Can I turn any dresser into a changing table?
Most changing tables include shelves to hold diapers, wipes, powder and other supplies you need. But once your baby outgrows diapers, you’re left with a piece of furniture you can’t really use. If you convert a dresser to a changing table, when your baby gets older, you can use the dresser in his room to hold clothes.
Can I put a changing table topper on any dresser?
Dressers (with changing pads on top) offer storage, a flat surface and many also come within the height window of 36” to 42”. Dressers can have many similarities to regular changing tables, so by adding a changing pad onto the top, you can virtually turn any dresser into a place to change your baby’s diaper.
Can you convert chest of drawers to changing table?
If you are on a budget, making your own changing table is a great way to save money! There are tons of beautiful baby dressers on the market that can be converted. If these are not an option for you, you can get a used dresser from a thrift store and convert it into a changing table.
Are dressers outdated?
Mirrors over dressers, as a piece of furniture, are not outdated. You may think this because of the old dresser with a mirror that has been in your guest room for as long as you can remember, or that you see at your relative’s house, but dressers with mirrors are still made today and in modern styles.
What do you put in changing table drawers?
If you’re using a traditional changing pad, you’ll want a few extra covers on hand in case of a mess….Start with these essentials when you’re stocking your changing station:
- Diapers (baby’s current size + one size up)
- Diaper rash cream.
- Diaper pail, trash can or bag.
How tall does a changing table need to be?
Changing tables vary in height. Some are as low as 36 inches; others as high as 43 inches. Anti-tip devices (or furniture straps) are a good idea for all.
Should you have mirror over dresser?
Dresser Size For some people, a dresser with a mirror will work beautifully. But if you have a tall dresser, a mirror above it will likely look out of place. Tall dressers already take up a lot of vertical space, so pairing them with mirrors isn’t the best decorating option.