Ideas for reusing cribs

Many people don’t know what to do with their baby’s cribs after their children no longer need them. Well, First of all, find a new home for her so that someone does not have to buy a new one, give the cradle because surely someone is in need of it and you don’t have the resources to buy one.

In the unlikely event that you can’t find a new baby for your crib, don’t throw it away, now is the time to turn it into something more practical. This way you will have a useful new item made by yourself. Here we are sharing an interesting collection of different creative ideas for you.

  1. Game table.
  2. Armchair.
  3. Play area.
  4. Garden bench.
  5. Office.
  6. Art center.
  7. Photo wall.
  8. Swing.
  9. Kitchen table.
  10. Wall organizer.
  11. Magazine rack.
  12. Kitchen shelf.

Game table.

An original idea, easy to implement, with minimal modifications to the cradle. So it can be turned over and used as a cradle again if needed. If you want to learn to do homemade chalkboard paint see this manual.

Game table

In this first design, they adapted the base like a blackboard. To do this, you just need to look for a special paint that will turn any surface into a chalkboard, where your kids can paint and erase as many times as they want.

Game table 1

Normally, the size of the cradles will allow us to be used by two children at the same time. We can use two chairs without problem.

Game table 2


Another design that doesn’t need to modify the cradle, we just remove one of the sides and put in some cushions. This way we will have a comfortable baby chair that can return to its original function at any time.

Armchair with cradle

Play area.

In this design, although it may appear otherwise, the crib also does not undergo an irreversible transformation. We’re just going to turn it over so that the playing area is level with the ground.

Play area

Garden bench.

Similar to the overbed chair we saw earlier, but suitable for a porch, garden or patio. In this project you will have to take into account the protect the wood so that it does not suffer damage abroad.

Garden bench


A desk simply by placing, in this case, a glass top on top, taking advantage of one of the sides as a shelf. The desk is designed to work while standing as it has no legroom if you want to sit down. In addition to its size.


Art center.

You can take advantage of one of the sides of the crib to make a kind of shelf where you can place all the accessories necessary for setting up a craft center. As you can see in the picture, there is no shortage of details.

Arts center 1

Arts center 2

Artistic center

Photo wall.

The crib base can be used to make a photo wall, where we can place our favorite photos.

Photo wall 1

photo wall


An ideal swing for the porch of your home. You will need to be especially careful with the clamping system you choose.


Kitchen table.

An ideal kitchen table for the little ones to have fun playing. Original design that does not affect the structure of the crib.
Kitchen table

Wall organizer.

One of the side bars can become an ideal organizer for our necklaces and pendants.

Wall organizer

Magazine rack.

It couldn’t be easier. The side of the crib as a magazine rack.
Magazine rack

Kitchen shelf.

These same sides can also be used in the kitchen.

Kitchen shelf

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