A Green Nursery on a Budget

We all want a safe haven for our babies and giving them an eco-friendly space of their own is surely at the top of any green mom’s list BUT…we all know green can also cost a lot of green.

Fortunately, with a little creativity, perseverance and time, you can give your bundle of joy safe, eco-friendly accommodations without spending a fortune and I’m going to tell you everything you need to know to get started!

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Bamboo Owl Family Mobile

What: Funky, modern room decor by children’s artist, Lorena Siminovich

Features: From the non-profit, Petit Collage, these adorable owls are laser cut from bamboo plywood and handcrafted by adults with disabilities in San Francisco.

Green Factor: Made from sustainably harvested bamboo.

Bonus: These come in several motifs such as zoo, jungle and forest animals, elephant family and retro-style birdies.

Find It Here: Amazon.com or Jillybean Green

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Old Fashioned Milk Paint


What: Old Fashioned Milk Paint

Features: Milk-based paint, the oldest form of paint known to man, is vibrant, vivid, durable and natural. The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company boasts twenty different colors in powder form, which can be mixed for maximum creativity and desired thickness

Green Factor: According to this company, green is more than just a color. This paint is biodegradable and non-toxic, and is 100% safe. It contains no lead, chemical preservatives or petroleum derivatives and is made using earth pigments, such as ochre, umber and iron oxide

Bonus: The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company stands by their product, offering a full money-back guarantee (including shipping and taxes) if you’re at all unsatisfied

Find It Here: The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company

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