It’s almost enough to make me cry but the day has come when Lil Miss P no longer fits on her change table.
It only seems like yesterday (the cry of mothers worldwide) that she was a newborn, lying there small and fragile as can be, patiently being changed.
Now she is a big long girl (in the 95th percentile for height) and far too wiggly and quick moving to be high up on a change table.
So out it went from her room, and we now do all her changes on the floor on a change mat.
Which I actually prefer now because I’m not that tall myself, and the height of the change table was always a little awkward for me.
The problem is though, that I had no where to store all the bits and pieces that were on the change table shelf. The nappies, and wipes and the little tubes of creams.
I needed a new organisation space.
But I wanted something cute, something that I would be happy to leave out for quick access.
It also needed to be something compact and easily grabable so I could bring it out into the living area when it’s just family home and a quick change is required in between play times.
I had a scoot around the internet, as you do, and came across a few ideas but nothing quite right.
So I decided to have play around with the bones of a pretty well used pattern but make it into exactly how I wanted it.
A nappy/diaper basket.
This cute little basket was made using a simple lined bag technique, but I made a few changes to make it work for us.
The handles are on the side to make it more basket like, it has an internal pocket for the tubes of cream etc, and the height and width of the basket is perfect for a handful of nappies and a box of wipes.
And of course it just had to have an owl print to match the nursery.
Simple, practical and cute.
Just the kind of project I love.
If you want to make your own basket check back here in a few days and I will have added a tutorial on how I made mine.
It’s the perfect little basket for all sorts of uses really – toys, fabric scraps, wool storage, babyies small items like socks, bibs, wipes etc.