Should I buy a bassinet for my baby apart from getting a crib? Where should I keep the changing table so that I could help myself at the midnight? Aren’t these the few thoughts that come to your mind when you’re all set to deliver your first baby? Days pass by and you’re left thinking to yourself how you will decorate your baby’s nursery so that the place becomes the favorite of your baby. There’s nothing more exciting and interesting than designing your own baby’s nursery. As there are several options for decorating your nursery, it can get overwhelming to making the right choice.
With the wide array of nursery furniture that you get in the market, choosing the best one can become a big task for the parents. But we’re here to help you with the best tips that will ease off the process of decorating the kid’s nursery. Read on to know about them.
- The important things should be in close proximity to the changing table
What are the immediate things that come to your mind when your baby is born? Wipes, diapers, table covers which need to be changed time and again, poop bucket, laundry hamper, a pacifier, burp cloths, to name a few. Would you ever want to step away to get something only to see that your baby has rolled off to his cleaner side and created a poop mess? Never! This is why everything that you need should be within the closest reach from the changing table.
- Have enough functional space for storage
Since you’re decorating the nursery, you will actually be carrying your baby to and fro and if there are chairs, books and playmats all over the room, there’s risk of tripping over and falling, especially at midnight. This is why experts suggest you to have enough functional space for storage. Once you’ve completed using something, don’t leave them scattered all over. Be organized.
- Be wise about choosing nursery furniture
If you seem to love the trendiest pieces of furniture, you should never succumb to that temptation as choosing furniture with clean lines will be better for the long term. This will definitely last for the several years and hence they are going to be worth your dollars. If you choose furniture which has designed cut-outs or pieces or knobs which can be removed easily, this can pose as a hazard when your baby gets mobile. Nursery furniture should have a classy wood finish.
- Design the perfect spot for sleeping
By employing few simple strategies, you can ensure that your baby gets a sound and safe sleep every night. Though it is not that you can guarantee a sound sleep for your baby by creating the best spot, yet you can facilitate things. As long as baby bedding is concerned, there are several options. It may look attractive to keep several accessories on the crib but this can lead to a suffocation hazard.
So, now that you’re aware of the ways in which you should design your baby’s nursery in the best way possible, what are you waiting for? Start gathering the best pieces to decorate the nursery before the baby arrives.