13 Bear Necessities for Your Jungle Book-Inspired Nursery
With Disney’s remake of The Jungle Book reminding us of all the reasons we loved the classic children’s story in the first place, it’s no wonder why we’ve got jungle-themed decor on the brain. If you’re a fan of Mowgli and Baloo’s adventures and you’re expecting, why not seek inspiration for nursery decor with this childhood favorite? A little stylish animal decor here and there with plenty of leafy details thrown in for good measure make for the simple bear necessities your nursery needs. Scroll on for 13 jungle-themed and totally Mowgli-approved goodies below.
1. Room Mates Jungle Friends Wall Decal ($20): Bring your Jungle Book-inspired nursery to life with a *wild* wall decal. Easily removable and reusable, these jungle friends wall decals are a great temporary solution until your baby outgrows their kiddish decor.
2. aden + anais Jungle Jam Swaddle Blankets ($50, set of 4): Made of 100% cotton muslin, this breathable set of four blankets will keep your baby both comfy and cozy. Each blanket features a unique animal pattern including a giraffe, elephant, bird and monkey.
3. Guidecraft Jungle Party Book Display ($87): Decorative and functional, this Jungle Party book display offers four canvas-made tiers to hold all your child’s favorite bedtime stories. The hand-painted animals include an alligator, parrot and a python — all the critters your baby’s nursery needs to complete the look.
4. Lucy Darling Jungle Tiger Wall Art ($20): Liven up your nursery with a vibrant piece of artwork like this colorful tiger print. Its playful take on the jungle will add a little whimsy and charm to the rest of your space.
5. Lambs & Ivy Dena Happi Jungle Crib Bedding Collection ($150): It’s not hard to achieve a cheery and charming space for your baby once you’ve got ahold of this jungle bedding collection. You get major bang for your buck with this set that includes a quilt, fitted crib sheet, crib skirt, blanket, diaper stacker, musical mobile and wall art.
6. Modern Moose Lion Pendulum Wall Clock ($45): You won’t need any decals with this delightful little wall clock in the shape of a lion. Bold but playful, this lion pendulum also features a swinging tail that will add a little extra dimension to the nursery.
7. Monique Lhuillier Animal Bookends ($69): Keep your baby’s books in order while sprucing up a sparse bookshelf with these cuddly animal bookends. The best part is that these stuffed animals are animal-friendly.
8. PointDot Mowgli and Baloo Jungle Book Poster ($10+): A Jungle Book-themed nursery isn’t complete without actual references to the Disney story. Consider hanging up this bright and vibrant watercolor print of Mowgli and Baloo.
9. NoJo Congo Bongo Lamp and Shade ($54): Isn’t this just the most adorable lamp you’ve ever seen? Featuring a cartoon-ish lion sitting on top of an elephant, the lamp and shade combo makes a charming addition to your jungle nursery furnishings.
10. Carter’s Jungle Musical Mobile ($52): New parents are no strangers to the challenge of putting a baby to sleep. Make it easier on both you and the baby by getting a sweet jungle-themed musical mobile. The soothing tunes will help comfort your baby to sleep while its little stuffed animals fit in seamlessly with the rest of your nursery decor.
11. Pillowfort Toucan Mini Pillow ($5): Give your little one a friendly companion in the form of this bright and colorfully patterned toucan. Not only will this adorable plaything keep your baby occupied, but its super soft construction doubles as an excellent pillow.
12. Dinara Mirtalipova Zebra Rug ($299+): Just because you’re decorating for a little one doesn’t mean everything needs to be childish. Take this zebra print rug for example; you can totally rock it in a nursery or anywhere else in the house.
13. ShopLadder Pop-Up Lion Hamper ($62): A nursery can always use a hamper, and this super cute lion one is perfect for giving your baby’s space a touch of jungle. It’s so cute you’ll almost not want to get it dirty!
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