Crafty Gift Ideas christmas baby

Published on December 9th, 2010 | by Maria

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7 Handmade Baby Gifts

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7 Handmade Baby GiftsHandmade baby gifts have more heart than store-bought, so you know that your recipient will cherish them. Craft up these DIY baby gifts this holiday season.

Whether you have a new baby of your own, or know someone who has just had one, there is nothing more special than a handmade gift for a little one. These presents will be held onto and cherished for a long, long time. I still have my first plush toy, crocheted for me by a family friend. Here are seven projects that you can make for that special new person in your life.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

1. Felt Baby Booties

This project found on Martha Stewart would be loved by mom and baby alike. They’re super simple to make and the personalization possibilities are endless.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

2. Towel Burp Cloth

Over on Prudent Baby, there is an easy project that uses a piece of fabric and a terry cloth towel to create a burp cloth. There is also a link to a pocket baby bib that would make a fantastic gift set.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

3. Bird Mobile

This bird mobile would make a gorgeous addition to any baby nursery. The style of this project is gender neutral and will ensure that the mobile can be enjoyed for a long time in any room of your home.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

4. Baby Toys

Made By Bedtime Tales shows us how to re-vamp used toys that are attached to mobiles hanging from a crib. You could easily make this project without the velcro attachments to make single baby toys.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

5. Baby Christmas Ornament

Help commemorate baby’s first Christmas by crafting up this adorable ornament from Zakka Life. Embroider the baby’s name on the scarf to make it even more personal and special.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

6. Washcloth Puppets

Make bath time more fun for baby with these cute washcloth puppets from Martha Stewart. Create different types of animals, and even people, for a whole bath time set.

7 Handmade Baby Gifts

7. Baby Carriers

Crafting a Green World’s Julie Finn gives us a nice round-up of baby carrier tutorials that any mom or mom-to-be would love receiving.

Do you have any gifts that you were given as a baby that you still cherish? I would also love to see some projects or tutorials you’ve whipped up for a new baby in your life. Feel free to leave some comments and links.

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About the Author

Hey there! I'm Maria Raffaelle and I currently live in Chicago, IL. I have a passion for all things eco-friendly in makeup, skincare, haircare, and fashion. The crafter in me loves to put a DIY twist on beauty too! One of my goals is to help women realize that they are all beautiful; no matter their size, shape, or skin. Let's celebrate the beauty in each of us, together!



  • Anonymous

    The baby looking so sweet in this picture it made me smile when i saw this blog.
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