Nursery Decor Goes Adorably Animalistic

Whether you're expecting — or just as eagerly anticipating the arrival of someone else's little one — it seems that there's no lack of cute and cuddly animal motifs to choose from when outfitting a nursery these days.

From zebra-print sheets to circus critter accessories, here are some fabulous animal-inspired baby room finds.

Jungle Animal Bookends

It’s a Jungle in Here!

Wild animal-themed nursery decor is all the rage — like this playful yet elegant bedding from Buy Buy Baby. Want something a little more fierce? Check out the chic zebra-print bedding for girls at

Although they're slightly on the pricey side (from $58), we also love the sophisticated leather bookends at (shown left) that are available in a bevy of beasts, including giraffes and lions.

Three Ring Circus

Clowns aren’t the only mascots making an appearance in nurseries, evidenced by this adorable crib set from, which showcases lions, elephants and bears.

And what better way to welcome a little guy or girl into a circus-themed nursery than with a personalized elephant print from

Need a spot to store all of that stuff that newborns need? The stackable lion and tiger storage containers from are perfect for a circus-inspired nursery.

Animal Crib Bedding

Where the Wild Things Are

Owls and chipmunks and foxes, oh my!

That’s the idea behind the woodland-themed "Bright Eyed and Bushy Tailed" bedding (shown right) from

In the market for something with more of a feathered motif? Consider the treetop bedding from Giggle, which is festooned with owls and other sweet birds.

Barnyard Buddies

Rocking, cradling and feeding will help to put a little one to sleep — but it can’t hurt to also have some sheep (and other farm animals) keeping you company in the nursery.

You can start by setting the scene with a barnyard wall decal from, which should pair nicely with the mom-and-baby-farm-animal bedding at

Add an adorable duck hamper from to hide all of those soiled onesies. Hey, the mess may not be cute, but the hamper sure is!


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