Saturday, January 16, 2016
Pretty Crib Linens--Put to Use for Girl Camping
On a recent visit to our small-town thrift store, I came upon a donated bag of crib linens. I have no one in a crib to buy for. But the color scheme, with pinks, browns and cream, matches that of a trailer I'm working on, so I took a closer look.
'It's 4-buck-a-bag day,' said the counter volunteer, in an encouraging tone.
The set included a crib-sized dust ruffle. Eureka--that size is a perfect fit for the top of a 4-foot folding table--a utilitarian item that's standard in my Girl Camping gear due to its many uses.
The hand-crocheted afghan--surely made with love--gives the tabletop a warm, pretty top layer, and can be used for personal cozy-up use as well.
The crib set's quilt, a machine-made item from Martha Stewart, will make a perfect topper for the bed inside the trailer.
And, the set's coordinating laundry bag can hang inside a closet to store towels and other linens.
You just never know where inspiration might strike, and I've now added 'children's section' to my itinerary on thriftiquing ventures!