You will need
- The canopy attachment to canopy, tools (drill, screwdriver)
It all depends on how you plan to place the crib of the baby. If she stands against the wall for its length, and the mounts for the canopy it is better to have on the same back side. But if the crib is narrow side to the wall, then, of course, more preferred is a variant in which the strut for the canopy attaches it to the back of the back. Both design look beautiful and make a "nest" of baby very comfortable. Traditionally, girls usually choose valances pink colors and for boys, respectively, and blue shades. Although no less elegant look light beige, yellow, pale orange and green color.
The mount for the canopy is a metal hollow tube (rack) and a metal rod, bent oval and having a curved "moustache" that are inserted into the hole of the rack. The rack bolted to the top rung of the crib with screws. However, practice shows that still better drill to make holes through which to tightly attach the base to the canopy. Otherwise, the ubiquitous younger kid pulling the edge of the canopy, the risk of injury and a falling metal rods.
Hang a canopy on a cot in various ways. He can be sewn in such a way that suggests different fixtures for hanging. This may be a special rope-ties, of which the canopy is tied to the metal oval. Also, let's say an option in which the canopy just put on a metal oval. The most optimal, aesthetically Mature and reliable is the hanging canopy in a different way. To do this, pull out the metal oval of the rack and through the whiskers, string on his canopy, gathering in the lush folds. Then insert the "whiskers" into place. A canopy on the crib ready.
The mount for the canopy, it is desirable to fix tightly
Advice 2: How to make a canopy for a crib
If you are going to hang a canopy on the crib – it is the right decision. The canopy is not only beautiful, but also practical. Under a light cover of kid will feel more comfortable, because this curtain creates for the child a world of his own. The canopy will protect the baby in summer, mosquitoes and flies. If the baby crib is in your bedroom, the canopy will help him not to pay attention to the light from the lamp. Besides, the child will not be deposited dust. To make a four-poster bed on a cot with his hands is not as difficult as it might seem in the beginning.
You will need
- Pre-selected fabric (great choice of organza or velvet curtain fabric); the various decorations to the canopy if required (for girls, you can take the ruffles or lace); the frame, which can either be ordered in the factory, or make handmade; sewing supplies fabric treatment.
Take a piece of fabric. Fabric width should be 1.5 meters. Her need to hem the edges, and if you want to decorate. Fabric must be attached to the frame.
But before fixing of fabric to make a frame. It will be more difficult. For the frame you want to bend the metal rod with the letter "P" or a semicircle (here you may need a strong male hand) and attach the rings. Then attach a bar over the bed baby. With rings connect the fabric to the frame. The basis of the canopy ready.
Make the finishing touches, decorate the crib of your baby according to your taste. Use for decoration different ribbon, butterfly fabric and all the things that your child will enjoy.
When attaching the frame, hand made, remember the safety rules. To sleep was healthy and strong, and the interior is suited perfectly to the baby, the mounting frame must be robust and not pose a threat to the health of the child.
You need to pick a shade cloth to match the decor of the nursery. If you make a canopy to protect child from mosquitoes, carefully check whether the cracks are formed at the edges of the crib.
Advice 3: How to decorate baby cot
Many parents ask, but why? What's the point in decorating the bed, if the child and so are not deprived of toys. The meaning is. Decoration for a child's crib bears not only aesthetic but also the corrective function. Most of the time your toddler to stay in bed and decorations help to develop attention and memory.
While the child is very young, purchase a bed with a canopy. Graceful canopy will help protect baby from insects, light, and possible drafts. But once the baby is older, ruthlessly get rid of the canopy. The child is not aware of the dangers and can firmly clinging to the fabric, to bring on himself all this Grand design. In addition, the fabric curtain serves as a great "dust collector", and the dust is known to cause allergies. So if you purchased a crib with a canopy, remove the fabric and wash it as often as possible.
The headboard, if it is solid, decorate with applique or, if you have the time and ability, razreshite funny animals. Only use for this paint is water-based. They are not toxic, have no smell and therefore are best suited for use in the nursery. When the baby will begin to more consciously take on the world, he likes to consider bright pictures. Use in the future, these ornaments for the development of the baby. Think of the tale of the painted characters and tell them good night baby. Perhaps when the child grows up he will invent stories of his favorite heroes.
Buy a mobile and hang it over the crib. Bright, rotating toys will attract your baby attention. The kids love the rattles. Buy a special plastic toys strung on durable elastic. And hang, attaching to the sides of the bed.
How to decorate baby cot? The easiest way is to buy beautiful linens. You can, as long as you want to fantasize on the theme of decoration, but without good clothes to the crib everything exactly is not too aesthetic. Do not purchase for a small child duvets and pillows. The fluff can cause allergies.How to decorate baby cot, prompt your own imagination. Show the skills of needlework, and your baby will fall asleep in the most original beds which have ever existed.