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Top Must-Have Accessories for Your Nursery

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For many parents-to-be, their new life change doesn’t fully sink in until they start to creating a nursery for their little one! After all, this sacred space isn't merely a room; it's a haven where your child's first memories will be made.   

In this article, we share some of the top nursery decorations you’ll want to include in your space and explore how thoughtful choices can contribute to a healthy and soothing environment. From essential items for the room to adorning walls with dreamy decor, each decision plays an important role in fostering a nurturing atmosphere for your newborn’s growth and development.  

So let’s dive in!

Ubbi Diaper Pail

Diaper Pails

Kushies Ben & Noa Fitted Crib Sheet

Crib Sheets

Aden & Anais Weighted On The Go Blanket

Bedding

Set of different storage basket

Storage

Monitors with wall stand

Baby Monitors


The Perfect Nursery  

Creating the perfect nursery for your little one is an exciting journey that involves thoughtful choices and careful planning.  

When it comes to picking a crib, safety is of the highest importance. Look for cribs with sturdy construction, secure railings, and mattress heights that can be adjusted as your baby grows. Speaking of crib mattresses, opt for one that is firm and fits snugly into the crib to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (aka SIDS). For those late-night soothing sessions (and there will be plenty!), a comfortable glider with padded armrests and a smooth, gentle rocking motion will be your saviour. 

Managing the inevitable diaper changes becomes a breeze with the right diaper pail, and we recommend you choose one that effectively seals in odours. If you’re building a nursery on a budget, get creative with DIY projects and consider second-hand items that can be sanitized (you can even buy a budget crib). Lastly, when selecting baby bedding, prioritize soft, breathable materials and keep your boo’s safety in mind by avoiding loose blankets or pillows.

Now, let’s get into uncovering the top accessories that transform ordinary spaces into dreamlike wonderlands! From whimsical mobiles and charming wall decor to cozy rugs and elegant storage solutions, here’s our curated selection designed to create a nurturing and visually stunning environment.

Heart shaped led light

Lighting

Bird Mobile

Mobiles

Children's grow chat

Wall Décor

YogaSleep pocket baby soother portable sound machine

Sound Machines

FridaBaby breathefrida 3-in-1 humidifier

Humidifers

 

Rugs  

Rugs are more than just decorative elements in a nursery — they play a crucial role in creating a warm and cozy atmosphere. The ideal rug will elevate the cuteness factor, tie the room together, and feel great on your tired feet during those 2 AM feedings! 

Lorena Canals offers a delightful range of washable rugs that enhance the room's aesthetic and provide practical benefits for parents. Their Star Washable Rug is a timeless choice, handcrafted in India using traditional methods. Its unique, handmade nature adds character to the nursery, while natural dyes and soft cotton ensure safety for your little one. The rug's sustainable and allergy-friendly materials make it a trusted, long-lasting addition to your baby's space.  

Another charming option is the You're My Sunshine Cotton Rug. This machine-washable rug, made from organic cotton, adds a pop of positivity with its bright yellow shade and intricate details. Handmade and eco-friendly, it effortlessly combines style with practicality, making it an ideal choice for nurseries, kids' rooms, or play areas.

Hamper 

In baby’s early days, you'll find yourself immersed in the never-ending cycle of laundry, so choosing a hamper is more significant than you might think! 

Enter Lorena Canals' collection of Decorative Animal Baskets, where functionality meets sustainability in a stunning display. Crafted from recycled PET bottles and soft cotton yarns, these baskets not only bring organization to your nursery but also contribute to reducing environmental impact.  

For those seeking a more specific solution, consider the 3Sprouts Laundry Hamper, a delightful combination of style and functionality. As laundry day becomes a regular affair, opt for a cute design that lifts effortlessly, making your life as a parent a tad bit easier.  

For added practicality, get two hampers for separating lights and darks, and don't forget the added convenience of a hamper with a lid to keep unpleasant odours at bay! 

