Santa’s elves have been busy around here getting this $1 yard sale find ready for Christmas morning.
Way back in September maybe, we went to a community yard sale and B.J. spotted this wooden baby doll bed for a dollar. A DOLLAR. It was falling apart a bit, but like I said, it was a dollar so we snatched it up.
B.J. repaired the loose side with some screws, filled a few holes with wood filler and smoothed out some rough parts with spackle. When that was all said and done, I gave it a coat of primer and a couple coats of paint.
The blanket is just one piece of hemmed fabric. The bottom “mattress” is stuffed with some random quilt batting I had on hand. The pillow was an added bonus that happened by mistake. I measured my fabric but never cut it down (oops), which left it way too long for the cradle. I just folded it over and tada! A pillow!
Finally, I added some pom pom detail to the headboard with a couple thumb tacks.
The grand total for this project falls somewhere under two dollars. One dollar for the actual cradle and less than a dollar for the pom pom ribbon. Everything else I already had-primer, paint, fabric, quilt batting. That’s a seriously good deal for a baby doll bed that Charley’s going to LOVE on Christmas morning!
P.S. I fancied up another one of these thrifted doll beds for my sister a while ago. You can check it out here!Pin It