26 Modern Baby Boy 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
Designing a space for your little man to grow, sleep, play, and thrive is such a special experience. Baby boy nurseries are a joy to fill up with precious details, handsome touches, and of course, lots of love. Whether you are planning a modern nursery, something more traditional, a room with pops of fun colour, or one with a soothing, neutral palate…we have got you covered. Here, 26 baby boys nursery ideas to inspire!
A Wild & Crazy Print Mix
While a red, white, and blue colour palette does not seem wild, it definitely is once you mix and match fun prints!
Adorable & Antique
Photo and purchase: Kathy Kuo Home
If a wood cot feels too boho or modern for your taste, consider a brass or antiqued silver cot to elevate the room while setting a sweet old fashion tone.
Bohemian baby rooms do not have to be beige. A soothing shade of blue (plus paneling) on the walls takes this boho baby boy room to the next level.
Bold to the Max
Minimalism? Not here! Embrace the maximalism movement by stocking your baby’s nursery with colour, collectibles, and whimsy in every corner.
A Traditional Treat
The epitome of baby boy chic is a few bolts of fabric, yards of wallpaper, and one gorgeous light fixture away…
Photo: Poor Little It Girl
Your baby’s room does not need to look babyish…even if you are wholly embracing a themed nursery. Take this cute-as-can-be puppy mobile. It gives off all the sweet vibes of a doggie-themed nursery without any of the cheese.
A World of Wonder
Photo and purchase: Maisonette
This oversized, plush Earth and the matching rug brings a globe-trotting feel to your little one’s corner of the world.
A Green Dream
Photo: Making Home Pretty
This mossy green nursery is a refreshing change of pace to the traditional blues of a baby boy’s room, bringing a serene and sophisticated feel.
A hodgepodge of art and mirrors in different shapes and styles is a wonderfully unique way to make your baby boy’s room stand out. The modern mix coupled with natural tones really make this room shine.
Neat & Navy
Who says the blue you choose for your baby’s room needs to be baby blue? This chic navy accent wall is a gorgeous jumping off point for all sorts of cool design ideas for a blue boy nursery.
An Elevated Neutral
The crisp wall panels paired with the nubby, warm carpet is exactly the texture this lovely neutral-tone nursery needed to come to life!
Flight of Fancy
Look up! The sky blue walls are an effortlessly elegant complement to this show-stopping ceiling. What a fabulous way to create sophisticated whimsy in your little one’s room.
Photo and purchase: Spoonflower
A classic style with a touch of sweetness makes these curtains easy to integrate into your baby boy’s room.
Do not be scared of themed nurseries! The key is knowing when to stop. Take a cue from this adorable London themed nursery for Baby boy that totally drives the theme home without veering into over-the-top territory.
A Pop of Blue
A Crisp Classic
Photo: Courtney M Browning
Going all-white in a nursery is brave…but also seriously beautiful! The aesthetic is fresh, clean, and just gorgeous. And the custom monogram is the cherry on top!
Photo: Happy Home Fairy
This black and white nursery manages to be both chic and friendly thanks to the warm and familiar buffalo check wallpaper and the sophisticated striped carpet. Best part? The style is big-kid enough to effortlessly grow with your child.
A Statement Piece
Photo: Barron Bucket List
This statement wall is just amazing, blending both playful beach and sophisticated marble vibes. Its energy provides a lovely balance against the classic neutrals in this baby boy’s room.
A Moody Chic Retreat
Photo: Hunter Premo
Pastels and the soft colours are most definitely not a must for baby rooms. Today, dark and moody nurseries are trending big time. (PS: Look at that swing! Perfect for all the babies who love to rock!)
Photo: Decor Pad
A shock of electricity, this vibrant blue on walls and ceiling is perfect for a spunky baby boy room!
A Touch of Grandpa
Photo: Beth Hart Designs
This baby boy’s room feels like a comforting hug from the past, highlighting that old can definitely be new again.
Photo: Pop Sugar
Girls are not the only ones who can be glam! Your pint-sized prince will adore growing up in this space, silver pouf, ornate mirrors, and more.
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