Before we moved out of our apartment, we found this glider rocker near the dumpster. It was perfectly fine and in good shape. All it needed was a new cushion/cover. We reupholstered it ourselves. I reupholstered it again to be more "baby-ish."
Cost: Around $20 in fabric and supplies.
During the first pregnancy, we found a crib on Craig's list. It was $100 with a mattress. It has been in the attic for the past year, and it will do this baby just fine.
On Valentine's Day this past year, Luke and I went to antique stores in Noblesville. It was something we always wanted to do together. We found this little dresser that we thought would be perfect for a changing table someday. This summer, I refinished it with leftover paint from our kitchen cabinets. All it needs is a changing pad.
One day this summer, we went back to the antique stores in Noblesville and found this dresser. Believe it or not, it was $10. We painted it the same color as the changing table, still with leftover kitchen cabinet paint, and it looks amazing!
Cost: $10 freaking dollars!
So, for $150, we have all the nursery furniture necessary for our little one. Now we can spend the left over money on fun decorative items, toys, clothes, diapers, and of course, college. :-)