Baby’s First Nursery: Setting up the nursery
With baby on the way, it’s important that we set up the nursery. We’ve cobbled together some inspiration from Pinterest and YouTube and elsewhere, but as soon-to-be-parents we’d love to hear if you have any tricks or tips or anything we haven’t thought about yet!
Nursery 101: How to set up a nursery!
Nicole Rosenberg, founder of Little Liberty, talks about setting up a nursery.
Putting baby room together!
Watch Eric Lorette put together his baby’s nursery in time lapse!
Nursery home furnishings checklist
- Cradle or bassinet (optional)
- Changing table
- Nightstand/side table
- Rocking chair/glider
Bed and Bedding
- Crib mattress
- Mattress pad
- Fitted crib sheets
- Crib bedding set
- Crib blankets
- Baby Tub
- Cabinet/drawer locks
- Outlet covers
- Bath thermometer
- Bathtub safety seat
- Toilet latch (will come in handy!)
- Crib mobile
- Storage bins
- Play yard
- Closet organizer
Safety and essentials
- Baby monitor (audio, visual or both)
- Carbon monoxide detector
- Diaper disposal
- Outlet covers
- Baby gate
- First aid kit
Interior Nursery Design Ideas
Interior nursery design seems to be all about luxury and neutral tones at the moment. Here are some stunning designs we think are going to impact our own nursery choices.
Obviously any baby nursery is going to need a lot of storage space. Here are some nifty storage ideas. If you have any great ideas like these please leave us a comment — we’d love to hear about them!
Create a space that will grow with your child
Babies don’t stay babies for long, and it can be extremely helpful if you have a space that can be adapted as they grow – even if, like Peter Pan, they plan to never grow up!