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40 NURSERY IDEAS FOR A BABY BOY: COMPLETE GUIDE

Let's design a nursery for a baby boy that's fun and adorable. We'll share the best nursery ideas for a baby boy and how to decorate a boy's nursery that's functional and healthy.

Baby boy nursery themes are versatile, ranging from classic nautical or woodland to modern minimalist or charming vintage. Each theme provides a base for the color schemes, furniture, decorations, and lighting choices while leaving plenty of room for personal customization. A well-curated nursery fosters a nurturing environment for your baby boy to thrive, stimulates his senses, and caters to his needs as he grows.

Immerse yourself in our compilation of 40 nursery ideas, specially curated to assist you in creating an inviting and vibrant space for your little one.

Whether you love the traditional blues, neutral palettes, or want to break stereotypes with unexpected pops of color, you'll find a selection of delightful ideas that promise to make your baby boy's nursery a special place.

40 NURSERY IDEAS FOR A BABY BOY: COMPLETE GUIDE

Dive into this guide, be inspired, and have fun as you embark on this exciting nursery design journey!


40 BABY BOY NURSERY IDEAS


Board and batten + WALLPAPER

NURSERY IDEAS FOR A BABY BOY

Pair wallpaper together with board and batten for a stunning effect in the nursery. Paint the board and batten walls a gorgeous shade and you'll get a timeless look in the baby's room.


MIX PATTERNS

NURSERY IDEAS FOR A BABY BOY

Don't be afraid to mix patterns in the boy's nursery to add energy to the space. Combine large scale patterns with medium or smaller scale patterns to create a harmonic vibe.


WONDER WALL

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When decorating a nursery we want to create spaces that are whimsical and magical. The fun wallpaper in the boy's nursery makes the space inviting and interesting.


HANGING MIRRORS

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Bring in a mirror to instantly add interest to the nursery as well as maximize light and make the nursery feel brighter and bigger.


COLOR BLOCKING

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Color blocking is perhaps the easiest way to make a bold statement in the nursery. Keep half the wall white or very neutral and pick a gorgeous contrasting shade for the other half.


DECALS, DECALS

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Make the baby's nursery unique and interesting by incorporating modern wall decals. It's an affordable nursery idea for a baby boy but impactful way to give the nursery a fun vibe.


SHOWSTOPPIG NAME SIGN

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Personalize baby's nursery with a custom name sign. It adds a unique touch to the baby's room.


MURAL

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Consider incorporating a mural into the nursery design. In this nursery the stunning outdoor mural enriches the nursery, adds interest and brings energy to the space.


COMFORTABLE RUG

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A stylish rug can make a big statement in the nursery. Use a beautiful rug to pull the design together and anchor the space.


COMFORTABLE NURSERY CHAIR

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Choose a  nursery chair that's comfortable for the nursery. After all, you'll put it to good use as you spend countless hours feeding, bonding, snuggling, and singing to the baby on a nursery chair.


BRING DRAMA

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Give the boys' nursery drama and pizzazz. Here the gorgeous green accent wall enhances the nursery design, balances the soft textiles and natural crib.


PLAY WITH TEXTURES

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Elevate the nursery design by playing with textures. This well layered nursery with the leather pouf, the wooden side table and the textured rug, gives the baby's room depth and visual interest.


SPLASH OF COLOR

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Don't be afraid to play with color when decorating a baby boys' nursery. In this baby boy nursery idea, pops of bright colors contrast with the white paint while the polka dot pattern brings the nursery to life.


SOFT LIGHTING

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Don't settle for just any nursery lighting option. Go with soft lighting, install a dimmer and create layers of lighting to create a special ambience in the nursery.


DISPLAY ART

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Select a few pieces of art to make a statement in the nursery. The three prints in this nursery sets the tone for nursery, creates a focal point and adds visual weight to the design.


COLOR PALETTE

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Just because you are decorating a boys' nursery doesn't mean you've got to go with blue. Instead, pick a color palette for the nursery that you naturally gravitate towards. Pairing this lovely green with the rich orange gives this nursery a bold look.


DOSE OF GREENERY

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Liven up the baby's nursery by bringing in some plants and greenery. Not only does the large statement floor plant enhance the space but also helps purify the air in the nursery.


NATURAL MATERIALS

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Incorporate nature into the nursery by bringing in wood, leather and seagrass to name a few. All of the natural elements in this nursery gives the space an elevated earthy feel.


LAYOUT MATTERS

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The key to a well designed functional nursery is the nursery layout. When choosing a nursery layout pay attention to what makes the nursery most efficient.


MODERN STREAMLINED FURNITURE

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If you are decorating a small nursery choose furniture that have simple lines and a smaller profile.


maximize wall space

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Make the best use of empty wall space and make the nursery more functional by hanging wall shelves, organizers or even a pegboard to organize books, diapering essentials and more.


CREATIVE STORAGE

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Fit in more nursery storage by getting creative with storage solutions. In this nursery, the window seat/ storage provides a great space for organizing toys and books.


STATEMENT CRIB

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Choose a crib that makes a statement in the baby boy's nursery. The metal crib has a simple design yet is clearly the star in the nursery.


NEON LIGHTING

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Use a neon sign in the nursery design to bring about a mood that's nostalgic and timeless.


oval cribs

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Save space in a small nursery by bringing in an oval crib that's minimalist and gorgeous.


NURSERY THEME

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Create a beautiful nurturing nursery for the baby by choosing a nursery theme. The safari nursery theme with the wall paper, earthy natural crib and other nursery décor accessories makes the space visually interesting and stimulating.


MONOCHROMATIC LOOK

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A monochromatic nursery can be quite eye catching. In this monochromatic nursery the variation of textures keeps the color from falling flat and elevates the design.


CURTAINS

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Curtains when done right can elevate the nursery and make it look luxurious. The floor length curtains in this boy's nursery accentuate the height of the room and frames the windows.


warm hues

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The warm  woods, prints and leather accessories in this nursery makes the space look inviting and creates a cozy atmosphere.


STORAGE CART

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Bring in a nursery storage cart to organize baby's essentials and to add much needed storage instantly. Use a storage cart to store diapering essentials, books or even set up a pumping station.


DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES

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Design a stylish and interesting boys' nursery by incorporating charming and gorgeous nursery décor. The garlands, wall animal, throw pillows and other accessories gives this nursery so much personality.


BASKETS

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Baskets are an effortless way to add storage to the nursery and keep the nursery organized. Use baskets to gather baby's toys, books and blankets that would otherwise clutter up the space.


SPLASH OF BLACK

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Add a splash of black to an otherwise muted color palette to add a bit of drama and make details come to life.


WALL QUOTES AND SAYINGS

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Infuse a boys' nursery with personality by adding a poignant wall saying.


ALPHABET

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It's a baby's room after all, so why not decorate the boy's nursery with alphabet décor and accents?


BLACK AND WHITE PALETTE

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Design a timeless and classic baby boy nursery by going with a black and white palette. Here the black boys nursery with it's sleek lines and minimalist style makes a bold statement yet feels so approachable.


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