8 Easy and Inspiring Paint Ideas For Baby’s Room
8 of our favorite design bloggers share their elevated nurseries.
Shhh, we’re going to let you in on a little secret. The most important opinion when it comes to your baby’s room is your own. Your infant won’t make their entrance into the world demanding certain color walls! So your baby’s nursery needs to be a room that you truly love to spend time in. Obviously equip yourself with all the baby essentials, but we’ve got you covered on some of the prettiest ideas for baby’s room! Keep scrolling for major inspiration — from paint colors to decor to DIY projects.
1. Add architectural details
Not every house comes with cool molding, but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing you can do to upgrade a nursery. This accent wall idea for baby's room gets a one-two punch: a hit of gorgeous color from one of our best sellers, Current Mood, and some statement molding. Head here for a full how-to.
2. Unexpected paint idea for a baby room: go monochrome
Most people think monochrome means shades or white or cream, but this nursery uses one of our boldest pinks, Pop, to paint the walls, trim, and ceiling. The result? A delightfully unexpected room that looks and feels sophisticated for both mom and baby. Plus, using the same color on all three surfaces creates the illusion that this tiny space is much bigger than it is.
3. Pair white walls with bold wallpaper
Sure, white paint is a classic that never goes out of style. Painting a nursery in our truest white, Fresh Kicks, means that the paint will easily grow with baby while creating a light-filled, happy space. For a little bit of extra fun, try a bold peel and stick mural to introduce some color.
4. Paint an accent wall
Feeling a little unsure of committing one paint color to an entire room? Dabble with an accent wall, inspired by this classic and preppy nursery. The addition of our most sophisticated pink, Wing It, warms up the whole space. Plus, the color complements the navy and white floral wall art perfectly.
5. Try two-tone walls
Double the fun with two shades of paint! If you’ve narrowed it down to two stunning shades, you don’t have to choose just one. This woodland-themed nursery combines two colors, Chill and Headspace, successfully. The creative combination not only makes the ceiling feel higher, but it adds a fresh and airy feeling to the room, too.
6. No wallpaper? Paint a pattern instead!
If you’ve got wallpaper dreams but a paint budget, don’t be afraid to DIY your own print…with paint. The pattern on the walls of this nursery was applied with a brush and a little bit of our Seize the Gray paint. For best results, figure out a pattern you can apply freehand and that doesn’t have a perfect, uniform look.
7. Make your nursery pull double duty
We’re all short on space, so it’s a bummer to lose a guest room when there’s a baby on board. But it doesn’t have to be an either-or situation. Paint the nursery a sophisticated color like Wing It and keep a bed in the room. Not only is it a place for overnight visitors to crash — you might find yourself curling up there after late night feedings.
8. Complement a boho aesthetic
Keeping a nursery gender-neutral is easy if you embrace a boho aesthetic and add a coat of our Fresh Kicks paint. A bright white helps keep a room feeling clean and bright — ready for a boy or girl. This take on the trend uses plenty of colorful accents and rich textures to make it feel warm and welcoming.
Related: Make your decor work for the entire family! Read This airy Brooklyn abode is a lesson in family-friendly design to learn how.