Guest Picks: The Handmade Nursery
From mobiles to blankets and smaller decorative touches, there are so many great options for hand-crafted items that will add style to this oh-so important room. — Daniela from Aesthetic Oiseau
Paper mobiles are wonderful additions to any room, but especially a nursery. The clouds and kites are so pretty. Think about hanging this one above your rocking chair.
This one is perfect for the nautical nursery. The punch of orange and aqua used on these friendly little whales is so fresh.
Elephants are a darling nursery motif, and I love the colors used in this sweet mobile.
The color combination of yellow and gray is going very strong in home decor, and this adorable mobile would be great for a little boy or girl.
Monsters! I love monsters as a motif, and I have a feeling this fun mobile would keep your little one very entertained.
I fell in love with the concept of nesting dolls in this sweet mobile. It would be so beautiful in a nursery that uses lots of white and pale pastels.
For those who like a more subdued color palette for their baby, I really like the neutral tones of this mobile.
Woodland creatures make this mobile especially adorable. It's absolutely perfect for a little boy's room that uses greens and browns.
These blankets are so awesome. They are totally appropriate for every room of your house, but I especially love the soft colors for a nursery. And they are organic, making them nice and healthy for baby.
Introduce your baby to the world of mustaches early with these whimsical organic cotton baby blankets.
Etsy sellers are great at creating custom blankets with all sorts of fabric. I love the yellow pop of this one, but consider sending your own fabric to a seller and having her create a blanket that is a perfect match for your nursery.
If you like the traditional look of a crocheted baby blanket, consider this one that uses the ever-popular chevron pattern for an updated feel.
If you are planning for a hipster baby, look no further than this organic bicycle blanket for your snuggle sessions. I really love the gender-neutral colors and fun yet not babyish motif.
This set includes a blanket and some burp cloths. I love that coral colorway.
Elephants strike again! This time they're coming in an adorable kelly green that is perfectly gender neutral. I love the presentation of this particular blanket; it makes a great baby gift.
I applaud parents who don't necessarily want their nurseries to be explosions of primary colors and baby themes.This grown-up blanket takes on a sweeter profile with its smaller size and soft materials.
Little touches make such a difference in any room, and these little felt dolls just melt my heart. They are so very cute for a little girl.
There really is nothing sweeter than a crocheted stuffed animal that you can perch on a dresser or a bookcase. This owl is too, too cute.