Pretty Cribs, No Bumpers!

Pediatricians across the country agree: Soft objects should not be near your infant during sleep. Here is proof that cribs can still be cozy and inviting even without the cushions.

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Get playful in the nursery

Avery Powell

Get playful in the nursery

Having a white crib allows the crib sheet to stand out. This JoJo Designs sheet makes an impression with its bold, vibrant colors. Handpicked by the Novogratz couple from HGTV's Home by Novogratz, this combination makes for a great centerpiece in a chic nursery. (crib: $940; sheet: $19)

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Create understated elegance

Bryan McCay

Create understated elegance

Sabrina Soto handpicked this crib design, which is perfect for both baby boys and baby girls. Delta's 5th Avenue Crib is classic and affordable. ($200) A mod sheet ($36) covers Munchkin's organic mattress. ($130) To complete the look, Sabrina added a simple yet beautiful white skirt. ($68)

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Transport to a different world

Avery Powell

Transport to a different world

Travel to the space age with this crib collection. The easy-to-build Harper crib ($500) has Sealy's crib mattress inside. ($120) To create the futuristic look, add Skip Hop's fitted crib sheets. ($120) The pattern makes the sheet look like a bumper so it can feel more like a traditional crib but still be safe for Baby. The crib sheet comes bundled with a crib skirt, decorative blanket, and sleep sack.

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Nursery Ideas: Design a Modern Nursery

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Combine cool and chic

Bryan McCay

Combine cool and chic

Designer Serena Dugan, who is part of the California-style home-d?cor brand Serena & Lily, chose a crib set that gives the nursery a casual yet sophisticated feel. The Ray crib is at once modern and timeless. ($795) The crib is paired with a Serena & Lily sheet the adds fun color without being overwhelming. ($36)

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Make it faux-vintage

Peter Ardito

Make it faux-vintage

If you want a classic look, try this hardwood Oxford cradle. ($390) It looks like a family heirloom but is a safe alternative that doesn't compromise on charm.

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Design a dapper space

Bryan McCay

Design a dapper space

Try out a trendy grayish hue for your crib to set the tone for your nursery. The Alex crib from Giggle ($695) is classic and durable but also fun and preppy. Keep up the theme with a plaid sheet from JoJo Designs ($27). A smoky crib skirt ($150) completes this look.

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Explore eco chic options

Peter Ardito

Explore eco chic options

The Robin crib is made with sustainable wood and water-based paint. ($590) Organic and stylish, the crib sheets from Nook add a special touch to any nursery. ($48) They come in a variety of colors and designs.

Copyright © 2012 Meredith Corporation.

This piece was accurate at publication time, but all prices, patterns, and availabilities are subject to change.

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