Nappy/Diaper Basket

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.

diaper basket

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Thank You Cards

When Lil Miss P was born she was super spoiled by all our friends and family.

She received loads of amazing gifts from all the people who love her, and from some people who barely even know her (us).

It was amazing, and very humbling.

I didn’t have a baby shower because that sort of thing just isn’t me. I hate being in the limelight, and I hate people feeling obliged to buy gifts. At any mention of a shower, I just brushed it off.

And I’m super glad I did because we really did receive a lot more than we expected, or need.

Once the storm of those first few weeks with a newborn was over I wanted to get all our Thank You cards out.

thank you card

Normally I would make my cards totally from scratch but, in the crazy fray of having a new baby in the house, these cards had to be easy to make and get out the door so on this occasion I decided to just buy pre-cut and folded cards and add a photo and a simple printed message.

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