90 Darling Baby Nursery Ideas (Photos)


A selection of 90 nursery ideas perfect for your baby. These are simply darling designs. So much fun!

Gender-neutral baby nursery with a crib, changing table, and a seating area.

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A lovely copper wire pendant light illuminates this charming nursery featuring a round chair and white crib with a peach canopy overhead. It is accompanied by a shelving unit, a wooden ladder that serves as rack and a console table topped with a teddy bear and cute artwork.
A lovely copper wire pendant light illuminates this charming nursery featuring a round chair and white crib with a peach canopy overhead. It is accompanied by a shelving unit, a wooden ladder that serves as rack and a console table topped with a teddy bear and cute artwork.

This nursery showcases hardwood flooring and white walls designed with multicolor framed artworks along with a tree and animal stickers. It has a white crib, green round back chair and a brown shaggy rug.

This nursery showcases hardwood flooring and white walls designed with multicolor framed artworks along with a tree and animal stickers. It has a white crib, green round back chair and a brown shaggy rug.

A cool shared nursery with rustic shelving and hexagon shelves mounted on the white wall. It includes white cribs and a gray wingback chair lighted by round pendants.

A cool shared nursery with rustic and hexagon shelves mounted on the white wall. It includes white cribs and a gray wingback chair lighted by round pendants.

Black dice garland flags surround the white crib in this airy nursery boasting a modern white chair and open shelving filled with storage boxes.

Black dice garland flags surround the white crib in this airy nursery boasting a modern white chair and open shelving filled with storage boxes.

A blue armchair with matching ottoman faces the skirted crib in this nursery with carpet flooring and white beadboard lower wall accented with blue framed artworks.

A blue armchair with matching ottoman faces the skirted crib in this nursery with carpet flooring and white beadboard lower wall accented with blue framed artworks.

Gorgeous nursery designed with a copper geometric pendant and stunning gold artwork mounted above the white crib that's decorated with garland flags.Gorgeous nursery designed with a copper geometric pendant and stunning gold artwork mounted above the white crib that’s decorated with garland flags.

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Airy nursery offers a modern white chair and rocking cradle with canopy net and hanging pompoms on top. It includes a console table with a geometric bowl underneath and a lovely artwork mounted on the concrete wall.

Airy nursery offers a modern white chair and rocking cradle with canopy net and hanging pompoms on top. It includes a console table with a geometric bowl underneath and a lovely artwork mounted on the concrete wall.

A cute dotted armchair matches the skirted crib and floor lamp in this pink nursery with floating shelves and a round area rug that lays on the light hardwood flooring.

A cute dotted armchair matches the skirted crib and floor lamp in this pink nursery with floating shelves and a round area rug that lays on the light hardwood flooring.

This nursery features a white bench and crib integrated with drawers and shelf. It has gray carpet flooring and glazed windows covered with pleated drapes and teddy bear valance.

This nursery features a white bench and crib integrated with drawers and shelves. It has gray carpet flooring and glazed windows covered with pleated drapes and teddy bear valance.

Sophisticated nursery illuminated by a black ornate chandelier and a green printed lampshade that sits on console table complementing the dark wood crib.

Sophisticated nursery illuminated by a black ornate chandelier and a green printed lampshade that sits on the console table complementing the dark wood crib.

A round tufted ottoman sits on the textured area rug in this nursery with a classy pink chair and natural wood crib lighted by wall sconce and candle chandelier.

A round tufted ottoman sits on the textured area rug in this nursery with a classy pink chair and natural wood crib lighted by wall sconce and candle chandelier.

A tree and bird wall sticker sets a cute backdrop to the white crib in this nursery showcasing a shaggy area rug and open shelving filled with frames and orange boxes.

A tree and bird wall sticker sets a cute backdrop to the white crib in this nursery showcasing a shaggy area rug and open shelving filled with frames and orange boxes.

A teddy bear themed nursery with a wooden crib and denim blue cabinet placed against the yellow walls. It has carpet flooring and a glazed window covered in checkered draperies.

A teddy bear themed nursery with a wooden crib and denim blue cabinet placed against the yellow walls. It has carpet flooring and a glazed window covered in checkered draperies.

This nursery is decorated with a giraffe plush toy and animal artworks mounted on the striped wall. It has a skirted crib flanked by white drawers and drum table lamps.

