20 perfect baby mobiles for the cot and nursery

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Best Cot Mobiles for 2020 | Mum's Grapevine

The trusted baby mobile has been providing little ones with sensory stimulation in the cot for decades, and these days, it also happens to make a magnificent piece of nursery decor.

From contemporary wooden styles to musical options and the sweetest of animals, you’re totally spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing a nursery mobile in Australia – the only problem is picking just one.

We’ve searched far and wide to bring you a spectacular range of mobiles from boutique baby brands. Whether you’re after a gift for a new mum or something special for your own babe’s nursery, you’re in the right place to find that perfect piece.

20 baby mobiles for the cot and nursery

In no particular order, here are 20 stylish baby mobiles to soothe bub and take the nursery to a whole other level.

Authentic ModelsBest Cot Mobile: Authentic Models Hot Air Balloon Mobiles

Authentic Models Hot Air Balloon Cot Mobile ($169)

Bursting with vintage vibes, these breathtaking nursery mobiles perfectly capture the magic of balloon rides and the thrill of big adventures. Mobile Sets include five hot air balloons with expertly woven rattan baskets in a choice of bright or pastel colours.

Buy Now from Decor Living Online

Konges Sløjd

Best Cot Mobile: Konges Sløjd Cloud Mobiles

Cloud Baby Crib Mobile ($89.95)

It’s raining, it’s pouring. With prettiness in spades, these handmade felt mobiles pair shimmery metallic droplets with puffy felt clouds in contemporary hues. Each cloud has been lovingly crafted from soft felt and hung from a metal ring to ensure even balance.

Buy Now from Pip and Sox

The Miniature Treasury

Best Cot Mobile: The Miniature Treasury Morocco Mobile

Morocco Rattan Cot Mobile ($95)

These exotic rattan baby mobiles conjure up thoughts of far-flung places and endless adventures, and we adore that they have been crafted from cane offcuts to reduce waste and support the environment. Designed by a talented Australian mum, this magnificent baby mobile is destined to become a family heirloom.

Buy Now from The Miniature Treasury

Flensted cot mobiles

Best Cot Mobiles: Flensted Elephant Mobile

Baby Elephants nursery mobiles ($404)

Handmade in Denmark by artisans who have been crafting unique nursery mobiles since the ‘50s, this wooden trio of baby elephants is designed to maintain constant motion to soothe and amuse tiny tackers. You’re never too young to develop an appreciation for these gentle giants.

Buy Now from STEM Online

Cam Cam Copenhagen

Best Cot Mobiles: Cam Cam Copenhagen Peacock Mobiles

Peacock Musical Cot Mobiles ($74)

In grey, rose and mint, these organic-cotton peacocks are as dreamy as they are unique. Each is programmed with a soothing melody — Brahms, no less — which is activated by pulling the wooden ring. No doubt about it, these musical baby mobiles will mesmerise.

Buy Now from Nord Life

Pottery Barn Kids

Best Cot Mobiles: Pottery Barn Kids Harper Lamb Mobile

Harper Lamb Music Mobile ($79)

It’s the sweetest little lamb baby cot mobile ‘baa’ none. This favourite from Pottery Barn’s famous line of musical mobiles features four little farmyard friends in all their cuteness and plays ‘Hush, Little Baby’ as they soothe and sway.

Buy Now from Pottery Barn Kids


Best Cot Mobiles: Alimrose Linen Moon Mobiles

Linen Moon Nursery Mobiles ($39.95)

We know and love this brand for its magnificent dolls, but we’re crushing just as madly on its linen moon cot mobiles. In a choice of ivory, pink, grey or butterscotch, and measuring 40 centimetres, they truly are statement mobiles for any nursery – and oozing sleepy-time vibes, they just might help littlies nod off sooner.

Buy Now from Alimrose


Best Cot Mobiles: Bloomingville Mobile – Birds

Bloomingville Birds Mobile ($109)

This Scandi brand constantly has us swooning, and this extra-long animal mobile is right up there on our lists of all-time faves. The use of wool and felt brings warmth and comfort to rooms, while the flock of birds gives little ones plenty to ponder as they settle in for nap time.

Buy Now from Design Stuff


Best Cot Mobiles: Jabadabado Mobile Swan

Jabadabado Baby Cot Mobile Swan ($40)

From their regal elegance to their perfectly white plumage, there’s a lot to love about swans, and this baby mobile captures their beauty to a tea. Made entirely from wood, it also features coloured balls and a cloud for fabulous visual texture.

