Parents Will Love the Versatility of a Convertible Crib

Hey parents-to-be, I own a convertible and you can own one too! A convertible crib, that is. Okay, so maybe that wasn’t the kind of convertible you were hoping for, but at least this kind is a lot more practical and useful.

What’s nice about having a convertible crib for your baby is that it can end up being the only bed they sleep in until teen years and beyond, or as long as the quality of this furniture piece allows. We have entered our sixth year of using our convertible crib, now set up as a double bed, and it’s holding up well. I feel confident my daughter will be still sleeping on this bed in high school.

Here are five great options of convertible cribs to suit any style of nursery:

For something simple, yet classic, this Ashton 5-in-1 convertible crib from Dream On Me comes in eight different colours. It can convert to a toddler bed, daybed and a full size bed with or without a footboard. It also features a four-position, adjustable mattress support system.

For a more sophisticated look, the Delta Children Bentley 4-in-1 crib comes in a white or dark wood finish. The clean lines and curve of the headboard are simple yet elegant. Converts to a toddler bed, daybed and double bed.

If you are wanting to achieve a more modern nursery design, the clean lines and higher headboard of the Delta Children Rowen 4-in-1 convertible crib will give a nice sleek look to the room. Converts to a toddler bed, daybed and full size bed. It also offers three position metal mattress support.

If you’re working with a smaller room and looking for something with built-in storage, Graco has a couple of crib options that provides bonus storage.

The Graco Solano 4-in-1 convertible crib comes with a large storage drawer underneath that can stay in place when converted to a toddler bed or daybed. The drawer is removed when crib is converted to a double bed.

And if you like the idea of having a storage drawer underneath the crib, how about also having a change table attached? With the Graco Remi 4-in-1 convertible crib you can have just that! This space-saving furniture piece comes in white, espresso and grey and white. The drawers and change table can stay in place when converted to toddler bed and daybed, but are removed once it’s set up as a full size bed.

 

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Jennifer Traynor

Jennifer Traynor

Jennifer Traynor is a mother of two kids living in the suburbs east of Toronto, Ontario. When she’s not working or spending time with her kids you can find her sitting in lotus pose on her yoga mat, sitting snuggled on the couch with her husband catching up on favourite shows or watching a movie or sitting with her laptop writing and editing her blog Mama @ Heart (www.mamaatheart.com). You can also like and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.