Craft Roundup: Baby Gifts and Other DIY Finds for Kids

Last weekend I attended a baby shower. This weekend I’m attending a baby shower. I’ve also got a few baby birthdays coming up. Do you notice a theme? Summer is a busy time for parties, and showers are definitely no exception. This week’s roundup includes a few ideas that make for great, thoughtful gifts.

 

Best Burp Cloth Tutorial

Metro Detroiter Rae Hoekstra put together this burp cloth tutorial that’s one helping practical, one helping last-minute baby shower gift!

 

Tutorial: Mod Tie-Dye Striped Summer Scarf

We tackled tie-dye last week, so if you’re a pro now – or someone in your household is! – check out Haley Pierson-Cox’s The Zen of Making step-by-step post on taking the technique to the next level.

 

No-Sew Crayon Wrap

If you’re not the biggest fan of sewing, Small and Friendly’s No-Sew Crayon Wrap no-sew-crayon-wrap.html is for you. Smart idea for on-the-go artists.

 

Flag Day Craft

Tonya Staab shared the importance of Flag Day last week with her children by encouraging them to make this patriotic craft. I think it’s great for any day in the summer, don’t you?

 

Patchwork Car Shade

File this under, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Sew Mama Sew gives a quirky look to a road trip staple.

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