Show-Stopping Nursery Accent Walls 

three accent walls

An empty nursery is like a blank canvas. With a little inspiration, you can create almost anything. Need a creative boost? Check out these show-stopping, DIY nursery wall ideas.

Reclaimed Wood Accent Wall 

Rustic wood accent wall

Bring rich, rustic appeal to your nursery with the worn textures of reclaimed wood. Not so handy with a power tool? Get a similar look with authentic-looking, peel and stick paneling.

Stone Accent Wall 

Faux stone accent wall

Made using lightweight, faux-stone brinks, a texture-rich accent wall makes an ideal focal point for a nature-themed nursery

Sharpie Accent Wall 

Sharpie accent wall

Want a beautiful, patterned accent wall without the cost and effort of wallpapering? You won’t believe what a clever mama can do with a ruler and couple of Sharpies!

Library Wall 

Library wall

If you’re looking for beautiful, inexpensive nursery art, look no further than your favorite storybooks! By installing simple, DIY book ledges, you can transform an empty wall into a colorful gallery featuring all your favorite titles. Don’t forget to add a cozy reading space where you and your little one can share a good book.

Magnetic Letter Wall 

Alphabet play wall

handcrafted alphabet wall is as eye-catching as it is educational. Want to bump up the fun factor? Paint the wall with magnetic paint, and glue magnets to the back of each letter for hours of interactive, alphabet play.

Car-Themed Feature Wall 

Car-themed accent wall

Mini Matchbox cars and magnetic paint also make for playful wall décor. Create a simple roadway or a whole village.

Music Mural 

Music mural

Does your little one put a song in your heart? Why not put that song on the wall! It’s an elegant and inexpensive way to make a meaningful statement in the nursery. 

Galaxy Wall Galaxy Wall Galaxy Wall 

Galaxy mural

A hand-painted, galaxy wall featuring simple, sewing-hoop planets couldn’t be more adorable! 

Easy Mountain Mural 

Mountain mural

Dreaming of a nursery room with a view? Try recreating a bold and beautiful mountain range using the incredibly helpful tutorial by Wills Casa. 

Paint-by-Number Wall Mural 

Paint by number mural

Not much of an artist? That doesn’t mean you can’t create a beautiful, vintage-inspired wall mural! All you need is an old-fashioned paint-by-numbers kit, a projector and a little patience.

Chalk-Paint Mural 

Chalk wall

As beautiful as they can be, nursery murals are not the best of investments. Looking for something with a little more staying power? Instead of paying a fortune for a hand-painted mural, use chalkboard paintto create an artistic accent wall, and hire an art student to draw something up using a chalk-paint pen. (These semi-permanent markers look like chalk but won’t rub off without chemical treatment.) When your child outgrows the mural, simply clean the wall, and invite them to decorate their own space. 

Map Mural 

Map mural

Bring a sense of wonder and adventure to your nursery with a beautiful, mural-sized wall map. You can pick up a map pictured above from the National Geographic Store for just $99.95. For a finished look, try framing your map with a wood-trim frame. 

Tasteful Tapestries 

Constellation mural

Tapestries are making comeback! These warm and texture-rich fabric hangings make for fabulous feature walls when hung behind a bed or crib.

You can find beautiful options at Restoration Hardware for around $599. Looking for a budget-friendly option? Pick up an inexpensive rug and transform it into a wall-mounted tapestry.

Framed Wallpaper Panels 

Wallpaper panels

Pretty panels bring a touch of playful pattern and color to a simple and sophisticated nursery space. 

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