This nursery is decorated with a giraffe plush toy and animal artworks mounted on the striped wall. It has a skirted crib flanked by white drawers and drum table lamps.

A multicolor dotted roman shade and rug add a nice accent in this nursery with a white armchair and crib situated in between storage boxes and coat rack.

A multicolor dotted roman shade and rug add a nice accent in this nursery with a white armchair and crib situated in between storage boxes and coat rack.

Fresh nursery with a white crib and rocking chair that sits on a gray round rug lighted by a spherical pendant light. It has built-in shelving and bed fixed on the mint green wall.

Fresh nursery with a white crib and rocking chair that sits on a gray round rug lighted by a spherical pendant light. It has built-in shelving and bed fixed on the mint green wall.

Classy nursery designed with a bird wallpaper and an alphabet letter gallery mounted above the wooden drawer chest. It has a black crib and cushioned chair accompanied by a skirted ottoman and round side table.
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Classy nursery designed with a bird wallpaper and an alphabet letter gallery mounted above the wooden drawer chest. It has a black crib and cushioned chair accompanied by a skirted ottoman and round side table.

A white faux fur rug lays on the beige carpet flooring in this nursery offering a gray armchair and wooden rocking chair with a cream cabinet in the middle accented by animal wall arts.

Cozy nursery with a black leather armchair and an ocean canvas mounted above the crib that sits on a jute rug. It has natural hardwood flooring and aluminum framed windows covered in red drapery.

Clad in trees and birds wallpaper, this nursery boasts a white crib and blue skirted armchair paired with a round knitted ottoman on a textured area rug.

White nursery contrasted with black patterned rug and pillows that lay on the beadboard sofa. It has a sleek crib and stylish round table topped with a red lampshade.

Warm nursery illuminated by an oversized dome pendant that hung over the beige printed rug on hardwood flooring. It has a green four-poster crib and cabinet designed as a tree along with a floating shelf and mirrors.

Charming wall arts hang above the skirted crib in this light pink nursery with white drawer chest and armchair lighted by a crystal chandelier.

Taupe nursery with carpet flooring and glazed windows overlooking the outdoor greenery. It has white furnishings and a jute runner that complements the rattan baskets.

This nursery features a brown wingback armchair and white crib accented with an alphabet artwork. It has beige walls and framed windows inviting natural light in.

Blue nursery with a comfy armchair and wooden crib fitted with built-in drawers. It includes a ceiling fan and patterned runner that lays on the gray carpet flooring.

A traditional table lamp sits on the white cabinet in this pink nursery showcasing a charming crib and dotted armchair with a purple floral rug in the middle.

Cool nursery with a wooden crib and gray seat that complements the patterned area rug and chevron draperies. It includes a built-in closet enclosed in folding doors.

This nursery is furnished with a wooden crib and cabinet along with a cushioned armchair that’s paired with a matching ottoman sitting on a gray rug.

Light and airy nursery designed with layered rugs and a gorgeous floral mirror mounted above the white crib. It has hardwood flooring and picture windows covered in white curtains.

A gray skirted ottoman matches the velvet armchair in this minimalist nursery offering a white cabinet and crib paired with a pink butterfly mobile.

Stylish nursery with beige armchair and white crib over carpet flooring. It is illuminated by gorgeous white floor lamps and flush mount light bringing a warm and cozy ambiance to the room.

A decorative anchor wall art hangs above the wooden crib in this spacious nursery with a blue two-tier drum pendant and skirted armchair situated underneath the vaulted wall.

A vibrant green nursery boasts a skirted armchair paired with a round ottoman along with a dark wood crib accented with a mother and child painting.

This nursery features a wooden rocking chair and skirted crib lighted by a chrome floor lamp. It has carpet flooring and white framed windows dressed in red dotted draperies with blue fur accents.

A colorful striped rug adds a striking accent in this white nursery with a desk and stylish honeycomb mirror mounted above the sleek crib. It has built-in shelving and glass slider that leads out to the balcony.

A brown sectional sofa stands out in this gray nursery showcasing a comfy crib and chevron rug that lays on the carpet flooring.

A large nursery with green walls and gray carpet flooring topped by an alphabet puzzle mat. It has a smooth armchair with matching ottoman and a dark wood crib next to the small table and chairs.

