Styling Ideas For A Woodland Themed Nursery

A few weeks ago I was still trying to decide what theme we wanted to go for with the nursery. I was spending hours browsing Pinterest looking for inspiration and found some beautiful ideas.  I managed to narrow it down to my five favourite wallpapers for the nursery, and eventually it came down to a choice of two.  Whilst one was undeniably stunning my husband and I both agreed it was a little bit too pricey and so we have decided to go for a woodland theme, aiming for a similar look to this nursery I found on Pinterest.

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I adore the Cole and Son woods wallpaper, but am choosing to have the version with the stars intertwined in the trees.

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Whilst the wallpaper creates the perfect backdrop the key to achieving the “woodland” look will come down to the accessories (lots more hours lost trawling the internet for inspiration).  Here’s a few ideas (and a few purchases) which I’m thinking will style the nursery once the painting and papering is done.

How adorable is this bunny clock from Asda and what a bargain at £12?  The little baskets were from TK Maxx and I was planning on putting them in the wardrobe for storage but they are almost too cute to be hidden away.

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These prints from Etsy will definitely not be hidden away.  I love the mix of greys and orange with the chevron background and the characters are perfect for a nursery.

What a sweet touch this little chap would make on top of the door?  I just need to track down where we can find him!

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I’d seen this idea on Pinterest and had loved it instantly, and was delighted when the fabulous Rachel over at The Ordinary Lovely wrote a post about how to create your own.  This is my little DIY craft project for the Easter holidays, although as we’re still undecided about baby boy’s name I may have to choose another word to use to begin with.

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I get a little bit carried away when looking through Pinterest (and my new obsession, scrolling through Etsy) and I have to remind myself that we can’t buy everything I see on the walls, but I may have to make a little room for this bird house night light.

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O’s new bedroom furniture is arriving later this week and then it will be all systems go on getting the nursery sorted.  With a maximum of 13 weeks to go before our new little man arrives we need to get his room organised and I can’t wait to have the nursery all ready and waiting for him, and to be able to give you a full tour!

Oh, and if he is having a woodland themed nursery it’s only right that he should look the part. I just couldn’t resist buying him these Joules fox trousers to go with his room!

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  1. March 2, 2016 / 6:54 am

    Ah I love all the things you’ve picked out! I want to make one of those garlands too, i saw the Ordinary Life make one and I think it’d look great in Noah’s room. I’m giving it a bit of a refresh at the moment, though I seem to be getting more paint on me than where it needs to be! Xxx #homeetc
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  2. March 2, 2016 / 10:09 am

    I adore the wallpaper, it is ideal for a nursery but not babyish so will adapt as he grows. Pinterest is wonderful for gaining inspiration isn’t it, but 10 mins on there usually lasts an hour I find! #homeetc

  3. Katy - Hot Pink Wellingtons
    March 2, 2016 / 2:02 pm

    I can’t wait to see the finished nursery! That wallpaper is stunning, and I’m a sucker for a fox, so there’s just so much that I love about this. #HomeEtc
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  4. March 2, 2016 / 7:36 pm

    Ah I love the idea of a woodland nursery- just gorgeous. We had a woodland theme for my eldest daughter years ago in her first big girl room. it is here if you want to have a look although its no where near as lovely as these ones- http://www.mummydaddyandmemakesthree.co.uk/interiors/a-big-girl-room-a-room-tour/Its all changed now anyway. I am thinking of doing our baby boy’s room yellow and grey with a bird theme. We won’t be doing it for a while though as it is our study at the moment so will probably do it when we take him out of our room around six months. x

  5. March 3, 2016 / 10:21 am

    Oh, gorgeous choices. I wish I had seen some of them 5 years ago when we did the eldest’s room. We have white wallpaper with bark pattern embossed on it and a woodland border.
    The rabbit clock is so cute, as are the basket. Isn’t TK Maxx fab for finds like that?
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  6. March 3, 2016 / 11:10 am

    Love the clock. In fact I’m hearing great things about Asda at the moment. Choice of wallpaper is also marvellous. #HomeEtc

  7. March 3, 2016 / 12:44 pm

    A woodland theme has to be one of my favourites, I love everything that you’ve picked. Nursery style has come such a long way since we were all little, beautiful ideas X

  8. March 3, 2016 / 8:35 pm

    What lovely ideas here! We did a woodland themed nursery for our daughter too. I got a lovely wall sticker of a tree and attached shelves to the branches – its grey for all her nik-naks. Good luck – am sure you will make it look great. So glad to have found your lovely blog via #HomeEtc

  9. March 3, 2016 / 9:33 pm

    Oh this is all too cute! Our nursery has a touch of fox in it and I just love the orange pops of colour. Those joggers are adorable! #homeetc

  10. March 4, 2016 / 3:34 pm

    So cute! you can never go wrong with a woodland theme can you. I love all your ideas. The stars in that wallpaper are so cute and make that style a little different too #HomeEtc

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  11. March 8, 2016 / 11:09 am

    Adorable and so cute 🙂 Love it all. I did one for Lottie in our old house and it was a great theme. Thanks for linking up – much appreciated 🙂 Jess xx

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  12. March 8, 2016 / 2:53 pm

    Really gorgeous ideas. I would love to have any of these things in my home!!

  13. March 13, 2016 / 8:25 pm

    It’s going to look amazing, Jo. And I love the version with the stars. Perfection! And thank you for the mention xx

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