For your nursery the old wooden rocking chair might be a little provincial, especially if you have a modern nursery furniture theme. Instead, perhaps looking into one if our modern rocking chairs for nurseries is the better choice. They are just as functional as the traditional rocking chair with a more contemporary flair. Take a look at this collection and see what we mean.
Finn rocker in gold contemporary rocking chairs
This is perfect for sitting in the family room with a magazine and a cup of tea - contemporary rocking chair with a rocking base, made of oak wood. The yellow upholstery of the armchair fits into the design of the living room in classic and modern style.
Modern design for a rocking chair, made out of dark wood with a white, cotton-upholstered seat and a matching footstool with very similar design. A nice replacement to an armchair in a contemporary living room.
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Equipped with a comfortable foam cushioning, this rocking chair will add your nursery a mid-century character. Crafted by Hans Wenger, it has a timeless design, which will match perfectly contemporary decors.
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Griffin Glider and Ottoman
This classic country style glider and ottoman set is available in several versatile color combinations. Get one with a white-painted frame for a nursery and one with a darker frame for the living room.
The arms are padded for safety and comfort, and the button-tufted detailing on the back cushion gives it dimension and classic charm. Polyester fabric and painted rubberwood construction make this set easy to clean as your child grows.
Copenhaver Reclining Glider
Stylish enough for the living room with all the comforting features you need for a nursery glider, this seat it the perfect versatile option for your home.
The padding on this overstuffed glider will calm even the most worn-out parents, and it will be a lasting living room staple due to its reclining back and footrest. It swivels a full 360 degrees, allowing you to keep an eye on the household, and the fade-resistant polyester upholstery assures you of a long-lasting piece that can withstand life at home with energetic kids.
Essex Glider and Ottoman
Cozy and comfortable, this glider and ottoman set comes in a range of pale neutral color combinations perfect for sunny nurseries with white or pastel walls.
The cushions and cushion covers are removable for easy cleaning, but they can also be wiped down with a damp cloth as needed. With its durable stainless-steel bearings and solid beechwood base, this rocker can last for multiple generations.
Rowe Upholstered Manual Glider Recliner
This flowing modern glider is a stunning choice for neutral-painted contemporary living rooms and nurseries alike. It features a sleek design with contrast piping on the upholstery with covers a solid and MDF frame. Get a pastel or neutral throw pillow to match the main room colors for extra flair.
It reclines and swivels, making it even more practical for parents who have to keep an eye on multiple kids. The flip-out footrest is well-padded and perfect for midnight feedings or watching TV.
Erikson Glider and Ottoman
With its vast selection of frame and cushion color combinations, this glider set is the ultimate choice for design-savvy families. Select colors are available in microfiber for added comfort and durability.
The 3-inch foam seat cushion is an excellent choice for nursing mothers, and anyone else tasked with midnight feedings. The back and seat cushions are removable for cleaning, and the extra-thick arm cushions have large outside pockets.
Rossi Semi-Upholstered Glider and Ottoman
This plush glider and ottoman set let you cuddle up with your little one for cozy feedings and storytime. The extra-padded ottoman and arm cushions are filled with high-density foam, and the tufted backrest gives it both charm and added comfort.
The combination of solid and manufactured wood makes this glider a durable and beautiful heirloom piece that can be passed down to grandchildren.
Sleigh Frame Glider and Ottoman
This modern glider and ottoman set feature a sleek, streamlined design perfect for a minimal or urban nursery. The glider comes in stationary and reclining styles so you can take a nap alongside your little one, while the ottoman includes a fold-out footrest to allow you to position your legs comfortably.
The generous 5-year warranty provides extra peace of mind for busy families. Pair with a matching painted side table for the ultimate in comfort and ease of use.
Reston Swivel Glider
It glides, rocks, and swivels, making this reclining glider and ottoman set great for soothing fussy babies and overtired toddlers. It features a generously sized seat with a 6-inch thick cushion and plush upholstery.
Pockets outside of each armrest provide a practical finishing touch for storing bottles, blankets, and other nursing essentials. Throw a patterned blanket over the back to help coordinate with nursery or living room decor.
Parkhur Glider and Ottoman
Create a calm and comfortable nursery with this classic glider and ottoman set. With six upholstery color choices, this glider and ottoman set is great for design-conscious parents. Pair a darker color fabric with a light neutral pillow for a cozy addition to living rooms.
Closed ball bearings give you a smooth gliding motion ideal for soothing cranky babies to sleep. The gathered fabric seat pockets have plenty of room for storing books, toys, and more. It’s easy to assemble and clean, making it ideal for busy parents.
West Hill Glider and Ottoman
For a blend of modern sophistication and classic style, get this glider and ottoman combination.
The contrasting color button tufting and piping above the armrest pockets provide a subtle twist on the traditional design. Pair this glider with a white and pastel striped pillow or blanket to help it coordinate with your nursery. The solid rubberwood frame will hold up through years of use, even if you have multiple kids.
This contemporary chair with a headrest rests on a sturdy frame that is beautifully curved and crafted from birch veneers. The seat and back are padded, and upholstered in a fashionable, floral-patterned fabric.
Rocking chair in modern form. Frame is made of metal with chrome finish. Carefully profiled seat is upholstered with soft leather and finished with decorative quilting.
A pretty modern nursery rocking chair. It has a wooden base built of bowed rockers, splayed square legs and a semi-oval back frame unified with arms. A unified semi-oval tub type shell features sloped arms. Upholstery is of plain greyish fabric.
Finally a piece that is just certain to make rocking chairs cool again - this one sports a unique shape that is immensely comfortable and will let you enjoy the nice boost of appeal to your contemporary styled home.