5 Adventure-Themed Elements to Add to Your Nursery Décor

Adorable items that complete your little one's outdoorsy-chic living space

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Inspire Adventure

While pregnant with her first boy, interior designer Jodee Harris took on a new client—herself! "I wanted to inspire my little man to have an appetite for adventure and knowledge," she says. So, in the sunny space, she paired pieces with a rugged slant (a large, spiky light fixture) with lasting details (a record player to remind her son Richie of his DJ grandfather). Stumped about how to mix it up? Read on.

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Nursery Decorating Tips

Use these tips to piece together a playful post for your own little steed.

1. If you have other children, add a couple toys to the nursery to keep them occupied while you've got your hands full changing diapers.

2. To keep the nursery cohesive with the rest of your home, echo the window coverings from other areas in the baby's room.

3. Branch out beyond baby stores! A timeless chair that works for rocking your baby now can be sent along when she heads off to college. No one-trick ponies here!

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Pitch a Tent

Read cowboy classics in the Pottery barn Kids teepee. Cozy! ($249, potterybarnkids .com)

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Say Howdy

Until your small fry mutters her first words, the Yarning Made "Hi" Baby Blanket spreads a cheery missive. ($95, etsy.com)

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Let There Be Light

Like your dandy dude, the Urban Outfitters Stella Floor Lamp lights up the room. ($129, urbanoutfitters.com)

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Love Leather

The leather covering the Rove Concepts Eames Style Lounge Chair with Ottoman softens over time— good news, since you'll be spending hours in it. ($1,695, roveconcepts.com)

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Add Animal-Friendly Accents

No one will notice the diaper pail when you have the Z Gallerie Hoof Legged Accent Stand stationed nearby. ($140, zgallerie.com)

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Go Wild

Grab your gaucho's gaze with the wild and wonderful "Winter Horses" by Kevin Russ. ($32 for a 28-by-32-inch unframed print, society6.com)

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