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Nursery Wallpaper Ideas To Stimulate Your Baby’s Imagination

Nursery wallpaper is an important decision. Although your new baby can’t talk, their mind is developing faster than you realize. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make an effort to design the best nursery for your baby. 

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When deciding which car seat is best or choosing a theme for your nursery, have fun. Although designing a nursery has a few challenges, don’t worry, we’re here to provide you with professional assistance.  

Nursery room decorating might be overwhelming, considering the available options, patterns, and colors. Nobody has time to go through every option just to make sure they find the right design and don’t miss anything.

Before you begin looking at wallpaper, set a budget and see if you can find any special offers online. As an alternative design option, you might want to paint a few wall murals in your nursery. Considering the wallpaper options there are out there, it all comes down to your budget. 

20 Modern Nursery Wallpaper Ideas

Here are some of the best nursery wallpaper ideas for your little one. 

Outer Space Theme

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Some think that neutral is best for a nursery so your new baby won’t be overstimulated. Choose a different wall for your decor items, and one wall for removable wallpaper. 

This soft moon wallpaper offers something extra while you stay within a neutral color palette.

Scandinavian Nursery Wallpapers

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Scandinavian interior design is a good choice for a nursery. The white interior makes the room feel bigger. With this design, your baby will feel like they’re living inside of a cloud. You’ll discover that even a single wall of wallpaper fulfills the desire for pattern, giving you the option for plain bedding, rugs, and other accents.

Removable wallpaper isn’t toxic, like traditional wallpaper. To install it, all you have to do is simply peel the wallpaper off its adhesive surface and stick it on the walls. And when your baby becomes a big kid, you can change the wallpaper design without much effort. 

Removable Wallpaper Patterns

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If you want to add intrigue and stye, choose geometric patterned wallpaper. The intricate patterns will stimulate your baby’s mind. Who knows, maybe he, she, or they, would grow up to be a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, thanks to the wallpaper that you chose for their nursery?

Don’t be afraid to ditch the two-tone for something multi colored. This geometric pattern is fun for a boy’s nursery and promises to grow with your little one. Since blue and brown are neutral shades, you’ll have problems redesigning their room as their tastes change.

Blue Galaxy Removable Wallpaper

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Here’s something you could put on one wall that might inspire your child to become the next Carl Sagan. While we’re talking about glamour, the easiest way to add it to a living space is to include gold accents. Then again, for some parents, gold might be too tacky for their baby’s nursery.

Shoot for a stars theme to open the avenues of dramatic navy blues and glittering gold stars that will encourage your child to dream bigger.

Floral Nursery Peel Wallpaper

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Floral wallpaper patterns resemble wall murals, so that’s an added design to consider. You can create a feminine or gender neutral space. It’s hard to say what your little one identifies as because, and as you would know better than anybody, you baby doesn’t know how to talk.

It seems the best anyone could do is to let the river flow, as they say. Meanwhile, you could  strengthen your DIY interior design skills. Regardless, you want wallpaper that will make your child’s room look like they’re living in a Dutch Golden Age painting. Such an environment could provide a foundation for the next Johannes Vermeer. 

Abstract Floral Removable Wallpaper

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Bold dark florals aren’t the only options for putting big blooms on your nursery wall. You can also find them in light shades of pink and green, keeping your nursery sweet and fresh. Which one you choose probably depends on the lighting of the space because you don’t want your nursery feeling like a closet.

Swan Atmosphere Removable Wallpaper

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Pink is an obvious choice when it comes to decorating a nursery for a little princess. But there is a difference between baby pink and blush pink.

Blush leans toward beige which makes it a better color for growing into. Cover your nursery in pink forest wallpaper to give the space a feeling of a cotton candy forest.

Pink Flamingo Removable Wallpaper

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Who doesn’t like pink flamingos? One can’t help but think of the classic John Waters film of the same name. However, for a baby’s room, the theme offers a different connotation.

This wallpaper is fun for a little girl’s space. It boasts light bright colors that you can cover the walls with without making the nursery feel dreary. 

Birds-Eye-View Removable Wallpaper

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How do you choose removable wallpaper when you don’t know your baby’s gender? Since you probably don’t want a bright yellow wall, go blue. When your pattern is something like the birds above, it won’t matter. This nursery is the ideal fit for any healthy baby. 

Tree Trunk Removable Wallpaper

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Some parents prefer to have their baby’s nursery match the rest of their home. But when you have a rustic industrial space, you don’t want to fill your nursery with wrought iron decor. Instead, give your wall a makeover with a wood wallpaper.

This fun pattern will give your baby something fun to look at while he or she is young and inspire them to love nature when they grow older.

Whitewashed Removable Wallpaper

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So you love shiplap but you don’t want to spend the money or the time to install it in your nursery. We understand. Instead, install a wallpaper that looks like a vintage shiplap wall. Not only will it give you that longed-for pattern, but it will also add that weathered texture you can’t get from brand new boards.

