Are you looking for nursery ideas that are not all pink or all blue? If so, then creating a gender neutral nursery might be right for you, and you'll love this post. We'll explore beautiful nurseries with the best design that will work well for boys or girls. Then I'll show you where to get everything to copy the styles that you love.
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What are neutral colors for a nursery?
If you want to keep your color pallet neutral you have tons of options. Some of the most popular choices are white, greys, tans, black, green, yellow and orange.
Read on to explore these neutral nursery colors in this post.
PICTURE SOURCE | CLARE AND GRACE DESIGNS
Here's one of my favorite nurseries. This room just looks rich and sophisticated. The wood accent wall makes the room but it takes a lot of work to install.
Not a problem, they make easy solutions to create the same look. Below you'll see my choice for wallpaper that looks like beach wood. They also make wood wall peel and press planks.
If you want to get the look from the nursery above, check out this white wash barnyard one. The installation doesn't require cutting or any tools. You simply peel & stick.
The black, white & grey color scheme is gorgeous and modern. If you're dying for a little color, you could always choose one accent color to introduce into the room with little accessories such as a pillow or a pouf.
I'm a huge fan of the whimsical wall art. I love the idea of introducing a sweet or inspirational quote in your baby’s nursery. My favorite is the one I found below.
All of my favorite finds to copy the style can be found below.
WHERE TO FIND
1 | FAUX FUR RUG
2 | GREY POUF |TONS OF COLORS
6 | BLACK & WHITE RUG | MANY SIZES
8 | WHITE CRIB
IMAGE SOURCE | BLESSERHOUSE
Green is one the most popular color choices in nurseries right now. It works great for a boy or a girl. If you want to add a little touch of green to your baby’s nursery you could paint one wall green, add green wallpaper or add the hue with accessories.
PICTURE SOURCE | WHITV
I love the sweet soft color scheme in this beautiful room. If you love it too then try starting with all white and then mixing in a little mint green, light blue or purple.
There's a mix of styles in here that just work including vintage, modern, romantic, and rustic. There is the gorgeous vintage crib, the ottoman that reminds me of a tiffany’s box, the touch of rustic with the stuffed deer head on the wall plus the modern rocker.
My favorite part of this room is the wallpaper, it is dainty, beautiful, and perfect for a nursery. I tracked down the exact one, you can find it below.
Check out the finds below to steal the look for your baby’s nursery.
WHERE TO FIND
1 | ELK HEAD
2 | WALLPAPER
3 | PENDANT LIGHT
4 | WHITE CRIB
5 | DRESSER
6 | OTTOMAN
PICTURE SOURCE | ANITQUE ORIENTAL RUGS BY DORIS LESLIE BLA
I'm loving the natural vibes in this nursery. To add natural touches to your baby's nursery, start with a color scheme found in nature. Then mix natural textures and patterns.
You can do this with furniture and decor like a rug, pillow or ottoman. Whether you are having a boy or girl natural elements always work.
I love the idea of introducing a patterned rug like this one into the nursery. I think it instantly gives the room more interest and elevates the style. Bonus, it's so soft for those little hands and knees when they start crawling.
Score the look with the finds below.
1 | FERN ART
2 | CHAIR
3 | WICKER OTTOMAN
4 | RUG | MULTIPLE SIZES
5 | FLOOR LAMP
6 | CRIB
7 | PILLOW
PICTURE SOURCE | KRISTINLMAY
I love this nursery, do you too? The color scheme is sophisticated and natural, perfect for a boy or girl. To copy this look, go for tans, browns, black and white.
This is one of my favorite cribs. You can find it here. The mix of white and natural plus, the modern lines with the delicate feet. It makes a statement… that says I’ve got style!
Let’s talk about this accent wall for a sec. First of all, love! If you're going to do an accent, I think the wall behind the crib is an awesome choice.
I recommend the crib and the accent wall on the opposite wall of the door, if you can. That way you walk in the room and the first thing you see is the crib and the gorgeous accent wall.
For this accent wall there are a few ways to accomplish this. You could get modern dotted wallpaper, add dots with paint, or the easiest method, polka dot wall decals. I did this in my daughter’s room, and I get tons of compliments.
