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40 EYE-CATCHING WALL IDEAS FOR THE NURSERY TO TRANSFORM DRAB WALLS

The nursery walls are a blank canvas with endless decorating possibilities. Instead of settling for drab nursery walls when designing the nursery, let the nursery walls do the talking. Browse these 40 wall ideas for the nursery and create a stunning nursery feature wall.

A nursery feature wall is a brilliant way to bring color, texture, dimension, art, and more to the space. Thanks to stunning wallpaper designs, pretty murals, creative techniques, and beyond, decorating an attention-grabbing nursery wall is certainly within your reach.

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Get ready to elevate your baby's nursery—an extraordinary space they'll soon call home. Transform bland walls into awe-inspiring focal points that reflect your little one's personality. We've handpicked some fabulous nursery wall ideas that you'll want to bookmark.

Below, discover 40 top wall ideas for the nursery that spans every nursery design style and transforms the baby's room. 


40 SHOW STOPPING WALL IDEAS FOR THE NURSERY


1.ADD A MURAL TO MAKE A STATEMENT

A mural is a bold and beautiful way to add interest to the nursery walls and create a wow factor in the baby's room.

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2. GO WITH A DARK COLOR PALETTE

Dark nursery walls are perfect for those who just want that little bit more. Paint the walls or perhaps an accent wall with a deep color to bring drama to the nursery walls. 

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3.JOIN IN THE ARCH TREND

There's so much beauty in a simple arch that can go behind the crib, creating a focal point in the space.

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4.CREATE THE ILLUSION OF DEPTH

How beautiful is this nursery wall? The simple wood details on the wall add depth and interest to the nursery design. 

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5.CHOOSE A SKINNY BOARD AND BATTEN FEATURE WALL

Make a statement on the nursery walls with a simple board and batten feature wall that adds texture and depth to the space.

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6.EMBRACE A TWO-TONED WALL WITH A CHAIR RAIL

What's not to love about this pretty nursery design featuring a two-toned wall and a chair rail?


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7.DRAW ATTENTION TO AN ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE

In this design, the shiplap highlights the sloped ceilings, and it is a beautiful way to make that nursery wall shine.

 

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8.UPGRADE THE NURSERY WALLS WITH A CONSTELLATIONS MURAL

A constellation mural Infuses a sense of wonder into the nursery.

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9. INJECT PERSONALITY WITH A BOLD WALLPAPER ACCENT WALL

A bold wallpaper on a nursery accent wall can no doubt change the mood of the space and give it tons of personality.

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10.BE PLAYFUL WITH A FLORAL BACKDROP

Introduce a burst of color and pattern by picking an oversized floral wallpaper design to dress up the nursery walls.

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11.SAY YES TO GINGHAM

Use a plaid gingham wallpaper to give the nursery walls a classic and timeless look.

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12. USE WALL STICKERS AND DECALS TO MAKE A STATEMENT

Want an easy way to make a big statement? Look no further. Removable wall stickers and decals apply directly onto a wall to instantly transform the space.

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13. GO WITH COLOR BLOCK TO MAKE THE NURSERY WALL POP

In this stunning nursery, pairing contrasting colors help to create a bold focal point.

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14.REFRESH THE NURSERY WALLS WITH A SCALLOP DESIGN

It's not as hard as you think, maybe a bit time-consuming. The results of this gorgeous scallop nursery wall design speak for themselves.

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15. FRAME THE CRIB WALL FOR IMPACT

Add wood details along with a pretty color to create an eye-catching nursery statement wall.

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16.KEEP IT SIMPLE

Take inspiration from this delightful nursery accent wall to plan your dream space. 

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17. CREATE A wow MOMENT

Highlight the wall behind the crib with texture and color to create a wow moment in the baby's room.

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18. ADD MOLDINGS 

In this lovely nursery, the white nursery accent wall feels bright, and airy -with exactly the right dose of visual interest.

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19.SKIP THE PANELING


Save money and labor by achieving a similar effect with two-tone walls as in this modern nursery.

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20.PEREFCT DUO

The combination of wallpaper and batten board feature makes this nursery accent wall sing.

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21.MIX STYLEs

Give the baby's room a unique look by taking inspiration from this boho-vintage nursery accent wall.


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22. BRING ATTENTION TO THE NURSING NOOK WALLS

The moldings on the walls of this nursing nook kick it up a few notches, for sure.

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23. MAKE THE SPACE COME ALIVE

This mural has movement and texture, making the space come alive.. 

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25. LET THE FURNITURE SHINE

The colors on these nursery walls are delicious and pretty. They provide a beautiful backdrop for the furnishings helping them pop visually.

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26.HORIZONTAL SHIPLAP FOR THE WIN

Consider incorporating a horizontal shiplap nursery accent wall, especially if the nursery is on a smaller size. The horizontal shiplap makes the nursery appear larger than it is.

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27. OPPOSITES DO ATTRACT

Notice this beautiful nursery accent wall that marries modern and vintage elements to perfection.

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28. GO RUSTIC WITH THE NURSERY WALL

A herringbone wood pattern gives this nursery wall a lovely rustic feel.

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29.VERTICAL SHIPLAP FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT

Add dimension and texture to the nursery with a vertical shiplap design that gives the space a timeless look.

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30.CREATE A DREAMY BACKDROP 

A beautiful rainbow sticker blends gorgeous shades to create a dreamy focal point in this space.

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31.let a statement wall stand tall in a small nursery

If you are designing a small nursery, by all means, create an eye-catching accent wall like this one with herringbone wallpaper and wood slats to make a big statement.

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32.ADD A PERSONAL TOUCH

An unexpected color palette in this nursery makes the space feel unique with a signature style.

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33. OPT FOR A WOOD SLAT DESIGN 

We love this show-stopping nursery accent wall designed with lovely floral wallpaper and overlaid with wood slats to add color, depth, and dimension to the space.

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34. ADD DECALS

For a minimal approach and one of the easiest wall ideas for the nursery, add decals to decorate a nursery accent wall that's bright and fresh.


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35.STICK WITH A tone on tone nursery acCENT WALL

Take a cue from this lovely nursery and go for a tone-on-tone accent wall that lets the details do the talking.

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36. EMBRACE SIMPLICITY

Try an unexpected shade or pattern like these fence stickers to create a nursery focal point without breaking the bank.

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37. CAPTURE YOUR UNIQUE STYLE

When decorating a statement wall in your baby's nursery, incorporate colors and materials that spotlight your tastes.


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38. PLAY UP INTRIQUE AND DRAMA

Take the plunge and design a bold nursery accent wall. The contrasts, vibrant green paint, and beautiful details give this nursery intrigue and drama.

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39.THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

Go with something completely different like this marble mural wallpaper to create a dramatic look.

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40.GO GRAPHIC

Make the nursery walls interesting with a graphic design that's on-trend like this mountain landscape.

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