Woodland Wonder: 21 Rustic Woodland-Themed Nurseries

Beautiful Nurseries Inspired by Nature

Want to raise a tiny tree-hugger? What better way to inspire a love for the great outdoors than with a rustic, woodland-themed nursery! Whether you have an outdoorsy side or just like the idea of curling up in a cozy cabin in the woods, this imaginative, gender-neutral nursery theme is practically guaranteed to drive you wild!

While rich wood accents and natural textures are woodland nursery-must, there’s no need to go full lumberjack if you don’t want to. After all, a little bit of rustic charm goes a long way. If you prefer a clean, contemporary space, think furry friends, graphic prints, and whimsical, play-inspired decor. There’s definitely more than one way to bring the outdoors in.

Need pointing in the right direction? Take a virtual “walk in the woods” with our rustic roundup of gorgeous woodland-themed nursery rooms, and you'll be on the trail to your own woodland nursery adventure in no time.

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    The Great White Wilderness

    Rustic Alaskan-themed nursery
    Fawn Over Baby

    This wintery woodland nursery, created by Melissa Hesseling of Fawn Over Baby, whisks all who enter away to the Great White Wilderness of Alaska.

    Rustic wooden boards spaced evenly over an icy blue-gray wall offers a contemporary take on the “cabin in the woods” look while rich furs, red buffalo check accents, and fun theme-setting accessories like snowshoes and antlers add to the coziness. Too cute!

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    Mountain View

    Woodland animal-themed nursery with mountain chalk mural
    Grey House Studio

    Who doesn’t love a room with a view?

    A stunning chalk mural, created by Bent and Courtney, the talented, DIY-loving couple behind Gray House Studio, sets the scene for mountain adventures in this modern woodland nursery full of whimsical woodland-themed details.

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    Easy Mountain Mural

    Woodland nursery with easy DIY mountain mural
    Project Nursery

    Not much of an artist? No worries! With a little painter’s tape and a healthy dose of patience, a swoon-worthy mountain mural is within your reach.

    This alpine-inspired woodland nursery space featured on Project Nursery boasts an easy-to-recreate mountain vista for a down-to-earth price. Just tape and paint.

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    Rustic Woodland Camp Out

    Rustic boys room with camping theme
    Thistle Wood Farm

    Not quiet ready to sleep out under the stars? This rustic camp-out inspired nursery, spotted on Thistle Wood Farms is a toddling adventurer’s dream.

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    Modern Mountain Man

    Modern Lumberjack nursery
    Project Nursery

    This "mountain man” nursery spotted on Project Nursery strikes the perfect balance between rustic and modern. A dramatic log mural paired with rich rustic accents, such as the wood beam chandelier, give the space an undeniably “woodsy” feel. The clean, gray walls and modern furnishings keep things looking bright and contemporary.

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    Vintage Hunting Nursery

    Rustic, vintage hunting themed nursery
    Southern Farmhouse Designs

    On the hunt for the perfect nursery theme? This “vintage hunting” nursery by Southern Farmhouse Designs is right on target.

    Cozy and charmingly rugged, this rustic retreat is filled with vintage goodies and outdoorsy accessories. The reclaimed wood wall gallery, safely secured over the bed, is the perfect backdrop, suggesting the rustic woodsiness of a cabin without compromising the room's clean, contemporary look.

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    Foxy Nursery

    Woodland meets Southwest baby nursery
    Project Nursery

    Woodland charm meets Southwestern flair in this adorable fox-themed nursery room spotted on Project Nursery. Rich Aztec-inspired patterns and flashes of red and orange make a bold statement against a dramatic black chalkboard wall, sporting the sweetly appropriate quote, “Let him sleep; for when he wakes, he will move mountains."

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    Modern Woodsy

    Woodland themed nursery with wood paneled accent wall
    Rosal82/Instagram

    Bold, black and white graphic patterns set against rich wood accents and cool gray walls give this modern Instagram find a one-of-a-kind “woodsy” vibe. We love how well all of the patterns blend together.