Lorena Canals

Star Washable Rug

$283.99

Lorena Canals

You're My Sunshine Cotton Rug

$98.99

Basket & Bins 

Find things quickly by upping your nursery's organization game with stylish and functional storage solutions! 

Pehr Designs introduces the whimsical Pom Pom Pints, a durable cotton-canvas storage pint perfect for tidying up small essentials like diapers and creams. Hand-sewn pom poms add a delightful touch of playfulness to any room, turning storage into a charming decor element.  

For a larger-scale solution, consider this adorable Toy Chest from 3Sprouts, a versatile organizational tool reinforced with cardboard sides and adorned with cute animal prints. The chest's lid, featuring a lip and pull tab, ensures easy access for little hands while keeping toys neatly out of sight.  

For more great storage ideas, check out our Storage Solutions for New Parents article.

Lighting 

Proper lighting in the nursery serves as more than a practical necessity. Be it a lamp or night light, the right lighting creates a gentle ambiance, providing comfort and reassurance to your little one. It's a subtle glow that guides without overwhelming, enhancing the atmosphere, and offering solace during bedtime (and late night feedings).  

Lambs & Ivy presents a charming solution with their Lamps with Shade & Bulb, custom-sculpted and hand-painted to add warmth to any nursery theme.  

For a whimsical touch, consider the Hibü Owl Silicone Portable Night Light by bbluv. Crafted from soft, shock-resistant silicone, this adorable owl nightlight offers 9 LED colours with touch control, auto shut-off timers, and portability for bedtime adventures. With features like a remote control and USB charging, it's a versatile companion that combines functionality with comforting illumination for your child's peaceful nights. 

Pom Pom Pints

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Lamps with Shade & Bulb

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bbluv

Hibü Owl Silicone Portable Night Light

$27.99

Mobile 

Introduce a world of wonder to your baby's nursery with captivating mobiles that go beyond mere decoration!  

Pehr Designs' Classic Mobile offers a handmade touch, ensuring your little one sleeps safe and sound under the charming presence of various animals.  

For a multisensory experience, Lolli Living presents the Knitted Musical Mobile, featuring adorable characters that dance to classical nursery rhymes. The sturdy cotton-covered plastic frame, easy-install clamp, and selection of 12 melodies, make this mobile a delightful addition to inspire your baby's imagination while creating a soothing bedtime environment.

Wall Decor 

Infuse personality into your baby's room by embracing the power of wall decor. It's a crucial component in creating a cohesive and unique nursery ambiance!  

The Loved Rose Gold Wood Wall Decor adds a touch of sophistication with its script style and metallic rose gold finish. At 12” wide and 6.75” in height, it's a charming addition to any wall.  

For a practical and stylish way to display art, consider the Wooden Hanger by Gathre. This set of two magnetic hangers (made of natural wood), offers a premium look and feel while being ethically and responsibly produced. Additionally, crafty parents can create their own decor using frames for a personalized touch! 

Toy Chest

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Lambs & Ivy

Loved Rose Gold Wood Wall Decor

$24.99

Wooden Hanger

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Gathre

Wooden Hanger

Sale Price: $44.79

Regular Price: $63.99

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Sleepy Sanctuary 

On the journey of creating a cozy sleep space for your little one, thoughtful consideration of every detail transforms a nursery into a sanctuary. While these accessories add charm and functionality, it’s important to also invest in nursery essentials that contribute to a peaceful environment.  

Installing blackout blinds or curtains to regulate light ensures uninterrupted sleep for your baby. A sound machine creates a soothing auditory backdrop, fostering a calm atmosphere. A humidifier maintains optimal moisture levels, benefiting your baby's delicate skin and respiratory system. Lastly, a video baby monitor provides essential peace of mind, allowing you to keep a watchful eye on your little one.  

With these additional considerations, your nursery becomes not just a beautiful space but a haven of comfort and security for both you and your baby. 

Read our Designing Your Dream Nursery article for more decorative design tips!