What to Do with Your Drop-Side Crib

Your baby has outgrown it. You can’t sell it because it is against the law. You wouldn’t want to give a potentially dangerous crib away because you would always be fearful that something might happen.

So, what can you do with that drop-side crib? Turn it into firewood? NO WAY.

Try one of these great ideas ~

 How to decorate with a crib

  1. Queen-sized Headboard by Living the Home Life
  2. Jewelry Display from Farmgirl Paints
  3. Cucumber Trellis by From Scratch Club
  4. Child’s Desk from A Little Learning for Two

 uses for a recalled drop side crib

  1. Chalkboards at Apartment Therapy
  2. Memo Board from The Handmade Home
  3. Air Conditioner Fence at The Instructables
  4. Magazine Rack from Blue Cricket Design

 recycle old crib

  1. Chair at Squidoo
  2. Craft Organizer at Blog.Babble (Original source unknown)
  3. Quilt Rack at Storage and Glee
  4. Wall Art by Junk Market Style

what to do with recalled crib

  1. Chalkboard Easel from The Red Kitchen
  2. Drying Rack from My Repurposed Life
  3. Playhouse by The Pink Butterfly
  4. Baby Gate from Instructables


drop side recalled crib uses

  1. Desk by Achados de Decoracao
  2. Bench from A Diamond in the Stuff
  3. Photo Display from Life As a Thrifter
  4. Hidden Jewelry Organizer from Inferrantly Creative

recalled crib uses

  1. Mud Room Cushion by The Shabby Nest
  2. Office Message Center from Country Home
  3. Jewelry Display from Vintage No. 35
  4. Drying Rack from Earth Connection
reuse an old crib
  1. Fabric Organizer from Gabriel’s Good Tidings
  2. Plate Rack from Someday Crafts
  3. Table by My Repurposed Life
  4. Rose Trellis from Dave’s Garden
I have MORE ideas available for what to do with your old drop-side crib on my Great Spaces board on Pinterest.

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  1. says

    Our daycare also had to get rid of their cribs. The owner turned four of the crib ends( which are clear plexiglass) into an 4 sided easel for the bigger kids. I recovered the the matteress for the school-age children to use in book area. the 2-4 year olds use them for tumbleing mats.

    • Penny says

      What wonderful ideas! I love that instead of sending them to a landfill, you guys got creative. 😀


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