Half-Wall Removable Wallpaper

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Removable wallpaper isn’t cheap like traditional wallpaper. If you’re working with a tight budget, then only cover half of a wall. Put a chair rail in your nursery and only install your wallpaper on the top half. It will cut back on what you need to buy while basically solving all your artwork problems.

Nursery Wallpapers For Twins

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How are you going to decorate for two babies? The answer lies in the wallpaper. Choosing something like jungle leaves would be a fun theme. to follow while keeping the nursery from leaning too far towards a boy space or a girl space.

Butterfly Removable Wallpaper

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When your wallpaper replaces your wall art, it’s pretty important to choose a wallpaper with a bit of depth. Look for a pattern that has a sheen to it.

The pearly shine of these butterflies is just too beautiful to cover up with frames and that’s exactly the effect you want in your own nursery.

Boho Removable Wallpaper

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A bohemian nursery might be the most difficult to decorate due to the sheer amount of options available. Do you go for a patterned wallpaper or focus on texture? Do you get your color from the pattern or from the room’s accents? May we suggest a wildflower wallpaper that will draw the eyes to the bigger aspects of the room.

Tropical Peel And Stick Wallpaper

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With peel and stick wallpaper, simply remove the wallpaper from the adhesive and apply to your walls. This design, with blue wildflowers, is too busy for your eyes, stick on the botanical track but search within your color scheme.

When your nursery leans towards blue, find that perfect blue botanical wallpaper. If you prefer green, go for the green leaves. Your child will love growing up in a room that feels like an extension from the forest out the window.

Cloudy Skies Removable Wallpaper

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So many of those baby essentials already have patterns aplenty. When you’ve accumulated so much, choosing a wallpaper might just be a desperate attempt to tie it all together.

When you pick a wallpaper that incorporates several patterns itself, suddenly your nursery will look pulled together. Just hide the bright yellow blankets.

Plaid Pattern Removable Wallpaper 

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When you do love Winnie the Pooh or Peter Rabbit, it can be tough to keep your nursery in the neutral zone. Go with something safe like beige plaid nursery peel and stick wallpaper.

This will show your themed accents with vigor but won’t be an element you have to change when they’ve grown out of Peter Rabbit.

Watercolor Removable Wallpaper

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Looking for a wallpaper for a different wall to contrast with another wall? A soft watercolor design would be the answer. Search through the watercolors. A wall of watercolors will bring that perfect combination of soft decor to your nursery where patterns with hard lines will seem too harsh on the eyes.

Monochrome Removable Wallpaper

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Your new baby deserves the best. When you provide a clean and balanced interior, you’ll reap the long-term effects when they get older. Don’t forget as you design your nursery, you will be the one that is most in there in those early days.

So choose the wallpaper pattern you like the most. Drive for your favorite theme and color scheme. No one will appreciate it more than you when you’re rocking a little one at three in the morning.

Mixed Color Floral Wallpaper

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Common themes and patterns for nursery rooms usually include anything that looks delicate and gentle and these blossoms surely fit the description. The Weese Blooms wallpaper offers a variety of color choices and they’re all soothing and beautiful.

It’s easy to apply and also to reposition or to remove in case you’re planning to redecorate in the future. 

Forest Landscape Removable Wallpaper

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Murals are also a beautiful option if you want to create an accent wall for the nursery or a bedroom in general. The Melendez Misty Forest one is well-suited for these types of spaces.

It has a beautiful hazy pink layer over the tops of the trees and a more vivid green scene in the foreground and although these two colors are very different they go really well together in this context. 

Dog Lovers Removable Wallpaper

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The Fulk Dog wallpaper is very easy to install thanks to the peel & stick design and it has a woven texture. A roll measures 3′ L x 24” W and you can use several to cover up an entire wall and fill it with cute and happy dog silhouettes.

Baby Branches Removable Wallpaper

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A lot of nature-inspired wallpaper designs look very soothing and would fit wonderfully in bedrooms or nursery rooms. A great example is the Kraker wallpaper which features stylized silhouettes of birch trees on a light background. The colors are neutrals while the small tree branches feature slender silhouettes and little owls.

World Map Removable Wallpaper

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This is a really cool idea is you want to decorate a child’s room in a way that’s both fun and educational. The Wolfeboro World Map measures 12.1′ L x 98” W and can be used to cover up an entire wall.

It has a semi gloss finish and it’s removable. The design is great not just for nurseries and children’s bedrooms but for office spaces and other areas as well.

Bold Floral Removable Wallpaper

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Something colorful and bold can add cheer to the nursery room plus it can help create a playful décor. The Piandorama wallpaper has a floral design based on shades of blue and purple with pink, yellow and white accents and is great for accent walls.

