27 Floral Nursery Ideas That Are Pretty and Practical

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Design by Marie Flanigan Interiors

Florals are a go-to theme for baby rooms everywhere. There are many ways to embellish your nursery design with the beauty and charm of flowers, from statement floral wallpaper to flower motif decor. While it's easy to understand the crowd-pleasing appeal of this baby room classic, how do you keep your floral nursery design feeling fresh and modern?

"The key is to look for soft and modern floral details such as a simple line drawn floral wallpaper or soft floral toned textiles and bedding," says interior designer Rebecca Simon of Maison Ellie, who specializes in kids spaces. "And you certainly don’t want to overdo it with too many floral accents—stick to no more than three floral elements!"

Check out these pretty, inspiring nurseries that incorporate florals in a number of styles and color palettes, each an ode to the beauty of nature and babyhood in their own unique way.

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    A Beautiful Mess

    For her son's cheerful nursery, blogger Emma Chapman from A Beautiful Mess chose vintage botanical wallpaper emblazoned with illustrations of spring wildflowers rendered in shades of yellow, red, and green.

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    Design by Liberty Interiors / Photo by Nikole Ramsay 

    Australian interior designer Nicole Rosenberg of Liberty Interiors created this bold and contemporary nursery by starting with stunning oversized rose wallpaper in shades of pink on a black background. Then she carried the color palette throughout the space, resulting in a chic baby room that's as stylish as any other room in the house.

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    Wall Decals

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Rebecca Simon

    An easy way to achieve a floral wallpaper look without the hassle or commitment of hanging wallpaper is to use floral wall decals. In this nursery from Maison Ellie, interior designer Rebecca Simon applied delicate floral decals in a freehand pattern that resembles wallpaper on the wall opposite the crib.

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    Design by Eggshell Home / Photo by Helynn Ospina

    Interior designer Rosanna Bassford of Eggshell Home made a bold floral statement in this baby room by hanging vibrant floor-to-ceiling floral curtains in shades of pink and blue, keeping the walls pale pink and the decor and furnishings in soft shades of white to allow the cascade of blooms to take center stage.

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    Black and White

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    Design by Tracy Lynn Studio / Photo by Ryan Garvin

    This serene nursery from Tracy Lynn Studio is a calming neutral space with a soft and dreamy feel that's enhanced by the black-and-white large scale floral wallpaper.

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Rebecca Simon

    This romantic floral nursery from Maison Ellie was inspired by the parents' garden-themed wedding. Interior designer Rebecca Simon started with oversized rose wallpaper from Rebel Walls in shades of pink and gray as the focal point, adding shades of pink accents throughout the room that range from a blush patterned rug to a peachy pink sheer canopy draped over the crib.

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    Red and Black

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    Design and Photo by Centered by Design

    The accent wall in this nursery from interior designer Claire Staszak of Centered by Design is covered with floral wallpaper in shades of red, pink, and black that grounds the space and gives it a polished and sophisticated feel.

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    Large Scale

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    Design by Little Crown Interiors / Photo by David Casas

    In this mostly white nursery design from Little Crown Interiors, an accent wall featuring gigantic pale pink roses adds a slightly surreal storybook quality to the light and airy room.

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    Design by Katie Martinez Design / Photo by Joe Fletcher

    This striking contemporary nursery from Katie Martinez Design has a black-as-night matte accent wall that is contrasted with vivid pink accessories and decor, including the dramatic floor-to-ceiling drapery covered in bold, abstract floral print in multiple shades of pink.

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    Design by Marie Flanigan Interiors

    This vibrant, sophisticated, and enchanting nursery from interior designer Marie Flanigan of Marie Flanigan Interiors has wraparound wildflower wallpaper that creates the illusion that a meadow has sprung up from the floorboards.

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    Paper Flowers

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    Design by Palm Beach Lately / Photo by Shea Christine / Styling by Luxe Report Designs

    Installing a bouquet of oversize paper flowers above the crib creates a floral focal point in this sweet and dreamy nursery design from Palm Beach Lately that makes a bold statement that's easy to change out as the baby grows.

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    Pink and Green

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    Morgan Bullard

    Blogger Morgan Bullard chose rose wallpaper in fresh shades of pink and green for her baby daughter Rosie's nursery. The large-scale brightly illustrated wallpaper featuring her namesake flower creates a feminine, feel-good pink-toned focal point that does most of the heavy decorative lifting in the otherwise simple, neutral-toned space.

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Rebecca Simon

    An easy way to incorporate florals into a nursery is to layer them in using textiles, wall art, and accessories that will add in just the right dose of flower power without requiring the commitment of wallpaper, like this sweet baby room from Maison Ellie that mixes floral patterns in shades of pink, peach, and orange.

