The Cutest Nursery Wall Decor for $50 or Less

Decorate baby's room with cheerful decor that doesn’t cost a fortune.
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ByEmily Platt
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Feb 2019
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You’ve picked out the perfect crib mobile and a cute night light to round out your nursery decor. Still on your design to-do list: Livening up those bare walls! You know you need nursery wall decor, but you also know that art can get expensive. We’ve come to the rescue with a roundup of design items that only look expensive. These chic and cheerful accent pieces—from baby wall decals to nursery animal prints—all cost $50 or less.

Before you start shopping our list of girl and boy nursery wall decor, keep in mind that safety comes before style. Secure baby wall art carefully (always read the instructions!) and place it well out of your little one’s reach. For more detailed tips on making baby’s room safe, check out our guide to creating a safe nursery.

Photo: Courtesy Maja Cunningham

Maja Cunningham Moon Balloon Art Print

It’s no wonder elephant nursery wall decor is ever-popular. The gentle giants fill kids (and parents!) with wonder. We love the dreamy design of this nursery wall art.

Buy it: Starting from $23,

Photo: Courtesy Rose End Creations

Rose End Creations Woodland Wall Art

Parents also obsess over woodland nursery wall decor, and who can blame us? The forest creatures on these prints (which come in a set of three) have the cutest faces.

Buy it: Starting from $15,

Photo: Courtesy Cobalt and Jack

Cobalt and Jack Cloud Wall Decals

Go ahead and get whimsical with your girl or boy nursery wall decor. This pack of baby wall decals includes smiling puffy clouds. Bonus: You can choose from six equally sweet colors.

Buy it: $14,

Photo: Courtesy Baumbirdy

Baumbirdy Colorful Shapes Limited Edition Art

Who says babies don’t like modern art? This bright print offers an early introduction to shapes.

Buy it: Starting from $21,

Photo: Courtesy 48 Hour Monogram

48 Hour Monogram Custom Personalized Wooden Name Sign

Show off the baby name you put so much thought into with this personalized wooden sign. Leave it natural or get it painted in a color that matches the rest of your nursery decor.

Buy it: Starting from $15,

Photo: Courtesy Cloud Island

Cloud Island Star Wall Mirror in Gray

Baby wall decor doesn’t stop at signs, art prints and decals—mirrors make beautiful accent pieces too. This one has us particularly starry-eyed.

Buy it: $25,

Photo: Courtesy Frooted Design

Frooted Design The Little Mister Children's Custom Art

This personalized baby wall art gets our stamp of approval thanks to its genius postage-inspired design. Simply customize it with baby’s birth details.

Buy it: Starting from $24,

Photo: Courtesy Umasqu

Umasqu Lion Animal Head Wall Decor

Give the new king of the house their own king of the jungle. This dimensional nursery wall decor really roars for attention.

Buy it: $49,

Photo: Courtesy Amy Hall

Amy Hall ABC Squares Limited Edition Art

This alphabet nursery wall art is cheerfully colorful, and one day it’ll be educational too.

Buy it: Starting from $23,

Photo: Courtesy Meri Meri

Meri Meri Cactus Art Prints

You can look but you can’t touch—at least according to this hilarious two-pack of cactus nursery wall art prints.

Buy it: $50,

Photo: Courtesy Mare Made Shop

Mare Made Shop Babe Cave Canvas Wall Hanging

Here’s another piece of nursery wall decor that’s bound to make you smile. The pennant reads “babe cave,” aka the funniest label for baby’s new space.

Buy it: $15,

Photo: Courtesy Shutterfly

Shutterfly Watercolor Monogram Art Print in Pink

This monogram nursery wall art for a girl (or boy!) is beautifully simple.

Buy it: Starting from $8,

Photo: Courtesy Pillowfort

Pillowfort LED Neon Rainbow Sign

Rainbows spread hope and joy, just like baby. Show your little one just how much they light up your life with a glowing nursery sign.

Buy it: $35,

Photo: Courtesy Sheila Sunaryo

Sheila Sunaryo It's a Dog's World Limited Edition Art

Love dogs? This charming baby wall decor features three painted pups.

Buy it: Starting from $21,

Photo: Courtesy Sarah Burns Prints

Sarah Burns Prints Nautical Nursery Decor

You’re setting sail on your next big adventure: parenthood. Embrace the journey with some nautical nursery wall decor. This personalized baby wall art features an anchor with your child’s name, birth month and birth year.

Buy it: Starting from $8,

Photo: Courtesy Caroline Mint

Caroline Mint Rose of the Winds Limited Edition Art

If photography is your favorite kind of art, consider this nursery wall art. The balloons feel fun and celebratory (two ideal adjectives for a baby’s room).

Buy it: Starting from $23,

Photo: Courtesy Crate and Barrel

Crate and Barrel Sesame Street Bert and Ernie Woven Wall Hangings

This abstract nursery wall decor is inspired by two beloved (and kid-friendly) characters: Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie. If that’s not cool enough, their tapestry designs are perfectly boho-chic.

Buy it: $39,

Photo: Courtesy ADzif

ADzif Herd of Zebras Nursery Wall Decals in Charcoal

While we’re big fans of safari nursery prints, safari nursery wall stickers are extra-unique. These zebra baby wall decals inspire exploration.

Buy it: $25,

Photo: Courtesy Ariel Rutland

Ariel Rutland Eeny Meeny Limited Edition Art

This smart tiger design is a riff on the popular nursery rhyme “Eeany, Meeny, Miny, Moe.”

Buy it: Starting from $21,

Photo: Courtesy Salvaged Chic Market

Salvaged Chic Market Girl Nursery Name Sign

We’re all for this round sign’s creative shape and floral design. While the personalized baby wall art is marketed toward girls, the seller even encourages buyers to pitch different colors for a truly custom product, ideal for girl or boy nursery wall decor.

Buy it: Starting from $35,

Photo: Courtesy Lullaby Room

Lullaby Room Llama Boho Nursery Garland

Llamas and their loveable quirkiness are super on-trend right now. This adorable llama-themed nursery garland is equal parts sweet and sassy. Just note that hanging items like this pose a choking hazard, so keep them out of baby’s reach and remove them as soon as baby can push up on their hands and knees or when they’re 5 months old, whichever comes first.

Buy it: Starting from $41,

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Updated February 2019

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