Posted: Mar 24, 2014 10:00 AM
 
Looking for the perfect accessory for newborn photos? From cute cocoons to tiny hats, these accessories will help you take the best newborn pictures.
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These days, almost every newborn photo shoot has a cute prop. You can get the same effect at home without visiting a pricey studio. Stage your own adorable newborn photos with one of these cute accessories the pros use.

Wooden plane

Price: $148, ETSY
newborn photography prop: Wooden plane

Lamb hat

Price: $25, ETSY
newborn photography prop: Lamb hat

Starting your own newborn photography business? This adorable wooden plane makes for memorable newborn photos. At this price, it's best left to the pros.

Perfect for springtime, a fluffy lamb hat wraps your little one in softness. An adorable prop like this helps you get cute pictures even with your cell phone.

Crescent moon

Price: ETSY, $100
newborn photography prop: Crescent moon

Pink cocoon

Price: ETSY, $20
newborn photography prop: Pink cocoon

This wooden moon is another prop that's better suited to pros. It's an excellent price if you are planning on using it for paid photo shoots.

Love the look of a scrunched up little newborn? This soft pink cocoon helps you position sleeping-baby shots that will make you melt.

Baby tiara

Price: ETSY, $14
newborn photography prop: Baby tiara

Photo backdrop

Price: ETSY, $29
newborn photography prop: Photo backdrop

Your daughter is your little princess. Stage a precious newborn photo shoot with this tiny baby-sized tiara.

Not all of us have vintage hardwood floors. This vinyl photo backdrop lets you take rustic newborn baby photos without finding a real wood surface.

Cloth wrap

Price: ETSY, $22
newborn photography prop: Cloth wrap

Pants and bonnet

Price: ETSY, $43
newborn photography prop: Pants and bonnet

Many popular baby photos are taken using a simple swaddle. Try a soft baby wrap you can position in multiple ways to get that perfect shot.

What's cuter than baby clothes? Tiny knitted outfits. Deck your newborn out in knitted pants and a bonnet for his first photos.

Miniature blanket

Price: ETSY, $55
newborn photography prop: Miniature blanket

Veiled tiara

Price: ETSY, $30
newborn photography prop: Veiled tiara

A knitted blanket provides color and texture when you're taking newborn photos. Use it with additional props or just make a soft blanket nest.

Go vintage with a tiny little tiara with a dainty veil. Pair it with antique fabrics or a soft pink blanket for an adorable newborn photo of your daughter.

Brown cocoon

Price: ETSY, $24
newborn photography prop: Brown cocoon

Baby headband

Price: ETSY, $13
newborn photography prop: Baby headband

Create a nature-themed photo shoot of your newborn with a mossy, soft knitted cocoon. It keeps baby warm and positioned while you snap cute photos.

Is Baby ready for her first glamour shot? How about adorning her with a soft pink baby headband with rhinestones? It's a cute accessory for a lovely glamour shot.

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