Spring means new beginnings of all kinds, and the addition of a little one to the family certainly falls into this category! One of the most exciting ways a family can start preparing for the arrival of a baby is to start designing, decorating, and furnishing the nursery. It’s important to create a space both you and your baby will feel at home in - there’s no reason the nursery should be boring, and it’s pretty easy to incorporate your own style and sense of interior decorating into this new space to help it feel like it flows with the rest of your home. Of course, if you’re expecting, we know you’ve got plenty to think about, so we’ve compiled examples of 9 different styles and color palettes to help get you started. From traditional decor to modern animal silhouettes, your options are endless, so have fun, rest up, and congrats, parents-to-be!
Style 1: Traditional
If you err on the side of traditional interior decorating, think about neutral colors and rich, dark wooden furniture for the nursery. The beautiful nest images and comfy chaise make the nursery fe0el homey, while the drop chandelier helps you retain the sense of elegance you’ve incorporated into the rest of your home.
Style 2: Nautical
This nursery incorporates a rich green-blue interior paint palette and nautical imagery to create a soothing environment for you and the baby. The porthole mirror and wooden framing give the room character without limiting its function.
Style 3: Safari
What little kid doesn’t like a safari theme? By using a light paint on the walls and some fun and affordable wall decals, you can easily create a space that’s fun for your kiddo. The rug on the wooden floors really pull this look together.
Style 4: Form Meets Function
Maybe interior decorating isn’t your thing and you’re more into staying clean and organized - that’s ok too, and can still incorporate style! In this nursery, mom chose an all-in-one setup for baby, incorporating shelving into the crib. Yet the flowy canopy, paired with blues, greens, and purples, showcases the thought that went into the design, instead of just making it a functional space.
Style 5: Pretty in Pink
Pink is, of course, traditional for baby girls, and if you get excited by being surrounded by bright pastels, this pink nursery is for you and yours! From the two-toned walls to the pink accents on the dresser, this room is bright and cheery without being too overwhelming.
Style 6: Sunny Yellow
Yellow is a great color to incorporate into a nursery! Using bright pops of color can add visual interest that’s perfect for a touch whimsy and traditionally gender-neutral. We love the textured details and cloud lamp, in particular, and we’re pretty sure your bundle of joy will too.
Style 7: Greenery
Many parents-to-be incorporate nature themes in their nursery designs since using natural things like tree images can feel soothing and comfortable. Plus, wall decals such as this one are easy ways to spruce up any room if you’re not allowed to paint or wound up stuck with white walls.
Style 8: Golden Glam
If your personal style is more showy, why not think about using gold in your new star’s room? This nursery went for understated glam, but you can go as bright and showy as you want. The wall-mounted canopy also looks elegant while helping your baby feel secure when closed.
Style 9: Double Trouble
Are you expecting more than one new addition to the family soon?! There are plenty of beautiful nursery designs for twins (or more!) that don’t sacrifice on style - in fact, some nurseries are better suited for two cribs. Whether you choose to go symmetrical or not, both of your babies will feel right at home.