New Born Baby Room Decoration Ideas and Themes

New born baby room decoration ideas and themes

No matter the theme you select for your nursery space, whether cats, jungle or sea life are among your top preferences, there will surely be something perfect. Frame prints and hang stuffed toys to create an eye-catching and charming space!

Glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling and planet wall decals make an engaging nursery theme, one that your child is sure to cherish as they get older.


Modern baby room decoration ideas can help you to create a safe and stylish space for your new born. Use modern wall art, an eye-catching rug and plenty of storage solutions to keep the room organized.

Use light-colored paint for the walls, bedspreads, drapes and pillow cushions with complementary colors as well as forest animal soft toys and mountain accessories for an authentic mountain-living feel in your nursery.

Opting for floral wall murals and a pale pink ornate mirror adds an air of femininity to this serene nursery room that she will adore throughout her childhood and into adulthood.

Story Book

Mom-to-be who enjoy reading with their child should consider decorating with items and decorations inspired by classic bedtime stories such as Goodnight Moon. Bunny-shaped cookie cutters or blue and white floral arrangements could represent the iconic tale.

Forbes + Masters created this nursery with a stunning forest scene wallpaper to give it a storybook-esque appeal, adding playful accents like teepee and tassel wall hangings above the crib for fun!

Make invitations that reflect a storybook theme to get the party started off right. Give each guest an activity page they can take home after the shower for her baby to read later. Or host a nursery rhyme shower where guests bring books from nursery rhyme series they enjoy; even decorate your room with popular nursery rhyme characters like @kristenspeer did on Instagram!


Animal-inspired decor is a popular trend when designing baby rooms, from wallpaper featuring zoo-inspired animals and jungle wildlife to prints of wildlife adorning frames. Instagram user @va_va_room has put together an adorable gender neutral safari nursery complete with rich wood dresser, wrought iron crib, modern area rug and tiger-print baby blankets that both parents and babies alike will appreciate.

Add some nature into any room with greenery-themed wall art or an easy faux planter project, then fill the space with plenty of stuffed animals for company.

Nature-inspired bedrooms provide the ideal opportunity to use soothing greys, making it suitable for gender neutral palettes. Mix of furniture styles and lighthearted wall decor such as an oversized initial and kid-friendly artwork add a relaxed ambience in this modern nursery from Little Crown Interiors; plus tree-print bedding can easily be reused once your child grows out of it!


A nautical theme can make an excellent theme choice for baby boy rooms. Furniture should feature either white or blue colors with light-colored area rugs to tie it all together, while bedsheets, pillow cushions, curtains and canopies in blue colors complementing furniture also come into play here. Add accessories like model ships, captain chairs, rope-script name signs or lifebuoys for additional decoration purposes.

The vibrant ocean wallpaper in this tranquil nursery serves as the main focus, perfectly matching its blue furniture. A watercolor turtle painting, shells and starfish on shelving offer subtle nods towards its theme.

Enchanted Forest

If you want to add a magical element to your child’s bedroom, this theme could be ideal. Go wild with forest creatures or opt for something subtler like ferns, mushrooms and woodland flowers for a subtler approach.

With its lush forest mural wallpaper or simple pieces of wall art, this theme can help your baby explore nature while stimulating his or her imagination and appreciation.

Mayatree’s stunning framed print features an adorable frog king among moss and toadstools for an eye-catching addition to any Enchanted Forest nursery theme.


Depending on where your family lives, decorate your baby’s room accordingly – city living may make for fun skyscraper-themed room decor; outdoor enthusiasts might prefer mountains or woodland-inspired nurseries as an indoor escape.

If you want a nursery that will grow with your child, opt for a neutral color palette and mix of furniture styles. Elsie Larson of blogger Elsie Larson featured pale robin’s egg blue walls adorned with seagull-patterned wallpaper and boho elements like patterned rug and Moroccan leather pouf in her room, along with colorful wall hangings and tall wicker giraffe keeping watch.

If your little Jack Sparrow dreams of becoming the next Jack Sparrow, a nautical theme with soothing shades of blue is timeless. Add porthole-style mirrors or nautical decorations such as stripes rugs to complete the look. Similarly, monochromatic palettes in various shades of grey can work well when pairing modern furniture.


Baby room themes that combine movie characters can create an exciting, lively nursery for baby. Here, a Sully blue hue and lime green to match Mike Wazowski’s color scheme creates an interactive nursery environment for this little one.

Decorating a boy’s bedroom around classic literature can add sophistication. Frame prints or collect accessories inspired by favorite stories – like those seen here from Sissy + Marley Interior Design.

Baby boy shower games should be easy, fun, and straightforward! With this Monsters Inc.-themed game, guests will search the room for socks hidden throughout – the one who finds them wins! Additionally, it’s a fantastic way to thank guests for coming – give each guest their very own Blue “Scare Floor” costume hard hat as a party favor and thank them again for coming.


An ocean theme can be an ideal way to create a relaxing environment in a baby room, featuring soft shades of blue that create an underwater effect and adding splashes of color with curtains, bedding and pillows. Garland with ocean-themed fish, shells and seaweed adds whimsicality while Mermaid artwork and plushies add the under the sea feel. A whale-themed night light may also help complete this nautical look (via NewFolks).

Encourage your baby’s sense of adventure with a playful sea themed room! Canvas whale, shark and ship silhouette art can create a nautical vibe; wooden paddles can further heighten it; while cute touches like an octopus rug, wave-detail name sign and anchor-shaped chair-side table add fun touches.

Personalized Plaque

Transform the room of your baby from ordinary to extraordinary with personalized nursery decorations. Add baby’s name, initial, monogram or other forms of personalization such as books ends, wall hooks, nightlights, growth charts and storage bins with their initials or name for an eye-catching and completely customized look. Choose trendy themes such as arrows, boho prints and outer space-themed nursery decor; timeless classics include baby animals with moon and star designs or floral patterns for timeless classic look – Misty Daydream offers many stylish yet functional baby decor items that combine style and functionality perfectly! Misty Daydream has an extensive catalogue of baby decor items available both functional and stylishly for any room decoration needs you may require for any event that arise.


For an adaptable baby boy nursery theme that will grow with your child, choose an iconic tale like Winnie the Pooh, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Charlotte’s Web or Dr. Seuss books as inspiration. Frame prints that reflect these narratives and collect accessories inspired by it – then decorate using colors from within its pages! Popular options include Winnie the Pooh, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Charlotte’s Web or Dr. Seuss books as examples of great storybook options.

Embark on an organic-themed decor when decorating for your new baby. Choose warm shades of white as your palette, and accent the room with organic elements such as wood furniture, jute area rugs and earth-toned wall art for maximum impact.

If your young one enjoys trains, fill shelves with baby-safe train sets and hang a railroad crossing sign in his or her room. For an interactive and colorful environment, try decorating with theme decor such as boxcars and cabooses that they will appreciate well into toddlerhood.