If you have a nook, niche, or an alcove in the nursery-perhaps you are wondering how best to use the space. Though these spaces aren't the easiest to decorate, they can certainly add charm, beauty, and function to the nursery. Here are some beautiful and unexpected ways to liven up nursery alcoves or nooks.
Thinking outside of the box, you can utilize these tricky spaces to your advantage if you happen to have one. Whether adding a reading nook, a nursery nook, or a playing area, the possibilities are endless when decorating nursery alcoves.
Read on for 25 beautiful ideas for your nursery alcoves, full of personality, to bring charm and joy to your baby's nursery.
25 CHARMING NURSERY NOOK IDEAS TO COPY
1.CREATE A NURSERY NOOK
Transform a nursery alcove into a useful nursery space. Here a mini crib and nursery storage take center stage in this whimsical nursery nook.
2.GO FOR AN OPEN WARDROBE
Nursery alcoves are often tricky spaces within the nursery, but there's always a way to put them to use. An open wardrobe is a great option, especially if you need extra space for a baby's clothes.
3.DECORATE AROUND THE CRIB
Wallpaper covers the walls of this cozy nursery room, giving the space a sense of luxury.
4.COZY NURSING NOOK
Every nursery needs a cozy nursing nook, and the nursery alcove is the perfect spot for one.
5.DELIGHFUL WINDOW SEAT
Got a nursery alcove? Consider adding a nursery window seat to inject a dose of charm into the nursery and also a lovely space for reading.
6.SMART NURSERY DIAPERING STATION
Use an nursery alcove to create the ultimate diapering station, complete with a nursery dresser/changing table and nursery storage.
7.BRILLIANT NURSERY STORAGE
Nursery alcoves are great to add in a bit of extra storage space. Here, the open wardrobe solution maximizes every inch of space in the nursery.
8.BUILT IN WARDROBE
Maximize the space in the nursery by creating a built-in wardrobe in the nursery alcove with customized shelving.
9.TOY STORAGE ALCOVE
The floating shelves transform the awkward alcove in this nursery into a brilliant toy storage solution.
Add character and nursery storage by placing a beautiful armoire in the nursery alcove.
11.SAVVY PLAY NOOK
For those wanting to add toy storage to the nursery, consider adding a toy organizer, bookshelves, or other storage to the nursery alcove.
Your baby probably won't need a desk just yet, but we love spaces that can grow with the baby, and this bespoke desk in an alcove is a brilliant idea.
This nook designed around the bed is charming with whimsical yet classic design details.
14.ALCOVE WITH CRIB
Alcoves are not just useful as storage spaces, but they can indeed be the main focal point as in this gorgeous nursery nook design.
15.WhimSICAL READING NOOK
A reading nook is, without a doubt, one of the most treasured spaces in the nursery. This reading nook is so refreshing with whimsical decor.
This nursery design is a testament to the power of a nursery alcove-a space with seating and storage that steals the show in the nursery.
17.EYE-CATCHING ALCOVE SOLUTION
Take a cue from this well-designed nursery alcove idea with practical seating that oozes charm.
18.LOW PROFILE SEATING
If your nursery alcove is a tight space, take inspiration from this design and add low-profile seating that brings an extra punch of coziness to the nursery.
19.STYLISH NURSING NOOK
We love this gorgeous nursing nook decorated with wallpaper that extends to every wall in the room, thus giving it a more spacious feel.
20.SIMPLE NURSERY NOOK
Sometimes simplicity is best. We love this nursery with the most comfortable nursery chair and bookshelves.
21.OPEN WARDROBE ALCOVE
This nursery nook with open wardrobe storage is perfect when you need to maximize every inch of space in the nursery.
22.NOOK FOR THE NURSERY DRESSER
Take note of this beautiful nursery nook- it is the perfect spot for the nursery dresser.
An alcove can be the perfect spot to store baby's toys and space for endless playtime.
24.STYLE AN ALCOVE
For extra charm, bring focus to the alcove by adding a pop of color and pattern to the nook.
25.TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ARCHITECTURAL QUIRKS
Even if the nursery has the most awkward alcove, highlight those quirks, giving your nursery alcove a charming vibe.