A friend of ours recently gave birth to her second son. Because she already had all the baby stuff from her first son, I just asked her what DIY gift I could make. Turned out a mobile for Maxi Cosi would be useful and I got inspired by this white cloud mobile posted by the “Do Small Things with love” blog. Continue reading
This baby mobile was made to go with the colour block quilt we posted earlier this month.
From our experience, babies are more interested in mobiles that contain a combination of bold shapes and colours. Therefore we choose an easy star shape and decided to work with contrasting colours on each shape that are also used in the blanket. This way the quilt and mobile match well together and the baby is stimulated by the mobile (which benefits the parents as well). Continue reading
February is carnaval month and it was time to make my little girls fist costume. There are many easy DIY costumes for babies but most are only cute on kids that can already walk. I needed one for a baby that can only sit and since she will be wearing it to baby school, it needs to be comfortable enough to wear all day. Continue reading
I want to share with you a beautiful gift Lilly received from my lovely Cousin Isabelle. She invested lots and lots of time to make her this gorgeous baby blanket. Continue reading
I took out the paint again! Continue reading
I purchased some gold coloured fabric paint a while ago to up cycle my babies white rompers. First I wanted to stencil using freezer paper. However after visiting numerous art supply shops, I still did not find any freezer paper. Apparently I need to search for this in quilt stores. Continue reading
In Belgium it is custom to offer chocolate or candy as a gift to people who come and visit your newborn baby. We call it doopsuiker, which is literally translated baptism sugar. Although nowadays it is given with birth regardless weather the child is baptised or not. Other names are suikerbonen (= sugar beans) or dragees.