Simple but cute baby gifts

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Two of my best friends had beautiful baby girls last week, one a day late the other a week early. How come no one has babies for ages then 2 come together!

Since new babies are lavished with gifts I always try and do handmade, at least they will only get one of the things I give them!

I always make personalised t-shirts / vests for a new sibling



and since one of the babies is a first she got a geeky vest,


her Mum and I studied physics together at uni. I have seen these vests all over the place but refused to pay the £10 for something I could make for £1!

I also crocheted each baby a simple hat (using this video tutorial), it is supposed to be newborn size, I feel for any woman who has given birth to a baby with a head that size...!




Then to complete the gifts 2 personalised cards using gorgeous Penny Black rubber stamps.




On a totally random note, we have sold our house and have to be out by the 16th December (eek) and this is my 100th post!


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10 comments

  1. Congrats on the 100th post and the house sale - how exciting, in a new house for Xmas! Love the personalised items, I like to do this for my kiddos special occasions! x

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  2. Those hats are toooo cute! Love it! Congrats on the century! :)

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  3. ADORABLE!!! I love the hat and flower. Can you tell me what type of yarn you used. I have used the chinchilla but yours seems to be a little different texture and I love it! Thank you so much for linking up with the frog!!!

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  4. Are the shirts embroidered or stenciled? All the gifts look great. Thanks for linking to Things I've Done Thursday.

    Melanie
    bearrabbitbear.blogspot.com

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  5. Congrats on your 100th post - and on selling your house! How exciting!!

    You've made such cute baby gifts there! I LOVE the cutie pie one! great idea - and I'm with you on not paying 10 pounds for that!! :)

    http://jembellish.blogspot.com/2011/11/fashionable-fabrics-amazing-25-giveaway.html

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  6. Sorry meant to add:

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a great week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  7. I LOVE baby gift ideas!! 100th post woot woot
    thanks for linkin with Tell Me Tuesday!!
    xo
    ash

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  8. Adorable!
    I found you via the Thrifty Peach Blog Hop :) Happy to follow along!

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  9. What fun gifts. Congrats on the sale of your house and all the best with your move. Moving can be such an exciting time, fresh starts and all that. ;-)

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  10. I love to see this information about the Baby gifts and its relevant...

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