Shark Baby Nursery Theme Decorating Ideas for a Baby Boy's Room

The shark baby nursery theme decorating ideas for a baby boy that we suggest on this page will create a room filled with under-the-sea adventure in shades of masculine blue.   Those of you that prefer a more brighter palette might add schools of colorful tropical fish but for the sake of clarity the focus of this tutorial will be on the formidable and yes, sometimes menacing shark . 

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Sharks do not have a reputation of being one of the more friendly fish in the ocean which is perhaps the reason that other fish nursery themes featuring whale decor and dolphin crib bedding rank higher in popularity with new parents.

It is a fact that sharks' reputations were not helped by their behavior in movies like "The Shallows" and even worse, "Jaws" but there is no denying their mystery and appeal.

Shark Baby Nursery Theme Ideas for a Baby Boy



Not so long ago, baby shark costumes (not just for Halloween) began to make their appearance as baby shower gifts along with similarly themed decorative items as well as shark crib bedding.



Shark baby nursery room theme decor for a baby boy.  Shark themed decorating ideas.
Shop the look.

  1. Crib set by KarolinaDesigns. 
  2. Shark mobile by aprilderek. 
  3. Wooden shark bite nursery wall decor by justbeachyshop.
  4. The shark nursery storage bins by Uczarczyk.


Go HERE for an EASY DIY Shark Nursery Wall Sign to Make


The shark wall sign is an easy craft project that can be managed by beginners and calls for a relatively limited number of supplies. The demonstration even offers a less expensive method using paper instead of wood. How considerate (and totally awesome?) is that?

There are decals, wooden wall signs and art prints to buy but the thrifty mom will be interested in decorating the nursery wall without spending a bundle.

One of the simplest methods of filling a sea of empty wall space is with photos that you can frame yourself. There are tons of free, high quality photos of sharks that divers are willing to share. Just visit one Pixabay and download the photos of your choosing and frame them using inexpensive, black document frames.

Go HERE for an EASY No-Sew Shark Baby Blanket Tutorial


Make a gift in honor of Shark Week that requires no sewing whatsoever! Did you see what I just said? No Sewing! This baby shark blanket costs less than $10 and takes less than 30 total minutes to make. There is a free template pattern for the shark, fins, teeth and all. And the tutorial provides clear instructions that even a beginner can follow. Go buy some grey fleece fabric and a glue gun and get going, friend!

When you are finished making all the shark baby blankets you need, check out the tutorials for the:

  • plush shark toy
  • the shark bath soap
  • the no-sew shark hand puppet pattern


All of these nifty shark themed projects in combination will make your gift basket the star of the show!

Please return to Unique Baby Gear Ideas and share photos of your shark baby nursery decor when your project is completed.

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