17 Fresh Color Schemes for Gender-Neutral Nurseries

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    Gender-Neutral Nursery Palettes

    Photo via Apartment Therapy.

    Waiting for a delivery room surprise? Beige is not your only decorating option! Be ready for whatever the stork may bring with these fresh and fashionable color ideas for gender-neutral nurseries.

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    Grey and Aqua

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    Cool neutrals, like white and gray, give a room contemporary appeal, especially when paired with a bright and trendy accent color.

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    Grey and Yellow

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    Another beautiful, silver-grey neutral punctuated with bold pattern and pops of soft yellow. 

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    Grey, Aqua, and Coral

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    A patterned accent wall packs a dramatic design punch in this neutral gray nursery.

    Want to add some pizazz to your nursery plans? Check out ​15 Creative Nursery Wall Ideas!

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    Aqua and Coral

    Photo via Olive Juice Designs.

    Are you craving even more color? Try replacing a traditional neutral base with versatile aqua - a sweet and serene color that looks amazing when paired with warm accent colors like red, orange, and yellow. 

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    Aqua and Yellow

    Photo courtesy of Megan Carty.

    A bright and modern nursery featuring calming aqua with sunny yellow accents. 

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    Orange, Aqua and Teal

    Photo via Erin Sanders Design.

    Bold color and a rich variety of well-coordinated patterns make this gender-neutral nursery an absolute showstopper. 

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    Tangerine and Teal

    Photo via Editorial.

    Who said a gender-neutral nursery can't be colorful? Certainly not Tori Spelling, who designed the gorgeous, color-saturated nursery using two bold and beautiful shades. 

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    Navy, Grey and Yellow

    Neutral grey nursery room with bold navy and yellow accents.
    Photo via Har.com.

    Rich navy and sunny yellow accents make for a sweet and preppy palette with lots of pop! Choose light neutrals, like gray or white, to balance this strong color pairing. 

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    Navy and Mint Green

    Navy & Mint Nursery
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    Navy and mint is the latest color combo in gender-neutral design, giving the traditional blue and green palette a stylish new edge.

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    Navy and Coral

    Photo via Grey Likes Baby.

    This neutral cream and white nursery boasts a sophisticated accent combo of navy blue and coral, elegantly enhanced with a chic touch of gold

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    Mint Green and Orange

    Photo via Charm Home.

    This unusual color pairing contrasts a cool mint hue with warm accents, toning down a traditionally masculine orange and creating a delightful, gender-neutral palette. 

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    Mint Green and Turquoise

    Photo via Project Nursery.

    Texture and pattern play a starring role in this neutral nursery featuring an invigorating mint green and turquoise palette. 

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    Red, White, and Turquoise


    This fresh and frosty palette offers a modern, gender-neutral take on the traditional "blue and red" boy's room.

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    Red and Grey

    Circus-themed nursery in red and grey
    Photo via Project Nursery.

    This circus-themed nursery room pairs a gender-neutral theme with a chic set of gender neutral colors! A smoky shade of gray lends sophistication while bright red and white accents add a touch of Big Top flair.

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    Black and White

    Black and white nursery with a lively mix of patterns
    Photo via Project Nursery.

    A high-contrast color profile and a bold mix of geometric patterns keep this black and white, Nordic-inspired space looking fresh and modern. Add a single accent piece in a bold shade, like yellow or red, to make a dramatic statement.

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    Rainbow Bright

    White nursery with bright, colored accents
    Photo via Nicety.

    This gender-neutral space sets a rainbow of bright primary colors against a crisp white backdrop. It's a sweet and refreshing look that's perfect for either gender. 

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    Need Help Deciding?

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    Not sure what color is best for your baby? Let science decide! Learn how the color of your nursery can affect your little one's health and happiness with our crash course on color psychology