Decorating a small nursery can be challenging as you try to make the most of the space. But it can also be an opportunity to get creative and utilize every square footage you've got. Here, we are rounding up the best tiny nursery ideas that are functional and certainly don't compromise on style.
When designing a small nursery, balancing functionality with style takes importance. By incorporating clever nursery storage solutions, optimizing the nursery layout, adding multi-purpose furniture, and using design tricks to create the illusion of space-you'll have a well-designed tiny nursery.
With that in mind, here are 20 tiny nursery ideas to make the most of even the tiniest space.
20 TINY NURSERY DECORATING IDEAS TO CREATE A PRACTICAL AND STYLISH NURSERY
When decorating a nursery in a small space, lean into it and make it cozy. Here, the warm nursery walls, sumptuous layering of textures, and wood flooring give this tiny nursery coziness.
2.CLEVER NURSERY STORAGE
When it comes to tiny nursery ideas adding smart space-saving nursery storage is top of mind. Here, a beautiful under-crib storage basket optimizes otherwise unused space.
White walls bounce light around and make a small space look brighter and bigger. Add interest and color to the tiny nursery by bringing in colorful nursery decor and accessories, as in this nursery.
When picking furniture for a tiny nursery, look for items with sleek silhouettes. In this nursery, the dresser is narrow, so doesn't take up all the floor space.
Consider an accent wall in the tiny nursery to make a big statement. When decorating a small space, having a pattern on all the walls might make the space look cluttered and small. Accentuating just one wall and creating a focal point makes the most sense.
Take a peek at this tiny nursery-all of 33 square feet with a small crib and dresser, thus ensuring everything fits in the space.
When it comes to small-space nursery ideas, strategic styling comes into play. Here, horizontal stripes and decor, give the tiny space a greater sense of width.
8.BRIGHT LIGHT COLORS
Another option when decorating a small nursery is to stick with a bright and light nursery color palette to make the nursery appear bigger.
9.LIGHT WOOD TONES
In that same vein, choose a crib and a dresser with light wood tones.
Maximize the square footage in the tiny nursery by taking the time to pick a layout that works for your space. Be sure to size the furniture before you make any purchases.
This delightful nursery may be small, but it's got character and warmth. Layer a mix of textures and finishes to get a similar look in your nursery design.
Maximizing wall space is a high priority when square footage is a premium. Here, the prints hang vertically, creating the illusion of height. Also, notice the clever book storage on the wall?
One of the biggest design mistakes we see involves hanging curtains the wrong way. Make your small nursery appear bigger by hanging the curtains all the way up.
14.LET THE LIGHT IN
Look at this nursery where light floods the space, making it look bigger and feel brighter. It's a nursery, so be sure to hang blackout curtains to be used when it's the baby's naptime.
Maximize the vertical space when designing a tiny nursery. Wall shelves in this nursery add storage and is a design element, also.
16.POP OF COLOR
This tiny nursery uses color-block walls and painted arch to add color and interest to the space.
As seen in this beautiful nursery, only bring in furniture and decor that adds to the functionality and style, especially when decorating a tiny space.
18.DRAW EYES OUT
When the square footage is at a premium, try to draw eyes to the outer spaces of the nursery to keep it from looking cluttered. Here, we love the neutral wallpaper that adds pattern without overpowering the design.
An excellent way to ground the space and tie together the design is to bring in a rug. Choose a nursery rug with color, texture, and large enough to fit the space.
Because you are decorating a tiny nursery doesn't mean you can't create a space with character and a lived-in feel. We love this small nursery idea that's timeless and fresh, blending tones, patterns, and unexpected design elements.