo by: Julie Cahill

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Add an intriguing focal point to your baby boy’s nursery, like these hanging paper stars.

Photo by: Just Another Family Blog

Via: Blog

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Stumped for a color scheme? A single focal color will really pop against a black and white base.

Photo by: Kara-Kae James

Via: Blog

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Personalize your baby boy’s room with hanging letters that spell out his name. Take it a step further with paint to match your color scheme.

Photo by: Keepin' up with the Dunphy's

Via: Blog

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Add textured geometric art to your baby boy’s room to bring flat walls to life.

Photo by: Kelsey & Nate

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Go with a boho theme for your baby’s nursery with light wood, natural fibers and plants.

Photo by: LaTonya Yvette

Via: Blog

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If the room is spacious, incorporate extra furniture into your nursery design for a place to rock your son to sleep.

Photo by: Laure Joliet

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Balance out a masculine room by adding feminine touches like the chandelier in this nursery.

Photo by: Laure Joliet

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Take the accent wall of your baby boy’s room to another level with masking tape to create a unique pattern.

Photo by: Laure Joliet

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Set the tone for your baby boy’s room with a full wall mural and paint the furniture to match.

Photo by: Leclair Decor

Via: Blog

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Choose tribal prints and patterns and set up a play teepee to create a tribal themed baby boy room.

Photo by: Leslie Savage Photography

Via: Fawn Over Baby

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Welcome your baby boy home to a cozy nursery decorated with baby animals and subtle pops of color.

Photo by: Lori Anderson Photographers

Via: Project Nursery

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If you’ve chosen a neutral design for your baby boy room, add some interest with small stuffed animals and a baby mobile.

Photo by: Love Bucket Photo

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Provide a fun, gender-neutral atmosphere by expressing a rainbow of colors in your nursery design.

Photo by: Luna Photo

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Decorate your baby’s room with your favorite children’s books that are sure to be read hundreds of times.

Photo by: Lynda Kennedy Photography

Via: Project Nursery

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A classy bookshelf is a great way to fill wall space and provides a place to store and display baby books and small toys.

Photo by: Mandy Busby

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Your baby boy’s room can make a statement with bold designs, bright colors, and unique furniture and light fixtures.

Photo by: Mark Lohman Photography

Via: Little Crown Interiors

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Add a comfortable rocking chair to the corner with a decorative throw pillow for a welcoming seat to rock your baby to sleep.

Photo by: Matthew Land Studios

Via: Sinclair & Moore

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Include wicker baskets in your baby’s room design to help to reduce clutter by providing a place to store toys.

Photo by: Megan Weaver

Via: Project Nursery

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Just because the baby room is carpeted doesn’t mean you can’t decorate with a plush rug. Your boy will love exploring different textures.

Photo by: Minted Method by Sasha

Via: Blog

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Classy wall decals like these tall trees add interest to the room without being too babyish so your son can enjoy the décor as he grows up.

Photo by: My Life in Transition

Via: Blog

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Gone are the days of decorating a boy’s nursery with all blue. This all-white nursery proves you can create a welcoming space without the use of color.

Photo by: N. Barrett Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Reclaimed wood accent walls bring subtle texture and interest to the room, plus they will match with any color scheme!

Photo by: North 40 Photography

Via: Project Nursery

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Rather than redecorating an entire room, turn your guest room into a baby nursery by simply adding a crib.

Photo by: Paige Jones

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Get your baby room decorating done in one purchase by picking out patterned curtains for the windows.

Photo by: Portraits to the People

Via: Lucite + Lavender

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You don’t have to hang pictures to decorate your baby’s room—consider interesting light fixtures and unique mirrors.

Photo by: Rachel Elizabeth Creates

Via: Blog

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Because of their simple design, these sweet, white-framed animal prints add interest to your baby’s room while matching just about any color scheme.

Photo by: Renee Hollingshead

Via: the Animal Print Shop

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Don’t be afraid to make a strong statement with your nursery design, like this large, bold name display.

Photo by: Rose & Co Blog

Via: Blog

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Design a modern, masculine baby boy nursery with industrial fixtures and reclaimed wood.

Photo by: Sara Boulter Photography

Via: My Design Dump

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Store baby toys and extras in matching baskets to maintain a cohesive and symmetrical appearance.

Photo by: Sarah Eybel Photography

Via: Project Nursery

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This southwestern themed nursery incorporates nontraditional decorative pieces like the antlers and hanging banner.

Photo by: Sarah Sweeney

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Because your baby is bound to have many toys, they can be incorporated throughout the nursery design including a designated toy corner.

Photo by: Shannon Yau Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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Who said neutrals had to be boring? Bring gray scale to life with patterns, prints, and stuffed animals.

Photo by: SISSY+MARLEY

Via: The Animal Print Shop

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Improvise with decorative pails and a handmade changing table in place of the standard, big box store baby supplies.

Photo by: Sleepy Fox Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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This baby boy nursery exemplifies a great idea to create a collage of decorative pieces to fill large wall space.

Photo by: Chelsea Davis Photo

Via: Fawn Over Baby

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Inspire your sweet boy to travel the world with an oversized map print next to his crib.

Photo by: Southern Shutter Photography

Via: Style Me Pretty

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This classic baby boy nursery incorporates timeless antique-like items such as the rocking horse, chandelier, and hot air balloon decoration.

Photo by: SPACE Architects + Planners

Via: Houzz

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With small hints of color, the unique wallpaper in this nursery allows the walls to tell a story.

Photo by: David Tsay

Via: Style by Emily Henderson

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While this classic, masculine nursery sticks to a simple color palette, the unique, geometric light fixture adds subtle intrigue.

Photo by: Suburban Spunk

Via: Blog

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The overlapping pennants in this nursery are an easy way to decorate a blank wall and bring some color into the mix.

Photo by: Ten June

Via: Blog

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After choosing your favorite wall art, match the rest of the nursery design with the colors in the art piece.

Photo by: The Furr Family

Via: Project Nursery

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Choosing a nursery theme doesn’t always mean saturating the room. This nursery sprinkles elephants in small ways throughout the room.

Photo by: the small things blog

Via: Blog

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Roll out a plush rug to warm hardwood floors and welcome late night barefoot visits and tummy time.

Photo by: Thorsten Becker, Close Focus Studios

Via: Decor8 Blog

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Keeping it simple, this nursery features a gallery wall of framed art and decorative pieces as well as an attractive curtain and matching rug.

Photo by: Tucker Up

Via: Blog

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The gallery wall in this nursery exemplifies a way to combine many different works of art by using matching frames.

Photo by: Wild Whim Photography

Via: 100 Layer Cakelet

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This baby boy nursery uses floating shelves instead of a bookshelf so that each of the artsy book covers are visible.

Photo by: Melissa Barling

Via: Winter Daisy

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