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15 Baby Boy Nursery DIYs That You’ll Want To Get Your Hands On

Whether you have a little one on the way or you’re just helping a friend out with room inspiration, we’ve got a solid list of to help round out the fun and the decor. Below, you’ll find 15 baby boy nursery DIYs that you’ll not only want to get your hands on but you’ll be absolutely swooning for. Nothing too kitschy, each tutorial includes something that’s functional, stylish, and completely appropriate for a young man to come home to. Let’s have a look, shall we?

1. Cloud Garland

Cloud garland for nursery

Project Nursery gives us some whimsical inspiration by starting us out with this charming cloud garland. Perfect for little boys with airplane nurseries or modern vibes, it’s easy to put together too. And there are a lot of different ways to recreate it – with or with a sewing machine, depending on your level of skill.

2. Loch Ness Monster Plush

Diy loch ness monster

Creating both a piece of decor for the room and something to love on, this loch ness monster will make all the little boys coo. Check out how to make it over at We Lived Happily Ever After. And you can design it with or without the hearts – and as a green plush or even a blue!

3. Animal Lamp

Diy animal light for nursery

Apartment Therapy gave us this animal lamp to peek at and we’re loving the finished product. Whether you’re going for a woodland theme or just want an extra pop of cute for the room, it’s a perfect addition to the nursery. If you’re loving the fox trend, this is the project to take on.

4. Clothing Shelf

Diy nursery shelf rack

Maybe you’re looking for new ways to decorate and organize at the same time. If so, this industrial-inspired clothing shelf will be right up your alley. Check out all the details by visiting Fresh Mommy.

5. Pom Pom Rug

How to make a diy pom pom rug

Make & Do Crew created this plush, pom-pom masterpiece that we’ve completely fallen in love with. Add texture to the nursery by adding one of these near the crib or rocker. In the meantime, your little one will love to roll and play on the soft curls.

6. Honeycomb Shelves

Diy honeycomb shelves popsicle sticks

If you want some ideas on how to create some slick shelving – with original style – you’ll want to visit Make & Do Crew again. These are giving us serious hipster vibes and can be styled and personalized so easily. Just grab loads of popsicle sticks to get yourself started.

7. Nail Art

Nursery nail art diy

Project Nursery went in with some nail art here. Grab some inspiration from this space and use it to create something similar for your tiny man. His name, initials, or an inspiring word over the crib would be perfection!

8. Oversized Artwork

Oversized artwork in gender neutral nursery

Whether you go thrifting or get creative yourself,  adding a piece of extra large, oversized art to the nursery will always be a great idea. Create a quirky, personalize space for your baby boy! Thanks for the easy – and unique – inspiration My Domaine!

9. Scrapbook Paper Mobile

Diy scrapbook paper mobile

Our Interesting Family has a lot of great ideas up their sleeve. And if you have some scrapbook paper lying around – we have the perfect project for you to do this weekend. Create a brand new mobile for him out of your leftover bits!

10. Grass Green Crib

Green crib in boy nursery idea

Add a pop of color to the crib! We found this bit of inspiration from Brit + Co and instantly fell in love with the idea. Of course, you may be able to shop and find one with color already intact – but you can get personalized and indulge your DIY cravings by painting it yourself!

11. Drum Pouf


Add some musical-inspired accents to the nursery with this DIY found at Apartment Therapy. This drum pouf is the perfect addition to a room filled with natural, slick vibes. It adds personalize that more contemporary spaces crave.

12. Clear Bookshelves

Diy clear bookshelves

Clear, floating shelves work for all rooms too, especially the little ones. Allow the books to do the talking. And check out all the how-to’s and directions over at This Little Street.

13. Giraffe Art

Giraffe nursery art diy

Make it & Love it created this adorable and charming giraffe art – and filled us in on how to do it. Go with primary colors or stick with timeless black and white for a chicer theme. Either way, it’s a great addition to your baby boy’s own space!

14. Hot Air Balloon Mobile

Hot air balloon mobile diy

How Joyful has a mobile tutorial we’re loving as well. Create something fairy-tale inspired by making this hot air balloon mobile for him. He’ll love staring up at the colors and prints while he readies for nap time.

15. Moon Cradle

Moon cradle made from pallets diy

And finally, you can take on an even bigger project with some help from 1001 Pallets. This moon cradle is something dreams are made of and you can make one for your own baby right at home! Just hop on over and check out the tutorial now!

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