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I want to make this! DIY Furniture Plan from Ana-White.com A cute simple project that uses a standard crib mattress to create both a seating and sleeping surface in your child's room. This daybed is easy to build and inexpensive.
DIY Upholstered Toddler Daybed - Easy DIY Projects From the Host of Saving Alaska on HGTV
DIY day bed with crib mattress
10 DIY Toddler Beds.
WoulD like to make mini sofas in the kids' rooms for reading to them. Bonus if the base can lift for extra storage underneath. DIY Upholstered Toddler Daybed Reading spot by day, comfortable padded bed by night. Repurpose a standard crib mattress and bedding to create your own upholstered toddler daybed with simple tools and no sewing.
I like how this bed is built into the wall with the shelves. A great use of space.
crib reuse (this may be in a few years, but I like the concept)
using an old crib mattress - would it work as a window seat at top of stairs?
crib mattress as a little bench? Love this color combo too! (Actually i love everything in this picture!)
Made from an old crib- click on the site for the before picture and instructions
Like the idea of reusing a crib mattress....what other pieces am I overlooking the reusability of?
DIY Toddler BED...we could totally make this. With a few alterations. I would make the safety rail, not use that bleh one.
Use your old crib mattress for an upcycled reading nook - such a cute idea!
again, crib mattress, plywood and voila! perfect little reading area!
A use for a crib mattress when the crib is gone! Turn in to child's sitting or reading area. Super fantastic idea!!
make an open tent over a floor bed for cozy fun every day. love the black and white stripes with a sunshine yellow wall!