Baby Boy Safari Nursery

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I wanted a nursery that my baby boy could grow into. I wanted it to have somewhat of a "theme" but did not want it to appear cheesy. I am so happy with the way this project came out and it seems that my little one is too! You can read more at

Design Inspiration

I wanted his nursery to be fun, colorful, child-like yet something could easily translate into him being a toddler.

Decorating Style

My style is modern, yet traditional, colorful, and classic.

Project Details

Wall Color- Mindful Gray color matched to Behr Paint

Dresser- Old dresser from hubby's old apartment stripped and painted Behr Dark Cobalt Blue (DIY)

White Frames above Dresser- IKEA

Large Red "J"- TJ Maxx

Stuffed Moose Head above Dresser- Ebay

Babyletto Madison 3 in One Crib- Target

Birch Wall Decals- Etsy

Babyletto Swivel Glider- Local Atlanta Warehouse found on Craigslist

Pillow on Glider- Marshall's

Picture Ledges with Books- IKEA

Books- Various Thrift Stores

Small Stuffed Animals- IKEA

Large Giraffe- Amazon

Favorite Items

My favorite item in the room has to be the giraffe. Running a close second is my DIY painted blue dresser.


To achieve a similar look I would say have fun. I wanted to make sure the nursery was functional, yet would be a fun place for my baby to occupy.

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