Finishing off your nursery design with an eye-catching accent wall is an easy way to add style to a baby room. Check out these striking nursery accent walls—from wallpaper to peel-and-stick decals to hand-painted murals—in a range of colors, patterns, and moods to inspire your own baby room design.
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In this fresh, pretty nursery from interior designer Nicole Rosenberg of Australian firm Liberty Interiors, a fanciful woodland-themed accent wallpaper featuring bunnies, squirrels, and owls anchors the far wall. The designer carried the wallpaper's palette of gray, pink, orange, and white throughout the space, adding touches of pale wood for warmth.Continue to 2 of 19 below.
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Interior designer Rebecca Simon of Maison Ellie arranged multi-colored wall decals on the accent wall behind the crib that look like confetti, setting the tone for a fun and cheerful nursery that can easily transition to a kids room once the crib is swapped out for a bed.Continue to 3 of 19 below.
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Interior designer Melissa Gambin of Melissa Grace Designs designed a sweet nursery in soft shades of pink, then added a sunny wallpaper accent wall featuring hand-painted lemons and leaves in shades of yellow, green, and black that ties it all together.Continue to 4 of 19 below.
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The slanted wall above the crib in this nursery from Maison Ellie is covered in a soft printed cloud wallpaper in shades of pale blue and white that creates a calming neutral space with a dreamy quality.Continue to 5 of 19 below.
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Interior designers Daniela Benloulou and Nicole Graff of Hamsa Home designed custom wall decals for this "starry sky" nursery accent wall built around a princess theme. The designers used a palette of warm pinks, corals, and oranges that was inspired by a Saharan sunset.Continue to 6 of 19 below.
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The animals on this wallpaper accent wall from JNR Designs are drawn like illustrations on the page of a gigantic children's book, rendered in earthy shades of forest green, rust, mustard, and brown. The striped window shade in similar tones and a gray crib and furnishings tie the room together.Continue to 7 of 19 below.
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Larger-than-life roses give this nursery accent wall from Little Crown Interiors drama and a surreal quality that keeps it from being overly sweet.Continue to 8 of 19 below.
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A giant stuffed dog looks on as hot air balloons float up and onto the ceiling of this charming hand-painted accent wall in a Queens NYC garden apartment nursery designed by AHG Interiors.Continue to 9 of 19 below.
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In this nursery from Sissy + Marley Interior Design, a multi-colored heart-stamped wallpaper accent wall creates a graphic pattern that makes the perfect backdrop for modern Scandi-style white and pale wood furnishings, as well as a giant pink stuffed animal swan watching over the crib.Continue to 10 of 19 below.
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A graphic black-and-white wallpaper accent wall creates pattern and interest in this eclectic nursery from JLDesign that allows the boho-style crib and textiles to shine.Continue to 11 of 19 below.
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Interior designer Claire Staszak of Centered by Design added a sophisticated dark floral accent wall that highlights the room's architecture, demonstrating that your nursery accent wall doesn't have to be the one behind the crib.
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This pink nursery accent wall from JLA Designs adds a bold dose of color that isn't too precious, creating a focal point full of happy vibes.Continue to 13 of 19 below.
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This nursery accent wall from Cathie Hong Interiors features black-and-white illustrated wallpaper with a forest motif that adds subtle interest without overwhelming the neutral, quiet, minimalist feel of the room.Continue to 14 of 19 below.
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A scenic pastoral accent wall mural in soothing shades of green creates a serene backdrop for this timeless nursery from Little Crown Interiors.Continue to 15 of 19 below.
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In this green-and-white nursery from Cathie Hong Interiors, an accent wall behind the crib features illustrated wallpaper with an animal print motif that adds interest and pattern, and ties the room's calming palette of greens, whites, and natural tones together.Continue to 16 of 19 below.
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Interior designer Nicole Rosenberg of Australian firm Liberty Interiors created a bold modern take on the floral nursery with oversized floral wallpaper accent on the back wall. The designer carried the pink and black color palette throughout the rest of this stunning contemporary baby room that can be enjoyed for years to come.Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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This nursery accent wall from Little Crown Interiors has subtle patterned wallpaper that provides the perfect foil for a dramatic oversized dried flower arrangement that gives the neutral-toned nursery some serious boho style.
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This nursery from Louis Duncan-Designs leverages the extra-tall ceilings to create a forest mural accent wall with towering trees that creates a storybook feel.Continue to 19 of 19 below.
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An accent wall doesn't always have to be the focal point in a room. In this striking contemporary nursery from Katie Martinez Design, a jet black painted accent wall provides a grounding effect and a point of contrast that allows the vibrant pinks and soft whites in the rest of the room to take center stage.