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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 Crib Rail Guards

DIY Crib Rail Guards

I love our crib. It has a ton of sentimental value to me. I slept in that crib and so did my two daughters (with some safety updates of course). So, when we found out that baby number three was another girl, I knew I wanted to use the crib again for her. Now, let [...]

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 [...]

DIY No-Sew Crib Skirt Makeover

DIY No-Sew Crib Skirt Makeover

With the anticipated arrival of my second son, I was looking forward to decorating another little boy’s room, but I wasn’t excited about spending a ton of money. Before my oldest son was born, we were given a number of hand-me-downs, including a bed skirt and matching crib sheet. It had worked great in his [...]

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 [...]

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