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Planning for your new little one’s arrival is lots of fun. One of the most exciting tasks is preparing the nursery. Get inspiration from this post which covers the top nursery decor and baby crib bedding design trends for 2019.

Why Choose a Trending Design? 

Choosing a trending design means you’ll have an easy time finding the perfect baby bedding. Other nursery staples such as mobiles, wall decals and lamps will also be widely available in the theme or color of your choice when you choose a trending design.

By guiding your choices with a theme or design plan, you can make sure that all of the nursery elements will fit in well together. From a gorgeous glider to wall decals, crib bedding, nursery art, stuffed animals and even your changing table and crib, all items will match nicely. 

So, what are the design trends for nursery decor and crib bedding in 2019? Here are the top trends:



Gold Crib Bedding

1. Metallic Gold

Paired with pink, white or another color, metallic gold is in. Not a gold fan? Opt for silver instead. These metallic colors add some gild and shine to the nursery in the form of tasteful wall decals, accents on lamps and borders on baby bedding. Get inspired by our products featuring gold and make this color the keystone of a gorgeous nursery palette.

Elephant for Nursery Design

2. Elephants

These gentle gray giants are the perfect nursery companions. Elephants continue to be a popular theme for both boys and girls nurseries. The theme is easy to embellish with additional features such as balloons and other animal friends. Choose from a variety of styles in elephants including realistic and more fanciful designs. For your color scheme, gray will be a perfect choice that you can accent with pink, baby blue or another color you prefer.

Find the perfect elephant mobile, decor, decals and crib bedding right here at Lambs & Ivy.

Sweet Owl Dreams Crib Bedding

3. Owls

Whimsical owls featuring bright colors and wide eyes offer a wonderful nursery theme. Favored for girls’ nurseries, owls are adorable in the nursery setting.

Keep things interesting by adding other woodland animals or using an interesting color scheme. You may also consider adding in forest elements such as trees, making the owls seem right at home.

Find owl themed baby bedding, stuffed animals, and even a lamp from Lambs & Ivy.

Jungle Safari Crib Bedding

4. Jungle or Safari

Imagine monkeys dangling from a tree or lions strolling on the savannah. Jungle or safari animals are an excellent choice for a nursery theme. As your child grows, they’ll undoubtedly love the animals in their room. Include monkeys, snakes, giraffes, lions, frogs, butterflies, tigers and more! 

Start out with a quality baby bedding set to make the theme clear.

Camo Crib Bedding for Baby

5. Camo

For boys, camo is the way to go. Combine camo with a jungle or dinosaur theme to keep the theme light-hearted. You might do camo as an accent wall or purchase a camo window valance. Small details work well for this trend. Be sure to check out our blue camo crib bedding.

Dinosaur Nursery Bedding

6. Dinosaurs

Introduce your child to the world of dinosaurs from a young age. Most young children adore these prehistoric creatures, so it’s a theme your little one will likely grow into easily.

Find an adorable selection of roaring dinosaurs perfect for your nursery with us!

Gray Nursery Decor Ideas

7. Can't Get Enough Gray

As far as colors go, gray is in. Use gray as a main color and complement it with others such as blue, pink, or turquoise. Patterned pieces featuring gray, such as chevron, are a wonderful way to spice up this trending color. Browse a great selection of gray crib bedding sets.

Unicorn Nursery

 8. Unicorn

Is there anything as adorable as unicorns for a baby girl’s room? This fantastical theme brings magic and wonder to the nursery. Add some secondary themes such as stars or rainbows, and you’ll create a wonderful, comforting space.

Outer Space Nursery

9. Outer Space/Galaxy and Planets

Inspire your baby in astronomy with a space-themed nursery. Solar system crib bedding, a dark blue accent wall and glow-in-the-dark stars are just a few ideas for making this trend come to life. Your little one will easily grow into this theme and become enchanted with learning about Saturn, Mars, the moon and stars.

Discover some great space-themed items for your nursery and start dreaming!   

Ocean Nautical Underwater Nursery Theme  

10. Nautical/Ocean Theme

Full of potential, a nautical or ocean theme gives you lots of freedom as far as themes go. Include boats, anchors, ocean animals and more. Ropes and ship steering wheels are other items to include. Pull it all together with a palette of blues, grays, blue-greens and white.

Choose an adorable ocean or nautical crib bedding set as a base and go from there, choosing colors and decor that matches.

Blue Crib Bedding

11. Pink for Girls and Blue for Boys

The classic color choices of pink for girls and blue for girls appears to be timeless. You can fit these colors in with a variety of themes such as animals, hearts, patterns, transportation, and more.

However, if you’re creating a gender-neutral nursery, choose gray. It’s the gender neutral color of choice in 2019. Then, if you want, you can add splashes of pink or blue after the baby is born.

Woodland Nursery

12. Woodland Animals

An endearing theme, woodland animals feature bears, foxes, owls, deer, raccoons and more. Adjust this design trend towards whimsical, sweet animals or a more rustic style. Choose woodland crib bedding to start with and build your theme around the color scheme and animals used. Some ideas for nursery decor include a green or brown accent wall, birch wallpaper, and natural wood furniture.

Love Crib Bedding

13. Hearts or Love Theme

Cozy, tender and bursting with sweetness, a hearts or love-themed nursery is an adorable choice for your baby girl’s room. From a sweet, heart lamp to mobiles and decals, there are many ways to incorporate this theme into the nursery. You can also easily feature some of this year’s trending colors such as metallic gold, pink and gray.

Get started with our heart and love themed products.

Winnie the Pooh Crib Bedding

14. Anything Retro

Give your child the gift of the past with a character theme from your own childhood by opting for this nostalgic design trend. Remember Snoopy? This sweet, fun-loving and mischievous dog is a character your baby will love. Or, opt for other retro characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh or Hello Kitty. Movie themes such as the Lion King or Little Mermaid are also a great choice.

Did you fall in love with a theme yet? Any of these popular 2019 nursery design trends will help you create a welcoming room for your baby. Before you know it, your little one will be here to explore their nursery in person!

Need baby bedding to fit a theme? Lambs & Ivy offers a wide array of crib bedding sets and themed items including crib sheets, blankets, mobiles and more! Check out what we have to offer.