Wednesday, January 14, 2009

The Best Crib Sheets Ever

QuickZip Sheet Set
by Clouds & Stars

Admittedly, these crib sheets don't come close to Serena & Lily or Dwell in the fashion department, but I wouldn't trade mine for anything. Changing a crib sheet is a surprisingly herculean task -- you have to take off the bumper pad, lift out the mattress, change the sheet and then reassemble everything.

Clouds & Stars offers a brilliant alternative: a sheet with a zip-off top. They're 100% cotton with a 200 thread count (which is a bit on the low side -- these sheets aren't going to wow you with their buttery softness, but they don't feel like hospital sheets either). My top sheet did shrink a bit over time, making it a bit harder to zip up, but in my house, these sheets have turned what used to be a ten minute task into one that takes me less than a minute.

Colors: White, ecru, sage and 4 shades of gingham.

The set (base and zip-off top sheet) costs $32.99 and additional top sheets are $16.99 each.

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