Top 10 Nursery Must-Haves from Smallist

Today we are sharing our top 10 Smallist picks to help you set up your nursery ready for baby. Our shopping directory is full of brands that we know, love and use for our own children. So if you are expecting a bub in the coming months, check out the list below for our favourite brands and nursery must-haves. By buying once and buying well, you are also supporting small businesses and many female founded brands that are Aussie made and owned. Get ready to ‘add to cart’. 

The Basics

Seedling Baby Newborn Trial Pack

Seedling Baby design and manufacture cloth nappies made from soft, breathable fabrics. Cloth nappies are the simple choice when it comes to reducing landfill and saving money during the nappy-wearing years so the newborn trial pack is a great way to start on cloth nappies from the very beginning. 


Peggy Bodysuit in Blue Surf

This long sleeve bodysuit from Peggy in 100% organic cotton waffle is a newborn baby essential. With snap buttons for easy nappy changes it’s the perfect cosy layer from Spring to Summer. 


Aster & Oak Fern Zip Romper

A Zip Romper is another must-have for baby. Featuring a two-way zipper for convenient and fuss-free changes and made from certified organic cotton and dyes, the Aster & Oak Fern Zip Romper is gentle and breathable on your newborn’s delicate skin. 


Bedtime Essentials 

Luna’s Treasures Pine Bamboo Muslin Swaddle 

Made from the softest bamboo/cotton mix, you and your baby will love the feel of the swaddle fabric from Luna’s Treasures. Wrap baby in this super soft muslin swaddle. It doubles as a sun shade over the pram on warmer days and can also be used as a light blanket. An essential item for every bub. 


Mini & Me Heirloom Baby Blanket Ivory

The Mini & Me Heirloom Baby Blanket from Little Bambino Bear is lusciously soft and perfect for a sentimental gift and will suit any nursery. This super soft, breathable and practical the blanket is made from 100% premium cotton and will keep baby snug as a bug, in a rug. 


Myla & Co Honey Fitted Jersey Cot Sheet

Myla & Co is a Brisbane-based family run business. These cotton jersey sheets are soft to the touch, lightweight and breathable and are ideal for all seasons and temperatures. We love this neutral honey print that adds a pop of colour to an all-white nursery. 


Play Time

Warren Hill Quilted Linen Baby Play Mat – Sunflower 

The Warren Hill ‘Sunflower’ baby play mat is made from 100% Pure French Flax Linen with a soft, polyester filling that provides cushion and support. The ideal base with playtime, tummy time and bonding with our babies, these mats can also be used at the park, playdates and picnics on the go! 


Clover and Lola Activity Mat Grey Gingham 

Gingham is a classic print that won’t go out of style. This stunning playmat by Clover and Lola is guaranteed to compliment any nursery or living room. Not only will Mum love it but bubs will too! Select your favourite sensory play toys for a bespoke play mat that bub will love. 


Bubba Cloud airLUXE Baby Lounger 

The Bubba Cloud is a portable baby lounger that provides a comforting space for baby to relax in style. The organic cotton cloud is designed with super soft, breathable, and hypoallergenic materials and wrapped in a gorgeous 100% French Flax Linen cover. It’s just like a calming hug for bub, and a helping hand when you need both hands. A must-have for all parents! 


In The Bag

Spark of Wild Owen Backpack 

Last but certainly not least, every parent needs a baby bag to keep all those bits and pieces in one place. The Owen backpack has been designed with both Mum and Dad in mind. Because Dads will use a baby bag as much as Mums do, the Owen backpack is perfect for both! Features include a padded change mat, two external side pockets for bottles, or sunglasses and an external zip pocket for quick access to mobile phone or keys. 


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