A use for a crib mattress when the crib is gone! Turn in to child's sitting or reading area.

Recreating the Crib Mattress/Reading Nook

cute reading corner

For the kids' rooms

DIY bench from old crib. Maybe you could turn the old crib into a couch for a play room or the kid's room.

DIY Storage Unit with window seat. Easy, affordable and great storage for a child's bedroom!

Best DIY Projects: 20 Creative Furniture Hacks :: Turn a bookshelf into a cute storage bench! Mommy Vignettes has the tutorial.

IKEA shelf turned on it's SIDE.... add long foam cover pad. add pillows and you have a lovely .... WINDOW SEAT .

Cynthia Console by Hooker Furniture at Neiman Marcus.

Love! This would be a good family building project to do as a family. Together create the "rules" or "words to live by", pick out the paper, glue paper, and personalize with your family's values (let the kids write too). Could also make using your family scripture or mission statement. Take a picture and frame 8x10s to go in each child's room.

crib mattress on ikea cabinets

reading nook

Reading corner shelving - also using gutters (approx $175 at Totem)

Check out this site! Super cheap and easy DIY projects that will completely transform a room! - Pinning now, reading later! :)

recycled crib

crib mattress as a little bench? Love this color combo too! (Actually i love everything in this picture!)

Turn an old barstool into a side table. Wrap rope around lower foot rests to create shelves.

Mason Jar Organizer = counter space saver

I have always wanted a chaise in my bedroom. This tufted one in light beige is my ideal.

Reading book in landing space. I love this idea. Take out closet doors and make it into a reading area.