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    Graphic Woodland Charm

    Nordic nursery with rustic woodland theme
    Project Nursery

    Featured on Project Nursery, this sweet Nordic-inspired nursery puts an emphasis on fun. It brings together woodland friends, graphic whimsy, and rustic charm together to create a clean, modern nursery full of adorable detail.

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    Bear-y Sweet

    Bear-themed woodland nursery
    ClaraLooCreations / Instagram

    Spotted on Instagram, this cute and comfortable woodland-themed nursery invites your little one to pull up a patch of soft carpet and settle in for a long winter nap with everyone’s favorite furry woodland friend.

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    A Nursery to Fawn Over

    Chic and girly woodland nursery
    Leclairdeco / Instagram

    Think a woodland nursery has to be masculine? Think again! From the soft, layered textures to the darling floral wallpaper mural full of furry forest dwellers, this sweet and girly Instagram find is well worth fawning over.

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    Woodland Contemporary

    Bright, contemporary nursery with rustic wood paneled accent wall
    Lynzy & Co.

    A rich, wooden accent wall brings rustic charm to this bright and contemporary woodland-themed boys room spotted on Lynzy & Co. The easy-to-recreate DIY chevrons hanging above the crib add the perfect touch, tying the natural wood and whitewashed space together and adding emphasis to the chic wall initial.

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    Attic in the Woods

    Attic space converted into rustic woodland nursery
    Bless this Nest

    Ski chalet tucked into the mountains or previously unfinished attic space? With its-A-frame ceiling, shiplap walls, and rustic light fixtures, this sweet little woodland hideaway from Bless this Nest makes it difficult to tell.

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    Tribal Lands

    Tribal woodland-themed nursery decor
    Fawn Over Baby

    This tribal-themed nursery, featured on Fawn Over Baby, offers a fun twist on the popular woodland nursery trend, incorporating chevron patterns, tribal motifs, and even a pint-sized teepee into its rich woodland-inspired decor.

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    Rustic Minimalist

    Boho rustic nursery with woodland theme
    Kristen Brook

    This simple nursery design, created by professional photographer and all-round design genius Kristen Brook, offers a subtle nod to the woodland adventure trend while still maintaining a clean and modern, no-fuss aesthetic.

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    Into the Woods

    Contemporary, woodland-themed nursery with soft accents
    Bri.willi_ / Instagram

    Striking black and white birch-print wallpaper brings this Instagram gem of a contemporary woodland nursery to life. Woodland creatures abound while layer upon layer of rich natural texture creates a warm and cozy feel. Curl up and stay awhile!

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    Botanical Bliss

    Sweet and simple rustic nursery with boho charm
    Lynzy and Co

    With its rustic paneled walls and sweet botanical accents, this charming little woodland nursery room from Lynzy & Co puts us in the mood for a sun-speckled afternoon walk under the canopy.

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    Rustic on a Budget

    Rustic nursery with wood paneled ceiling
    One Big Happy Life

    A swoon-worthy, wood-planked ceiling gives this lodge-inspired nursery space from One Big Happy Life a dramatic upgrade. 

    Wondering what a show-stopping ceiling like this costs? Try $100. (We’re not kidding!) Read the details on the blog

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    Misty Mountain Mural

    Woodland-themed nursery with Ombre mountain mural
    Project Nursery

    This stunning woodland-themed nursery, featured on Project Nursery, uses Ombre paint technique to create an almost three-dimensional mountain vista mural in soft blues and grays.

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    Natural Wonder

    Modern nursery with nature theme
    The Lettered Cottage

    Urban nursery or nature’s paradise? With its lush, green carpet and realistic wall mural, baby's room might just have you fooled!

    Despite its elaborate "setting," this woodland-inspired nursery from The Lettered Cottage takes a minimalist approach to furniture and accessories in an effort to capture one of nature’s most charming attributes: a sense of unadulterated, wide open space. 

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    Sunny Little Woodland

    Contemporary woodland-themed nursery
    On to Baby

    We adore this sweet and sunny nursery, featured on On to Baby. It effortlessly incorporates rich, rustic textures (such as the rusted iron wall initial) and other natural elements (like the adorable tree branch bird mobile) into its clean, contemporary design.