The colors are quite dark so applying the wallpaper to all the room’s walls could be a bit too much. It could also look nice to create a border along the top and the bottom.

Zooscape Removable Wallpaper

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Bring the zoo into the nursery room with the lovely Dunwoody wallpaper. It’s printed on vinyl and has peel & stick vinyl and you can apply it not just to walls but to furniture, ceilings and various other flat surfaces as well.

You can easily apply it without making a mess and the design is bold and colorful. It would create a lovely backdrop for one of the nursery room walls.

Galaxy Removable Removable Wallpaper

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The Deberry Cosmos wallpaper is one of our favorites. It shows the wonderful beauty of outer space and has a cool design which creates a 3D effect. A roll measures 21′ L x 22” W and covers 57.26 square feet.

With this you can create a marvelous accent wall for the nursery or a child’s bedroom. It would also be quite cool to decorate the ceiling in a similar way.

Paw Patrol Removable Wallpaper

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Of course, there are also various kid-friendly wallpaper designs that you can choose from, including this Paw Patrol mural. It’s very colorful and bright and trendy and you can apply it to any flat surface.

The rest of the room could be decorated in similar colors or it could be simple and neutral in order to allow the focus to be on the accent wall. The overall dimensions of this mural are 10.5′ L x 72” W.

Retro Green Removable Wallpaper

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The closer you get to it, the more detailed the design becomes. This is the Holli Zollinger Mosaic wallpaper and it has a really cool design. The rolls fit together perfectly to create a seamless transition and a repetitive pattern which is intricate but also easy on the eyes from a distance.

We can imagine this looking great in any room of the house including a nursery where it could set a funky backdrop for all the cute furniture and decorations.

Botanical Removable Wallpaper

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The Iveta Abolina Floral Goodness mural also has a really cool and interesting design. It shows a garden-inspired pattern on a black background and it has a really nice retro vibe which creates a warm and pleasant ambiance in the room.

This also makes this mural really versatile and great for all sorts of living areas but also for bedrooms and nursery rooms. Each mural is composed of several peel and stick panels.

African Safari Removable Wallpaper

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Although the world is a jungle, when you’re a baby, it doesn’t quite hold the same meaning. Why not  let them enjoy it the fantasy for as long as they can?

You can get this colorful jungle mural in a variety of different sizes based on your needs. The bright colors has an adhesive backing, making it easy to install and reposition. It can also be removed without leaving any marks on the wall which is great considering nursery rooms get redecorated quite often as kids grow up.

Hot Air Balloon Wallpaper

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If you’d like something simple, cute and stylish we definitely suggest the Marci Hot Air Balloon mural. It uses a beautiful color scheme based on grays and whites with a bold touch of yellow. You can apply it on a variety of different surfaces and textures.

Unicorn Removable Wallpaper

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Let the unicorns cheer up the nursery room with their mysterious and fantastic beauty. The Deatsville wallpaper has a cute pattern showcasing colorful rainbows, adorable floating clouds and playful unicorns all on a bright background.

You can definitely use it to give the nursery room a magical look. Pair it with soft pinks for a more girly look or go with a different color scheme. This will look lovely either way.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ

How Easy Is It To Replace Removable Wallpaper?

If stripping removable wallpaper from walls wasn’t easy, it wouldn’t exist. Unlike traditional wallpaper, you do not need special tools to remove peel and stick wallpaper. 

How Safe Is Vinyl Wallpaper For A Nursery?

Vinyl wallpaper for a nursery is a bad idea. Vinyl wallpaper releases vinyl chloride fumes, which is a harmful carcinogen. If you expose a baby to the fumes the consequences would be severe, if not fatal.

How Long Does Peel And Stick Wallpaper Last?

It’s believed that if you apply removable wallpaper correctly, then it will last for as long as you like. Before you put it on your walls, make sure the surface is clean and smooth and has the correct finish.

Is Peel And Stick Wall Paper Safe For Babies?

The wallpaper is the safest wall covering material you can put on your baby’s wall. The reason why is because peel and stick wallpaper is made with non-toxic ink. 

Nursery Wallpaper Conclusion

Preparing a nursery for your new baby is a special event. Every piece of decor should be picked with the utmost scrutiny. Your baby will absorb every element and color in their living space. Before you buy anything, check online for special offers on removable wallpaper. 

Nursery peel and stick wallpaper will be the first major creative decision that will impact your baby. As you’ve learned here, hanging removable wallpaper couldn’t be easier. All you do is simply peel the wallpaper off the adhesive and stick on the room’s walls. 

As your new baby grows, tastes change, so choose something that they can grow with and appreciate. Another option, if you don’t like removable wallpaper, would be to paint a few stylish wall murals for your child’s nursery. Should you go that route, make sure to use non-toxic paint.