17 DIY Ideas for Your Woodland Nursery

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Dreaming of a nature-themed nursery for your little wild thing? Create a world of woodland wonder with these cute and oh-so-clever DIY nursery ideas. 

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    DIY Bear Rug

    Cute woodland nursery with DIY bearskin rug
    We Lived Happily Ever After

    This soft and cuddly bear rug couldn’t be cuter. Did we mention you could make your own for under $10? See the full tutorial - complete with printable pattern - here

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    Paper-Mache Stag Head

    DIY animal bust with paper mache stag head
    Better Homes & Gardens

    Love the faux-taxidermy look but not the price? Make your own mock animal bust with this detailed tutorial. 

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    Foxy Pallet Art

    DIY palette art with adorable woodland fox
    Lolly Jane

    Recreate this beautiful  DIY nursery art using reclaimed pallet wood and this free, printable fox image from Lolly Jane. 

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    Woodland Chalkboard Art

    Rustic woodland chalkboard art
    Lisa Leonard Blog

    A little ribbon and some chalkboard paint is all you need to transform store-bought tree rounds into rustic works of art! See how it’s done right here

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    Fairy Terrarium

    Woodland fairy terrarium for kids
    The Crafty Nest via See Vanessa Craft

    Bring a tiny touch of nature into your nursery with a beautiful, fairy-themed terrarium.

    These mossy beauties cost little to make and don’t require much upkeep. Just give them a light spritz of water every couple of weeks, and they’re good to grow!

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    Mossy Frame

    Mossy, woodland themed nursery frame
    Not Just a House Wife

    Dried moss and a little glue make for a enchanting, little nursery frame. Finding your finished product a little crumbly? A light coat of aerosol hairspray should keep it looking fresh.

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    Moss-Covered Letters

    Mossy, woodland-themed nursery letters
    I'm Feeling Crafty

    Plain-Jane nursery letters get a mossy makeover in this simple, nature-inspired DIY

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    Wood Slice Shelf

    Woodland nursery idea: Wood slice shelf
    Girl Loves Glam

    These woodsy wall shelves take just minutes to make. Looking for more DIY shelving ideas? Check out these 12 creative ideas.

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    Cozy Cabin KURA

    IKEA's KURA kid's bed transformed into a DIY treehouse bed

    This cozy mountain cabin, created from IKEA's popular and budget-friendly KURA loft bed, offers the perfect bedtime getaway for a weary woodsman. Make your own using these tips from IKEAHackers.com.

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    Toadstool Hack

    DIY woodland toadstool nursery stools for kids
    Smith & Scott

    These fabric seat covers transform an $8 MAMMUT stool into a toadstool tuffet fit for a fairy! Handy with a needle and thread? Sew your own!

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    DIY Campfire Play Set

    DIY campfire play set for woodland nursery or kid's room
    The Ragged Wren

    This cozy campfire will set your little one’s imagination ablaze! Get the full tutorial from Alyson over at The Ragged Wren.

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    Stuffed-Bust Stag

    DIY woodland wall art: Stuffed deer head
    We Lived Happily Ever After

    Sweet, soft and full of whimsy, this adorable little deer is just about the cutest of his stuffed-bust kind - except for maybe this faux buffalo head and his foxy friend. You’ll find the tutorials for all three, including step-by-step photos and printable patterns, on We Lived Happily Ever After.

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    Grassy Nightstand

    DIY grass-covered nightstand for woodland-themed nursery or kids room
    The Ragged Wren

    Another creative find from The Ragged Wren, this grassy green nightstand is all kinds of adorable! Make your own with this simple tutorial. 

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    Rustic Bird Mobile

    Rustic DIY bird mobile for woodland nursery
    Playing House

    Looking for the perfect nursery mobile? Why not make your own? Sticks, twine and rustic fabrics combine to create this wonderfully rustic and easy-to-recreate bird mobile

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    Sweet Sheep

    Sheep rocker DIY
    Design Happens

    This fuzzy fellow started out as an old, beat-up rocking horse. Add a coat of paint, a cozy sheepskin and a does of ingenuity, and you’ve got the world’s baaaa-est rocker! See how it all came together over at Design Happens.

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    A Mossy Patch

    Woodland nursery DIY: Mossy pom-pom rug
    Zakka Life

    This soft and mossy rug, made from individual yarn pom-poms in assorted colors and textures, looks like the perfect place for to sink bare toes in the morning! Create your own with this detailed photo tutorial

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    Rustic Letter Art

    DIY woodland nursery art: Rustic stick letters
    Hello Little House

    Forget the craft store, and create rustic nursery art with nature's treasures!

    This sweet and woodsy project uses a simple template and a good pair of pruning shears to create a one-of-a-kind, personalized wall art. Create your own with these helpful tips.

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    Mountain Mural

    Woodland Nursery Mountain Mural
    Wills Casa

    Dreaming of a room with a view? Give baby a window to the great outdoors with a gorgeous mountain mural. Get step-by-step directions for this fun and easy-to-recreate accent wall, or check out the other can’t-miss mountain murals cropping up in nurseries everywhere!