Advice 1: How to put a canopy on the bed

A canopy for the crib is not only very beautiful and comfortable, but also functional accessory. With it, you can close the crib from excess light and even protect the baby from mosquitoes. To purchase the valance at any baby store or points of sale of textile products where they are sold in sets with soft bumpers, a blanket and a pillow, but you can do with your hands.
How to put a canopy on the bed
Instruction
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In order to secure the canopy on the crib, you need to buy a special tripod mount for it. The tripod consists of three pieces: straight tube, curved tube and a loop that fits over the canopy. The set included two tripod mounts.
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Before proceeding to attaching the canopy, assemble the tripod in full length and estimate at what altitude you would like it to fix. To do so, insert curved pipe in a straight line, put on top of the loop to the canopy and attach the tripod to one of the sides of the crib. Usually the canopy proveshivajut to one of the long sides of the bed – so if necessary you can put that over the whole bed completely. If to secure this accessory to the headboard, it will close part of the crib. Identifying the length, tighten the lower straight up on the bed with mounts and curved tube and a loop of clear.
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Consider the hinge for the canopy – it has a small elastic band. Remove it to thread the loop through the canopy.
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Now take the four poster bed and look carefully at its upper part. It has two "sleeves", one of which you need to thread the loop. If you put a loop at the bottom of the "sleeves", then on top of the canopy forms a beautiful frill, and if threaded in the upper casing will not. Threading the loop in one of the "arms" of the canopy, fasten the ends of the loop of the rubber band to distribute the gathers of the top ruffle. Then insert the loop in the curved tube, thread it through the bottom of the second pin and pull it straight up. Now firmly tighten and straighten the floors of the four-poster bed. The canopy for your baby is ready.
If you did everything correctly, the canopy will hang in the crib and won't fall down, even if the baby will try to pull off. Four-poster crib will look very elegant and cute, although some parents believe that baby it's not needed.

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.
How to make a canopy for a crib
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.
Instruction
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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.
How to make a canopy for a crib
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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.
How to make a canopy for a crib
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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.
How to make a canopy for a crib
Note
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.
Useful advice
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.
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