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Black and White Nurseries Worth Swooning Over
Black and white nurseries have never been more popular—and with good reason!
This incredibly versatile, gender-neutral pairing lends itself to all styles and aesthetics, creating a chic and easy-to-update space that can easily grow with your child and your family. Create a bright contemporary space or swing to the rich and moody side by upending the black-white balance. Craving a change? A new accent color may be all it takes to take your kiddo from cradle to college. There are just so many options!
Need a little inspiration? Whether your style is modern and playful or boho and glam, you’re certain to find something to love about all of these beautiful black and white nurseries.Continue to 2 of 25 below.
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Featured on Style Me Pretty, this modern, gender-neutral space for two keeps things roomy and chic with a well-executed monochrome palette.
By limiting dark and weighty accents, such as the paint treatment and dramatic black and white rug, to the lower half of the room, the design maintains a bright and open feel, making the space feel larger.Continue to 3 of 25 below.
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Color Punch Accents
Nothing adds zing to a black and white palette like a big, bold accent color. Pops of bright and cheery Kelly green give the eye a place to rest in this amazing, graphic-rich black and white space featured on Nothing Down About It.Continue to 5 of 25 below.
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Black, White & Boho
Black and white can definitely bring the drama, but this neutral duo can also boast a softer side.
Neutral woods and layers of texture give this beautifully boho nursery from Instagram a bright and airy feel.Continue to 6 of 25 below.
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Board and "Blacken"
A traditional board and batten wall treatment gets a bold new look in this dramatic black and white nursery space spotted on Instagram.Continue to 8 of 25 below.
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Love the shiplap trend? A dark wash completely transforms this traditional farmhouse look, giving this gorgeous Instagram find a clean, modern appeal.Continue to 9 of 25 below.
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Mix and Match
Pattern rules in this charming and visually interesting nursery space from Sissy and Marley.
By limiting the room’s palette to black and white, the designer was able to mix and match an eclectic assortment of whimsical graphic patterns, using the common tie of color to unify the space.Continue to 10 of 25 below.
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Inexpensive and easy to install, vinyl decals can add pizazz to any design.
These individually placed triangle decals make for a simple yet eye-catching feature wall in this chic, gender-neutral nursery spotted on Instagram.Continue to 12 of 25 below.
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Decals aren’t just for walls! Simple, affordable decals add graphic charm to a budget-friendly IKEA dresser in this beautiful, pattern-filled black and white space spotted on Boho Décor Chic.Continue to 13 of 25 below.
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Washi Tape Wall Decor
Need an even more budget-friendly option? This darling, graphic accent wall, created by Emily of Everything Emily, costs less than $10 to make using two rolls of matte black washi tape! The simple cross design stays well enough but can also be easily removed, making it a perfect choice for renters or anyone with a decorating itch.Continue to 14 of 25 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Nursery
Whimsical pattern, rustic furnishings, and vintage accessories come together beautifully in this modern farmhouse nursery from Little Lovelies. The little-known secret behind this eclectic yet seemingly effortless design? Element grouping.
Notice that each element, from the buffalo check to leather and rustic wood accents, is used at least two to three times. The simplicity of the space and the adherence to a simple monochromatic color scheme is also key, allowing the viewer’s subconscious to recognize the subtle ties between the space’s carefully curated elements.Continue to 16 of 25 below.
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Dramatic black and white striped accents and a lux black paneled wall treatment make a glamorous statement in this beautiful black, white, and gold Instagram find.Continue to 17 of 25 below.
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Monochromatic Man Cave
What little boy wouldn’t love this amazing tree fort-inspired nursery room?
Spotted on Instagram, this childhood paradise combines rustic accents with a modern black and white color scheme full of bold graphic pattern. The playfully painted accent wall makes for the perfect setting for boyhood adventure!Continue to 18 of 25 below.
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Shades of Gray
For a softer take on the neutral black and white nursery look, try introducing soft shades of gray or charcoal.
In this sweet and rustic nursery spotted on Instagram, shades of gray and white create a light and airy space while weighty black elements, such as the beautiful wrought-iron crib, black and white patterned rug, and swoon-worthy art piece above the crib, draw focus to the center of the space, anchoring the entire design.Continue to 19 of 25 below.
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A dynamic wallpaper print brings an energetic whimsy to this beautiful black and white Instagram gem. Gray accents and blonde woods soften the pattern-heavy design, allowing the starry walls to shine.Continue to 21 of 25 below.
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Graphic pattern and geometric shapes both come to play in this modern, black, and white nursery design featured on Project Nursery, creating plenty of visual interest without using any colored elements at all.Continue to 23 of 25 below.
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A beautiful black and white chalkboard mural sets the scene for adventure in this contemporary woodland-themed nursery from Gray House Studio.Continue to 24 of 25 below.
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Layer upon layer of rich, textured accessories, including a positively swoon-worthy wall hanging, make this black, white, and beautifully boho Instagram nursery as cozy and inviting as it is stylish!Continue to 25 of 25 below.
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Day and Night
This clean-cut, modern playroom shared on Instagram creates visual interest with bold contrast, setting black against white, night against day, and boldly-hued accents against an absence of color.