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#1 of 4 Old 02-20-2010, 10:31 AM - Thread Starter
 
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i received a crib bedding set, curtains etc from a well-meaning relative-trouble is we're not using a crib. but i think the fabric is pretty cute and baby's room is pretty spartan. any ideas on how i could repurpose the crib bumper and crib skirt? make pillows? pad for rocking chair? i was thinking somehow of turning crib skirt into a window valance and maybe cutting up coordinating crib sheet to make pockets on bumper to hold things? would love to hear thoughts!
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Links are not working for me.

However, your ideas sound great. You could also get some coordinating flannel and turn the crib sheet into a small throw blanket.

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That bedding is way cute. I would consider saving the sheet just incase you decided to set up a toddler bed later- I ended up setting up toddler beds with my kids later, they didn't sleep in them much, but it was a good place for them to cuddle up with a book....

Anyway, I think the idea of turning the skirt into a valance is great. Wonder if you could turn the bumper into a hanging diaper holder bag? Pillows would be nice too.

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i had a set of bumpers that i loved the pattern. i ripped out all the seams and then was left with fabric to do what i wanted with.

diaper stacker
fabric toys (blocks, taggie blanket, hanging toys)
hanging fabric bag for laundry
log pillow for in your bed
small blanket for carseat
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