Fabulous Nursery Trends

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    What's Hot Right Now

    Pastel kid's room
    Photo via Moozle Home.

    Looking for stylish nursery ideas? From refreshing pastels to rich, tribal-inspired decor, this year’s exciting, new nursery trends promise to impress. Curious? Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store for the year ahead.

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    Soft and Subdued Nursery Palettes

    Expect color palettes to trend toward fresh and earthy, featuring soft pastels, nature-inspired neutrals, and understated brights. Look for cool and soothing shades of green and blue and bouquets of muted floral tones. 

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    Mint Nurseries

    Mint nursery
    Photo via The Little Umbrella.

    This refreshing, gender-neutral hue is set to make a big splash, so be prepared for a tidal wave of minty goodness.

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    Navy and Grey

    Navy, green and gray nursery
    Photo via Home Decor Blog.

    Dark neutrals, like charcoal grey and navy, are still going strong and look fabulous when paired with trendy pastels. Buying nursery furniture? Grey nursery sets stole the show at the ABC Kids Expo in October, offering a fresh alternative to traditional nursery whites. 

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    Black and White Nurseries

    Black and white nursery
    Photo via Apartment Therapy.

    Black is back! Dynamic black and white nurseries with pastel accents and an emphasis on the pattern are picking up traction. Another popular look? Dramatic black furniture set against soft pastels. 

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    Warm Metallics

    Gold and pink shelving
    Photo via Project Nursery.

    Shimmering shades of gold, rose-gold, bronze and copper remain popular this year, adding a touch of glam to pretty, pastel palettes. 

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    Vintage floral nursery
    Photo via Project Nursery.

    Sweet, feminine florals find there way back onto the nursery scene this year. Look for large-scale, vintage-inspired prints. 

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    Graphic Prints

    Star accent wall
    Photo via Sissy and Marley.

    Cute and kid-friendly, graphic prints featuring images like hearts and stars look perfectly adorable in the nursery. Smitten? So are designers. Look for these pretty picture prints on everything from bedding to wallpaper

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    Triangle Motifs

    Geometric shapes and patterns continue to trend, especially triangles--the reigning darlings of modern nursery design.

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    Tribal Style

    Wild for the tribal trend? You’re not alone! Rich and outdoorsy, tribal-themed nurseries featuring arrow and feather motifs, Aztec-influenced prints, and traditional, hand-woven textiles offer a refreshing alternative to the popular woodland look. Rustic neutrals meet bold color and pattern inspired by native weaves, and imaginative details, like dream-catcher mobiles and cozy teepees, add a sense of whimsy and wonder that we just can’t get enough of. 

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    Woodland Rehaul

    Woodland-themed nursery
    Photo via Project Nursery.

    Woodland nurseries remain popular, but expect the look to get a little less rustic and a little more clean-cut and whimsical this year. Think contemporary charm with natural accents. 

    Need more inspiration? Check out these tips for designing magazine-quality nurseries.