The 10 Best nursery furniture

view gallery VIEW GALLERY

Your baby may not be an heir to the throne, but every little one deserves the good start in life that these nursery items provide

1. Cosatto Story Cot Bed

New this season, this cheery cot is aimed at those who want a change from the sea of white and wooden cots that line the floors of most nursery retailers. There’s a top-of-cot changer, and because it transforms into a bed, it will last your littl’un up to the age of five.

£410, cosatto.com

2. Stokke Change Together Grow Together

Changing tables are great for babies, but they soon become surplus to requirement. This award-winning one transforms into a desk, bookshelf and television stand, making it by far the most flexible on the market. The height is adjustable, too.

£429, mothercare.com

3. Abbeville Four Cube Storage

Particularly useful for nurseries where floor space is tight, this slimline set of shelves is very versatile and can be made to look extra tidy when you team it up with GLTC’s canvas storage cubes that come in a range of designs and colours.

£130, gltc.co.uk

4. Little Bird Told Me Rocking Horse

Rocking horses have delighted children for centuries and this one, with a modern twist, will finish off your nursery with both style and fun. Named Doodle, it has a stylised fabric-print body and a super-soft scrunchy faux-suede mane and tail, as well as a little friend, Crumb.

£85, littlebirdtoldme.co.uk

5. Argos Canvas Storage Boxes

This set of three safari-themed boxes proves that storage doesn’t have to be boring or expensive. Use them for nursery essentials such as nappies to start with, then progress on to toys. They arrive flat-packed.

£14.99, argos.co.uk

6. The Original Bunkcot

This is genius for people who have twins or kids close in age and who want to maximise space and reduce back pain. The top bunk is suitable for babies up to nine-months-old and the bottom cot is suitable for children up to three years old. Two mattresses are included.

£419, thebunkcot.com

7. Mamas & Papas Magic Astro Bouncer

Lying in a Moses basket or car seat can bore babies, and even many baby bouncers are pretty dull. With this one, babies can kick and pull to create sounds and soft light bursts to encourage sensory development, and there are different modes available for relaxing and sleeping, too.

£129, mamasandpapas.com

8. Haywood Glider Nursing Chair and Footstool

This supremely comfortable and wide chair and footstool is perfect for feeding your baby, as well as reading to them when they’re a bit older. Finished off in a natural wood and softly upholstered, the ergonomics are spot on.

£199, johnlewis.com

9. The Little Green Sheep Snuzpod

When baby is tiny, you can let one of the sides down so that you can settle and feed your baby without leaving your bed. It can also be used as a stand-alone crib for the nursery and the removable rocking bassinet can be used around the home.

£169, thelittlegreensheep.co.uk

10. Silver Cross Nostalgia Wardrobe

Mention Silver Cross and most people think of prams, but they make high-quality nursery furniture, too, including this full-sized wardrobe that will look great in any nursery and save you buying a new one later on.

£500, silvercrossbaby.com

Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebooks
ebookA delicious collection of 50 meaty main courses
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
SPONSORED FEATURES

ES Rentals

    Independent Dating
    and  

    By clicking 'Search' you
    are agreeing to our
    Terms of Use.

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs General

    Recruitment Genius: Senior Environmental Adviser - Maternity Cover

    £37040 - £43600 per annum: Recruitment Genius: The UK's export credit agency a...

    Recruitment Genius: CBM & Lubrication Technician

    £25000 - £27500 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This company provides a compreh...

    Recruitment Genius: Care Worker - Residential Emergency Service

    £16800 - £19500 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Would you like to join an organ...

    Recruitment Genius: Senior Landscaper

    £25000 - £28000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: In the last five years this com...

    Day In a Page

    The long walk west: they fled war in Syria, only to get held up in Hungary – now hundreds of refugees have set off on foot for Austria

    They fled war in Syria...

    ...only to get stuck and sidetracked in Hungary
    From The Prisoner to Mad Men, elaborate title sequences are one of the keys to a great TV series

    Title sequences: From The Prisoner to Mad Men

    Elaborate title sequences are one of the keys to a great TV series. But why does the art form have such a chequered history?
    Giorgio Armani Beauty's fabric-inspired foundations: Get back to basics this autumn

    Giorgio Armani Beauty's foundations

    Sumptuous fabrics meet luscious cosmetics for this elegant look
    From stowaways to Operation Stack: Life in a transcontinental lorry cab

    Life from the inside of a trucker's cab

    From stowaways to Operation Stack, it's a challenging time to be a trucker heading to and from the Continent
    Kelis interview: The songwriter and sauce-maker on cooking for Pharrell and crying over potatoes

    Kelis interview

    The singer and sauce-maker on cooking for Pharrell
    Refugee crisis: David Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia - will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi?

    Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia...

    But will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi, asks Robert Fisk
    Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

    Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

    Humanity must be at the heart of politics, says Jeremy Corbyn
    Joe Biden's 'tease tour': Could the US Vice-President be testing the water for a presidential run?

    Joe Biden's 'tease tour'

    Could the US Vice-President be testing the water for a presidential run?
    Britain's 24-hour culture: With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever

    Britain's 24-hour culture

    With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever
    Diplomacy board game: Treachery is the way to win - which makes it just like the real thing

    The addictive nature of Diplomacy

    Bullying, betrayal, aggression – it may be just a board game, but the family that plays Diplomacy may never look at each other in the same way again
    Lady Chatterley's Lover: Racy underwear for fans of DH Lawrence's equally racy tome

    Fashion: Ooh, Lady Chatterley!

    Take inspiration from DH Lawrence's racy tome with equally racy underwear
    8 best children's clocks

    Tick-tock: 8 best children's clocks

    Whether you’re teaching them to tell the time or putting the finishing touches to a nursery, there’s a ticker for that
    Charlie Austin: Queens Park Rangers striker says ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

    Charlie Austin: ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

    After hitting 18 goals in the Premier League last season, the QPR striker was the great non-deal of transfer deadline day. But he says he'd preferred another shot at promotion
    Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

    How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

    Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
    Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

    'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

    In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea