Thursday, May 13, 2010

Baby Shower Gifts/Fun Projects

I've been super busy on e-bay lately. I've had some custom orders for my baby stuff on top of what I already do to try and make a little extra money for my hubby to pursue his hobby (rocks, fossils = boring + very expensive). But he works all day and I am lucky enough to get to stay home with our girls. So it is a fair trade I think.

Here are some of the diaper clutches that I have made recently.

Anyway, I have been making diaper clutches/pouches, burp cloths and diaper wipes cases lately. I love, love, love the minky on this custom order I did for a lady.

I love how they turned out so much that I made a few for myself. I'm having baby number 3 in July. It is a boy and I have 2 girls = everything pink and girly at my house. Just another excuse to craft/create! Like I needed one anyway.

I made a pink set to list for sale on e-bay. If you are interested leave me a comment with your e-mail address and I'll link you directly to the listing.

Here is a diaper wipes case I made awhile back that I still love!

I also make nursing covers/poncho's that I sell on e-bay. They aren't like the ones you strap onto your neck and only cover the front. I made it like a poncho so that your back is covered, too. I don't particularly want my back hanging out along with my front! I make them in tons of color, too. I just haven't gotten around to taking the pictures of them because my big old belly makes it difficult to take photos, as you can see.

Here's why I love them sooooo much. When my second daughter was one week old(!!!) my 4 year old was admitted to the ER and then later the hospital while visiting her Grandma's house. I ended up spending four days by her side, going with her to x-rays and scans all around the hospital - all while trying to hold and nurse a newborn baby. I was constantly feeding her while walking up and down the halls for different tests. The poncho was a lifesaver, really! My front and back was covered all while nursing my baby and passing numerous strangers in the hallway. Did I mention my husband was out of town during all of this??? My mother-in-law was a godsend during this. She even spent the night so that I could get an actual nights sleep! So grateful that we all got through it, and I'm sooooo glad I had that nursing cover/poncho.

Anyway, now that you've heard entirely too much about my life, I just wanted to share with you all the fun stuff that I've been up to lately. Besides anticipating and getting ready for our new baby.


  1. Good job on the baby stuff! All of my friends recently got married over the past few years, and not we're on to making babies! I have made a million of the decorated burp rags. I want to make the diaper clutches too! Yours look good!

  2. You are so creative... All of it... but I especially liked that nursing cover... lightweight yet great coverage... People are so weird about a woman nursing in this country...*shrug* anyway... great job! And take care there.


  3. Oh, the baby stuff looks so soft and cuddly. Love it!

  4. I love the minky and blue, minky and pink covers, etc. The material is very "Happy."

    Good thinking with the nursing poncho too!! Congratulations on baby number 3!!

  5. Very lucky moms! Love the patterns on the baby gear and love the pattern and colors of your blog! Have a great evening.

  6. Very cute! :) Love the poncho too...what is your eBay user ID?

  7. The diaper clutches are adorable - Such a clever idea Love the fabrics! Thanks so much for joining the Sunday Showcase party. I greatly appreciate it! Hope you have a wonderful week! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  8. VERY cute! I love the brown minky fabric. :-)