Design Nurseries for Boys

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Bryan McCay
Having a boy? Get inspired with these ideas to make all aspects of your baby's nursery stand out.

Feeling overwhelmed by the idea of decorating your baby boy's nursery? We've picked some of our favorite rooms to give you inspiration.

Courtesy of Jennifer Banham
Courtesy of Jennifer Banham

Keep It Simple

Blogger Jennifer Banham chose three colors: aqua, orange and grey, to decorate her little one's nursery. The playful bedding on the crib makes it stand out safely - no bumpers here!

Courtesy of Jennifer Banham
Courtesy of Jennifer Banham

Play Up Details

Banham was able to match several items to the globe on the changing table. She also revamped an old dresser to make it work with the room.

Courtesy of Jennifer Banham
Courtesy of Jennifer Banham

Cover Your Bases

With a new baby, things are likely to get a little chaotic. Banham put it grey and orange dividers into the drawers to keep everything together.

Courtesy of Jennifer Banham
Courtesy of Jennifer Banham

Onesie Spotlight

Adorable dog tail décor can double as hangers, and baby clothing adds another cute element.

Courtesy of Julie Renbarger
Courtesy of Julie Renbarger

Batter Up!

Julie Renbarger at The Girl in The Red Shoes tied this nursery together with a fun baseball theme.

Courtesy of Julie Renbarger
Courtesy of Julie Renbarger

DIY Charm

The great thing about do-it-yourself is that you can cater your projects to fit the nursery perfectly. Renbarger custom-made the curtains and flag for the room, and her husband revamped a dresser that belonged to him as a boy.

Courtesy of Julie Renbarger
Courtesy of Julie Renbarger

Bold Bedding

Don't be afraid to use bright colors and patterns with the bedding. This adventurous design is held together with the white crib and grey walls. One note: Remove any stuffed animals before Baby goes to bed!

Courtesy of Julie Renbarger
Courtesy of Julie Renbarger

Move-In Ready

If you know your little one's name already, it's nice to personalize the room before he even arrives. Even if you don't, a few family photos make the room cozy.

Makenzie Magnus
Makenzie Magnus

Rustic Nursery

Have fun with your little guy's nursery by creating a cowboy theme. Claire Westbrook transformed this room into the Wild West by using neutral colors and themed wall art.

Makenzie Magnus
Makenzie Magnus

Country Monogram

Westbrook placed blocks of her son's initials - D and W - on the coat hanging rack to make the room Duke's even before he arrived.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Handsome Haven

Your munchkin will rest easy in his sophisticated grey crib.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Storage Solution

Labeling your baskets can help you remember where you put things (this will be especially helpful when you are running low on sleep).

Peter Krumhardt
Peter Krumhardt

Primary Colors

The bold blue in this nursery is surrounded by vibrant red and calming yellow, making it sunny and cheery.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Flying High

Your aviator-in-training will love falling asleep with this mobile above his head.

John Granen Photography
John Granen Photography

Traditional with a Twist

Looking to get a little creative with the nursery? Try adding green to a baby blue color scheme.

William Hopkins
William Hopkins

Make Use of Space

Dressers are a great platform for decorating. Store miscellaneous items in a durable bin, and time your breastfeeding sessions with a stylish clock.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Sound Investment

This changing table can easily transition into a big boy's room, so you don't need to do complete redesign.

Gordon Beall
Gordon Beall

Neutral Nesting

The neutral, clean design of this nursery is perfect for moms who don't want any fuss.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Counting Sheep

Not every mobile is flashy. This one is peaceful and calming - perfect for Baby.

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