15 Nursery Must-Haves Featured on Etsy
Written by Jen Betterley
We've searched Etsy high and low for the best of the cute in all things nursery and baby gear... and believe us when we say, there is plenty of good stuff to choose from! We also recommend checking out Etsy Kids for homemade awesome items -- it's a seasonal A to Z shopping guide for Etsy stores that feature baby and children's handmade goods! Read further for 15 of our very favorite new mama and nursery must-haves, you may just find the burping cloths or diaper bag that you've been searching for!
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Colorful baby birdies
The Wooden Owl Etsy store features these adorable birdie bookends ranging from $49.99-59.99 in various bright colors and patterns. Also available in super cute owl characters, these bookends are all one of a kind and handmade with love!
Though there are pages and pages of baby blankets featured on Etsy, we really liked the Monday Taylor store with their flannel and minky 'In the City' baby blanket ($24). Sure to keep your tot nice and toasty during chilly weather, this blanket is a good size for both infants and toddlers. And for a baby girl blanket, consider checking out the Baby Mae Boutique Etsy store for blankets, burp cloths, bibs and more with lots fun colors and prints!
The Cactus and Olive Etsy store offers a variety of cute baby mobiles for both boys and girls, ranging from $36-58. You can choose from planes, snowflakes, butterflies or even farm tractors! We also really liked Flutterby Customs' origami mobiles ($20), available with butterflies, cranes, flowers, airplanes or fish. These origami lovelies can be custom ordered with any colors of your choice and is made with traditional origami paper.
We could not stop thinking about this beautiful handmade crib by the Gig Harbor-area Etsy store, VZDezigns. Made from baltic birch plywood, the Jadon Crib ($750) is made to fit a standard crib mattress and comes complete with a toy cubby down below. VZDezigns is also happy to take on custom crib or children's furniture orders for specific needs.
We love Smiley Walls' Etsy store packed full of beautiful wall decals for nurseries and children's rooms. Ranging from $9.90-165 for the more in-depth designs, these decals are great for both boys and girls of all ages. We really liked the Spring Tree and Birds decal (shown) and the Woodland Forest Animals and Friends -- extra love for cutesy critters! The decals come in separate pieces for easy set up based on the size of your space and you can choose up to three colors.
Sleepy King's stuffed woodland animals are just too adorable not to share... just look at them! Ranging from $28-38, these fuzzy cuddly new friends are made with fleece, wool felt and a fun, patterned vintage fabric. Plus, the eyes and noses are made with child-safety buttons and are attached securely so you won't have to worry about your young teether and any choking hazards. Love these little animals!
Snuggy Baby offers extra large and regular wet bags for all things baby and toddler when you need them the most! Made from cotton prints and an inner layer of polyurethane laminate, these bags range from $19-29 and are perfect for containing any messes when you're on the go. Plus, these bags can easily be washed with your laundry! You may also consider checking out Snuggy Baby's adorable child slings, baby wraps and their doll wraps for children that have a 'baby' of their very own.
The Wood Working Crafts Etsy store features a variety of all-natural wooden teethers made in cute animal shapes -- including this whale teether shown! Constructed out of maple wood, these teethers are softly sanded smooth and finished with a jojoba oil paste and organic beeswax. Ranging in price from $8-16, each of these cute teething toys comes in an unbleached muslin bag for easy storage. (All teethers can as well be left unfinished upon request.)
ZOMG! Baby shoes are just about the loveliest thing ever and these baby bootie boots ($17.99) from Handmade Baby Love are like icing on the cute cake. Made with 100 percent acrylic material, these cozy warm booties come in a variety of fun colors and can be made to fit babies up to one year in age. You may also consider checking out Handmade Baby Love's teensy tiny loafers ($12.99) and their strappy booties ($15.99) -- all available in a wide array of fantastic colors!
The Bumble Cover Etsy store certainly will have you covered with their patent-pending Bumble Cover. Ranging in price from $28-39, these nursing covers are made with weighted bottoms and two oversized front pockets for diapers, wipes and extra clothing. All of the covers feature colorful, unique prints and they fold up neatly for easy storage after each use. Bumble Cover also features highchair covers, boppy covers, pillows and other accessories for new mamas.
Our niece used to have a security blanket (or 'bah', as she called it), much like this one from BBs for Babies and we'll be the first to tell you that she could not go a day without it! BBs for Babies has over 60 baby and toddler security blankets to choose from with a number of different animal friends. Priced at $27 each, these soft and cuddly blankets are made with a silky warm fabric and a cool satin on the opposite side. All of the animals are sewn safely and are 100 percent machine washable.
Ahmelie features these beautiful burp cloths in various patterns and colors for only $17. Made with 100 percent cotton fabric and cloth diapers for an easy peasy wipe up, these adorable cloths are machine washable and can also double as a changing pad when needed. As Ahmelie notes, "Who says function should come over fashion!"
We love Graham Bear Wear's fitted cloth baby diapers! Available in a three- or six-pack bundle, these colorfully patterned cloth diapers come with a snap-down front for healing belly buttons and three layers consisting of a knit outer print, organic cotton velour and hemp/bamboo viscose fleece. The bundles range in price from $37-67 and each newborn diaper fits infants that are between 5-12 pounds.
Designed Threads' Etsy store features the cutest baby critter clothing -- such as this fantastic porcupine onesie! Designed Threads has over 100 unique onesies to choose from for only $15 with a wide variety of animals such as dinosaurs, peacocks, armadillos and much more! Each onesie is made with 100 percent ringspun cotton, flatlock seams and include three-snap closures for quick and easy diaper changes. And mama, you may consider also checking out Designed Threads' super cute adult clothing... you won't be disappointed!
Apple of our eye
Olivia Baby's Etsy store has a wide selection of super cute bibs with beautiful patterns and designs, but it was this apple bib that really caught our eye! Available for $5 each, these drooler bibs are made with 100 percent cotton fabric and are backed with two layers of soft flannel. Perfect for your little droolers, teethers, bottle feeders and babes!