Creative Combo Baby Dressers and Changing Tables - DIY Nursery Furniture and Dresser Ideas
Baby dressers that come as part of your nursery furniture collection give the room a classy look. On this page we will check out the latest styles in combo changers and dressers as well as DIY dresser ideas shared by creative parents that recycled, painted and transformed old furniture into something fabulous for their baby's room.
Even if you have plans to buy baby tables, dressers and all the pieces you need at the same time, you should examine all the available features that each manufacturer has to offer. Most collections offer several different finishes some more practical and durable than others. Even the traditional chest of drawers (which usually has four drawers with an overall height of approximately 40 inches) can be made more or less suitable for a child's room.
Here are some examples of nurseries where moms and dads, using their own creative ideas, painted and designed a unique one-of-a-kind dresser to fit the color scheme or nursery theme of their little one's room.
An old wooden chest was painted blue and then detailed with hand painted ladybug drawer pulls.
The changing table dresser combos are very popular with all parents and are an especially wonderful space saving option for moms working to get as much storage as they possibly can within a relatively small nursery.
This purple and black nursery changing table or dresser painted purple, black and white has a design that was stenciled using a vintage, lace tablecloth with a floral design as a pattern.
You can also find baby cribs with attached dressers so that you can scoop baby up, change a wet diaper and slip them back onto the crib mattress without ever waking baby out of a peaceful sleep!
The baby changing table and dresser combo is exactly what it sounds like; the baby
furniture manufacturers came up with stylish, modern combinations of changing
tables and dressers. Basically what we have here is baby changing tables
with drawers instead of open shelves. Open shelving is fine for storing baby's
bath products and extra diapers. Drawers will get all of the toiletries out of
sight plus there's room for folded baby clothing ready for a quick change and
you can do all this and never leave your baby's side. You can get them to match your sleigh cribs, traditional baby cribs or practically any style of modern crib that you may want.
These wood dressers are made up of three roomy drawers with a soft foam
changing pad on top. Years ago a mom might have put a folded blanket on top of a
low wooden dresser and made her own combination baby changing table dresser combo, but
now that's all been done for us and there are some nice safety features thrown
in for good measure.
Dressers for babies should include an attached safety strap or belt and safety rails
on the front and back of the dressers if they are to be used to change
baby's diapers. You can never have too many safety features included with your
baby gear! Consider outfitting all of the drawers in your dresser and
elsewhere in your home with easy to use safety latches.
Baby proofing your dresser drawers is a great idea because we can do
without dealing with pinched fingers! Baby proof the nursery's dresser or chest of drawers by attaching the furniture to the walls using special baby
safety hardware so that heavy furniture won't be likely to fall on baby when he
or she gets mobile and begins to climb. Install the drawers so
that they have to be picked up in a special way before they can be removed from the dresser. This will help make the nursery furniture safer as your child won't be able to easily remove the drawers that might fall
on his head! The general rule of thumb is safety first, baby whether dealing with a chest of drawers, an armoire or any other kind of furniture!
While I'm a big fan of recycling furniture, there are many reasons to buy baby cribs and furniture including your baby dressers that are specifically built to be used in kid’s rooms. Some of the reasons would include:
Storage compartments, diaper dispensers and other amenities for lots of baby stuff
If you can’t find baby dressers and bath stations or a baby dresser changing table combination or whatever kind of baby furniture that suits you in the stores, you always have the option to build your own baby furniture. Get a set of free dresser woodworking plans here and make your own changer dresser combo. You can learn how to build classic baby dressers and stain or paint it in whatever color you want! It’s cheap and many handy workworking enthusiasts find building their own wooden furniture to be fun! If you don’t find a set of free baby furniture plans that you like, you can buy cheap baby furniture plans for: