10 Dreamy Toddler Beds for Every Budget
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I have been advised repeatedly by other parents to wait as loooong as possible before promoting my 19-month-old from his crib to a real Big Boy Bed. There’s just one problem: toddler beds are nothing less than adorable! To me, they’re the design equivalent of baby shoes: wee and wonderful iterations of our grown-up versions, all of which lose their luster once you pass into tweendom.
Isabel Ladd, a designer and mother to Oliver (9) and Theo (8), prefers a twin bed toddlers can grow into — especially Crate & Barrel’s Maren Olive Cane Bed. “Everything about this bed is beautiful — the color, the caning, the curve!”
To find equally charming versions in diminutive toddler sizes, I interviewed professional decorators (and parents) and went down a serious internet deep-dive. Here, splurgy ones you hope they’ll never grow out of and affordable options I *wish* they made in my size.