A lovely addition to your nursery is a DIY mobile. It not only decorates your nursery, but babies love the colorful dangling parts of the mobile. Just hang it above the crib or changing table out of the baby's reach and enjoy the handmade touch it gives to the space. If you don't have your own nursery to decorate with a mobile, these make wonderful gifts.
Most of these DIY mobiles are beginner projects. Some require some specialized skills like sewing or paper crafting but all of these can be handled by the confident beginner.
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Rainy Day Baby Mobile
This gorgeous DIY mobile embraces the color palette of pink, gray, white, and black. It makes for a stunning mobile. Felt clouds and pom-poms are strung on embroidery thread creating this cute rainy day mobile.
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Hot Air Balloon Mobile
Here's a tutorial and free pattern for a hot air balloon mobile. Some hand sewing is needed but you're going to love the result.
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Paper Geode Crib Mobile
Paper is a great medium to use on a DIY mobile. It's lightweight and you can choose between hundreds of colors. Use the included template to cut out the shapes with a paper cutting machine or by hand.
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To make this DIY mobile, you'll need to gather some pretty agate slices, wrap the wire around them, and then string them up for a beautiful mobile that catches the light just right.Continue to 5 of 19 below.
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Stars and Moon Baby Mobile
Here's a unique DIY mobile that hangs not above the crib, but beside it on the wall. Anchored by a wooden branch, various star and moon shapes are hung to create a one-of-a-kind look.
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Felt Ball Nursery Mobile
Here's an easy DIY nursery mobile that has you string felt balls and then tie them to an embroidery hoop. Buy different colors of felt balls and you could create a whole new look.
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Bird Nursery Mobile
Soft stuffed animals and wooden beads dangle from this DIY baby mobile. You have the option of making your own animals or purchasing them. Either way, the baby is going to love it.
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Ribbon Nursery Mobile
Here's another easy mobile that only requires ribbon and an embroidery hoop. Use lots of different textures and colors of ribbon to make it more interesting.Continue to 9 of 19 below.
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Flower Baby Mobile
This flower baby mobile is made from felt balls that have been cleverly put together in a way that a flower is formed. You'll be using both thread and hot glue for this project.
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Coastal Nursery Mobile
Here's DIY mobile that goes along with the coastal style of decor. Various sizes of driftwood are used to make this beachy mobile.
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Paper Crane Mobile
Use a paper crane tutorial to fold some paper cranes in your choice of colors or patterns. Then follow these directions on how to assemble it into a mobile.
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Neutral Nursery Mobile
Are you looking for a chic nursery mobile that goes with everything? This neutral and modern DIY nursery mobile fits the bill. It's an easy project that will get you a new mobile in a few minutes' time.Continue to 13 of 19 below.
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Metallic Lighting Bolt Mobile
This DIY mobile will give you superhero vibes with the gold paper lightning bolts. Although it's made for a nursery, you could hang it in the corner of an older kid's room.
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Stars and Moon Felt Baby Mobile
Create felt stars, clouds, and moons with this project from Sew Crafty Me. All the templates are included so you can make a similar mobile.
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Modern Baby Mobile
This DIY modern mobile can be made for less than $30. Felted wool balls are strung from cotton yarn to create this mobile that's all about texture.
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Wooden Baby Mobile
You'll need some wooden dowels and beads for this fun DIY mobile project. It looks trickier to make than it actually is, so don't be afraid to give it a try.Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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Simple DIY Nursery Mobile
It doesn't get much simpler than this! Paper circles are strung from an embroidery hoop and the result is a fun mobile with a lot of movement. Just use your nursery color palette for the paper colors.
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Boughs of Love Baby Mobile
Here's a budget-friendly DIY mobile that's a cinch to put together. You'll need a branch, paper, and some paint. The result is a beautiful mobile that shows your baby a ton of love.
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Cricut Baby Mobile
Instead of using an embroidery hoop or a branch, the top of this DIY mobile has been cut out with a paper cutting machine. Felt balls are strung from the top but you could really add just about anything.