Buy Now from Royal Design


Best Cot Mobiles: Littlephant Butterfly Family Mobile

Butterfly Family Baby Cot Mobile ($71)

Made from 100% recyclable paper, these big, fluttery butterfly baby mobiles are both eco-friendly and fun. Whether you pop it above the change table, cot, or play mat, this mobile is going to be a constant source of enjoyment for curious babes.

Buy Now from Royal Design

Eguchi Toys

Best Cot Mobiles: Eguchi Toys Pelican Mobile

Eguchi Toys Pelican Mobile ($199.95)

For a truly top-end and unique baby mobile that encompasses humour, colour and expert workmanship, this pelican is near impossible to top. Despite being made of solid wood, it’s lightweight, and it features a handy pull-string for flapping those wings. Imagine the giggles!

Buy Now from Earth Toys

Poppet & Wildflower

Best Cot Mobiles: Poppet & Wildflower Bunny Cloud Mobile

Bunny Cloud Mobile ($129.95)

We don’t know what we love more: the dreaminess of the pure-white clouds, or that fluffy little bunny tail. This is the perfect mobile for nurseries that already have a lot of colour going on, and it makes a stunning gender-neutral gift for a mum-to-be.

Buy Now from Etsy

Numero 74

Best Cot Mobiles: Numero 74 Bohemian Swing Mobile

Numero 74 Bohemian Swing Mobile ($72.60)

Be still our beating hearts…A. Pink. Velvet. Mobile! Designed by a French artist and crafted by Thai artisans, this unmissable statement piece brings prettiness, texture and a little touch of magic to Babe’s room. The use of ribbon rather than string on this mobile really sets it apart from many others.

Buy Now from Tiny People

Kay Bojesen

Best Cot Mobiles: Kay Bojesen Seagull Mobile

Kay Bojesen Seagull Mobile ($133)

These cheeky Danish-designed seagulls come in three different sizes and bring bucket-loads of beachy vibes to nurseries. They’re made from painted wood and hang on metal springs for lots of bouncy fun!

Buy Now from Royal Design

Nested NurseryBest Cot Mobiles: Nested Nursery Fish Mobile

Nested Nursery Fish Cot Mobile ($51.95)

From a homegrown brand, these felt fishies have completely won us over for their simplicity and pops of colour. In a choice of pink, grey, multi-coloured or yellow, babies are going to adore watching these underwater friends ‘swim’ about all day.

Buy Now from Nested Nurseries


Best Cot Mobile: Blabla Knitted Mobile Rainbow

Knitted Rainbow Nursery Mobile ($129.95)

Handmade in Peru, these knitted-cotton rainbows are equal parts charming and versatile; arrange them as three-dimensional cot mobiles for the early years with Bub, and as flat wall hangings later on. They come in a choice of three colour themes, including ‘tumbleweed’ and vibrant ‘cherry blossom’.

Buy Now from Leo & Bella


Best Cot Mobile: Oyoy Mobile Lollypop
Lollypop Baby Mobile ($139)

Curly, swirly and colourful, this lollypop mobile brings a fab dose of vintage playfulness to nurseries. Each little lolly is crafted from 100% knitted cotton with a wooden frame. It hangs at 130 centimetres, so it’s an excellent option for spaces with elevated ceilings.

Buy Now from Leo & Bella


Best Cot Mobile: Donsje Mobile Toadstool

Toadstool Cot Mobile ($119)

Plucked from the pages of a fairy-tale, these stunning handmade toadstools use high-quality leather. It’s a baby mobile to stand the test of time and be passed from generation to generation.

Buy Now from Leo & Bella

Modo Creative

Best Cot Mobile: Modo Creative Personalised Wooden Rainbow Mobile

Personalised Wooden Rainbow Cot Mobile ($68)

After a cot mobile that is 100% unique? Put Bub’s name on it! This stunning oak-veneer rainbow has separated arches that sway and flow to help settle tired bubs. Packed with earthy goodness, this is going to look sensational amongst any décor style and colour themes you’ve got going on.

Buy Now from Hard to Find


Best Cot Mobile: Scalaë Mobile Toucan

Scalaë Mobile Toucan ($95)

Meet Charlie. He’s the sweet (if a little bit cheeky) toucan, handmade in Marseille, France – and he’s bringing loads of tropical feels to the nursery. He’s created from fine cotton and finished with hand-embroidered touches on the beak and eye. Perched above the cot, you can count on this guy being the cause of many-a-baby-giggle.

Buy Now from Leo & Bella

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