DIY Striped Baby Gift

It’s the 10th of the month and we are excited to have our group back together for another blog hop. This month the theme is STRIPES and we just know you are going to love each and every one of these projects.  We’d love for you to pin our collage below, check out our DIY Striped Baby Onesie and then go see all the other fabulous projects by some of our friends! Check out our past projects here.

To see each fantastic Striped Project up close, join the Blog Hop!

1 • Eighteen25 sharing a Be Amazing Striped Print
2 • Landee See Landee Do sharing DIY Striped Towel Hooks
3 • Lolly Jane sharing a Distressed Striped Wall Letter
4 • Little Miss Momma sharing a DIY Striped Baby Gift
5 • Or So She Says sharing a Stripes & Dot Birthday Banner Printable
6 • Six Sisters Stuff sharing a No Bake Éclair Cake
7 • Simply Kierste sharing her Library Books Crate
8 • Thirty Handmade Days sharing a Dirty Diet Coke Kit
9 • Your Homebased Mom sharing a DIY Anthro Inspired Red & White Striped Tablecloth
10 • Capturing Joy sharing a French Mille Feuille Recipe

And now, on to my project:

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I have a dear friend who is pregnant with her first baby right now–a sweet baby girl. And because one of the things that helped me get through my tough pregnancy were thoughtful tokens of love from my friends, I thought I would put together a little surprise gift for my pal. This project is super quick, fun and the possibilities are endless. It would also make a great “station” at a baby shower–for guests to design their own onesies for the new baby.

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 I didn’t have painters tape, so I used some washi tape I had on hand to tape off my stripes.  And then I pulled out some of my favorite Martha Stewart colors.  I’m sure fabric paint would be a better option, but the color selections aren’t as good and I figure the new baby will only wear this onesie once before growing out of it anyway.

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Make sure to place a piece of cardboard in between the fabric pieces so that the paint doesn’t bleed through.

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I used some scrap wood I had to tape down the onesie so it didn’t move around while I painted.

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I made a second onesie and decided to add a pink stripe on the sleeve to girl-it-up a bit.

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Next, I started on a small muslin gift bag to package the onesie.  I followed the same process to create the stripes.

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You can find muslin pouches like this here on etsy.

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Ashley Stock
I'm Ashley. Sometimes I craft, occasionally I cook, everyday I write, and I'm always Momma. This is my blog. I keep it real while still seeing the rainbows and butterflies in all of life's lessons.
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Comments

  1. What new mom wouldn’t absolutely love this darling little onesie! So cute.

  2. Omg that onesie is to die for cute!

  3. Adorable! Thanks for sharing!

  4. What a clever idea! I love it. Great gift!

  5. You crafty girl! This is adorable;)

  6. So adorable! Love that!

  7. LOVE this DIY!!

  8. Hello smartest girl ever to use washi tape to paint this cute gift. LOVE it! The stripes, the colors, the whole shebang (yes, I just wrote shebang). So fun! Can’t wait to make a set for a baby gift- we’ve had 7 babies born in our ward so far this year. ;) xoxo

    • 7 babies in your ward, Mique?? We’ve had FOUR new nieces born in 6 months…we will be copying, copying, copying, copying this, Ashley! Stinkin cute, washi is brill. Love the colors & the glitter!

  9. I’m in love with this idea, especially the matching bag! Darling!!!

  10. Such a cute idea! I have a stack of plain white onesies that CJ never wears, I think I need to cute them up a bit.

  11. I love this onesie oh so very much.

  12. Adrienne Penrod says:

    Super cute! If you want the paint to be more flexible, try adding textile medium to it (also sold at Michael’s or whatever craft store). Turns any paint into at least a quasi fabric paint.

  13. I love everything stripped..specially clothes. These striped baby gifts are too good. I loved them and got great gifting ideas. You have came up with a very useful post!

  14. Thank you for sharing this lovely project!
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  16. I love what you did with the onesies!! great job! :-)
    can you please tell me where did you get the blue and gray onesies?

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