Your baby's nursery is the first room they will call their own, so it's important to make the room special. It's also quite likely you'll be spending a fair amount of time in there yourself, whether late nights feeding, reading stories or playing.
Once you've sorted the big-ticket items like choosing the paint colour, buying a cot and changing table (and kudos to you if you assembled it yourself too), it's time for the real fun - the accessorising!
Whatever theme you've gone for - be it woodland, pirates, jungle, space, princesses, or a favourite character such as Winnie-the-Pooh or Peter Rabbit, we've found some gorgeous nursery wall art ideas to complete your tot's new bedroom.
Need a little inspiration? Check out the growing nursery décor trends for 2022.
Nursery wall décor trends for 2022
• Gender-neutral: Gone are the days of pink being purely for girls and blue for boys. We are seeing more of a gender-neutral theme to current trends, and it’s really refreshing. We're seeing more warmth being added to spaces with mellow yellows, woody tones, and the use of multi-colours that are echoed in the other popular trends for 2022.
• Nature: Safari was a popular trend for 2021 that's still popular this year. Drawing on places far and wide, we're expecting this to expand even further - think ocean themes, global wall features, animal print, night sky themes, and photos of faraway destinations.
• Boho: Boho is predicted to be a growing trend for 2022, with botanicals, macrame wall hangings, pastels and earthy colours such as browns and terracotta being heavily featured against clean white walls. Natural materials such as wood, rattan and cane also bring the outdoors in for a bit of Boho chic, making your nursery space feel warm, cosy and relaxed, whilst staying close to nature.
• Bright colours: White, black, and monochrome has been all the rage over the past year, but in 2022 we're beginning to see growing popularity with bright colours such as pink and green. We're thinking abstract prints, rainbow motifs, and colourful bunting.
• Disney and Pixar: Who doesn't love a good old Disney film? Packed with charm, loveable characters, nostalgia, and magic, it's always an easy addition to the bedroom wall. According to the experts at Babysense, the most popular themes gaining popularity this year include 'The Princess & the Frog', 'Aladdin', 'Snow White', 'Moana', and 'Bambi'. We're talking cute, cuddly characters, theme crossovers with nature, and loveable stories for adults and children alike.
Nursery wall décor ideas
Safari Nursery Decor Wall Art
These six cartoon animals with inspirational quotes are perfect for a nursery. Although they don't come framed they're all 6 x 10 inches in size so it's easy to find a good inexpensive set of frames.
Rattan Rabbit Mirror
This Rattan Rabbit Mirror is just adorable and would be a perfect added extra to any nursery. It's stylish and trendy with the rattan material and is an easy and functional way to add a little decor.
Good Morning Little One Poster
Perfect to see your little ones when they wake! This beautiful, cute illustration is absolutely adorable and comes in a choice of three sizes: 21x30cm, 30x40cm, or 50x70cm. It doesn't come with a frame but it does have a built-in mount.
Cloud Night Light Wall Mounted Wooden Nursery Decor
By day, it's a gorgeous piece of wall art, but by night these beautiful night lights provide a relaxing LED glow, for continued calmness for your child throughout the night.
You can choose the colours of letters and the flags which means you can have your little one's name written in their favourite colours or colours to match your nursery decor!
Creative Kids Watercolour Nursery Wall Decals
We love this cute bear design that would work well in a little boy's or girl's room. The best thing about using wall stickers in your child's nursery is you can get creative with placement and make them fit any space that you have to decorate.
Set of 3 Rainbow Nursery Prints
Set of three brightly coloured prints which would be the perfect addition to a baby's nursery. Prints are supplied unframed, in A5, A4 or A3 sizes.
Astronaut Nursery Poster
If you've gone for a space theme in your nursery, these astronaut pictures are the perfect fit for your little space explorer! Printed on high-quality canvas to guarantee the best quality and the most vivid colours - frames not included.
Personalised Rainbow Macrame Nursery Wall Hanging
Add some colour to your child's room with this stylish macrame rainbow hanging decoration. Team with clouds, stars, moon and then sun! This soft pastel-coloured rainbow wall hanging made using premium cotton macrame cord can be personalised with your little one's name too for a cute and cheery touch.
Set of 3 Grey Nursery Prints
An adorable set of three 'Sweet Dreams' nursery prints in grey. These would make the perfect addition to any baby nursery or child's bedroom. Available in a range of sizes, from 5x7 to A2.
Dinosaur Wall Décor
We are a little bit in love with these hand-drawn style dinosaur cutouts - we think they would be the perfect wall decor for a little dinosaur lover's bedroom or playroom! Each set of three comes in either small, medium or large - you can also choose the colour of wood or paint, or a mixture. Double-sided tape for hanging is also included.
This fair trade handmade felt garland is perfect for your little restless sleeper or a farmyard themed nursery.
Madeline West Walplus Alphabet and Happy London Zoo Wall Sticker
Create an educational playground in your child's bedroom with this vibrant set of wall stickers. The stickers feature all the letters of the alphabet along with a host of animal friends and a growing tree to inspire your child as they learn. The stickers are non-toxic and also easy to remove without leaving any stains when your child grows out of them.
Swan Wall Head
Swan decorations are really popular at the moment, and as well as looking really cute, they bring a whimsical feel to a nursery and a bit of added fun. It looks great with an ornate frame around it too.
Personalised Initial Name Print
These initial prints are printed onto high-quality paper and look great in the hanging frames (available from the maker for an additional cost). You choose the size, colour and personalisation and they'll create your completely unique print!
Personalised Constellation Wall Stickers
Create your own star gazing feature wall with these personalised constellation wall stickers. Each sticker comes with three constellations of your choice and a name star for each constellation. Coming in a range of colours, they're easy to apply and remove.
Peter Rabbit Personalised Nursery Prints
This set of three Peter Rabbit baby name prints is essential for a Peter Rabbit nursery. The same seller does a pink personalised version, and also an adorable family trio.
Hibou Home Rainbows Wallpaper
Wallpaper has well and truly made a comeback, and there are so many designs to choose from. We love this cute and quirky print from Scandibørn, featuring rainbows, fluffy clouds, and decorative shapes. Perfect for adding a playful touch to a nursery - it's not the cheapest by far, but this is a gorgeous investment.
Children Home Animals Numbering Wall Sticker
Brighten up your nursery with this lovely Children Home Animals Numbering Wall Sticker. Not only does this sticker look great, but it can also be used to support your child educationally making it fun to teach them how to count from one to 10. The high-quality self-adhesive wall stickers are easy to apply and can be stuck to walls and furniture.
Personalised Name Nursery Hoop Wall Hanging
A beautiful personalised item that can be cherished as your baby grows. There are lots of colour and design options available to suit any room. The 3D effect of the hoop adds another beautiful dimension when hung on the wall.