Everyone in our office wants this mod leather kangaroo ($38) and piggy bank ($45) -- which would both look great on a baby's dresser. The recycled leather is made by shredding and reforming scraps from handbags, shoes, and belts. (momastore.org)
Originally published in the March 2007 issue of Parents magazine.
The yarn for these luscious cotton blankets is woven from pieces of fabric that usually end up on the floor of textile factories. It's so soft that it'll quickly become your baby's favorite. ($79, lunalou.com)
Olympic Premium paints have a super-low rating of VOCs (volatile organic compounds), so once the paint's dry in the nursery, your baby can move right in. ($17 per gallon, Lowe's Home Improvement Centers)