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. This is especially true if you’re working with a small space. Here are nine ideas we love for organizing baby's gear.
Cloth bins are simple storage solutions, but they definitely don't have to be boring. The felt animal friends on each 3 Sprouts storage box add a pop of fun to the nursery. And they're designed specifically to fit in standard cubby hole shelving units.
Buy it: $17 each, 3Sprouts.com
Baby grows so fast that it can be hard for his or her wardrobe to keep up. Keep the closet organized with cute dividers. Complete with labels, Koala baby dividers allow you to customize your organization based on baby's age, baby's size, season, etc.
Buy it: $10, BabiesRUs.com
When there's no room for more furniture, add a storage solution onto your furniture. The timeless Pottery Barn designs are parent-favorites, made from pure cotton canvas and complete with six roomy storage compartments.
Buy it: $39, PotteryBarnKids.com
A bookcase complete with a nook to read all those books? Genius. Open shelving units are popular nursery items, perfect for showcasing all those cute books and toys. And additional seating makes this unit even more versatile.
Buy it: $114, Gilt.com
This diaper caddy is the perfect subtle organizational tool for your nursery, featuring a space for a box of wipes, an adjacent divided section and a drawer for all your extra changing necessities. But it doesn't scream 'baby.' As your child grows, replace that box of wipes with a box of tissues. Use it to store arts and crafts supplies down the road. Or keep it for yourself to organize your cosmetics. With five colors to choose from, there's a style that's perfect for your kids — or you.
Buy it: $60, bboxbaby.com
The baby-friendly version of under-bed storage, the GONATT crib offers three separate drawers for bonus storage space.
Buy it: $199, IKEA.com
Industrial chic is in, and when it comes on wheels, even better. These numbered storage baskets and liners are a welcome alternative to all the ABC baby gear out there. Plus, the liners are machine-washable.
Buy it: $249, RestorationHardware.com
Use it in the nursery or utilize it as a portable storage solution; this Dex organizer uses hooks designed to clip right onto the edge of a playard. Complete with a shelf, large storage area and two additional mesh compartments, it's perfect for stashing wipes and diapers. Fold it up when not in use.
Buy it: $20, BedBathAndBeyond.com
Laundry is boring, but your hamper doesn't have to be. When it's as cute as this wicker elephant, it can even be a nursery focal point.
Buy it: $89, HomeDecorators.com