Never one to stress much about anything on the home-front, my husband started to panic this past weekend. He wants a crib and a glider ordered for our little one, stat. Of course, with this came opinions on what the crib should look like and a desperate attempt to get me to focus by taking us on a family trek up to a huge baby store in Maryland. (Mind you, getting us there Monday night about 40 minutes before it closed, lest I get too enthused….he didn’t want to shop long).
Anyways, the trip only served to accomplish two things.
First, we realized there is no way we are going to convince Maddie that she should forgo her “cot” (husband is an Australian and this is what they call cribs) for her new little brother. In fact, she was running around the store with glee…..letting us know exactly which “cots” she wanted for “Baby H”. They were all decked in pink, of course! With the transitions of a big move and a new baby on the horizon….there is no way I am going to displace her….even though I know that she’ll be ready for her “big girl” bed probably the day the little one is ready to move from a bassinet to a crib. Oh well, such is life.
Second, we learned there are so many options for cribs….and are now only more confused. I am in the cheap and “disposable” camp (with good safety ratings, of course) as this will likely be our last. As such, I am leaning towards more modern styles as I do not particularly care if they are dated in a few years. Of course, my husband gravitated to the big solid wood “investment” pieces. We’ll figure it out soon I hope. In the grand scheme of things…I am not overly stressed about this.
In the meantime, I took only a cursory glance at crib bedding as I’ve got a few ideas floating around in my head–and I plan to have ours made by my workroom.
Anyways, here was one of the sets that caught my eye. Specifically, it was the greek key motif in grey that caught my attention. After all, you know I am currently on a grey and yellow kick.
Glenna Jean “Sydney” Collection
At first, I was sure that this was Thibaut’s Malay Ikat fabric that I had blogged about here. I loved it then, and still love it. But, upon closer inspection….I realized this fabric was not the same.
After a bit more searching I think I’ve found the source. It appears to be Duralee’s “Abstract” in Graphite. This fabric is also available in Indigo and Cocoa. I can source it for under $25/yard. Not too bad….
What do you think? Do you like it?
In other news, don’t forget about my giveaway of six yards of the new Thom Filicia fabric! The winner will be announced next Monday.