I am a big fan of The Nester. I have been “mistreating” things for years. When I read her blog for the first time, I felt like I had found a kindred spirit! She has totally validated my lazy, hair-brained ways of making things work! If you’ve never checked out her site, you should. Anyway, she’s been posting lately about how you can make a room better in just 10 minutes. So I decided to give it a whirl in my little boy’s room.
Ugly clutter. Ack! It drives me nuts! I knew a crib skirt would make a huge difference.
I used a sheet as the backing for the quilt I made him, so I dug out the leftovers to use for the skirt. Here’s the finished product:
No toys in sight! Hurray!!!
And here’s how I did it:Yep, I literally laid the sheet under the mattress, evenly scrunched the edge, then put the mattress back down on top! It took all of five seconds. Since I used a sheet, it already had a finished edge. AND it’s adjustable! When it’s time to lower the mattress, the skirt will still fit perfectly! Hee Hee. If I get really ambitious some day, I think a little bit of red rick rack would be cute a few inches up from the bottom. But for now I’m just enjoying the big pay off for less than 10 minutes of work. Thanks, Nester!