Elmer's Glue on Canvas, then paint the whole thing. I have totally done this, but with a hot glue gun. Elmer's Glue seems to be a better idea since hot glue leaves behind strings and is harder to work with.
On those days when you just don't have time to do a load of laundry, extra crib sheets will come in handy. The crib sheet from the Little Builder collection from Eddie Bauer coordinates in color and style with the bedding set.