It's easy, cheap and not permanent. Below there's a link to white polka dot wall decals that would look awesome on nursery walls.
Check out everything you need to re-create the look in your baby’s nursery below.
WHERE TO FIND
2 | RUG | SEVERAL SIZES AVILABLE
4 | SIMILAR LEATHER OTTOMAN CUBE
5 | SIMILAR MODERN CACTUS PILLOW COVER
PICTURE SOURCE | KOKOBEAN
This nursery is natural, simple and beautiful. Sometimes less is more when it comes to design. The pieces all work together, and it would work perfect for a boy or girl.
The art behind the crib is digital art printed on a canvas and framed from Kate & Laurel. I love this artwork and feature it often in my posts because I think they're perfect for a nursery.
The art is modern & playful. Below there are links to some of their prints on Amazon. You can check out the entire collection here. Whatever your favorite animal is they probably have it.
If you love this nursery too then check out my top picks to steal the style.
WHERE TO FIND
4 | BELLY BASKET
5 | SIMILAR MODERN BABY ROCKER
PICTURE SOURCE | CARLYZUBA
Another gorgeous nursery. I love how they incorporated plants throughout the space to give it a natural vibe and instantly liven up the room. The color scheme is natural and draws our eye to the animals on display.
Again, with the Kate & Laurel art, did I mention I'm a fan? To look at the entire collection go here.
I have looked at a lot of cribs and this is one of my favorites. The modern look and color would look chic in any nursery.
To see all of the cribs I recommend in every category including best storage, best modern, best price and more check out my post 10 Best Modern Cribs Compared.
Find out how to steal the look for your nursery below.
WHERE TO FIND
1 | SIMILAR MID CENTURY MODER ROCKER
3 | POUF | MULITPLE COLORS AVAILABLE
4 | AREA RUG
PICTURE SOURCE | HANG A HAMMOCK
I love how they mix patterns and textures in this room to create interest and to make your eye wander around the room. I would describe it as fun modern boho chic.
The bunny wallpaper adds a playful touch perfect for the nursery, but it also looks modern and sophisticated.
Plus, have you ever seen a fan so pretty?
See below how you can steal the look yourself.
WHERE TO FIND
1 | BUNNY WALLPAPER
2 | MODERN CEILING FAN | MANY COLOR CHOICES
3 | SIMILAR NATURAL DRESSER
4 | SIMILAR HANGING CHAIR
5 | BLUE VINTAGE RUG
7 | WICKER OTTOMAN
IMAGE SOURCE | THEWALLSHOUSE
Here’s some inspiration for you that shows just because your nursery is short on space doesn’t mean it has to be short on style. In this nursery they’ve removed the closet door and gained a ton of space. The closet now fits the crib, dresser and clothing storage on top.
There are a lot of stylish options for a small space including mini cribs.
If you're looking for more small nursery ideas then check out this post...
If you want to create a theme for your baby’s nursery here are the most popular themes for a neutral nursery:
I wrote a few posts on some of these themes check them out here:
When choosing the furniture for your baby’s nursery neutral colors work best. Try black, white, grey, brown or beige.
Below check out my favorite cribs that would look amazing in your baby’s nursery.
WHERE TO FIND | WHITE CONVERTIBLE CRIB WITH NATURAL LEGS
WHERE TO FIND | GREY CONVERTIBLE CRIB WITH DRAWER
WHERE TO FIND | 3-IN-1 NATURAL AND BLACK CRIB
There are tons of options for bedding that is both neutral and beautiful. Check out some of my favorites below and find out where to get them.
WHERE TO FIND | IVORY CRIB BEDDING WITH DOTS
WHERE TO FIND | BEIGE BEDDING WITH TASSELS
WHERE TO FIND | GREY AND WHITE STRPED NURSERY BEDDING
WHERE TO FIND | MODERN BLACK AND WHITE BEDDING
I hope you found some neutral nursery ideas to copy for your baby. Feel free to save your favorite ideas to your Pinterest boards. To do that just click on the picture and then the red P in the corner and then select a board.
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