So you’ve got a baby boy on the way, but you’re having a tough time figuring out how to design his nursery. What will he like? What will stimulate him? What will be interesting and creative – but not crazy expensive?
Luckily, we’ve got your back. This list of inspiring and creative baby boy nursery themes is bound to take away some of your nursery stress and help you figure out what’s right for your brand new baby.
Jungle-themed nurseries make the top of my list here because they’re adorable, affordable, and super cute. All you need to make it work are a bunch of plush animal toys, wall prints, maybe some faux zebra or lion decorative pillows or accessories, and greenery!
I personally love nurseries with lots of indoor plants in them – they bring a real something special to the room. If you’re looking at designing a safari or jungle-themed nursery, it’s a great opportunity to use some nice looking natural greenery.
NoJo Jungle Babies 9 Piece Nursery Crib Bedding Set – a great nine-piece crib ensemble with an embroidered cartoon monkey, giraffe, elephant, frog, and lion.
Confetti Fox Safari Baby Animals Nursery Wall Art Decor – gender-neutral art prints for your child’s nursery, featuring short and sweet inspirational quotes.
Carter’s Jungle Collection Musical Mobile – a singing mobile that fits most standard cribs with characters made from 100% polyester.
Space-themed nurseries are wicked cool. There are a bunch of manufacturers across the world wide web that ship affordable (not to mention stunning!) space-related decor right to your doorstep. Glow-in-the-dark stars, lava and/or moon lamps, indoor tents shaped like rockets… the possibilities are endless here.
Ultra Brighter Glow in the Dark Stars – extra-bright fluorescent stars, plus a glowing moon, to spruce up the walls of your newborn’s space nursery.
Schylling 2600 14.5-Inch Colormax Lava Lamp with Galaxy Decal Base – a galaxy-colored and stylized lava lamp, perfect for any space-themed room. This Amazon’s Choice product will provide a nursery with soft, relaxing, extraterrestrial light.
Yoobe Rocket Ship Play Tent – with BOUNS Space Torch Projector – this easy-to-install indoor tent will have your children playing for years to come.
Here’s another great one you don’t see very often – a nautical-themed nursery! This one is super easy to accomplish. All you’ll need is a dark navy blue and white color scheme, an anchor or two, and some sea-themed bedding! This theme can be simple, elegant, and not as in-your-face as the previous two… but it’s still pretty creative, and it’ll have your newborn’s visitors talking.
Rosenice Wooden Ship Wheel Nautical Boat Ship Wheel Wall Decor – a perfect nautical wall decor to accent any sailor-themed nursery.
GEENNY OptimaBaby Nautical Explorer Sailor 6 Piece Baby Nursery Crib Bedding Set – Set includes crib quilt, one valance, skirt, crib sheet, bumper pad, and an accent roller pillow.
Juvale Mini Sailboat Model Decoration – 4-Piece Wooden Miniature Sailing Boat Home Decor Set – four cute sailor boats, ideal decorations to put on shelves or on top of dressers.
How about a cowboy-themed nursery? If you’re looking at brown, wooden-themed decor, why not take it one step further with a couple of extra items? Fake cow fur rugs and toy horses will really put this concept over the edge.
MustMat Cute Cow Print Rug Fun Faux Cowhide Area Rug – This area rug is perfect for decorating kids’ rooms. This rug is stylish, soft, and a blast right back to the past days of the wild west.
Sweet Jojo Designs Wild West Cowboy Western Horse Baby Boys Changing Pad Cover – this pad cover is sleek, stylish, and perfect for your baby boy’s new nursery.
Labebe – Wooden Rocking Horse – this rocking horse is safe, customizable, and the perfect gift for your newborn. When he gets older, painting this rocker together might be the perfect fun activity for a rainy day.
Log cabins, wooden canoes, lots of plaid, and a faux bonfire? A muted lumberjack theme might be ideal for your newborn baby boy.
For families that love the wild outdoors (and/or a nice cottage lifestyle), this theme may be the one for you. Finding plaid accents is easy, as are finding decorative items to fit the “log cabin” aesthetic.
Here are just a few that we’ve found to maximize your potential.
ADORE 13″ Boone the Whitetail Deer Plush Stuffed Animal Walltoy Wall Mount – this faux creature has a pose-able neck and antlers, perfect for the ever-curious tot. This nicely detailed creation is super cute and soft.
Dear Baby Gear Deluxe Baby Blankets, Custom Minky Print Double Layer – these blankets are perfectly soft and snug for your newborn baby… not to mention that the plaid and outdoorsy design fits this theme ideally.
7 Lumberjack Baby Nursery Closet Organizer Dividers For Boy Clothing – these super stylish and cute closet dividers will help you organize your little one’s closet from 0-24 months!
Choosing the right theme for your baby boy’s nursery is no easy task. With such a wide variety of options available to you and products ready for purchase, the possibilities are endless.
To help you choose, and make the most out of your nursery-building experience, remember that money isn’t everything. There is so much you can craft with your own materials – and this process may be a fun bonding exercise for you and your partner.
Keep in mind that sometimes, less is more.
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