11 of the most stylish wall shelf options for a nursery or child’s room on any budget

There’s no denying a wall shelf is a must in a nursery or child’s room — a perfect way to display treasured toys, rest artwork or keep other precious items out of reach from tiny hands!

Because there’s no such thing as too much nursery inspo, here is our round up of the most stylish wall shelf options on any budget!

Keep scrolling for our top picks from less to luxe.

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IKEA picture rail

We just love these IKEA picture rails — they are super affordable, stylish and versatile.

Available in black or white, in short or long lengths, there’s no limit to the ways you could style them!

Shop the Moslanda picture rail from $7

IKEA shelf stylish wall shelf
Image via Tess Donohue

Kmart round wall shelf

It would just be rude of us not to include something from Kmart, right? This round wall shelf is perfect to display small objects in your little one’s room. And the price is too good to ignore!

If you feel like getting crafty, check out this Kmart hack where one clever mama turned it into a moon shelf.

Shop the Kmart round wall shelf $19

Round shelf for nursery
Image via @my_bubs_life

IKEA Burhult / Sandshult shelf

If you’re looking for an affordable shelf that has good depth to it (so you can layer items in front of each other), look no further than the Burhult / Sandshult shelf.

Combining timber brackets with white shelves, they look modern while adding warmth. You can also hang a coat hanger or light decor from the brackets.

Shop the Burhult / Sandshult shelf from $14.99

IKEA shelf stylish wall shelf
Image via Jessica Kate Ryan

Personalised shelf by Kids Kulture

When we came across these personalised shelves from Kids Kulture, it was love at first sight.

Available painted or in raw wood, you are able to choose any wording you like to adorn these simple yet beautiful shelves. A truly unique and special item that will stand the test of time.

Shop the personalised shelf $79

Personalised shelf by Kids Kulture
Image via Kids Kulture

Little Pine peg shelf

This unique and handcrafted shelf from Little Pine just had to make our list. Made from sustainably sourced Australian pinewood, it has handy pegs for hanging as well as a sturdy shelf for displaying those extra special items.

Shop the Little Pine peg shelf $84.95

Little Pine_Peg Shelf replacement
Image via Little Pine

White metal cloud shelf from Temple & Webster

Adding a whimsy feel to any nursery, we adore this sweet cloud shelf from Temple & Webster. It’s a great option if you want to add a interest to your walls but don’t have loads of decor to display.

Shop the white metal cloud shelf from $85

Cloud shelf

Petite Jolie cloud shelves

Keeping with the cloud theme, just take a look at these locally designed and made shelves by Petite Jolie.

Available in 5 colours — white, blush pink, pale grey, dusty blue and sage — is there a prettier way to display books in your bub’s nursery?! We think not!

Shop the Petite Jolie cloud shelves $94.95

Petite Jolie cloud shelves

Hyde bamboo wall shelf from Temple & Webster

This bamboo shelf from Temple & Webster is a stand out if you want to bring those boho vibes or a greater sense of warmth to your nursery.

This beauty could certainly live in ANY room of the house and look absolutely stunning, however we just love the idea of adding it into a nursery or kids room.

Shop the Hyde bamboo wall shelf $89

Leather strap shelf by Interior Motives

The next stylish wall shelf to make our list are these locally-made shelves that combine beautiful matte white or solid Tasmanian oak with black or natural leather straps. You also have the choice of rounded or straight edge leather, and black, silver or gold screw caps.

Customise the shelf to suit your space and know that you’re supporting a small business, purchasing a product that’s handmade with care.

Shop the leather strap shelf from $100

Vintage replica shelf by Au Fait Living

Vintage has always been on trend and this shelf is the perfect piece for anyone wanting to add character to their nursery.

Beautifully crafted with two shelves for displaying smaller items, and a rung to perhaps hang some of bebe’s extra special clothes on, this piece is definitely a vintage treasure.

Shop the vintage replica shelf from Au Fait Living $119

Vintage replica shelf Au Fait
Image via Wooden Blush Co

Rafa shelf by Rafa Kids

Topping off the list of stylish wall shelf designs, is this unique and functional shelf with curved wood details. Nailing the minimalist and Scandi style, this shelf is a splurge but seriously worth it. Right?!

Shop the Rafa shelf by Rafa Kids from $325 (plus international shipping)

Rafa shelf
Rafa shelf via Rafa Kids

Have you spotted a shelf that you think should be on the list? Tell us in the comments below! And if you’re not shy to DIY, you might like to check out our DIY bear shelf tutorial here.

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This article was originally published in February 2018 and continues to be updated with latest information and images.

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