A white double door opens to this aqua nursery showcasing a charming floral rug and dark wood crib with a framed baby’s name on top.

Patterned draperies complement the deep blue area rug in this beige nursery with wingback armchair and gray crib placed against the cloud accent wall.

Boho style nursery with a lovely chandelier, a comfy armchair and wooden dresser complementing with the shiplap crib over carpet flooring.

Gray nursery decorated with a candle chandelier and a large giraffe plush toy that sits behind the white crib on a shaggy area rug. It has full height mirror and a tufted armchair accompanied by a matching round ottoman and glass top side table.

A cute baby mobile hangs over the gray crib in this beige nursery offering a skirted armchair and wooden floating shelves filled with books and toys.

Pink nursery with a white crib and wooden shelving complementing with the cushioned armchair and matching ottoman. It has a classic ceiling fan and white framed windows enclosed in cream shutters.

The bright nursery boasts a white crib and blue cabinet topped by a table lamp with pleated shade. It includes a white ceiling fan with lights and a striped rug that lays on the hardwood flooring.

Black framed photos hang over the dark wood crib accompanied by a wooden cabinet and gray skirted armchair that’s accented with a pink pillow with crab print.

A stone brick accent wall adds texture in this industrial nursery with carpet flooring and a French door that leads out to a bedroom. It includes a wooden crib and a distressed cabinet with a table lamp and artwork on top.

This nursery is decorated with garland flag and animal artworks mounted above the skirted crib. It has a chevron rug and armchair against the full height glazing overlooking the incredible city view.

Beige nursery with subtle pink accents from the drapes, blanket, and bunny that sits on a cushioned armchair matching with the ottoman and carpet flooring.

A green mini armchair sits beside the skirted crib in this white nursery showcasing storage cabinet and a checkered lounge chair by the fireplace over a beige shaggy rug.

If you have a little one on the way, preparing the nursery is one of the most important tasks ahead of you, one that will make you feel more at ease.  One obvious item you need is a baby crib, but there’s a ton of other things you need.

Being prepared for taking care of your new baby is important, and preparing your nursery ahead of time will ensure that you have everything you need on the day that you bring your new baby home for the first time.

Of course, a nursery is more than just a place where you’ll be changing diapers. It’s also the place where your baby will sleep, wake up every morning, and will probably grow up in.

For this reason, you’ll want your nursery to be a place that is comfortable for baby, in soothing colors, filled with hope, light, and learning.

We’ve included a wide variety of styles in this collection, so we’re sure you’ll find a design to suit your sensibilities, regardless of whether you prefer traditional styles or a cleaner, more modern look.

From colorful, stimulating nurseries to soft, soothing spaces designed to lull baby peacefully into dreamland, we’re proud to present this collection,

As you peruse these images, we invite you to imagine the room in your home, with your brand new baby.

Gather inspiration from all, or maybe just a few of these rooms and design the nursery of your dreams.

Inspirational Types of Baby Nurseries Every Parent Needs to See

I. Baby nursery guide

Creating the ultimate baby nursery requires the utmost attention to detail and care. Every aspect of your child’s needs must be taken into consideration, as do your own as the parent.

Being a first, or even second, time parent can seem like a whirlwind of choices and decisions. Consider the following that others have implemented in various types of baby nurseries.

A. What Designs Are Popular?

Overall themes for nurseries consist of three designs; for a boy, for a girl, and neutral. The following is based on 31,535 nursery rooms. As you can see, choosing a neutral theme proved incredibly popular having been featured in 12,015 homes, just under a girl-themed room.

B. Essentials

No nursery is complete without the essentials. Each of these must-have items is designed to keep your infant safe and comfortable all the way through to their toddler years.

1. Crib

The staple in any nursery, a crib offers any child a place to sleep while keeping them from rolling onto the floor.

A 4-in-1 convertible crib for the baby.

Camden 4-in-1 Convertible Crib” by Child Craft at Wayfair

There are standard models, which are the usual item depicted when the word crib comes to mind, convertible cribs that are made larger as your child ages, and portable or travel cribs for on the go use.

Cribs are made from a wide variety of materials. Some utilize hardwoods in their frames for a classic look, while others might stick with an economic variety woods or alloys.

