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
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!Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Easy Mountain Mural
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.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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Rustic Woodland Camp Out
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.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Modern Mountain Man
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.Continue to 6 of 21 below.
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Vintage Hunting Nursery
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.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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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."Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Attic in the Woods
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.Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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Into the Woods
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!Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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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.Continue to 21 of 21 below.
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Sunny Little Woodland
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.