Nesting: Crocheted chevron blanket with flowers

I have never been a crochet person. I find knitting to be much easier, but I also do not like to feel defeated by something. When I was poking around on Pinterest, I found this pattern http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/rickrack-rainbow-baby-blanket and started asking my mom (the master crochet woman in my life) how difficult she thought it’d be. To […]

Nesting: Cloth Diapers AI2

I would love to say that I picked up these materials and immediately had these figured out & perfect…BUT not so much.  Now that I do have it figured out I don’t understand how I didn’t get it at first.  It’s easy though.  Everyone likes something different.  I have really taken to a cloth diaper […]

Nesting: Swaddle blanket

A while back a friend of mine asked me to make a swaddle blanket for a baby shower gift.  I had never seen one like this before but I (the worst swaddler ever!) was intrigued!  Here’s the original…  http://prudentbaby.com/2010/05/baby-kid/new-improved-diy-swaddle-blanket-2/   I made some changes to it just out of necessity and working through the thought […]

Nesting: Car seat blanket

There are so many ideas out there…so many ways to customize a certain concept.  I sat down and decided to combine a handful together to better suit our needs for a car seat blanket. Inspiration from… http://ahandmadechildhood.blogspot.com/2012/01/nesting-35-hooded-car-seat-blanket.html http://www.running-w-scissors.com/2011/03/car-seat-blanket.html http://www.imperfecthomemaking.com/2012/01/tutorial-hooded-car-seat-blankies.html My main concern with making one of these was the overheating issue we have had with […]

Nesting: Washcloths & Burp Clothes

I had a bit of terry cloth leftover from other projects and in my nesting process was desperate to find something to do with it for Baby Hannah.  While searching around on Pinterest, I found two different projects that really interested me.  It’s the two things I feel you never have enough of for baby…washcloths […]

Nesting: Minky blanket

A boutique style baby blanket with designer print and minky! First cut down the size that you’d like.  A normal baby blanket is about a 29″ x 35″ (cut a 30″ x 36″ to allow for a 1/2″ seam all around). I love rounded edges, so I folded it in half twice then placed down […]

Nesting: Baby wipes & wipes solution bottle with recipe

How can you not love simple, little projects! The cover on the bottle was easy peasy! Measure around.  Cut adding an additional inch. I serged the top and bottom of the flannel Sew a 1/2″ seam to the edges.  Done! These are baby wipes that I made from scrap flannel I had. Cut them into […]

DIY Baby-on-the-go Bags!

Now that we’re a family of 5 I find that I am horrible at being prepared while out of the house.  You would think that is a simple enough task, but I always seem to forget something.  And it’s always one of the important things like…Izzy’s diapers, my license, change of clothes for Aiden or […]

DIY Wipes Case

I have always thought that the covered baby wipes cases were absolutely the cutest but I had never sat down to give it a whirl.  After getting the fabric I ordered to do crafts for Baby Isabel I had no more excuses.  Love love love how easy the tutorial was on this one!  I am […]