You’re planning for baby, but where to start?!
It can be daunting, overwhelming and extremely costly!
It doesn’t have to be that way. Just take it one step at a time. In fact when you’re planning your baby registry take a look at the top 25 baby items to be sure you register for so you aren’t tricked into buying more than you need.
But for now, let’s start with the basics: a crib for your little bundle of joy.
I’ve done all the hard work for you and carefully selected 5 pairs of baby cribs for every budget. Go with the splurge if you’re looking for heirloom quality furniture that can be used for more than one child. Or choose the stylish, yet frugal choice if you’re looking to stay within a strict budget.
Whatever you need, there’s a baby crib here that’s perfect for you!
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Baby Cribs For Every Budget
Splurge: My love affair with Land of Nod continues with the Jenny Lind crib in black. Just look at detail on this baby crib ::swoon:: This baby comes with all the features a crib should, but seriously, who cares when you look this pretty?
Save: If you can’t swallow the almost $1,000 price tag on the previous crib, but still want the taste of Jenny Lind, then this Dream on Me crib by Jenny Lind is the answer for you. A whopping $800 cheaper, this crib still exudes classic and timeless appeal but with less detail than the previous crib. It also has two height levels and locking wheels for safety.
Splurge: At $249.99 this Fisher Price Riley Island “splurge” crib is still a great value! It has a modern, clean look and is made of New Zealand pine. Three position mattress platform and a convertible toddler bed make this crib a great choice.
Save: The Union convertible crib is a lovely shade of muted blue and an absolute steal at under $120. It is non-toxic and is lead and phthalate free and features four mattress positions.
Splurge: This Pottery Barn Emery crib in charcoal is a dream for your little one. It has a metal mattress platform and three adjustable height levels. The horizontal slats on the side of this crib conjure up a modern take on the shabby chic nursery.
Save: Another amazingly priced crib, this Storkcraft Sheffield crib comes in at only $119! It has clean, simple lines to blend seamlessly into a variety of room designs. This crib wins the award for hardest working; it converts into a full size bed after your baby is all grown up.
Splurge: I almost fainted when I saw the breathtaking shade of kelly green on this Newport Cottages Devon crib! At $975 it is certainly a splurge but the Shaker-style look and heirloom quality of this piece assure me that it would have a place in my home for many, many years to come.
Save: Equally striking, but more than $300 less, this Land of Nod Carousel crib is my budget pick for a green crib. It is no secret how much I adore everything Land of Nod sells and this baby crib is no exception. The Carousel crib is solid poplar construction and has three adjustable height levels.
Splurge: Pottery Barn makes the list again, this time with their Emerson crib. It boasts a classic, timeless design and stylish hue of pink. It has a solid wood frame and three different height positions. This crib can also be converted into a toddler bed with the addition of a conversion kit.
Save: Equally cute, but more simplistic, this Child Craft London crib is a great alternative for the budget conscious family. It has two height positions and is also made of solid wood. Additionally, this crib has metal bushings for all the screws so that you don’t have to worry about damaging the wood frame.
Now that you’ve made a decision of which crib is right for you, find out which nursery chair is best and within budget here or here.
With a little help, you’ll be a baby planning pro in no time flat!