12 Truly Beautiful Blue Nursery Ideas
Note: While these nursery photos are gorgeous, please know that it’s NOT safe to place stuffed animals, pillows, bumpers, or any loose items inside your infant’s sleep space until Baby is a year old. —Dr. Harvey Karp
Blue has long been the traditional choice for a baby boy room, but it is the 21st century, and hard and fast gender norms are going the way of the nappy pin! A blue nursery is a beautiful choice for any gender. Case in point? These stunning blue nursery ideas.
Checks & Such Blue Nursery
Photo: Born on Fifth
A sweet classic design is Baby’s to enjoy with a lovely blue nursery wallpaper like this one, toile fabric throughout, and elegant curtains in a complementary shade. The white cot and lighting fixture let this blend of blues shine for a nursery that wows.
French Blue-Walled Nursery
Photo: Mr Kate
High-rising wall molding painted in a bold blue creates contrast and interest in this blue nursery. The space feels enchantingly European and stylish throughout.
Blue Animal Print Nursery
This playful puppy-print wallpaper puts the wow in bow-wow! Pair it with some plush taxidermy, as seen here, and you have a blue animal-themed nursery that will rival any menagerie.
Blue Shades in Spades
Photo: Rachel Parcell
Mix it up with a blend of blues for a baby room that feels cosy and chic. From navy to sky to sapphire, this mum combined many shades for a succinct look in her little one’s blue nursery.
Pretty Printed Blue Nursery
Photo: Design Darling
Have fun with a wallpaper choice (or busy area rug) that speaks volumes in not just colour but print. These whimsical walls are creative and fun for a perfectly styled blue nursery. (The monogrammed pillow does not hurt, either!).
A Girly Take on the Blue Nursery
Photo: Snapshots & My Thoughts
Boy rooms do not get to have all the fun! Consider a little girl’s space decked out in blush and robin’s egg—it is absolutely sweet and charming, effortlessly feminine while not totally expected.
Up in the Air Blue Nursery
Photo & To Purchase: Project Nursery
This precious hot air balloon wallpaper melds whimsy and wonder together for a baby blue bedroom that is joyful and, well, uplifting!
Blue Nursery With Lots of Texture
This elegant nursery is what design dreams are made of. A bold wallpaper and matching fabric in the pouf and pillows create drama, while the ball-strung lighting fixture and lush curtains fill out the space. A variety of prints and textures can do wonders in the nursery, and using blues it is just perfection.
Blue Ombre Nursery
Probably the most inherently childlike room on our list, this bright blue nursery looks like such a fun space to grow up in. Modern dots on the walls, an ombre throw and window shade, and that enviable blue motorcycle in the corner all ramp up the cool factor for a truly unique blue baby room.
Serene Scene Blue Nursery
Photo & To Purchase: Minted
Incorporating a watercolour-print wallpaper is a simple and beautiful way to make Baby’s space shine without getting too busy. This soft blue removable wall mural creates a gentle vibe for a beautiful, modern nursery. (See more nursery mural inspiration!)
Dark & Bohemian Blue Nursery
The deepest navy is a gorgeous choice for a modern boho nursery. This blue lends easily to neutrals and even, as seen here, bright green accents. Bring your bohemian elements in against a navy blue accent wall and watch the room come together flawlessly.
Blue Pattern-Mixed Nursery
Blue dots on the wall play nicely with blue florals on the rug in this elegantly mismatched blue nursery. (The snoozing pup is just a bonus!)
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