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The $350 Baby Nursery

A fun modern nursery decorated and furnished for $350!

A fun modern nursery decorated and furnished for $350!

Baby Zeke turned one month over the weekend, so in celebration – we decided it was time to put together his nursery. As mentioned, the nursery was empty with the exception of furniture.

When creating his nursery, we had a few things I wanted to stay true to.

Affordable Furniture and Decor

With this being the second nursery we’ve done in the last year and a half  – money is an object! In order to accommodate this fourth child with a room of his own, we had to renovate other parts of our house. The entire nursery was done for under $350.

Fun with No Theme

We wanted to keep the room fun, with no specific theme.

Keep the Brown Walls

With all the other rooms we had to paint in our house – I really did NOT want to paint (or have painted) yet another room!

Here are the results of our efforts.


  • The Nursery 1 of 13
    The Nursery
    Brown walls stayed brown, with various pops of primary colors.
  • Wall 2 2 of 13
    Wall 2
    I wanted a random wall, think that was accomplished :)
  • Wall 3 3 of 13
    Wall 3
    I wanted to make sure we had something fun for Zeke to look at while changing him. He loves the colors!
  • Mirror of Fun 4 of 13
    Mirror of Fun
    I had this mirror from our daughter's nursery. Snake Stuffed Animal - $15 - Ikea
  • Flag Banners Decorate the Top of the Wall 5 of 13
    Flag Banners Decorate the Top of the Wall
    Flag Banners - $3.95 each (there are 2) - Target (look in the party section!)
  • Cubes and Shelves 6 of 13
    Cubes and Shelves
    White Cubes - $10 - Target
    Teal Shelves - $10 - Target
    Stuffed Animal with Socks - $15 - Ikea
    Other items were various baby gifts.
  • Photos 7 of 13
    Photos
    Frames - $2 - Ikea
  • Z! 8 of 13
    Z!
    This red "Z" I actually stole from his brother, who's name is Izaiah. :)
  • Fun Monster Canvas Art 9 of 13
    Fun Monster Canvas Art
    I fell in love with these monster art canvases over on Etsy. I loved the price even more.. $10 each! Yes, cheap and cute.
  • Flag Banner Curtains 10 of 13
    Flag Banner Curtains
    The flag banner curtains were a fun find! I think these tie the room together and gives us permission to add in various colors.
    Flag Banner Curtains - $40 - Ikea
  • Corner Shelves 11 of 13
    Corner Shelves
    The corner shelves were in the previous nursery. All items, with the exception of a frame were recycled goods from previous nurseries.
  • Monkey Grow Chart 12 of 13
    Monkey Grow Chart
    This monkey grow chart was a gift for our third child. The colors worked perfect, so we put it in Zeke's room.
  • The Before! 13 of 13
    The Before!
    Here is a shot of our nursery before. So glad to have this room near completion!

While this isn’t a designer’s dream nursery, for what we were wanting – it’s a winner!

Counting the crib and changing table (which were $200 together), we spent approximately $350 on Zeke’s nursery!

 

 

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