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So much easier than the sew version. And turned out great!

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So much easier than the sew version. And turned out great!

Pink foam board from Home Depot, cut to fit around fireplace. I duck taped it together (underneath as well). Then, I covered it with quilt batting (folded to form layers). Lastly, I got some cheap fabric from hobby lobby and hot glued it underneath.

Pink foam board from Home Depot, cut to fit around fireplace. I duck taped it together (underneath as well). Then, I covered it with quilt batting (folded to form layers). Lastly, I got some cheap fabric from hobby lobby and hot glued it underneath.

Fireplace cover - child proofing the stone hearth Gray and white stripes and Chevron print pillows Homemade!

Fireplace cover - child proofing the stone hearth Gray and white stripes and Chevron print pillows Homemade!

build a "seat" to go over the fireplace hearth.

How to Baby Proof Your Fireplace Hearth

How can you really baby PROOF anything? I'm already struggling between letting Elyse learn and not letting her hurt herself. Last week she was having a ball swinging a wooden puzzle above her head and down to her lap. Up and down it went and I just knew she was going to bonk herself. I watched her wondering - do I take it from her and make her mad? Or do I just let her go and if she hits her head it will be one of her many lessons in learning to be more careful. It wasn't a real heavy…

How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth - Easy Step By Step DIY

How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth - Easy Step By Step DIY

If you have a small child running around then you already know a fireplace can be a safety hazard. Not the actual fire itself but the surrounding area made of brick (fireplace hearth) that juts out a few feet. We do not use our fireplace as we live in a very warm environment. So this … How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth – Easy Step By Step DIY Read More »

Fireplace cover-baby proofing -Cut the frame from a sheet of 1/2" plywood. -Cut foam to size and attach with spray adhesive (I used an xl twin mattress topper and had leftover foam) -make sure corners are sufficiently covered in foam. Add an additional foam piece on the corners before upholstering if necessary -cover with fabric using staple gun. -throw some pillows on top to match your decor for a cute seating area and extra deterrent for the little one.

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A good crib mattress not only makes bedtime cozier – it supports your growing baby and keeps her safe. Consider cost, comfort, and durability, as your baby will probably sleep in a crib for up to 3…

diy padded hearth cover for baby proofing:

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diy padded hearth cover for baby proofing:

I painted my living room today and when I posted the pictures someone asked me what I had around my fireplace. My recent love affair with Pinterest had me thinking that maybe I should write a quick…

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I painted my living room today and when I posted the pictures someone asked me what I had around my fireplace. My recent love affair with Pinterest had me thinking that maybe I should write a quick…

How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth - Easy Step By Step DIY

How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth - Easy Step By Step DIY

If you have a small child running around then you already know a fireplace can be a safety hazard. Not the actual fire itself but the surrounding area made of brick (fireplace hearth) that juts out a few feet. We do not use our fireplace as we live in a very warm environment. So this … How To Baby Proof A Fireplace Hearth – Easy Step By Step DIY Read More »