How To Select Artwork For Your Nursery

How To Select Artwork For Your Nursery

Decorating a nursery is one of the most exciting things you will ever do as a parent. You get to choose everything from the color of the walls to what goes on them! However, it can also be one of the most overwhelming projects if you don't know where to start. Here are some tips on how to select artwork for your baby's room.

Do you want it to match the decor in the room?

Nursery wall art with matching decor - boho wall decor

When the room is finished, you may find that there are still some areas that lack art. Or, perhaps you're looking for a piece to complete your design project. Either way, it's important to match the artwork with decor in any place where it will hang.

When matching art and decor, think about how each item will work together as a whole—not just on its own merits or usefulness. For example, if your wall color is orange but the artwork is blue and green (for whatever reason), don't put that piece of art up because it won't go well with the rest of your décor.

Do you want your child's name included?

custom baby portrait with name for nursery room - New Age Walls

Adding your child's name to the artwork is also a popular choice. Parents that come to us for custom baby portrait for nursery room have added the name of their child in conjunction with the artwork of a favourite memory of their child. It could be the moment they first held their child or the first time he/she opened her/his eyes!

Mum holding baby artwork - custom baby portrait for nursery room

 If you do not want to include your child's name but still want something personal and memorable for them—and for all visitors to see—you can always opt for choosing their birth date, birth weight or a quote that is close to your heart!

Custom sibling portrait with date of birth for nursery room - New Age Walls

Do you have a theme or color scheme in mind?

It's important to consider the colors and patterns in your room before making decisions about what type of artwork you want. You don't want to limit yourself by having a color scheme that's too similar to another part of the room, but you also don't want to stray too far from your theme or purpose.

In general, if there is no contrast between two pieces of artwork, they will look similar and can be hard on the eyes when viewed together for long periods at a time (which is why we recommend putting them in separate areas).

nursery decor

When choosing artwork for a nursery, try not to get too matchy-matchy with other items within the space—for example: if one wall has lots of green plants and animals printed on canvas prints while another has mostly white framed art prints hanging above crib rails; then it might be best not use those same colors throughout because they may clash with each other when looking at them together!

There are many options out there. Decisions can be tough, but don't worry. We are here to help with your decor decisions!

There are many options out there. Decisions can be tough, but don't worry. We are here to help with your decor decisions!

We have a wide variety of styles and themes available at our online art store. You can find artwork that matches your baby's nursery theme, or you may want to choose something more neutral in order to match other rooms in the home later on (such as the family room). We also offer custom-designed baby artwork for any name or phrase you'd like included on the piece of art (for example: "Little Miss Lilly").

custom baby portrait for nursery room

No matter what kind of artwork you decide upon for your baby's nursery, we're here with suggestions and advice along the way!


We hope that we have helped you make a decision on how to decorate your baby’s nursery. You can also get inspired by our favourite Instagram mums who are phenomenal at decorating their nursery room. Our goal is to provide you with the information on different styles and themes so that your child will be able to enjoy their room for years to come. If you are having trouble deciding what type of artwork is right for your child’s room, please feel free contact us at any time! We would love to help guide you through this process and ensure that when it comes time to hang up those beautiful pieces of art they will look perfect above her crib or changing table.

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