Creating the dream nursery for your new born baby doesn't have to be an arduous task; in fact, nothing should detract from the happiness and emotions that are about to grip your family. As cribs and cradles are often an expensive venture, and are one of the items in the home that has the shortest shelf life in terms of usage, new parents are sometimes perplex with the range that is available.
What are the main points to consider? Style, materials, size and of course, whether or not the crib or cradle is dual purpose or multi-functional. We have a selection of examples on show from some of our homify experts that we hope will aid you in your decision making process for the perfect nursery.
Employing the very best of Scandinavian design principles, this gorgeous little crib combined with bassinet is both functional and beautiful. On top of all this, the base which the cradle sits in has the ability to be rocked as well. A magnitude of uses for such a tiny person.
Holding onto the memories of our childhoods often means we would like to emulate the same for our kids. This classic nursery furniture set is beautiful, timeless and perfect if you are keeping the gender of the baby unknown until birth. The colour palette is neutral, serene and would fit into most homes.
For something totally left of field, why not implement a modern and contemporary nursery setting into your home? This amazing half-moon shaped cot has these cleverly placed translucent panels on either side, so you can always see what the baby is up to or if it has moved around during its sleep.
Elephants, in miniature form, are a cute gift for any baby or small child. This modern take on the standard grey elephant is fun, timeless and applicable to all children—boy or girl. It has only soft edges, no eyes or anything that a child could potentially choke on or swallow.
This contemporary example of a crib is for the true modernists and minimalists out there. Obviously suitable and changeable depending on the child, you can be sure that your baby will grow up respecting good, wholesome design.