16 Safari Nursery Ideas for Your Little Wild Thing
Expecting a baby? Life’s about to get wild. If an animal-themed safari nursery is on your mind, consider stepping things up a bit with these adorable safari nursery details. Whether you’re going all-out with the safari nursery theme or are making subtle nods with, for example a giraffe-print crib sheet or elephant wall art, there are so many ways to create a beautiful safari-themed space for your little one. Here are some of our favorites safari nursery ideas.
Dancing Animals Rug Safari Nursery Decor
Photo and where to buy: Pottery Barn Kids
A mid-century modern safari animal rug is the perfect choice for an upscale nursery—it’s on-theme and yet not cheesy.
Monochrome Safari Nursery Wallpaper
Photo: Happiest Baby
Black & White Safari Nursery Prints
Sure, safari animals are usually a vibrant bunch, but sometimes black-and-white plays so nicely in a baby’s jungle-themed room. This monochrome animal wall art pops on a tribal-print background.
Flower Crown Safari Nursery Prints and Decor
Faux Taxidermy Safari Nursery Decor
Photo: Happiest Baby
The modern trend of taxidermy-inspired decor is a fun one to pull into any nursery; a plush giraffe head adds whimsy to your safari-themed baby room.
Safari Nursery Blushing Bears Rug
Photo & Where to Buy: Rugs USA
Another pop of pretty for your girly safari nursery! The soft pink tone is charming and neutral, and the friendly bears enhance the animal-themed nursery so sweetly.
Safari Nursery Animal Nameplate
Photo & where to buy: Miller Kyle Studios vis Etsy
What baby’s room would be complete without a name or monogram sign? This handmade giraffe nameplate is the perfect touch to create a modern safari-themed nursery.
Safari Nursery Mat
Photo & where to buy: deeranddot via Etsy
Baby will love a soft and cozy tummy time and play mat with a cheerful safari animal print. Add fringe for boho flair!
Jungle Safari Nursery Neutral Wall Art
Photo & where to buy: Buy Buy Baby
Earthy tones and simple shapes like the ones in this series make for a beautiful, gender-neutral addition to any safari theme baby room.
Safari Nursery Crib Sheet
Photo & Where to Buy: AGreatBaby via Etsy
Personalized baby bedding is always a nice touch, but these animals on safari are an extra-special way to infuse your safari nursery theme in every aspect of the room. Plus, it’ll be the perfect backdrop for adorable snoozy baby pictures.
Safari Nursery Animal Mobile
Photo & where to buy: NicoandMaddie via Etsy
Baby will drift right to Dreamland while watching dainty safari animals dance above the crib with this great baby room accessory.
Safari Nursery Growth Chart
Photo & where to buy: ThereseDekkerDesigns
Rather than scribbling baby’s height on the wall, consider a moveable, oversized ruler that can go anywhere—and it matches your safari nursery theme!
Safari Nursery Giraffe
Tie the jungle safari theme together with an oversized, standing stuffed animal that will create interest and add humor to the space. Taking Baby’s photo next to this guy as he or she grows would be a cute way to mark milestones, too!
Nursery Safari Paper Art
Add charm and happiness with a bright splash of color. Nursery wall art can be so many different things, and these paper cut out pieces from Mitty and Wilf are just precious.
Safari Nursery Hippo Rocker
Photo & where to buy: Pottery Barn Kids
The Pottery Barn Kids animal rocker has become a modern classic. Available in so many styles and colors, there’s one for every baby’s room—but the hippo is our top pick for your baby’s animal safari nursery.
… Or Just Go All Out With Your Safari Nursery Theme!
This mama didn’t spare a single detail when creating her safari nursery, and we’re here for it! From banana leaf wallpaper and potted plants, to tons of rattan and wicker, and felt animal heads… every inch of this nursery pulls off the safari nursery theme flawlessly. Check the original post on Instagram for where-to-shop.
Final Thoughts on Safari Nursery Ideas
No safari nursery is complete without an amazing baby bed that can complement any decor...no matter how wild! The SNOO baby bassinet is the perfect complement for every baby room and actually helps promote healthy sleep and reduce the risk of SIDS. Learn about how you can buy your SNOO here.
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