Here's Evelyn's new favorite place to read before bed.
We have been so busy with chickens and summer that I haven't done much indoors but this is one thing I really wanted to get done. I though't I'd just pop the crib mattress in there and call it good.
It was a few inches too long. So they had to go.
Yep. I had my hubby cut it off using scissors and wire cutters. I used the batting from the part I cut off to recover the top.
I cut the corners so there wouldn't be a bunch of extra bulk for the next step.
I tucked it all in all the way around.
I used the last little bit of the only duct tape we had to tape it down.
It was probably unnecessary but I taped it down both ways just to make sure nothing was going to shift around and to make sure all the wire ends were covered by duct tape too.
I slipped the part we cut off earlier right back over the top. I would have taped this down some too but I ran out of tape!
I put on the same crib sheet we used before and it fit just fine, not super snug like before but good enough that I don't feel a need to sew it smaller.
Now it fits PERFECTLY in it's space.
Evelyn has all of her reading needs ready to go in her little nook.
Total cost for a perfect little nook?
That's my kind of project!