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    Design by Carrie Livingston / Photo by Rupert Marlow

    In this nursery designed by Carrie Livingston, white rose wallpaper on a taupe background with dark green leaves creates a calm, understated feel that is grown-up enough to have longevity as the nursery transitions into a child's room.

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    Half Wall

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    Design by Stephanie Hoey Interiors / Photo by Rach Loves Troy

    Stephanie Hoey Interiors added rose wallpaper in a barely there shade of pink on the upper half of this light-flooded nursery to add some floral notes, while white wainscotting on the lower half of the wall keeps the pattern from overwhelming, and a painted pink changing table ties it all together.

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    Dried Flowers

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    Design by Little Crown Interiors / Photo by David Casas

    The star feature of this neutral-toned nursery designed by Little Crown Interiors is an oversized dried flower accent piece over the crib that offers an on trend alternative to your classic floral baby room decor.

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Scott Wilson

    In this nursery from Maison Ellie, gray-and-pink floral wallpaper in a dynamic pattern creates a sense of movement and rhythm on the wall behind the crib. Shades of rose and gray are carried throughout the room, with plenty of white to keep the design feeling airy and light.

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    Boho Style

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Rebecca Simon

    Interior designer Rebecca Simon of Maison Ellie used removable barely there blush pink floral wallpaper in a delicately drawn pattern that complements the laid back, boho design-inspired nursery. The subtlety of the wallpaper makes it ideal for layering, giving a handmade macrame wall hanging pride of place above the crib.

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    Earthy and Warm

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    This nursery from Nina Caviggiola at Balkanina features a large-scale floral motif on the wall over the crib in tones of coral, burnt orange, brown, and beige that are carried throughout the rest of the room to create a relaxing atmosphere with an earthy warm-toned glow.

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    Carpet of Flowers

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    Design by Maison Ellie / Photo by Rebecca Simon

    Floral motifs don't have to dominate a room to make an impact. In this nursery from Maison Ellie, a large floral rug adds soft shades of mauve and blue, creating a strong focal point on floor that doesn't detract from the whimsical gray-toned forest wall mural.

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    Old World Charm

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    Design by Tiny Little Pads

    Norwegian-born interior designer Jannicke Ramsø of Las Vegas-based Tiny Little Pads designed what she calls a "modern Rococo" nursery with floral wallpaper in soft tones of beige and salmon. She mixed in a carved wood crib, Scandi-style furniture, a vintage bar cart, a painted multi-colored circus tent stripe ceiling, and antique lighting throughout to enhance the room's old world feel.

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    Design by Dale Blumberg Interiors

    In this classic floral nursery from Dale Blumberg Interiors, watercolor rose wallpaper in shades of pink and green adds soft color and bold pattern in an otherwise simple room decorated with soft pink and white furnishings and accents.

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    Coloring Outside the Lines

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    Design by Carolynleona by Liz Goldberg / Photo by Michael Moss

    In this nursery from interior designer Liz Goldberg of Carolynleona, the floral wallpaper is illustrated in black and white, paired with pink accents throughout the room to add a measured dose of color that can be amped up or toned down over time.

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    A Beautiful Mess

    Blogger Elsie Larson from A Beautiful Mess installed a peel-and-stick floral wallpaper accent wall behind the crib in her daughter Marigold's boho design-inspired nursery. And then she scattered smaller floral accents throughout the room to tie it all together, adding a floral covering to the changing table pad, wallpapering the inside of the closet with remnants of wallpaper from the accent wall across the room, and installing a daisy-shaped ceiling light to add another layer of floral-inspired whimsy.

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    Barely There

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    Design by JLA Designs

    The barely there cream and gold-toned floral wallpaper accent wall in this nursery from JLA Designs creates subtle movement on the wall behind the crib. Pink accents sprinkled throughout the space add softness.

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    Design by The Posh Home / Photo by Jcqlin Photography

    You don't have to go all out with wallpaper or bold floral accents to make a floral statement. In this nursery designed by The Posh Home, a faux floral garland hung above the crib adds a floral note that the simple baby room a lift with a minimum of effort.

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    Pink and Blue

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    Design by Kira David Design / Photo by Emilia Czader

    The wall over the crib isn't always the natural accent wall in a nursery. In this long rectangular baby room from Kira David Design, the far wall is covered with pink-and-blue floral wallpaper that adds personality and gives the eye a place to rest. The color palette of the room pulls from the wallpaper, from the pale pink walls and XO prints above the crib to the deep blue velvet armchair and ottoman.