Space crunch has lead to modern, sophisticated and compact homes. And so, when it comes to the home of the budding generation-next, the nursery, one can only expect a lot of innovative ideas. One of the most important aspect upon which the designers have put in their creative best is in the manufacture of cribs which are not only elegant and decorative but also multi-functional. Most of these cribs also act as toddler beds, changing pads and storage shelves. Thus, these are not mere cribs but crib studios which provide relief to the problem of space crunch. Let’s take a look at five such innovative crib studio designs available in the market.
1. Multipurpose Sirch crib
A uniquely designed crib, this cream beauty from Sirch immediately has a calming effect on the viewer. It gives a cozy feel to the baby with safety walls on all sides. The wall can be lowered when not necessary to convert the crib into an elegant sofa. The wheels below, ensure easy mobility and the lock on the wheels make sure that the crib is in place. The bed and pillow come included with the crib. The main disadvantage of the cozy walls is that you will not be able to see your baby from far away. This can be a deciding factor for many moms who wish to maintain a visible contact with their little ones at all times.
2. Dream On Me portable multi-functional crib
Manufacturer: Dream On Me
This crib made of Birch and finished with a non-toxic polish, boasts of being the only three-level portable crib in the market. It is multi-functional and converts from a crib to a changing station and a playpen in moments. It is very easy to assemble and folding it flat needs the use of only a single hand. The crib comes along with a patented rail design for maximum safety, ease of folding and storage. Included with the crib is a mattress pad and all the necessary tools for assembly. The locking wheels below the crib ensure that safety is not compromised for the sake of mobility.
3. Graco Shelby Classic 4-in-1 Convertible Crib
Manufacturer: Graco Cribs
Ranking high on the safety quotient, Graco Cribs come with JPMA and CPSC certification. Built of pine wood, the crib has a standard design with amazing sleigh-style details. It converts either into a toddler bed or a day bed as one of the crib panels can be used as a full-sized headboard. The mattress platform can be adjusted to three different heights and thus, access to the baby becomes easy. The crib is easy to assemble and the craftsmanship is simply beautiful. Being spacious and fitted with a comfortable mattress, the crib will ensure maximum baby happiness.
4. Modern Chic 3-in-1 Cherry Crib
Manufacturer: Modena Cribs
To lend a graceful European touch to your nursery, the modern Modena crib has been finished in natural lacquer. The veneers in black, lend subtle grace and beauty to the crib. There are shelves on the sides for storage and the top can be used for a decorative display, though one might not want to use it when a baby is asleep. Raise it to use it like a changing station. The side shelves can be adjusted for the necessary height to store books of different sizes.
5. Sorelle Cape Cod Crib
Manufacturer: Sorelle Furniture
It is difficult to say whether this is a 3-drawer chest with a crib or a crib with drawers. It has metal glides by the side for assistance during baby changing. The crib converts into a toddler bed or even a full sized adult bed as per the requirement. Two adjustable shelves at the back add to its carrying capacity and the whole unit can be separated when it is used as a crib. Made from New Zealand pine wood, the rails have been given a French White finish.