Everything You Need to Build Your Nursery
Everything You Need to Build Your Nursery
June 18, 2019

Everything You Need to Build Your Nursery

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Everything You Need to Build Your Nursery.
Everything You Need to Build Your Nursery

Getting a room ready for your tiny new family member can seem like a lot to deal with at first. But with a few basics, you’ll have everything you need for sleeping, changing and sharing sweet moments together. Even if you’re brand-new to the world of baby (and interior design), you can create a nursery that’s not only functional but relaxing and peaceful.

To help, we’ve curated furniture items and other nice-to-haves for baby’s room. Engage your creative side by putting your own touch on each piece, whether that’s modifying the color, size or style. After all, a personalized space is what will make you and baby feel right at home.

Getting good rest is important for babies and parents alike. Choose a crib that’s safe, comfortable and attractive, like this mid-century modern one with clean lines. Built to last, this crib converts into a toddler bed and daybed. It’s a cinch to put together too.

Baby Mod Marley 3-in-1 Convertible Crib


When baby needs a little help soothing themselves to sleep, a musical mobile can come in handy. The twirling elephants and lions entertain baby, while the rotating lullabies offer comfort. The songs only play for 20 minutes, so you don’t need to step back into the nursery to turn it off.

Bedtime Originals Musical Baby Crib Mobile


Not only will you want an ergonomic spot to change baby, but you’ll also need somewhere to store diapers, wipes and clothes. This playful, modern changing dresser offers plenty of storage without taking up too much space. The best part: the changing top is removable, so the dresser can be used for years to come.

Babyletto Lolly 3 Drawer Changer Dresser


Let baby rest easy. This all-in-one nightlight and sound machine helps to muffle noises and soothe baby to sleep. Control each setting from your phone, from adjusting the volume to changing the nightlight’s color. You can even set a family schedule, so the sounds turn on automatically for baby’s bedtime and naps.

Hatch Baby Rest Night Light & Sound Machine


Give you and baby a relaxing place to feed, read stories and snuggle. This classic-looking recliner has adjustable settings for a smooth rocking motion. Pop up the footrest for extra leg support—great for those late-night feedings and early mornings.

Baby Relax Robyn Rocking Recliner


More storage space in the nursery means less clutter, which, often times, can lead to less stress. This tall chest maximizes space in the room and offers drawers for burp cloths, bedding and more. There are even storage baskets for books and toys.

Evolur Waverly Tall Chest with Baskets


Keep the nursery smelling fresh—lock in diaper odors with this sleek pail. The foot pedal allows you to drop in a diaper without having to leave baby alone on the changing table. No need to buy special inserts, as this system is compatible with every type of garbage bag.

Munchkin Step Diaper Pail


Make laundry day a breeze. With two hampers, you can presort clothes, or keep one basket in the bathroom and the other in the nursery. Spot-clean the hamper liners or toss them into the machine for a thorough wash. This set’s classic look blends with almost any nursery decor.

Badger Basket Hamper Set


Reading to your little one helps build their language skills. So why not create a space dedicated to stories? Fill the shelves of this bookcase with books that are easy to grab for both you and your baby. The classic, sturdy design adds character to the room with enough space higher up for displaying keepsakes and picture frames.

Evolur Napoli Bookcase


Keep an eye on baby when you’re at home or away with this smartphone-compatible video monitor. The two-way communication lets you speak to baby, and you can hear everything from coos to cries. This monitor offers the ultimate parent gift: peace of mind. You can check chores off your list or catch up on rest, knowing baby is dreaming safely.

Motorola MBP667CONNECT Video Baby Monitor


You want your nursery to be practical but also a joyful space for you and baby to interact. Bring a playful vibe to the space with these adorable baby animal prints. Mix and match (like owls, otters and bunnies) to create a gallery wall above the changing table or crib. As baby grows, you can help them learn animal faces, sounds and names.

Baby Woodland Hedgehog Print


By keeping clutter down, baby’s space can feel more open and peaceful. This sturdy wooden chest makes it easy for your little one to pick up their toys with its safety-hinged lid. With over eight feet of cubic storage, this is the only toy bin you’ll need.

Melissa & Doug Wood Kids Toy Chest


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