by Christina Dennis I’ve always thought that wet bags were only handy for cloth diapering mommies (which they are), but now I’ve gained an entirely new appreciation for them! They’re a great addition to Baby’s diaper bag. I put food, dirty clothes, wet clothes, spoons, bibs…. you name it – in my wet bag. Here’s […]
by Christina Dennis Tutus are adorable accessories to have on hand for your baby girl. They’re perfect for taking keepsake photos and for your little one to play with and dress up in. This tutu is so very simple to make – the only sewing it involves is sewing the elastic together. Easy! You’ll have […]
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 […]