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12 chic ideas for children’s rooms

You are expecting your first baby soon! Then open your heart to these gorgeous nursery designs! We want to help you a little with a few good tips for setting up your children’s room!

There’s been a lot of chatter about babies lately – spring and summer are the popular baby birth months.

If you have dreamed about your nursery and are looking for new ideas, this article is for you.

I like to decorate the nursery for older children because the first few months are like a blink of an eye for the newborns. I try to stay away from newborn specific issues and go with something that works for 0-5 year olds.

If your baby is getting bigger and bigger and you have no idea how to design your nursery, relax, breathe and put your feet up – I have a few ideas to get you started and everything will be ready just in time . Pick your favorites as a starting point and only build from there.

Start with a fun wallpaper pattern. A children’s room can of course pull off more mood than most other rooms. Find a fun pattern and paper the whole room or just one wall. Build on the pattern by adding complementary colors or art.

Grass-green wall patterns and colorful striped carpet

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Go bold with geometric patterns. White walls are spiced up with bold colors and geometric patterns on the carpet and art. Toddler eyes are usually drawn to the high color contrast.

Blue nuances and geometric patterns

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Choose a unique ceiling light. I love this oversize light above the comfortable chair. Let the light fixture determine the atmosphere of the children’s room.

Tip: get the most comfortable chair you could find. You will be spending more time there than you think.

Braided straw pendant lamp

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Throw in a playful tone in an excess of stuffed animals. I remember when my teenage daughter was a baby. She had a huge bear that she affectionately named B. Her first words were “Mama”, “Papa”, “Ball” and “Bear”.

Beige and white – cozy atmosphere

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Let the palette create the theme. Pick two or three colors and repeat them all over the room. Splash paint in unexpected places like curtains, carpets, and art.

Orange accents and lion

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Create an accent wall. Highlighting a wall is fun and handy if you are mindful of the cost. Accent walls can be created with paint, wallpaper, or art.

Red accents with elephants

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Put the pattern in your curtains. Go with a great baby-inspired pattern on the curtains and leave the rest of the room neutral.

Patterned curtains – little blue animals

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Consider horizontal stripes. A pattern of horizontal stripes in cheerful colors sets a tone of fun and expands even the smallest of spaces. Furniture, carpets, and fabrics can all be tied in the strips.

Animal diversity to cuddle with

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Dress up the ceiling as well as the room. Babies spend a lot of time on their backs up. Treat the whole room as giant mobiles by hanging lanterns, umbrellas or fairy lights.

Salmon-colored walls and swing sheep by A.S.D Intreriors

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Add works of art that have letters, words as well as pictures. I hung word art over the changing table in my house to teach words with each diaper change.

Colorful and fun by Niche interiors

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Use clothing as accessories. Hang hooks on the walls and show off cute baby outfits. Open shelves and hooks make clothes and hats easy to get to.

British flair by Kate Jackson Design

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Repeat a pattern. Find a pattern and repeat it on cribs, linens, curtains, chairs, and art. Repeating a pattern is a whimsical look in itself, so there is no need for a lot more in the nursery – which is very helpful when you are short of space.

Fine floral patterns in natural colors

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