Changing Table Design Ideas for the Perfect Nursery


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Designing the perfect nursery for your baby can be a most pleasurable experience.  You will no doubt have ideas about how you want your bambino’s first room to look.

  You will be spending many hours in this room tending to your babe’s every need.  Feeding, comforting and changing your tiny charge.  Perhaps the least pleasurable of these tasks is the diaper changing duty, but it has to be done, so here are some great changing table design ideas to make this tiresome chore a little more pleasant!

The Practicality of Changing Table Design Ideas

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Finding a good looking changing table for your baby is not too difficult as many of these great ideas demonstrate.  However, what is essential is making sure that the changing area is perfectly safe for your child.  Babies are wriggly, squirmy beings especially at changing time.  Your changing table is likely to be raised from floor level, so if you are not careful this could be an accident waiting to happen.  Here are some tips to help you select the best changing table design for your nursery.

Baby Bed with Functional Changing Table Design Ideas

Nursery  changing table design ideas

Safety: This has to be the most important consideration when choosing any type of nursery furniture. When you are selecting a changing table, there are a certain things you can keep in mind to make sure your purchase is safe and secure. Firstly, look for a changing table design with a wide base so that it cannot be easily tipped or pulled over. A changing table should also be supported on a solid base, or sturdy legs. If you want a folding table, ensure that it has good safety locks to keep it folded or unfolded.  Whatever design idea you go for, never leave your baby unattended on the changing table.

Changing Table Ideas for Perfect Nursery

Perfect nursery with lovely changing table

Style: As you can see here changing table design ideas come in many different shapes and sizes. You may prefer a space saving stand-alone table that you can put away after use, this is ideal for a small nursery. .Alternatively, you may want a combination changing table that has dresser drawers or cupboards to fit in with your nursery decor. In addition, there many portable changing tables on the market, that may be moved from one room to another through the course of the day. Fundamentally, the style and size of your babe’s nursery, as well as your lifestyle, will guide you in your choice of baby changing table design ideas.

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Beautiful changing table

Functionality: There is no escaping the fact that caring for a small baby is very labor intensive, so when buying baby furniture it is important to prioritize each item’s practicality. It might be helpful to you to select a changing table design idea that incorporates useful storage for diapers, baby wipes, ointments and baby toys. Baby changing tables with space for baskets, shelves, drawers or cabinets are great for providing extra storage. Of paramount importance is choosing a design that is easy to keep clean and hygienic.  The changing mat itself should be comfortable for your baby and easy to wipe clean it should also be pretty tough!  Accessories such as waterproof pads and machine-washable changing mat covers are perfect for keeping the changing table fresh and clean.

A Gallery of Stylish Changing Table Design Ideas

Style and functionality with this changing table


To help you make this important decision, here are some fabulous baby changing table ideas to inspire you.  These are all in idyllic nursery settings so enjoy browsing the gallery.  There are examples that are antique in style alongside more modernist designs.  Many of these ideas use existing chests of drawers that have been adapted to provide a new baby changing area.  Others are obviously custom built to match other nursery furniture items.  There are ideas that you could construct yourself from recycling and painting old furniture.  Many of these items are only obviously for changing purposes because of the addition of the baby changing mat.  There are lots of ideas here for you to think about and hopefully this article will  help you make a decision about what changing table design idea is best for you and your baby.

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