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katelyn1953
@Jennifer Louise Interiors. Your comment made me smile, when my brother and I went to live temporarily with our dad and his second family, there were two adults and five kids in a small single wide trailer. My dad and step mom slept on the couch, four kids were in the double bed and the baby slept in the bathtub. Far from ideal but we all thrived.
   
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House of Ruby Interior Design
Hi all,

We are the design firm House of Ruby Interior Design, from the first photo with the colorful drapes around the crib. We appreciate the comments regarding safety and want to assure those with concerns that the drapes in this location are indeed safe due to the materials used.

The drapes around the crib are attached with industrial strength Velcro that can only be bought wholesale to the interior design trade. As this room is for a daughter of someone on our staff, we have pulled on them many times and found they are impossible even for adults to pull down. In order to take down the drape, an adult would have to remove the Velcro inch by inch. The baby's light pulling on the drapes didn't affect them even slightly. And if she happened to have super strength one day, beyond an adult, where pulling on them would start to remove them from their Velcro, then she would certainly be strong enough and old enough to remove the drape off of her, like a blanket, to avoid suffocation. Eventually the toddler was more interested in attempting to climb out of the crib than pulling on the drapes, and at that point it was time for a big girl bed.

We designed the drapes with a child in mind with the industrial Velcro, fabric from a European mill where there was no off-gassing, and having them stationary, only covering approximately 10" of each side of the crib which didn't cause a lack of ventilation.

We work closely with our clients and their families regarding their needs and concerns. In this case, the client was comfortable with drapes around the crib and never experienced any issues. Every parent has to decide what is best for their own child and home.

Wishing you the best with the designs of your homes!

Regards,
House of Ruby Interior Design
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masonblake0713

Love it.

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