9 Easy Nursery Organization Ideas
In nesting mode? In addition to decorating your nursery, it’s helpful to think ahead about how you’re going to organize everything (all those little odds and ends can be so hard to keep track of!). This is especially true if you’re working with a small space. Here are nine ideas we love for organizing baby's gear.
Tell us, how did you organize your nursery? Any tips we should have included?
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How clever is this idea? Blogger Boots and Totty used a Farmer's Market Epergne to keep stuffed animals, diapers and changing gear organized and in arm's reach.
Get the look: Farmer's Market Epergne ($75 at Sundance Catalog).
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Decorate while you organize
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Baby clothes can be so pretty, so we love the idea of displaying them (plus, they'll be easy to grab!).
Get the look: This mom used driftwood and ribbon—so genius! Check out The Sweetest Digs for DIY instructions.
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When in doubt, go for photo boxes. They're functional (great for all the little odds and ends that get lost in drawers), inexpensive and can be stacked anywhere from the closet to under the crib.
Get the look: We love these pretty Synchronicity Stockholm Office Storage Boxes ($8 at The Container Store).
Become a labeler
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This is a great idea for keeping baby's clothes organized. Pick up some closet organizers (or DIY your own with labels) to divide baby's clothes into different sizes so you can find what you're looking for quickly. For more organizing tips from this nursery, visit the blog My Sweet Nest.
Get the look: Baby Buddy® Size-It Closet Organizers ($5 for a set of five on buybuyBaby).
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Utilize under-crib space with big storage boxes for extra diapers, wipes, and more. Blogger A Lovely Life kept the storage box out of sight with a crib skirt.
Get the look: Under Bed Storage Box ($14 at Ikea).
Cheap trick: Decorate buckets
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For storage in a visible under-crib space, try this idea from blogger Southern Lovely. She DIY-ed these under-bed bins using plastic buckets covered with fabric (check out her blog for step-by-step instructions!).
Get the look: Sterilite 10Qt Lapiblu Spout Pail Buckets ($3 on Amazon).
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Keep dresser drawers from turning into one big ball of baby clothes with drawer dividers (like these from the blog I Heart Organizing).
Get the look: Clear Sox Boxes ($6 at The Container Store). They're also super easy to make yourself—check out this great DIY tutorial from Design Sponge!