Welcoming a baby into this world can be such a rewarding experience. With adorable baby patterned fabric and perfectly laced accents, mom and baby can look cute as can be. Having a baby (or even attending a baby shower) can very expensive. The solution? Create DIY pieces to either give as gifts or use for your own baby. You’ll have fun creating the project, it will be completely customized and made with love, and you’ll save money in the process.
Looking for some easy, fun, fast DIY projects to make for baby? Get creative! Just a little fabric and some accenting lace or trim can go a long way. Check out some of these ideas for the new baby in your life!
DIY Baby Blankets
Blogger Andrea from Strawberry Chic created this amazingly gorgeous, vintage inspired blankie for her little one. She used delicate feminine fabrics and accented them in beautiful lace. Follow her tutorial here.
If you are looking to make decoration for the baby or the baby’s room, a simple idea would be to get a wooden cutout of the first letter of their first name (if you know it already), or even the first letter of their last name. Even create “BABY” or “FAMILY”. These letter projects are generally very simple. They just require lace, accents decorations, and maybe some paint. Check out this tutorial from Stephanie at Southern Mess.
The Do It Yourself Divas are power houses when it comes to baby lace projects. Baby Slings or even are also a great accessory to add lace to. Use it as an accent trim to turn up the cuteness. They also have a tutorial for a baby wipe case, elastic lace headbands, and a super adorable car seat canopy. Looking for a great mommy gift? DIY covers for maternity pillows are great!
Why Use Lace?
Lace can be such a delicate, but intricate fabric to work with. It’s light and gentle, just like a newborn baby, and can easily accent any decorations, props, or gifts for your bundle of joy.
Where to Find Crafting Supplies:
Lace Heaven, a crafting and sewing supply online store offers almost anything that a crafter could ever want or need for your crafting project. We have supplies for all of your crafting and gifting needs. At our online store, you can pick between different colors and shapes for buttons, sequins, accents, accessories, stickers, pins, bows, zippers, appliques, and so much more.