Most people think that buying new nursery furniture will be prove to be quite an expensive choice. I used to think the same so when I was setting up a nursery for my little one I decided to look for a way out of this issue. The good news is that I was able to figure a way out of the problem. You might not believe it, but my baby’s nursery does not have any new furniture and it still looks superb. I am just going to reveal how. I am sure that after reading my ideas you will also want to implement them.
Ways to save money on baby furniture
I am sure that you will love my ideas to save money on the baby furniture so try out the following.
1# Saving up on the crib:
Well the crib is the most expensive item in the nursery. However, you do not always have to go for a new crib. You can even settle in for a used one. You can easily find a good quality crib on second hand stores. When you are buying nursery furniture essentials like a crib then just make sure that it is safe for use. You should inspect the crib first if you are buying a second hand one. The crib should not have any drop down sides and the slats should not be wide as well because if the slats are wide the baby will be able to slide the head through.
#2 Making a used dresser usable:
Always make sure that you have white furniture in your nursery if you are looking for budget friendly alternatives. I will just tell you the reason why. Now if you do not have a dresser, you can simply get hold of an old by buying it at a cheap rate. You can opt for dark wood dresser. You can easily get white paint for a price lower than $20. You can paint the dresser and it will match with the other furniture in the nursery.
#3 Use dresser as the changing table:
Well the changing table is more of luxury item so you can easily save on it. You can convert your old dresser into the changing table by placing a blanket on top of the dresser.
#4 Selecting a used rocking chair:
You do not always have to spend a lot on an expensive rocking chair. You can simply buy a used one. However, if you are purchasing an old one then make sure that it is safe for use because you just cannot compromise on the element of safety. You can even make use of an extra chair that is present at your home. The baby’s comforter can be placed at the back of the chair and it will blend with the existing furniture.
#5 Choose the unfinished furniture:
You can also buy unfinished furniture because that is available at a cheaper rate. You can take this furniture home and finish it off by following the instructions.
#6 Go for furniture with minimum accessories:
Now there are times when the extra accessories add up to the expense of the furniture. Well you can cut down on that by getting hold of that nursery furniture that just has the basics. Do not go for extra fittings like the bells and the whistles.
#7 Keep an eye on discount offers:
The good news is that many furniture stores often have discounts on baby furniture. Well you can cash on this opportunity as well. You should keep an eye on discount offers so that you can get the baby nursery furniture when discounts are available. This way you will be able to get hold of new furniture at discounted prices. You just need to be vigilant so that you do not miss out on these deals.
I am sure you will love my ideas about nursery furniture essentials. You just have to indulge in smart shopping and the nursery will simply look fabulous. Remember even affordable nursery furniture can add to the beauty of your nursery. If you like my ideas do let me know your opinion. I will surely love your suggestions too so do share your thoughts with me.