Farmhouse Dreams: How to Design a Farm-Inspired Nursery for Your Little One

Written by Lee Orlian
Interior designer & co-founder of Teepee Joy.

Creating a farm-themed nursery for your little one can be a fun and adorable way to bring a touch of the countryside into your home. From rustic wall decor to playful bedding and accessories, there are many ways to design a room that celebrates the beauty of the farm.

Incorporate natural elements into the decor

One way to set the tone for a farm-themed nursery is by incorporating natural elements into the decor. Consider using a color palette of soft greens, blues, and yellows to mimic the colors of the countryside. You can also add natural wood elements like a crib or rocking chair made from reclaimed wood to give the room a rustic feel.

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Wall Decor

Another way to bring a farm-themed nursery to life is through wall decor. A large wall mural of a farm or barn can serve as the focal point of the room. If a mural is not an option, you can also use farm-themed decals or wall stickers to create a similar effect. Additionally, you can hang a mobile or garland made of natural materials like straw, hay, and twigs to add a touch of the farm.

Bedding and Accesories​

When it comes to bedding and accessories, you can choose from a variety of farm-themed options. For example, a bedspread with a farm animal print or a quilt with a farm applique can add a touch of whimsy to the room. Additionally, you can use farm-themed blankets, pillows, and stuffed animals to create a cozy and playful atmosphere.


Another important aspect of a farm-themed nursery is the lighting. You can use a combination of table lamps, floor lamps, and string lights to create a warm and inviting atmosphere in the room. You can also add a night light in the shape of a farm animal to provide a subtle source of light during the night.

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Special Touches

Finally, no farm-themed nursery would be complete without a few special touches. Consider adding a wooden barn or farm animal figurines to the room. You can also use a real or artificial potted plants to create a natural and fresh feel.

Overall, a farm-themed nursery can be a wonderful and playful space for your little one to grow and play in. By incorporating natural elements, wall decor, bedding and accessories, lighting and special touches, you can create a room that is both beautiful and functional. The natural colors and rustic details of a farm-themed nursery can be a soothing and peaceful atmosphere for your baby to grow and sleep in.