Best Baby Nursery Storage Ideas - Organizers for the Baby's Room

Moms decorating small rooms are screaming for nursery storage ideas. Organization is without a doubt important in doing the most with what you have. There is no substitute for discarding baby clothes that have been outgrown or toys and gadgets that are no longer necessary for the day to day care and entertainment of an infant.

But what is the best way for a space challenged, apartment dwelling parent to store the clothing, toys and items that ARE being used on a regular basis? I have some nursery storage ideas that will be helpful in making the baby’s nursery more functional and organized.

One way of tending to your organizational needs while preparing for the future is to buy at least one bookcase where you can store baby’s growing library of books. Until the shelves are completely filled with reading material, beautifully decorated baby storage baskets lined up in a row do double duty as a place where mom can keep everything from extra pacifiers to burp cloths and bibs.

Woven storage baskets decorated with color-coordinated cloth for the baby's nursery room

Decorating Woven Storage Baskets is a Great Idea to Organize Baby Items

Moms blessed with a large nursery are free to line the walls with as many nursery storage units as they can afford. The baskets on the shelves may seem empty at first, but you will be amazed to see how quickly they become full.

If floor space is a problem, wall shelves are a super nursery storage idea that will serve the same purpose as storage systems only they take up no floor space whatsoever. Just be sure that the shelving is deep enough to hold your baskets and bins.

Perhaps one of the best tips that I can share is to tell you that the real estate under the baby bed should not be ignored. Either buy a crib with an under crib drawer or buy plastic bins and storage boxes that are properly sized to fill the space while giving easy access to the contents. You can also buy drawers that roll on casters that are approximately 11 3/4" tall that are more expensive but durable and long lasting as they work just as well under a toddler’s bed and beyond.

Toy boxes are not exactly an exciting nursery storage idea and some moms are of the mind that they are a waste of space. But I highly recommend them because they are an excellent teaching tool. Kids learn very early that there is a place for everything and that everything should be in its place through the simple act of picking up their toys and putting them in the toy chest.

Return to Unique Baby Nursery Ideas to find more creative nursery storage solutions that will show you how to get rid of the clutter in your baby's room.

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