How Do I Choose the Best Nursery Wall Decor?

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  • Written By: N. Swensson
  • Edited By: Melissa Wiley
  • Last Modified Date: 24 April 2020
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Decorating a room in anticipation of a new baby’s arrival may be a joyful task for some expectant parents but a daunting task for others. Choosing nursery wall decor that is appropriate and attractive is an important part of any decorating scheme and can be a great way to add visual interest as well as to address functional concerns in the room. There are any number of different options for nursery wall decor, from art to pieces that incorporate the baby’s name to shelving and hooks for storage and display. For some parents who don’t know their baby’s sex until the birth, a number of gender-neutral decorating schemes are available, but designs specifically for boys or girls are also popular. In most cases, it is important to address any safety concerns and be sure that nursery wall decor will not become a hazard as the newborn grows into an older baby.

If a baby’s name has been chosen before he or she is born, it can be used for nursery wall decor. Large wooden or plastic letters can be purchased at most craft stores and painted to match the room’s color scheme and then hung on the wall or placed on a wall shelf. Making these letters is also a great idea for a personalized baby shower gift. The baby’s name could also be painted onto the wall using stencils or be featured as part of a painting or fabric wall hanging. Kits are also available for creating custom wall art from the baby’s name; these also make nice door decorations.

Parents who need to create extra space in their baby’s room can choose nursery wall decor that adds areas for display and storage. Wall shelving can be combined with decorated bins and boxes to hide items while creating a colorful focal point in the room. Matching decorative hooks can also be used to display art pieces or keep clothing and blankets off of the floor. Using the walls for storage is a great way to create more room in a small nursery while keeping items off of the floor and out of baby’s reach as he or she learns to crawl and walk.

There are endless ideas for incorporating nursery wall decor into a design plan. A favorite painting or poster can often form the color scheme and design theme for a baby’s room. Some parents who have an artist in the family may ask him or her to paint a personalized mural on the wall. For those without this ability, large removable decals can be purchased in a variety of themes for boys and girls and in neutrals, which allow beginning decorators to experiment without permanently changing the walls. Family photographs can also be framed and hung in groups in the nursery; some parents even frame an ultrasound photograph.


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Colours play a vital role in a baby's room decoration. A baby would like cartoons on the wall.

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I agree with you that decorating a baby's room is a really joyful activity. It's necessary that you have a lot of options for decorating a room.

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