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Baby Crib Design Tips

As a new parent, one would shop for all the baby items that mainly includes selecting a nice baby crib. It is truly delightful to shop and choose one that fits the requirements of your baby. Your Infant's crib is the most important item of furniture in your home decor. It should provide comfort, safety, blend with your baby's room theme, and be durable.

Your baby spends hours sleeping in the crib so building a crib isn't an easy task. Take a look at these baby crib design tips and some ideas on how to build them.

Baby Crib Design Tips

1.While thinking of a baby crib, the crib should be safe enough and secure for the baby and should be on top of the priority.

2.Regarding the type of wood to choose for your infant's crib go for delicate wood or onerous woods. Also go for wood that is strong, comfortable and maintain the load of your energetic tot.

3.Considering crib designs according to trends and safety standards, one should look out for the corner posts more than 1 inch greater than the top panels. Slats must be not more than 2 inches apart.

4.The crib should no longer be used if the peak of the rails is lower than three-fourths of your baby's height. All edges and curves should be smoothed out or you need to use padding for additional safety measures. Top rails of the crib must be at least 26 inches higher.

5.Once you decide on the crib plan you next must decide on the material to use. Always try to use the highest-grade wood you can afford. If the piece will be stained you should make sure that the wood is the best quality while if you will paint the piece you can use slightly less quality wood.

6.If you are planning to build a crib then set up a woodworking schedule and ample time to build the crib. Set up a workshop area in your garage or basement where you can leave everything set up without having to put things away after each work session. This will save you countless hours on the project.

7.In selecting the best end on your tot's crib, prime consideration ought to be on safety especially when the child attain the teething age and would simply chew on just about anything they will get their arms on. Most finishes is protective and non-poisonous when it is totally cured. You may really feel really safe in using shellac as it is used on confectioners coating on candies. It's as non-toxic as it could get.

8.There are various baby bedding sets available for the baby girls as well as the baby boys. There are crib bedding for baby girls that are usually pink in color and contain soft designs and patterns. The baby boy crib bedding have various combination of blue shades. The home decor furniture designs are also in wide variety. There are small flower prints, the cartoons, and the animals that the new child may feel attracted to.

Finally, in helping parents to buy the right and secure baby furniture products, always follow these baby crib design tips and remember to look for their safety certification. Shop for any crib that your baby needs, whether if it is a mini crib or a large convertible crib as long as it is certified. Avoid all those furniture that come with decorative cutouts, sharp corners and those which are lead-based painted.

Story first published: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 9:57 [IST]
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