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Nursery Spotlight: Nautical Nurseries

With Ice Age: Continental Drift in theaters tomorrow (we hear our prehistoric friends are lost at sea in this one), we were feeling inspired by nautical-themed nurseries today. Here are some ideas for getting the look in baby's room.

What do you think of the nautical theme? Would you use it in your nursery? 

Photo: On To Baby / The Bump
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Beachy touches

We’re in love with this sweet, nautical-themed baby mobile spotted on the blog On To Baby.

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Navy and white

This color scheme instantly gives baby's room a nautical vibe. Adding a few nautical accessories, like these whale prints, completes the look.

Check out more photos of this nursery at Chic and Cheap Nursery.

Photo: Etsy / The Bump
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Modern accessories

Update the nautical look by incorporating modern prints, like this Chevron Whale Pillow ($28 on Etsy).

Get more chevron nursery ideas here.

Photo: LittleGreenNotebook.Blogspot.com / The Bump
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Subtle touches

We love how subtle the nautical theme is in this nursery — the clouds are such an unexpected touch, and the modern bedding gives the room a fun, quirky vibe.

See more photos of this nursery at Little Green Notebook.

Photo: On To Baby / The Bump
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Sophisticated wall art

Here's another gorgeous photo from this nursery from On To Baby. We love the thoughtful touches in this room — mom painted that wall art herself!

Photo: Project Nursery / The Bump
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Non-traditional nautical

This nursery is a totally unique approach on the traditional nautical look. Get the look by mixing up prints and adding personal touches, like a map above the crib.

For more photos of this nursery, visit Project Nursery.

Photo: Etsy / The Bump
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Nautical prints

Although the nautical look lends itself most naturally to a baby boy's nursery, adding a few nautical-themed touches, like this print, is a fun way to channel the look in a little girl's room.

(Nautical Nursery Print, $17 on Etsy)

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It's a pirate's life

We love this nautical wall decal, spotted in a nursery on Creative Baby Nursery Rooms. Not only are wall decals cute, but they can be a lot easier than painting and last for years!

(Pirate Ship Wall Decal, $22 on Etsy)

By Kathleen Mulpeter