Nursery Ideas: 21 Beautiful Baby Mobiles For Every Theme
We've rounded up mobiles for every nursery style and every budget. So go ahead, give your baby something pretty to look at! (21 Photos)
Just about everyone under the sea is on hand to keep baby entertained in this mobile: Fish, dolphin, crab, seahorse, octopus and starfish friends made from eco-friendly wool felt float from a handcrafted wood hanger. (Mobile can be ordered in custom colors, as well.)
Under the sea mobile, $85, Etsy
COURTESY OF DROPS OF COLOUR
What’s a baby’s room without a mobile? These fun, floaty airborne sculptures keep baby busy during countless diaper changes, calm him in the crib and inject color and style into the nursery. Check out our favorites...
Use this modern and minimalist mobile to display photos and images of your own, then play: "Who loves baby? Mama does! And here’s Daddy, and Grandma…" or enlist it to showcase Wee Gallery’s adorable art cards.
Wee Gallery Photo Mobile, $16, Crocodile BabyWEE GALLERY
We love the sweet simplicity of this mobile: A flock of wool-blend felt birds in a rainbow of hues floats from a clean-lined wooden hoop -- and adds cheery color to your babe’s space.
Rainbow bird mobile, $35, Etsy
A fleet of airplanes circling breezily overhead is just what your little guy needs to transport him happily to the land of nod. (And the pretty, mod yellow chevron pattern will make you happy, too!)
Take flight mobile, $36, Etsy
COURTESY OF CACTUS & OLIVE
Because it’s made from card stock, this lightweight mobile featuring rainbows and clouds seems to float in the sky.
Rainbow mobile, $55, EtsyCOURTESY OF GOSHANDGOLLY
We love including real art in the nursery, and this Alexander Calder-inspired mobile made of colorful foam and aluminum wire fits the bill perfectly -- and adds substance, style and bright color to your baby's nursery.
Mobile, $54, EtsyCOURTESY OF THE WONDERLAND STUDIO
Bang for Your Buzz
We love this mobile’s cute winged critters, its high-contrast colors, and its uber-affordable price tag: Just $10!
Leka mobile, $10, IkeaIKEA.COM
Whether you’ve got super-high ceilings, or just want to give baby a different perspective, this wall-mounted “peep” mobile is a mod option for your little bird. We love the fact that it’s BpA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free, and comes in a monochromatic white option, too.
Peep wall-mounted bird mobile, $37 US, Booninc.comBOON
The Shape of Things
Our pick for the modern, not-overly-cutesy nursery: This Themis Mobile, which features geometric shaped paper ornaments in chic, contrasting colors suspended from a thin metal frame.
Themis mobile, $32, Ella + ElliotMOMASTORE.ORG
Up In the Air
Bring the big top to baby with this whimsical, super plush circus-themed mobile from Ikea. Three frolicking animals get a lift from a bouquet of bright balloons. Love!
Leka circus mobile, $8, IkeaIKEA.COM
Hang this artsy mobile by a window, and the paint-drop splashes of translucent Plexiglas will bathe baby’s room with colored light.
$100, Ella + Elliot
Birds of a Feather
For pretty but not girly we love Pottery Barn Kids, especially this sweet brown and pink themed collection. The birds are made of cotton percale, and it does rotate and play music, Brahms Lullaby. Includes an arm that attaches to the crib.
Penelope Bird mobile, $75, Pottery Barn Kids
Love the wooden construction, the palette is so fresh and modern for a boy or girl, and totally cute to boot!
Sevi Katy Cat Jumbo Mobile, $45, Raspberry Kids
We love the amazing color blast of this gorgeous rainbow mobile, as well as the lightweight construction that allows for easy-breezy movement. Bonus: This mobile can be custom ordered in any color combo you want -- an ombre palette to match the nursery colors would be gorgeous!
Rainbow mobile, $50, Etsy
Fresh as a Daisy
Fluttery and graceful, dainty and pretty, without a sign of pink. And how lovely would it look with the sun streaming in?
Daisy Paper mobile, $57, Pottery Barn Kids
Birds of a Feather
This fresh-looking flock gracefully glides above babe's head, and is perfect for spring. Bonus: The modern look and artful cut carries it well past the infant stage.
Bird Paper Mobile, $57, Pottery Barn Kids
This battery-powered mobile claims "a multitude of fascinating movements and motions, with 20 minutes of classical music," but it's the top-rated reviews from moms that sold it on is. And anything that can buy you at least 1o-20 minutes of quiet cooing? Amazing.
Tiny Love Classic Developmental Mobile, $54, Toys R Us
Hand-knit birds in scarves! Need we say more?
Multi-Birds Mobile, $144, Blabla
Not unlike a mobile that Pottery Barn perfect a couple years back, this ethereal inspiration features 275 ethereal butterflies, and is modern and whimsical.
Helly Huckleberry Butterfly mobile, $45 US, Etsy
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