by Christina Dennis Liven up a boring cotton onesie with a cute applique design! It’s easy & inexpensive. For this tutorial, I’ve chosen an adorable tie-shape for the applique, but your options are endless! Draw your own designs and use them as a pattern, or use clipart found on your computer or online! Simple shapes […]
by Christina Dennis All you need to make this chic, boutique-style covered wipes case is fabric, padding, ribbon and a glue-gun! Ain’t it cute? And it’s such a pretty way to carry around an absolutely neccessary baby item. Small scraps from a prior sewing project work well for this (all you need about a 10″ […]
by Christina Dennis Receiving blankets are a neccessary item to have on hand when there’s a baby in the house. They’re a multi-use tool: a drool-wiper, a swaddler, a stroller warmer, an extra crib sheet, a nursing cover… Here’s an easy blanket to sew using only one metre of flannel and a couple of packages […]
by Sara Rivka/creativejewishmom I don’t know about you, but the walls in my house are very very bare. Sometimes it’s a nice feeling, and sometimes well, it feels really a bit too bare. My problem is that I just can’t bring myself to put holes in the walls to hang something I don’t absolutely love.
by Christina Dennis I had the pleasure of recently finding ‘lola’s girl’ on Etsy and Twitter. This DIY Mommy is amazingly talented! From creating cute, fresh children’s clothes to wedding & event planning, she can do it all. And well! Her designs are beautiful, modern and so very creative. She has exquisite taste when it […]
Update: You can now view a video tutorial for these soft baby slippers here. From what I’ve read, soft-soled shoes are the best for young babies (pre-walking age). I wanted some soft-soled shoes for my little daughter, but had a problem finding some that (a) were inexpensive and (b) didn’t fall off of her little […]
By Christina Dennis Good, old-fashioned blocks are a great toy for Baby. They’re wonderful to grab with little fingers, and to practice passing from hand to hand. Here’s a simple pattern for soft blocks made out of fabric, ribbon and polyester fiberfill. Hang them, stack them, toss them — they’ll have many uses!
By Christina Dennis Baby oil has a million uses, but why buy a store-brand baby oil (with unknown & possibly harmful ingredients) when you can make a natural, herbal one yourself with just a few ingredients? This baby oil is Olive Oil based, so it is soft on baby’s skin and safe if ever accidentally […]
By Christina Dennis Baby leg warmers are cute and practical. Not only do they look adorable, they cushion baby’s knees when crawling and keep baby’s legs warm on a cool day. Baby leg warmers also make diaper changes a snap! Boutique-style baby leg warmers can be expensive, so I’ve devised a way to create them […]
Hand-knit blankets are treasures to keep forever, and what’s more cozy than a chunky knit, stripey blankie for your little one? Because it’s knit with chunky yarn and large needles, this projects won’t take too long and is great for the beginning knitter.