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DIY Tag Blanket

DIY Tag Blanket

Tag blankets and toys are adorable and babies love them, but based on a cost-to-usage ratio, they aren’t the most practical baby items to splurge on – especially when it is so fast and easy to make your own! Using fabric and ribbon from my stash, I made two small tag blankets while my daughter [...]

DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

Summer is coming! Pools are opening, invitations to lakeside barbecues are on the horizon and the beach beckons! What’s a mama to do with her infant when she wants to enjoy the water? Here’s a DIY so simple, even this stumbling seamstress managed it! Materials: 2-2.5 yards of athletic mesh fabric. This is the stretchy, [...]

DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile

DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile

I consider myself a fairly creative person and I love to be crafty when I can find the time. When I found out I was pregnant with my first son, I went a little DIY-crazy. DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile I made wooden letters covered with scrapbook paper to display his name, closet organizers, no-sew curtains [...]

DIY Baby Toy: Soft Blocks

DIY Baby Toy: Soft Blocks

I want to start out by saying to those mamas who think you can’t sew… you CAN! I used to be so intimidated by the sewing machine. Then two years ago I got pregnant with my second daughter, Lilah. After searching and searching for the perfect bedding, my mother-in-law and I decided that we’d make [...]

DIY No-Sew Tutu

DIY No-Sew Tutu

One of the easiest and cutest things you can make for your little one is a tutu. Little girls love them! I decided I was going to make one for my niece for Christmas, since I don’t have a little girl of my own… yet! It was so simple; I even did it with my 18-month-old [...]

TJ’s DIY Baby Book

TJ’s DIY Baby Book

When I was pregnant with my son, I did a little browsing for baby books so I could see what options were out there. I saw some beautiful books in a variety of price ranges, but none that really wowed me. A friend gave me a baby book at my baby shower where I just [...]

Halloween DIY: TJ’s Top Gun Costume

Halloween DIY: TJ’s Top Gun Costume

TJ’s mama, Alex, is one of the coolest cats I know, so I find it only obvious that he would have a party and a Halloween costume dedicated to one of the most awesome movies of all time, Top Gun! How did you decide what costume to give TJ? We decided on a costume kind [...]

DIY “I Am Loved” Photo Book

DIY “I Am Loved” Photo Book

My husband, baby and I moved out from the United States to Germany when our little girl was only three months old. We planned on the move and while I was pregnant my parents and many of our friends living in the U.S. were sad to think that C might not remember them as she [...]

Halloween DIY: Bonnie’s Little Mermaids

Halloween DIY: Bonnie’s Little Mermaids

It can be so hard to decide how to dress your family for Halloween. Do you have matching outfits? Should you have a theme? Or do you all kind-of do your own thing? This mama decided on a theme, and a fun one at that! How did you decide what costumes to dress your family [...]

Halloween DIY: Laura’s Charlie Brown Gang

Halloween DIY: Laura’s Charlie Brown Gang

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love to dress up and play “fantasy.” Laura and her family had fun with their costumes last year and dressed up as some pretty familiar characters! How did you decide what costumes to dress your family in? My first concern was picking a costume that would be [...]

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