By LEENA KOLLAR
One of the most exciting parts about preparing for a new baby is decorating the nursery.
For many moms, a creative, less-traditional design is appealing, and that might mean incorporating several Do It Yourself elements.
If you’re artistic and want your baby to have a unique mobile hanging in their nursery, these are all fun DIY mobiles that you can make to spruce up your little one’s new humble abode.
Scrap Fabric Baby Mobile
Use any colors or prints that you want with this fabric scrap mobile. It’s fun and whimsical and you could easily create other pieces of decor to match. Your baby will love staring at all the bright hues and fun patterns.
Head over to Project Nursery for the instructions on making this.
Boho Feather Mobile
Give your baby’s room a little Bohemian flair with this fun feather mobile. Use neutral colors for a calming effect, or stick to shades that match the rest of the room’s decor.
Check out the tutorial for this at Nestling Collective.
Rain Cloud Mobile
This mobile is a sweet one to make for a rainbow baby. It’s a beautiful symbol that your precious child brought color to your life after a storm.
You’ll find all the DIY details at Black and White and Loved All Over.
Beaded Baby Mobile
All you need to make this mobile is an embroidery hoop, white twine and wood beads in a variety of shapes and colors. It’s like a wind chime for baby, minus the wind. This cute and colorful piece will be a lovely addition to baby’s room.
The Pretty Life Girls has the full tutorial.
If you’re not finding out the sex of your baby before he or she is born, I love the idea of doing a star themed nursery. Since the lyrics to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” say, “How I wonder what you are,” it just seems fitting.
Learn how to craft this celestial mobile on Life With Mar.
Floral Baby Mobile
This floral mobile is romantic and ethereal, and I love it for a little girl’s room. It resembles a chandelier, which gives it an even bigger element of elegance.
Stop by Everyday Mom Ideas to learn how to make this.
Pom Pom Baby Mobile
Soft and colorful and cute- that’s what this pom pom mobile is. Just like your baby is sure to be! Create it with colors that match the rest of the decor, or use this as the focal point of baby’s room by using vibrant colors and large pom poms.
You’ll find instructions on putting this together at Day to Day With Shelby Mae.