(Now she's 7, where does the time go?)Unfortunately, we took it on a trip and the airline busted one of the wheels off (and of course they aren't liable mind you), so we had to pick up one quick on the cheap. Enter this little eyesore:
I have been pushing this around ever since, and then with my 2nd child, (and I'm not pushing this ugly around with my 3rd, L.J., 15 mo anymore.) Not that it's terrible, but the frame is a weird green tone that doesn't even coordinate with the blue/green striped fabric. Strollers are for the mom's just as much (if not more so) than babies, and this definitely looks babyish.
(no, I don't have man hands, my hubby touched up around the wheels for me)
So, rather than spend another 15 bucks on another stroller that is equally babyish, and also not fork out mucho$ for one that IS cute, I went the DIY route.
(Top Back of Fabric Seat)
Here is is after fabric from JoAnn's recovering the seat and a little brown leather spray paint on the frame.
I just took the seat off and cut a bigger piece of fabric and then sewed it right onto the old seat. I wasn't too concerned about new straps since the baby usually covers up those anyway.
Took a grand total of about 2 1/2 hours and less than $10. Wish I would have done this sooner.