What could be sweeter than bringing your baby home to a vintage themed nursery? Perhaps not surprisingly, the scope of all things vintage is as varied as history itself. Whatever your vintage style (retro, old world explorer or soft and pretty), old treasures are given a new lease on life and some of those treasures can be easily discovered at Etsy. Click on through to reveal our eclectic mix of vintage finds to help style your nursery!
Create an old-school vintage vibe with a softly gathered pure cotton cot skirt (pictured above). Not only does it look dreamy, it hides the space under the cot so you can store all manner of things there. Find it at High Cotton Textile, priced $162.
There’s no easier way to set a scene than with handy wall decals. Australian brand Love Mae create the most gorgeous fabric wall decals and their vintage inspired “Up, Up and Away” set (pictured above, for $103) is no exception.
A flagged bunting is just the ticket to pep up a blank wall and I adore this Little Explorer World Map Nursery Bunting. It’s $16 from Linen and Lace Handmade.
With a vintage theme, wall art often takes on a quirky edge – the gorgeous vintage toned Carousel Photograph Hoop hangs beautifully in its timber hoop by a length of ribbon. It adds a beautiful pop of carnival colour to a space for just $35 from Islays Terrace.
Who says coat hangers can’t be art? Hang a sweet dress or shirt from one of these beautiful vintage hangers to show off your sweet vintage wardrobe find. A set of nine coat hangers is $33 from Poolhaus Vintage.
Buying some personalised name art is virtually a rite of passage after choosing the perfect name for your baby. Celebrate your baby’s moniker in vintage style with this gorgeous Vintage Name Frame which uses letter cards from a 1930s spelling game. Name it yours for $99 at CoCreative.
Fitting in with the world explorer theme, this felt aeroplane mobile is sure to keep all wannabe adventurers amused as they lie in the cot. Made from Merino wool felt, it’s priced $80 from Dundry Hill.
It never ceases to amuse me how children are fascinated by an abacus. Counting beads and moving blocks has never been more fun – this gorgeous find can be yours for $67 from Birdy Coconut.
Belle and Boo have a definite vintage vibe that we know our readers love. Little imaginations will be full of adventure with these Hot Air Balloons wall stickers ($97) drifting across the wall!
A gorgeous find from Sydney based Vintage Nursery Lamps, the Little Boy To Banbury Cross lamp will light up the nursery in cute vintage fashion. With a $140 price tag, it’s been rewired to suit Australian power points.
With the help of your home printer, you could be printing out this more contemporary edged vintage print. The “Up, Up and Away” print is just $6 for digital download from Off 2 Market.
Vintage trucks and transport are a popular choice for the littlest of lads. For those jumping on that vintage vibe, this set of four art prints from Custom Edge Studio is a stellar decorating choice. Nab yourself all four coordinating prints for $37.
Dare I suggest that all vintage styled nurseries include a world globe? While there are many world globe choices on Etsy, this little Euro Vintage gem caught my eye with its cheery bold yellow based glory. Priced at $54, it demands a home on the nursery shelf.
A hit with vintage loving types, a patchwork quilt or blanket is a must for that first bed. Our pick of the pint sized bunch is this delightful bassinet sized, hexagon shaped beauty from Basil and Ivy, $80.
Beautifully unisex in tones of grey and cream, this Hot Air Balloon mobile is a real piece of art. Beautifully hand crafted by Paulette of Sunshine & Vodka, it’s priced $131.
Looking for a piece of nursery furniture to go the distance? It has to be one of the divine antique dressers from Vintage Rehabs. A jewel in the nursery crown, this Duck Egg Bowfront Dresser could be yours for $1033.
This sewing machine toy screams to be shown off on a display shelf, perfect for those looking for a hint of retro cool! Vintage Piko Toy Sewing Machine, $44, from The Things That Were.
Fans of Dick Bruna’s Miffy characters should definitely head to Astrid Finds Vintage. This set of Miffy playing cards ($8) would look great framed or even hung garland style on a twine string line!
Muslin sheets in a beautiful vintage wash of colour are just the ticket for creating a serene cot. Available in blue, grey and pink, I adore these sheets from Melbourne’s White Jasmine Bedding – and with cot sized flat sheets priced just $20 each, I think you will too!
Let’s be honest, no vintage styled nursery can be without a crocheted blanket. Etsy has a whole lot to choose from, but our pick of the wool basket is this baby sized beauty in brown and multi toned pink. Priced $93, it can be found at Haakmaarraak.
Create a gorgeous shelf or nook using the mini wall sticker “I Baked This” ($29), also from Belle and Boo. Just as sweet is the stunning “I Like Your Bow” print (pictured below, $41) also from Belle and Boo.
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