I'm still in the process of working on my sons 'nursery'
Here is an update!~
This has really tested all of my skills.
This has also been the most extensive sewing project i have ever done.
before this I had only made 2 patchwork blankets..
I received this bed when it was a used, plain ole' brown crib.
I sanded it down and then primered it.
Spray painted it black and varnished it
Here it is put together
We then chose the color scheme
Lime green, black and white
I started by making a dust ruffle
here's how i put on the trim
I attached it with Velcro
I used e6000 to glue Velcro strips to the crib
sewing Velcro to the 'ruffle'
and now it is easily attached and removed.
(no falling off on its own when i change the sheets)
i can even easily change the style when needed
I then sewed sheets
This was my real sewing test.
I was SO proud of myself when i completed these
you cant really see the tiny polka dots
I also 'fixed' the mobile
it was too cheesy and traditional
Then decorated the bears
Here is 'Carnival'
(cant seem to get a good pic)
(mom says I'm gonna give the kid nightmares)
There is also a music note in the middle
I'm thinking about 'editing' it a bit..
He Loves it though!!
(this pic is before i painted it, the video is after)
I didn't want a traditional bumper.
I never really saw them as effective.
I used past experiences as a learning experience
and created a version of the wonder bumpers
i never had a problem with my children hitting their heads,
but they have gotten limbs stuck between the slats.
i am hoping to prevent future issues with these
I used pipe insulation to create my bumpers
and covered all of the slats
and as of tonight i have been able to start covering them.
this is a continuing work in progress
i found a fabric that works with my theme.
(pic doesn't to it justice)
I cut a piece an inch longer than my piping and 2 inches wider
here is what they look like wrapped
I LOVE HOW THEY TURNED OUT!!!
as i said before, it is still a work in progress
the pattern will be blue, white, black, blue...
I also made him a new pillow tonight.
and voila a super cute pillow for a boys room
( or any space explorer in your life)
I also sewed him Bro-bot!!
he has a few lanterns above his bed
and robots above his book sling
(In fabrication )
Here is his room, after all is said and done
(well not quite done, but you know what i mean)