Between the diaper changes, story times and midnight feedings, it won’t be long before you’re spending more time in the nursery than your own bedroom. And that’s all the more reason to create a space that brings a smile (or toothless grin) to everyone’s faces. Click through our slideshow for inspirational and affordable ideas for adding interest to the blank wall in baby’s room.

Home Run

Score major-league results in baby’s room with a few minor brush strokes. On a white wall create the baseball’s two curved seams with a dark tan paint. Then make little hashmarks along the curve with red paint to look like stitching.

Photo courtesy of Rebekah Boldin

Do you have a cool idea for decorating a blah nursery wall? Tell us about it in the comments section below. 

—Ayren Jackson-Cannady