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Nursery Spotlight: Small Nursery Decor Ideas

Working with a small space? These decor ideas can help you make the most of a smaller nursery. How did you decorate your small nursery? Tell us in the comments!
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Utilize wall space

This nursery (spotted on Apartment Therapy) saves closet space by hanging baby's clothes under wall shelves.

Photo: Photo: Apartment Therapy / The Bump
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De-clutter

A shallow magazine rack can keep things organized (and off the floor).

Catalina Magazine Rack from Pottery Barn.

Photo: Photo: Pottery Barn / The Bump
3

Add an accent

Dark accent walls can give the illusion of depth in a smaller room. For more photos from this nursery, visit the blog Little Green Notebook.

Photo: Photo: LittleGreenNotebook.Blogspot.com / The Bump
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Embrace white space

We love this calming, gender-neutral nursery from Chic Cheap Nurseries. White wall shelves with plenty of space between them draw the eye up and make the room feel bigger.

Photo: Photo: Chic Cheap Nurseries / The Bump
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Rethink the space

How creative is this idea? Turning a closet into a crib nook can save tons floor space (plus, it's cozy!). For more alternative closet ideas, visit Apartment Therapy.

Photo: Photo: Apartment Therapy / The Bump
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Keep things organized

This nursery from the blog I Heart Organizing takes full advantage of available closet space with plenty of organized bins.

Photo: IHeartOrganizing.Blogspot.com / The Bump
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Get reflective

This big, beautiful mirror could almost make you forget you're in a tiny room. Visit Apartment Therapy for more tips on using mirrors in small spaces.

Photo: Photo: Apartment Therapy / The Bump
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Keep it light

When in doubt, you can't go wrong with a simple, light-colored nursery like this one from The Style Files. Even though this room is narrow, it feels airy and open.

Photo: Photo: The Style Files / The Bump
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