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Modern Crib Inspiration

One of the biggest pieces of furniture in our new nursery is obviously going to be the crib. Even though apparently babies don’t sleep in their rooms for the first six months (who knew!), we want to have it all good and ready before he is born so we don’t have to worry about it later. So, Sean has offered, in a gesture of manliness and fatherly charm, to build the crib. We will of course be following all of the latest safety standards, but this idea has allowed me to gather some of my favorite cribs as inspiration! We will be pulling elements from all of these cribs to build exactly what I am looking for.

Modern Crib Inspiration via Charleston Crtafted

Modern Crib Inspiration

West Elm Modern Convertible Crib – I love the flat bars of this crib as well as the legs. However, I think that having the bars on all 4 sides looks a bit too prison-y for me.

West Elm Mid-Century Mini Crib – I really like the X-base of this crib as well as the beadboard look of the short sides. But I prefer flatter bars, I think.

Babyletto Sprout 4-in-1 Convertible Crib – I really like the simple lines of this crib and it honestly looks easy to make. The two-tones wood look is really getting me thinking, too!

Dwellstudio Dwellstudio Mid Century Convertible Crib – I really love the X on the legs of this crib and I like the general shape, though white will not work for us (since it will be in front of a white wall).

Baby Relax Miles 2-in-1 Convertible Crib –  This crib has a bit of a different look from the others, but I am really feeling the wide sides and campaign hardware. And that navy blue color!

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Nicole Q-Schmitz

Sunday 5th of August 2018

I LOVE modern cribs! The first crib we had was secondhand (I think the same one I had as a baby!), so when I got to buy a second crib, I definitely went for nice clean lines. You're right, the last one is really different from the others - but I like it too :) Oh, and you can totally put your baby in a crib right away (without waiting 6 months ?), but even if he doesn't go in there at first, at least you'll have a nice nursery for you to look at :)

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