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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.
Below, discover 40 top wall ideas for the nursery that spans every nursery design style and transforms the baby's room. Have fun creating a focal point in the nursery with an eye-catching accent wall!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
8.UPGRADE THE NURSERY WALLS WITH A CONSTELLATIONS MURAL
A constellation mural Infuses a sense of wonder into the nursery.
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.
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.
11.SAY YES TO GINGHAM
Use a plaid gingham wallpaper to give the nursery walls a classic and timeless look.
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.
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.
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.
15. FRAME THE CRIB WALL FOR IMPACT
Add wood details along with a pretty color to create an eye-catching nursery statement wall.
16.KEEP IT SIMPLE
Take inspiration from this delightful nursery accent wall to plan your dream space.
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.
18. ADD MOLDINGS
In this lovely nursery, the white nursery accent wall feels bright, and airy -with exactly the right dose of visual interest.
19.SKIP THE PANELING
Save money and labor by achieving a similar effect with two-tone walls as in this modern nursery.
The combination of wallpaper and batten board feature makes this nursery accent wall sing.
Give the baby's room a unique look by taking inspiration from this boho-vintage nursery accent wall.
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.
23. MAKE THE SPACE COME ALIVE
This mural has movement and texture, making the space come alive..
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.
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.
27. OPPOSITES DO ATTRACT
Notice this beautiful nursery accent wall that marries modern and vintage elements to perfection.
28. GO RUSTIC WITH THE NURSERY WALL
A herringbone wood pattern gives this nursery wall a lovely rustic feel.
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.
30.CREATE A DREAMY BACKDROP
A beautiful rainbow sticker blends gorgeous shades to create a dreamy focal point in this space.
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.
32.ADD A PERSONAL TOUCH
An unexpected color palette in this nursery makes the space feel unique with a signature style.
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.
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.
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.
36. EMBRACE SIMPLICITY
Try an unexpected shade or pattern like these fence stickers to create a nursery focal point without breaking the bank.
37. CAPTURE YOUR UNIQUE STYLE
When decorating a statement wall in your baby's nursery, incorporate colors and materials that spotlight your tastes.
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.
39.THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
Go with something completely different like this marble mural wallpaper to create a dramatic look.
Make the nursery walls interesting with a graphic design that's on-trend like this mountain landscape.
Last Updated on April 4, 2022 by Tira Attygalla
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