nursery DIYs and hacks

We’ve shown you beautiful, stunning nurseries, but as a bunch of DIY-ers we can’t help but be the most impressed with the spaces that include a little elbow grease and creativity. Here are some of our favorite DIYs and hacks for nurseries from around the web!


Bennebelle created this Western inspired nursery using our buddy Mandi’s tutorial here! The whole nursery is darling, see the tour here.

Sharpie Paint Pen Wall

and Macaire Douglas of Half Pint Shop‘s version:
Sharpie Paint Pen Wall


Take plastic animals and turn them into something special like these neon hooks via Say Yes:Neon Animal Hooks

Or these jar toppers via Caitlin Wilson Design:

animal jar toppers


Make a stop at your local Ikea to make this awesome painted changing table slash dresser, full room tour here!

Nursery Hacks & DIYs

Or paint their Fado lamp into this man on the moon via Mommo Design:DIY and Hacks for Nursery

Or how about these from the Small Fry archives:

After Jenna shared her nursery this week, far and away the most asked question was about the curtain rods. Who knew? But, after searching for gold hardware and only finding them in the exorbitantly priced variety, she decided to spray paint her own! All you need is this Ikea curtain rod and Design Master spray rod

Displaying Instagram prints, because there’s no such thing as overgramming a new baby:


Hanging multiple magazine racks for book storage (and easy access!) not to mention a pretty little display. ikea-hack-books

Turn any ol’ chair into a comfy nursery rocker with this tutorial by Interiors by Kenz:

Nursery Hacks + DIYs


Turn your favorite comfy sheet into a fitted crib sheet with this step by step from Dana Made It:

DIY Crib Sheet


The talent of the Internet never ceases, does it?



  • Joan
    January 29, 2015 at 10:10 am

    Awesome, thanks for the curtain info! Stoked to see it’s an affordable option. Will be heading to ikea shortly!

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