It always pays to shop non-baby stores for baby items, especially when you aren’t happy with the existing baby offerings. We’ve blogged about converting that changing table into a bar. We’ve even blogged before about using a kitchen cart or tool cart as a changing table. And here is a great looking example of tool cart turned changing table.We love the bright yellow finish, the industrial quality and the casters.
Whether a glider in the nursery is essential or not is a personal choice. What is well settled is that good looking gliders can often blow your nursery budget. Take matters into your own hands and convert a chair you already own.That’s right, you can make your own glider by converting an upholstered chair. Dina of Honey and Fitz converted her vintage upholstered chair into a functional glider wtih great success. The key is to buy a swivel/rock unit like this one Dina used.
We just got rid of our last baby gate. Ours were the standard white metal gates that did their job well, but weren’t visually appealing in the least. Unlike other items for baby, designers have left the baby gate market virtually untouched. In this case, taking matters into your own DIY hands may be the best option.Kelly Rae Roberts came up with this simple solution for DIY baby gates – doors. Well, half doors.
It’s a rare home that doesn’t have a little IKEA in it. Hacking IKEA furniture has become a sport for design-loving nuts such as ourselves. There’s no shortage of creativity and ingenuity but we also like to see the simple hacks that give a lot of bang for the buck. If you haven’t yet heard of O’verlays, jump below and take a look at what they can do.
The baby bouncer is an item we consider essential for young babies. We received our Oeuf lounger as a gift two years ago and it’s happily bouncing baby number two at this very moment. So we have to admit – the baby bouncer is something we’ve always wanted to try out for ourselves.Baby always looks so comfortable gently bouncing up and down with each movement he makes. Glad we aren’t the only ones who had this thought.