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Gone are the days when bland nursery shelves sufficed. If you are decorating a nursery, It's time to hang a few nursery shelves and add interest with colorful and textural nursery shelf decor. Ahead, find the best nursery shelf decor ideas to transform the shelves and create a stunning display.
Nursery shelves come in all shapes and sizes. And the great thing about nursery shelf styling is that there's something for everyone. Whether you're looking to add some nursery accessories, books, or something more unexpected, it's a great way to add a personalized and stylish touch to the nursery.
Browse these over 60 inspiring nursery shelf decor ideas which prove unadorned nursery shelves are a thing of the past.
THE BEST NURSERY SHELF DECOR IDEAS THAT'S ANYTHING BUT BORING
1. BOHO INSPIRED
This nursery shelf styling hints at a traditional bohemian design scheme complete, with a neutral palette and laid-back vibes featuring wispy florals, warm woods, and organic ceramics.
The soothing color palette of the nursery shelf decor and well-edited look lends a calming vibe to this nursery.
3.CUTEST NURSERY SHELF DECOR
We love the soft and fluffy friends on this nursery shelf. It infuses the baby's room with a charming vibe.
The safari-inspired nursery shelf decor makes the space more interesting-it's the perfect combination of playfulness and style.
5.PEGBOARD NURSERY SHELF DECOR
This gorgeous display proves any nursery shelf combo is possible if you’re willing to take a risk. The extra nursery storage is a huge bonus.
6.HOUSE NURSERY SHELF DECOR
We love the house nursery shelf against the arch wall feature for a more casual approach to displaying our favorite shelf decor pieces.
7. LADDER NURSERY SHELF DECOR
Depending on the nursery layout or the size of the room, add a nursery ladder shelf and style it for an uncluttered look.
8.PEG SHELF NURSERY DISPLAY
It doesn’t get much better than this gorgeous display. Take a style cue from this shelf styling and add earth-tone decor to the nursery shelves to invoke feelings of warmth and richness.
9.NURSERY BOOKSHELVES WITH PEG RAIL
This nursery shelf is the perfect place for baby's first book collection. The fun nursery accessories give it a playful flair.
10. CLASSIC SHELF DECOR
No matter the nursery design style, count on a classic shelf display to keep things interesting in the nursery.
11. ACCORDIAN NURSERY SHELF DECOR
Minimalists, take note. Choose a beautiful accordion shelf, add a pop of color and texture to create an unexpected moment in the nursery.
12.NEUTRAL COLOR PALEtTE SHELF DECOR
The key to making a neutral color palette work when styling nursery shelves? Layer in enough texture for depth and contrast.
13. MODERN & NOSTALGIC NURSERY SHELF DECOR
Consider us captivated with these pretty green nursery shelves styled with baby's favorite friends, prints, and heirlooms.
14. BLUSH TONES NURSERY SHELF DECOR
This shelf decor has a hint of blush which adds a subtle, sophisticated, delicate touch to the baby girl nursery.
15.RATTAN NURSERY SHELF DECOR
We love the idea of using rattan in the nursery. Style the rattan shelves with other tones, textures, and materials to give a timeless appeal.
16.NURSERY BOOKSHELF STYLING
Sometimes, less really is more. Style the nursery shelves with a few nursery accessories and a plant.
17.NURSERY SHELF STYLING WITH CLOTHES
Need more space for baby's clothes? Consider using your baby's favorite outfits to style the nursery shelf.
18. STYLING A SWING NURSERY SHELF
If there is ever a place for a whimsical nursery shelf, it's the nursery. The shelf decor artfully plays with texture and color to make the shelf shine.
19. AFFORDABLE NURSERY DISPLAY
These pretty bookshelves show that great style is possible without spending a lot of money. These are the wonderful IKEA spice racks.
21.PITCH PEFECT WALL DISPLAY
Here’s an ideal example of letting the space dictate the styling for your nursery shelves.
22.GREENERY AS SHELF DECOR
No matter what your nursery style is, greenery has a way of livening up and softening up a space, even the nursery shelves.
23. MIXING UP THE SHELF DECOR
Our favorite nursery shelf styling tip? Style the nursery shelves with a mix of nursery shelf decor such as artwork, frames, vases, and other accessories in a cohesive color scheme to achieve a curated look.
Last Updated on March 29, 2022 by Tira Attygalla