Five Multi-functional Cribs that You Should Check out!
By Kim Proulx
Cribs today are giving babies more than just a sleeping space! Multiple functioning cribs have pieces that turn into changing tables, have drawers built in underneath, and convert all the way to a full size bed. When you invest in these fantastic pieces, you are getting something that saves space, time, and money. Here are five fantastic multi-functioning cribs that feature different functions and style to help you find the one that best fits you and your baby.
Stokke Sleepi Convertible Nursery Bed
The Stokke SLEEPI Crib is one very versatile baby bed; it's four beds in one, plus two chairs! The Sleepi Mini is the perfect first bed for your baby, creating a nestlike, secure environment. With the bed conversion, change the Mini to a modern crib designed with a charming oval shape to add contemporary style to the nursery. Once your baby outgrows the crib space this bed will transform into a toddler bed. And when your child outgrows the toddler bed you can split the crib in half and each piece transforms into a unique, crescent shaped chair that will continue to add value to the space till your child reaches adulthood. How's that for impressive convertible qualities! The SLEEPI nursery bed system is available in several beautiful color options to easily match any room decor.
Nurseryworks Studio Crib
If you're looking for state of the art design and the best in environmentally friendly materials, Nurseryworks Studio crib is for you. At first glance, this crib appears to be just a space to sleep in. However, all is not what it seems! Underneath the mattress is a large expansive drawer to store extra bedding or crib accessories. On the side panel is a hidden changing table with a pad included that lowers down when needed and also transforms into a desk. Below the changing table is a cabinet that is perfect for dressing needs like diapers, lotions, and even extra clothing. This crib has amazing eco-friendly features as well! It is constructed with earth friendly materials and helps the environment by providing you with three pieces of furniture in just one space. The best in design, quality, and style, the Studio crib will quickly become your favorite piece in the nursery.
Studio Crib's Multiple Functions
- Under-crib Drawer
- Hideaway cabinet
- Hidden Changing Table in the side panel
- Changing table can later be used as a desk
Oeuf Classic Collection Crib
Oeuf baby furniture focuses on the beauty of clean and simple designs that are constructed with earth friendly materials. Their Classic Crib Collection has the best in safety with the quality of most European styles. This crib has a low center of gravity and its unique design will bring elegance to any nursery. A clean and simply engineered changing station is available to rest on top of the rails to eliminate the need for another piece of furniture. With this option, you can save space and money while helping the planet. As your little one grows, convert this crib to a toddler bed with the optional conversion kit. Not only does this save you from having to spend more for a big kid bed, this gives your child a familiar and soothing transition experience as he learns to get in and out of his bed like a big boy.
Classic Collection Crib's Multiple Functions
- Attachable Changing Table (sold separately)
- Converts to a toddler bed (Conversion Rail Kit sold separately)
DaVinci Kalani Crib and Changer Combo
DaVinci has taken their most popular crib and created the beautiful and space-saving Kalani 3 in 1 Convertible Crib and Changer Combo. The design not only saves space in the nursery, it also saves money since you get two pieces of necessary nursery furniture in one. Having the crib and changer attached can definitely make life easier through the baby years, since diapering supplies and baby clothes can be stored nearby in the drawers and on the shelves of the changer. In later years, detach these two furnishings and use them as separate items. The crib can be converted to a toddler bed, then a full size bed to become a forever sleep space for your child. The changer can be used as a free-standing storage piece or nightstand, giving you a lifetime of use.
Arm's Reach Mini Convertible Co-Sleeper
This co-sleeper saves you in every category most parents look for! The Arm's Reach Convertible Co-Sleeper can be attached right to your bed for when your newborn comes home. Recovery will be handled with ease by just reaching over to soothe and feed your baby without having to get out of your bed. This is a much safer alternative in co-sleeping than having your new little one sleep in bed with you. When you're ready to transfer your baby to the crib, this co-sleeper can stay in your room for an extra sleeping space, set up in any room for a changing table, or can be used as a play yard. Easily set up and broke down with a sturdy nylon case, this piece is also great for travel. Providing your baby with a comforting place to sleep at birth, travel companion, changing table, and play yard, this co-sleeper gives you options galore at a price you can't pass up!
When buying a crib, why not get one that has multiple functions so you save money and space. A crib that offers a side or attachable changing station makes life as a parent more convenient, plus gives you more room in the nursery for baby playtime. If it then later converts to a toddler bed, you've once again saved money by not having to buy a bigger bed for your growing child. To top it off, many of these beds are eco-friendly so you'd be doing the earth a favor by getting one.