A Stylish Modern Crib
A Stylish Modern Crib
The epicenter of all baby rooms is, without a doubt, the crib, so, by all means, give it the attention it deserves. Safety and quality are the most important factors in selecting the right baby crib, but there's no shortage of modern cribs that have both—and seriously good looks, too. The Oeuf Sparrow Crib, above, is a prime example, showcasing a clean, solid Baltic birch profile, and non-toxic finishes in 4 different color options. The Babyletto Origami Mini Crib is cute as a button, it's small footprint and collapsible frame ideal for compact urban spaces and for easy transporting. 6 pretty colors complement most any nursery interior scheme.
A Comfy Baby Rocker or Glider
New Moms will appreciate a comfortable baby rocker as much as little ones will, so making an investment in a stylish and comfy rocker is a must. The don't come more stylish than the Nursery Works Sleepytime Rocker, above, which has a roomy square silhouette, solid walnut legs and neat upholstery in 4 neutral shades. Or put your feet up and relax in tandem with your newborn in the beautifully cushioned Gus* Sparrow Glider and Ottoman, so beautifully proportioned, you'll be tempted to put one in every room in the house. The perfectly tailored Monte Como Glider has an extra soft seat and cushion, and a gentle, soothing glide.
Magical Kids' Lighting
Inject a bit of night magic into baby's room with sweet, imaginative lighting that illuminates a room gently. Balloons always spell magic to kids, and the Estiluz Balloon Ceiling Light, above, a fool-the-eye design comprised of a plastic shade and fine cable that hangs like a string, will keep your little one enchanted well into toddler-hood. The Hot Air Balloon Table Lamp by Studio Cheha, plays tricks just as effectively, with a flat piece of acrylic glass, engraved with LED elements, that gives the appearance of a three-dimensional lamp. And kids of all ages will love the Offi Dachshund Table Lamp, the lowest maintenance pooch anywhere.
Sweet Baby Bedding & Blankets
Clean, soft baby bedding and blankets are essential to your little one's comfort, but you don't have to compromise style in the process. Organic cotton, adorable motifs, and easy-to-care-for textiles from leading baby brands are in no short supply. The Ollie & Lime Teepee Crib collection, above, features whimsical illustrations and gentle colorways, while the Oilo Elefant Cuddle Blanket makes a bolder statement with soft jersey knit and an elephant repeat pattern in deep indigo. Ferm Living's Pineapple Blanket is the ideal accompaniment to rocking your little one to sleep. Or hang it on the wall as an enchanting piece of art.
Whimsical Nursery Decor
The best part of sourcing baby room decor is that it doesn't have to cost the earth to be enchanting—though bit of imagination is definitely called for. Opt for soft shapes and plush fabrics, along with gentle colors and graphic motifs to up the ante on standard nursery decor. You can't go wrong with Ferm Living's Harlequin Wallpaper, above, which manages to be both Scandinavian cool and nursery-perfect, or storage, like the Pear Braided Storage basket, which is both fun decorative object and toy storage piece. The Ferm Living Lion Safari Pillow is so soft and adorably detailed, your little one is likely to cuddle up to it for years to come.