Design Nurseries for Boys
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!
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.
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.
Adorable dog tail décor can double as hangers, and baby clothing adds another cute element.
Julie Renbarger at The Girl in The Red Shoes tied this nursery together with a fun baseball theme.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Your munchkin will rest easy in his sophisticated grey crib.
Labeling your baskets can help you remember where you put things (this will be especially helpful when you are running low on sleep).
The bold blue in this nursery is surrounded by vibrant red and calming yellow, making it sunny and cheery.
Your aviator-in-training will love falling asleep with this mobile above his head.
Traditional with a Twist
Looking to get a little creative with the nursery? Try adding green to a baby blue color scheme.
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.
This changing table can easily transition into a big boy's room, so you don't need to do complete redesign.
The neutral, clean design of this nursery is perfect for moms who don't want any fuss.
Not every mobile is flashy. This one is peaceful and calming - perfect for Baby.
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