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A few weekends ago Moo, Megan and I packed up the car and sold our old toys at a nearly new sale .... sadly between 3 children I only manged to get them to part with 3 teddies! We are living in a house full of teddies. It doesn't matter where in the house I am there's a teddy there - staring and mocking me! Toilet .... small care bear on the radiator. Kitchen ... some kind of racoon type creature. Hallway ... Bronson the monkey.  I can't escape! 

teddy ... what i think

What I think Megan's teddies should look like ... 

really look like

Reality ....

Megan's are worse as she's a wriggler and on bottom bunk there are piles of them on the floor! I thought I'd buy her a teddy hammock ... however at nearly £10 for one net I decided to give it a whirl and make my own.  I've plenty of fabric and managed to find a spare hour (just!) and ran one up.  I searched and searched the net for ideas and I'm not going to bore you now with a step by step account of how I made it as there is a MOOverlous tutorial over on The Better Nester  - mine varied slightly in that I used cord left over from when I made drawstring bags and as it's on the bottom bunk have no hanging material or cord that could cause an accident. But here it is ... 

teddy tidy homemade

Ta dah ....

I think it looks fab and so does Megan and better of all the teddies have not moved since Sunday ... phew!!! 

Have you any crafty projects or tutorials to share?? Please do leave a link in the comments below! 

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