Save or Splurge: Mini Cribs

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Mini cribs are a great option for new and expectant parents expanding their family within a limited space. They provide the convenience of a standard-sized crib without taking up valuable square footage. Added bonus — they’re very easy to move around the house since most include optional casters.

Mini cribs can be used until baby is approximately 12 months old—but that time period could be extended, depending on the length of your baby.  They’re also a fabulous solution for grandparents that care for their infant grandchildren, since they’re incredibly easy to store when not in use.

Save: The Babyletto Grayson Mini Crib ($250) is a modern, portable mini crib perfect for smaller spaces. It folds flat and can be stored under a bed when not in use. Perfect for grandma’s house! Available in espresso, gray and white.

Splurge: The Bloom Alma Urban Crib ($400) is sized for room-to-room mobility — it fits easily through doorways! — and easy storage. Bloom’s patented no-tools-required set up will allow you to have your crib ready to use in under 5 minutes. Available in cappuccino, gray, orange, white and green.


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About Nicole @ Chic & Cheap Nursery

Nicole is the founder/editor of and mom of a 6-year-old princess. She has a B.A. in Architecture and a passion for design—nursery design to be precise!


  1. These mini cribs are so cute and convenient! Do you happen to know the dimensions? PoshLove for your blog, Nicole!

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