Nursery Design Trends In 2017

Nursery decor has come a long way since having Jayden… almost NINE years ago. We’re not going to talk about how fast time is flying. Nope. But what we’re going to do is indulge in a little design therapy, shall we?

So back when we were planning Jayden’s nursery, I chose jungle themed decor. It was such a cute set, but since co-sleeping worked so well for us, we decided not to have a nursery and use his bedroom as am office. Coincidentally, our crib had been recalled before taking it out of the box, so I guess that was a sign. It took me six whole years to sell his crib set. It made a great gift to the wife of customer who bought it.

It’s funny how trends change. Back in 2008, it was all about the trains, monkeys, pink and brown polka dots, and zebra prints. And now, it’s about about creating a neutral and more mature space baby can grow into and I’m here for it. The boys’ room has had the same theme for six years, thanks to me shopping the teen department for linens and decor.

Twenty-sixteen brought us adorable woodland themes and gorgeous geometric wallpapers. What new trends will be popular this time around?

76th & Newbury sought out some of the savviest nursery design experts in the US and asked them to share their predictions for the top nursery decorating trends for 2017. Here’s what they had to say on upcoming nursery design trends that are predicted to blow up in 2017.

I can certainly agree with turning your nursery into a sanctuary that both you and baby can enjoy! Our master bedroom currently operates as just that aaaand the office. We’re all about that small living life. My current decorating style and blog design is certainly on point with the trends. I had a good chuckle and yaaassss moment going over the info-graphic, so I thought it was apropos to share!

Hope y’all are hanging tight. I’m exhausted, but will be catching up on some Z’s this weekend. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get back into the swing of things and share some unseen photos from 2016 aside from the usual contracted partnerships. As always, thanks for sticking around. I feel I don’t say it as often as I should. 🙂

Happy FriYay!

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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  • LaShon Renee January 9, 2017 at 10:39 PM

    I never knew there was such a thing as nursery trends. I have no kids or nieces or nephews so this is a whole new world to me. Lol

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  • Ebony January 9, 2017 at 9:27 PM

    I love these color schemes. Soft neutral colors are more my thing, so this is right up my alley.

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  • Tiffany H. January 9, 2017 at 12:22 PM

    So i don’t have children but I’m loving the stripes and art accents wall. Cant wait to have a little one so that I can go into decorating mode.

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  • Kayvona January 9, 2017 at 5:47 AM

    My girls share a room and I’m moving soon so I definitely want to decorate their new room super cute! I’m loving the aqua and coral color scheme. I’m saving this post for when I start the decor process!!

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  • LaShawn January 9, 2017 at 5:28 AM

    Nurseries have changed so much. My son’s was a jungle theme with greens and browns. It was so pretty! LOL, if I had another child, I think I would lose my mind decorating.

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  • Joyce Brewer (@MommyTalkShow) January 8, 2017 at 6:40 PM

    As a boy mom I love the darker colors, like stripes. It can easily transition to a big boy room.

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  • Danika January 8, 2017 at 4:23 PM

    I don’t have children, but I like the palettes for myself. Lol. I’m leaning more and more towards gray, turquoise and yellow.

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  • Mimi Green January 8, 2017 at 8:43 AM

    My baby turns 5this week and nursery was on trend for this year. I went with gray walls, white furniture and bold hot pink and vibrant yellow for accents. It is more toddler these days but has the same theme.

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  • LeShelle, host of MRTV January 8, 2017 at 4:27 AM

    My son didn’t have a nursery. Crib placed in my bedroom was convenient. I think if I had to do it over I would consider a nursery. Now, I enjoy having my own space.

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    • Sheena Tatum January 9, 2017 at 4:09 AM

      We co-slept with all of our children, but babygirl actually got a crib attached to our bed because I enjoy my space as well!

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  • Eva January 7, 2017 at 7:09 AM

    Nurseries have REALLY changed. My oldest is 17, and I didn’t do all of this. There was a crib, dresser turned changing table, and a diaper genie. That was it. LOL!

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  • Marsha January 6, 2017 at 6:52 PM

    I had my last child in 2008 so I also see the change in nursery Trent. But I do like the new design concepts. It’s actually pretty relaxing and stylish.

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  • Stacie January 6, 2017 at 2:14 PM

    Nursery’s have really come a long way! I remember when things were baby blue or pink, maybe yellow with bears and elephants. They’re much more stylish now.

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