I am a big fan of bed skirts...
Every bed in my house has one. This particular bed I think was made to not have a bed skirt, but it has to have one. Why?
Because I like to hide things under the beds.
Living in California, you don't have a whole lot of storage space. No basements, small closets, and not enough bedrooms. Everybody shares, so space is limited. In my girls room, it's usually the tall boots, story books, and stuffed animals that are left on the floor. My girls aren't really that messy, it's just they don't have places to put things. Now with this awesome IKEA bed ($100) they have a lot more! It's like adding a spare closet! I just need to find a couple of cute bins to store things in and we're set!
This particular bed skirt is called...The Miss Modd Bed Skirt. It's made from my lovely floral bouquet fabrics sewn together in strips. It was very easy to make and I think it's really going to make the bed look extra sweet. The duvet you see there is the old one that I have had on the bed for the last 3 years. I'm going to be changing it out with a nice crisp white one, so let's hope it doesn't get thrashed because I recently discovered that my youngest likes to sneak chocolate into bed at night and eat it under the covers!
I know making a bed skirt isn't rocket science, but I'm doing a tutorial anyways. If your anything like me, your mind might be boggled at the first attempt. Hopefully with a few tips and ideas it will be a breeze and you'll sew up your new bed skirt in a just a few hours without saying any bad words.
Here is the link to the PDF downloadable Tutorial! You can also find it, along with several other tutorials, on the right side bar.