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What Is Included In a Woodland Theme?: Woodland Theme Explained With Examples

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What is a Woodland Theme?

You may have recently heard of a woodland theme and wondered exactly what that looks like. Woodland refers to an area of land covered with trees. So think the forest or woods for the setting. The woodland theme includes the forest/woods and all of the plants and animals that live there.

There are a lot of applications for this popular theme:

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  • Nurseries
  • Baby Showers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Classrooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Gardens
  • Christmas

The categories are really endless with all of the cute decor and functional items available.

Why Should You Consider a Woodland Theme?

Using a woodland theme gives you a really broad category to work with. If you love nature, you really can’t go wrong with this type of theme. The plants and animals give you a neutral pallete to work with which is great for decorating a room or party. This is also a gender neutral theme which is great for multliple uses, rooms in your home, and decorating.

the woods or forest - this wooded area is the setting for the woodland theme

Which Animals are Woodland Animals?

The woodland theme is mostly known for the cute animals you see for nurseries and kid’s decor. The animals you’d find in the forest/woods are usually included in the theme.

Some of the most popular woodland creatures include:

  • Bears
  • Deer
  • Foxes
  • Moose
  • Hedgehogs
  • Racoons
  • Rabbits
  • Owls
  • Chipmunks
  • Ants
  • Ladybugs
  • Porcupines
  • Skunks
  • Beavers
  • Butterflies
  • Cardinals
  • Woodpeckers

Other Woodland Decor Elements

Along with animals, the woodland theme includes a lot of other elements from nature. If you picture the woods and forest you can come up with a lot of things to add to your woodland theme.

Popular decor items include:

  • Trees
  • Pinecones
  • Tree Branches
  • Leaves
  • Mushrooms
  • Moss
  • Flowers and Plants
  • Wooden Cutouts and Arrows

Woodland Decor Colors

Colors that go well with a woodland theme include neutrals and natural tones along with pops of colors that you’d find in plants and animals in the forest.

Common woodland colors include:

  • Brown
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Black
  • White
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Blush

Have You Used a Woodland Theme Before?

If you’ve used a woodland theme for a party or room in your house, I’d love to hear about it! I used a woodland theme for my baby’s nursery and love it. It’s a versatile and timeless theme that you really can’t go wrong with.

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