Keeping a home organized can be a tough task in general, but throw kids into the mix—or better yet, babies—and that’s a whole other level of difficulty. Little ones come with a lot of stuff—diapers, diaper cream, wipes, lots and lots of clothes, and so much more—so it’s safe to say that if you don’t keep the baby’s nursery tidy even just for one day, you’ll find yourself lost in a pile of baby-related stuff.
9 Products to Organize Your Nursery
Of course, if you enjoy keeping your home as tidy as possible, you’ll want to maintain those same habits in the nursery. Get ready to nest in the best way possible (and no, not by picking a color for the nursery). We’re talking baskets, storage bins, adorable bookshelves, and all in all, the nine best products to organize a nursery in 2022. As always, the prices listed may fluctuate over time.
Available in white and gray, the Alpine Changing Table isn’t just a changing table—it’s a full-on diaper-changing system. Below the changing area (which includes a water-resistant vinyl changing pad complete with a safety strap) are two open shelves to store the essentials. Here you can keep the storage open-concept by placing necessary items like towels, bibs, wipes, creams and more on the shelves; or you can line each of the shelves with bins and baskets for a more refined look.
The only diaper organizer you need is the Munchkin Diaper Change Organizer from Amazon.com. With a stellar 4.8-star rating and more than 6,000 reviews from impressed parents, it’s not a stretch to say that this system is a must-have. This compact tabletop organizer doesn’t take up too much space. Still, it features just about everything a parent could need while changing a nappy: designated holders for up to 20 diapers, wipes and ointments, a space for a baby wipe dispenser or wipe warmer and removable side bins for organizing lotions and other various creams. If that wasn’t enough, it also comes with 12 scented diaper bags! All in all, the Munchkin Diaper Change Organizer is a win-win!
As any veteran parent knows, welcoming an infant means welcoming a whole lot more stuff into your space. That’s a whole lot of books and a whole lot of toys, too. Naturally, these items need someplace to go, so they don’t turn into rug or closet clutter. Enter: Cubberly Harriet Bee Toy Storage Kids Bookcase by Wayfair. This adorable little bookcase is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Not only is it convenient for storing books, toys or blankies in its spacious cubby holes, but it also transitions into an excellent piece for a toddler or big kid. Once your babe has outgrown using the bookcase for things like stuffed animal storage, you can easily convert its top shelf into a craft case of sorts that’s ideal for storing everything from colored pencils and crayons to coloring books and more.
What’s cuter than baby animals? Baby animals in a nursery! The Wooden Baby Animal Hangers from Etsy will make your ovaries burst—whether or not you have kids of your own. Handmade from natural wood, these adorably charming baby clothes-sized hangers come in several animal options: giraffe, fox, panda, lion, bear, bunny and swan. Plus, they add inexplicable magic to your baby’s closet that no other traditional hanger can!
Keep your infant’s closet as organized as possible with Premium Wood Baby Closet Dividers. Sure, wooden hangers in the shape of animals are super cute and keep clothes in order, but the truth is, you’ll get all different sizes of baby clothes at your baby shower. These dividers—categorized by newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months, 12-18 months and 18-24 months—keep clothes organized by relevant size so that you can easily access the clothes that fit your baby right now at any given time.
Never mind buying individual organization products; why not buy an entire system? The Minnebaby 42-Piece Nursery Organizer Storage Closet Set will take your baby’s closet to the next level. This set includes 42 different pieces, from a six-shelf hanging organizer, two large covered bins, two small storage bins, seven baby closet dividers and 30 velvet hangers. With this organizational system, there’s plenty of space for everything you need to store away: baby’s clothes, toys, sheets, towels, bibs, blankets—you name it.
It certainly costs a pretty penny, but there’s no other child-friendly bookcase quite like it. The Modern House Bookcase from Pottery Barn Kids maintains all the cute facade of a child’s dollhouse but is actually meant to store children’s books. With three fixed shelves made of solid birch wood and two convenient cord cutouts for lamps and other items with plugs, this child-safe bookcase showcases books on both small and large cubbies in a Montessori-friendly way. You can also use it to open-face store toys or other essentials.
Find instant organizational relief in mDesign Soft Stackable Fabric Closet Storage Organizer. This soft-to-the-touch alternative to a bin or basket can store nursery room clutter like socks, booties, medical supplies, accessories, clothing, blankets and more. It’s stackable, compatible with most other organizers and, thanks to its see-through window in the front, it keeps your baby’s storage items within your sight. It also comes with a lid. When you’re not using it, the mDesign Soft Stackable Fabric Closet Storage Organizer conveniently collapses into itself for compact, easy-access storage.
The whole idea behind a Montessori shelf is that older kids—think: toddler age—can reach their items on their terms. It fosters independence and gives young kids the confidence they need. But the Nursery Room Floating Shelves are unlike others in that they are freakin’ cute. Both functional and adorable, these cane-and-wood shelving units are handmade and perfect for storing children’s books, small toys and other beloved knick-knacks in your baby’s room.
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