Creating an organic & eco-friendly nursery is now easier than ever with the fabulous products on offer at Funky Nursery

The website is full of ideas and advice for designing your baby’s haven, and they have some gorgeous organic textiles, with starter packages of little green sheep organic cotton bedding and natural fibre mattresses for all sizes of moses basket, crib, cot and cot-bed, and softest organic cotton baby sheets, bamboo and cotton blankets, curtains and accessories by Nature’s Purest. For new babies, cotton blankets are a must, and the beautiful soft organic cotton blankets by fair trade producer Pebble come in lovely soft pastel shades.

If you thought that an organic nursery had to be all plain cream and boring, think again. The Funky Nursery website offers exclusive Joe & Mo organic bedding and curtains in two delightful designs of colourful organic cotton; whimsical birds with a spotty contrast reverse; and the cute sheep pattern with a stylish trees design on the reverse. Items include bumpers, sheets and comforters for all sizes of crib and baby bed, plus matching curtains. 

You might want to decorate your nursery walls too, and there are many organic and baby-safe paints on the market now, like those from Nursery Paints. A good idea is a feature wall with vibrant wallpaper like the FCS certified George design from Olli and Lime, currently on special offer at Funky Nursery. Wall art is also a great way to bring together a decorating scheme and FCS framed canvasses, such as the Owl and Pussycat design, make a lovely focal point. You could pick out the colours of a piece of wall art to create a decorating scheme. 

It is also possible to buy eco-friendly furniture for your nursery, and Leander’s range of contemporary Danish pieces includes the iconic baby bed, which converts from cot to cot-bed and then to junior bed and comes complete with ecotex mattress pieces for all stages making this a wise investment which will last your child from birth to school age and beyond. The gorgeous Leander suspension cradle is made with ecotex cotton so you can be assured that your baby is sleeping in a safe, chemical-free environment.

If you are keen on being eco-friendly, you might want to find locally produced items for your baby’s nursery. like to support UK producers, and their new range of cute bear design chairs and tables is just the ticket. The items are hand-made in England from birchwood, and can be supplied unfinished for you to decorate as you wish, or with a baby safe clear water-based varnish finish. The collection offers a rocking chair, static chair, chair with underseat toy storage, and a matching table. These lovely little toddler chairs make great Christmas and New Baby gifts.