Tuesday, February 1, 2011

DIY Custom Crib Mobile

What You Need:

1. Skinny ribbon to match room colours, precut into 18" - 24" lengths
2. Small trinkets: beads, pearls, vintage buttons, keys, fuzzy pom-poms, etc.
3. Darning needle
4. Netting canopy

Directions:

1. Thread the needle with the ribbon.  Tie one end of ribbon into a knot.  This will hold your trinket in place.
2. Thread through your trinket.  Push it down to the knotted end of the ribbon.  I used two colours of pearls for mine.
3. Thread through netting, remove the needle and tie ribbon in a knot to secure the ribbon onto the netting.  I finished off my ends by making a bow.
4. Repeat as many times as you like!




I found it helps to take the netting down from the ceiling and work with it on the floor.  No sore arms that way!


For more about the nursery:
Read part 1 here.
Read part 2 here.
Read part 3 here.
Read about the table here.

Linking up with some great parties!

5 comments:

Megan said...

This looks very chic and glamourous.

megan
craftycpa.blogspot.com

Donene said...

So cute! Can't wait to see the rest of the room!

Patricia Torres said...

its wow.. wow.... wow... wow!! all the way!!

Jamie said...

Thats adorable.

AmieAnn said...

This is beautiful and soo elegant.. and by the way I LOVE the name of your blog! Hope you will share with my Pink Hippo Party @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2011/02/pink-hippo-party-17.html

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