Wood is primarily used in nearly all cribs, but bassinets tend to stick with nylon for the bed and aluminum for the support.

2. Mattress

According to the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, your baby’s mattress should be a tight fit inside of the crib. Leave no more than two fingers width between the edge of the mattress and the side of the crib to create a safe sleeping environment.

It should also provide firm support, unlike the cushiony feel of a regular mattress. It will need to hold its shape and remain flat.

3. Mattress Pad

The mattress pad should fit exactly like the mattress, providing a softer layer on top of the firm support. Make sure it is secure to avoid a choking hazard.

Keeping two pads handy ensures that you have a backup in the event of an accident in the middle of the night.

A crib mattress pad for support.

Sertapedic Crib Mattress Pad” by Serta at Wayfair

4. Bedding

It is recommended to own at least two forms of bedding as well for the same reason as above. The bedding provides an added layer of comfort and warmth, especially on colder nights.

Layering your bedding and mattress pads can make late-night messes easier to clean up. Once the first layer is wet through, simply remove it to reveal the dry layer and take care of the mess in the morning.

5. Monitor

A set of monitors and receivers helps you to keep tabs on your child anytime they are sleeping. They come in a variety of fun designs, but any standard model will do.

Some monitors will interfere with other electronics like garage door openers. Make sure to hang on to the receipt just in case.

6. Hazard Detectors

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are just as important as a car seat. No nursery should be without both, and you can pick them up at your local hardware store.

C. Recommended Features

When considering types of baby nurseries, these pieces of furniture and useful additions make any baby’s room feel cozier. They’re also helpful to you when it comes to caring for your child.

1. Dresser

Infants can acquire an incredible amount of clothes in their first few months. Not only will a dresser help you store and organize them, designs for nurseries usually feature a slide-out changing tables and spaces for care items such as wipes or creams.

2. Crib Bumper

Some modern crib models come complete with bumpers that soften the sides of your baby’s bed. However, many traditional and portable styles do not.

Fastening a crib bumper against the sides of the crib will ensure that there are no bumped heads or hurt limbs.

A crib bumper for the baby's delicate head.

Luca Bumper” by Petit Tresor at Wayfair

3. Changing Table

All types of baby nurseries come equipped with a changing table. If the dresser you chose does not feature one, then make life easier for yourself and pick one up.

The initial cost might be high, but eliminating the strain on your back from bending over a crib is well worth the investment. Every changing table should have curved sides and a wrist strap to prevent falls.

4. Receiving Blankets

Receiving blankets are used to cuddle or swaddle your baby, and can easily match the color scheme you’ve chosen for the nursery. While they are not a necessity, they do add a little flair to the room aside from their practicality.

5. Rocking Chair

Rocking back and forth is a calming activity for fussy infants and adults alike. Choosing to have a rocking chair in your nursery allows for easy feeding as well as a way to soothe a crying baby.

Not all types of baby nurseries accommodate a rocking chair, though. The size constraints of a compact room might not fit an extra chair into their space. Consider which room in your home should be the designated nursery.

A wooden rocking chair.

Hanlon Rocking Chair” by Darby Home Co. at Wayfair

Out of 24,123 analyzed homes, these are the sizes chosen for a child’s room.

6. Nightlight

Some babies and small children enjoy the soft glow of a nightlight. Studies show that they offer reassurance which combats separation anxiety, the light is non-stimulating, and models with a timed alarm help to prevent early waking by setting a steady sleep schedule.

However, you may find one more useful as you slip in and out of the nursery at night. Your toes will thank you for not stubbing them on the leg of the crib or dresser.

7. Diaper disposal system

These nifty gadgets minimize the odor caused by dirty diapers. While parents who choose to use cloth may not need one, they sure come in handy either way.

Different colors are accommodating to different design ideas. For instance, a neutral disposal system complements contemporary and modern styles, while blue may work best for a boy’s room or Mediterranean style.

In an analyzation of 95,830 children’s bedrooms, this is the breakdown of design choices.

8. Bookshelf

If the size of the room accommodates, a bookshelf is an excellent addition to various types of baby nurseries. Even if you only have a few books to choose from, utilize the extra shelf space for supplies like blankets and diapers.

A trendy cube unit bookcase.

