10 Ideas for a Tropical Nursery

Tropical locations make for some of the most wonderful vacations, and the bright colors and fresh patterns are ones that are fun to incorporate into your every day life. Today we’re sharing 10 ideas for a tropical nursery for your little one that will have you reminiscing over fun days in the sun.

Fresh Basics with Tropical Twist

A nursery is nothing without the basics – the crib, dresser and rocking chair. So when you’re designing a tropical nursery it’s a great idea to keep the basics clean and fresh so you can add in lots of color and pattern.

A fresh, white crib is the perfect piece to anchor this room, and a neutral dresser or changing table is a wonderful complement. If you’re wanting to add a little extra to your changing table or dresser, change out the knobs to something gold and fun, or use a colorful changing pad cover that will bring some attention to the piece.

Looking for a way to add a tropical twist to the space? Try a beach inspired light fixture or bamboo window shades to add in some more natural elements.

When you start with a neutral base, you have plenty of room to play with color and pattern in the accessories!

Bright Pops of Color

It wouldn’t be tropical without color. Bright pops of pink, green and yellow really make this space come alive.

You can add color to each accessory you choose to include in this tropical nursery – from patterned wallpaper to the bedding and beyond. Find a few tropical inspired art prints with waves, flamingos or colorful blocking and position them above the crib or changing table to pull the area together.

Adding in pops of color can also be achieved with flowers or plants. DIY a big floral letter for your little one’s wall that incorporates some of the colors of her room, or add in a house plant or two that will both add color and help purify the air in the room.

Pineapples & Palms

Two fun things about a tropical nursery – pineapple and palms. Both are growing in popularity in the design world, so finding accessories for your little one’s space should be no problem.

If you’re looking to make a big impact, find a palm inspired wallpaper to add to one wall of the room, then place the crib on that wall. This brings the feel of the tropics to the space without being too overwhelming.

Don’t want to deal with wallpaper? You can bring the palm print into the space in other ways. A palm or banana leaf print crib sheet adds some color to the crib, while other palm accessories, like a faux palm tree, add color in other areas of the room.

And it’s not the tropics without a little pineapple! Fun pineapple accessories are everywhere right now. From bookends to lamps, you can have a lot of fun when adding in pineapple pieces to this tropical nursery.

With some neutral basics and a few key colors and elements, you can create a tropical nursery that will be an oasis for your little one to sleep, play and grow in!



Sources: 1. Kids Coloray 2. Bryce Covey via Style Me Pretty 3. Jetty Home 4. Corner Stork Baby Gifts 5. By George Baby Boutique 6. Corner Stork Baby Gifts 7. Pottery Barn Kids 8. Pure Joy Home 9. Anthropologie 10. Target