Cliffside 33” Cube Unit Bookcase” by Varick Gallery at Wayfair

If you aren’t sure which books to purchase, there are plenty of online resources the highlight the best books for babies. Mother Goose nursery rhymes, Goodnight Moon, and Dr. Suess are all still extremely trendy choices.

D. Additional Items

Adding the finishing touches to your new nursery makes it feel like a genuine part of your home. These suggestions are commonly found in all types of baby nurseries.

1. Stereo or Noise Maker

Researchers have found that a steady stream of music or sound helps to relax infants and toddlers. Many parents choose to play lullaby CDs, but you can also opt for a noisemaker that plays sounds like babbling brooks or rain.

2. Mobile

Some babies relax faster with moving mobiles above their cribs, while others find them more stimulating. If a mobile is best for your baby, then pick something attractive that matches the theme or color scheme of the nursery.

These are the colors parents chose in 71,729 analyzed children’s bedrooms.

3. Toy Holders

There’s nothing worse than walking into your child’s room at night and stepping on something left out on the floor. While your baby might not be able to play with their toys yet, having a toy holder ready to go is a great idea.

These come in a variety of designs and styles, ensuring that something will match the scheme you choose for the room.

When it does come time for them to play and move about, 40.32% of 26,582 analyzed rooms utilized carpet as their flooring of choice. This provides a level of comfort for your child while eliminating the possibility of scratched wood flooring.

You may want to choose the color of the carpet based on your overall design theme. If you were curious as to what colors were the most popular, however, this chart breaks down the percentages based on 4,835 analyzed rooms.

4. Bouncy Seat

Opting to add a bouncy seat to your nursery offers two very important benefits. First, it provides stimulating fun during playtime for your baby. Second, it can act as a way to relax your child if they become restless at night.

If your nursery room is large enough to accommodate, then place the bouncer in one of the corners to help save on space.

5. Wall Art

Choosing to decorate the room with wall art can aid a variety of design schemes for different types of baby nurseries. You could choose a DIY project, decals, or traditional framed pieces.

Consider the color of the walls before applying any art to them. In an analyzation of 29,390 rooms, these were the colors parents chose for their children’s walls.

A wall art of birch tree forests in a white backdrop.

Birch Tree Forest Branches Wall Decal” by Innovative Stencils at Wayfair

6. Room Thermometer

Infants cannot regulate their body temperature as well as full-grown children can. This causes them to become chilly or overheated quickly, which can lead to a very upset baby.

Utilizing a room thermometer is an inexpensive way to tell if the temperature is the reason your child is crying.

7. Wipe Warmer

This optional addition to your nursery does exactly what the name suggests, warms up baby wipes. They come in handy during the winter months and help prevent colds.

The only drawback is that the bottom portion of the stack tends to dry out, which means you’ll need to remoisten them before use. If that isn’t a problem, then this is an excellent choice to make your baby that much more comfortable.

II. Pricing Your Nursery

The price you pay to put a nursery together depends on a wide variety of factors. Different types of baby nurseries will cost more based on size, furniture, and additional items for the room.

A. The Average Cost

On average, parents are estimated to spend anywhere around $2,000 in the room alone. That figure takes into each piece of furniture and bedding into consideration.

The crib can cost anywhere between $160 and $750, excluding ones from baby boutiques. Bedding can range from a simple $35 to an astonishing $270 while changing tables average between $70 and $600.

Mattress covers, crib blankets, and sheets all cost under $20, which is great news. However, dressers and rocking chairs can cost you anywhere from $90 to $650.

The $2,000 estimate does not include supplies such as formula or baby gear like playpens and bouncer seats. It also excludes small items like room thermometer and nightlight.

B. Saving Money

For budget-conscious parents, saving every penny counts when it comes to raising a child. Do your research and shop around online before making a final decision.

You may also want to consider spending less on the crib itself. Safety regulations are always changing, meaning the crib you buy for your first baby may not be considered suitable for any other additions to the family later on.

Items like rocking chairs and dressers, however, can be used for generations or even passed down once your little ones grow up and have children of their own. On the flip side of the coin, they can also be sold after your child outgrows the need for them online or at a garage sale.

Don’t skip the essentials, but feel free to skip the additional items if funds are tight. You can always add on or change the appearance of the room down the road. As long as your baby has the necessities, he or she will be just fine.

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