25 DIY Ideas of How to Make Personalized Baby Clothing, Nursery Decor and Gifts

25 DIY Ideas of How to Make Personalized Baby Clothing, Nursery Decor, Toys and Shower Gifts

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Congratulations!  Someone is having a baby and you just got invited to the gender reveal party, baby shower or are nesting as the expectant motherhood journey begins and making the nursery perfect for your bundle of joy! Find inspiration and detailed directions for the right customized gift. 

 Now what, how to have the unique, custom, personalized present of the year!  Scroll through these fabulous ideas and learn how to create your own.


Baby Clothing and shoes: Create clothing sets, onesies, shirts, rompers, pajamas, hats, bibs and socks with the baby's name, initials, or a custom design can be quite easy. Customized baby shoes or booties with embroidered initials or designs for preemies, newborns, and infants are a great present for an expecting couple. 

Use this inspiration and apply to bottles, diapers, wipes, bath or feeding supplies.  Help dad figure out which arm goes through which hole of the onesie with funny directions!  Check out these cute ideas: Cute Baby Onesies

Baby Blankets or Bedding: Embroidered or printed blankets with the baby's name, birthdate, initials or a meaningful message are favorite ideas for baby gifts.  Customized crib sheets, pillowcases, and blankets with the baby's name or monogram are a way to help create memories of those precious moments.

Baby Hats, Clothing clothes, no matter the size: preemie, 6 months, 9 months, 2T or larger toddler and accessories gear can be made to fit just how you imagine. 

Baby Bath time Towels and Washcloths: Don't forget how to make a splash with bath time using embroidered or monogrammed hooded towels and washcloths to wrap up your little one. A soft and cozy bathrobe for baby's post-bath snuggles will keep your baby healthy and ease postpartum relaxing moments.

Baby Keepsake Boxes: Mothers and fathers will keep personalized boxes or chests to store mementos like first outfits, locks of hair, and special items including photo albums with the baby's name and pictures.  Create a unique box to keep all of these special items in for years to come. 

Celebrations & Holidays: 

Make moments with your little one during their first year special and memorable.  Design their birthday outfit, Halloween costume or Christmas day gown by adding personal flair that fits your style.

Imagine your favorite skeleton, pumpkin, cute monster, ghost, mermaid, unicorn, super hero or bumblebee. 


Nursery Decor & Furniture: Don't wait until maternity leave starts to make custom wall art, name signs, growth charts, and musical mobiles for the baby's nursery.  Personalized rocking chairs, step stools, toy chests, organization and bookshelves for any room. Wall art, name signs, growth charts, or personalized items to decorate the baby's space in your colors and theme, that just can't be found at the store.

Baby Travel Bags, Carrier and Wraps: Moms and dads can use customized diaper bags, backpacks, and totes with the baby's name or initials.  A comfortable and ergonomic baby carrier or wrap for hands-free carrying whether you are a stay at home, single or working mom. Work life balance might mean strollers for a day at the park! No matter what is needed for baby travel moments, it can be cute and just how you imagined. 

Baby Toys, Books and Games: Parenting styles may have you playing or cuddling with personalized stuffed animals, wooden educational toys or plush stuffed animals and rattles with the baby's name or birth details for activity gym for tummy playtime. 

Personalized cloth books storybooks with photos to stimulate the baby's senses and development, also shape sorters, stacking toys, and musical instruments are fun gifts for any occasion.


A set of milestone cards to capture and celebrate important moments during the baby's first year.  Sometimes medical or health challenges can impact baby's first few months, but quickly many days will pass and using age tags in photos can capture the growth and change that is occurring. 
Check out this video to create custom Baby Milestone Cards

 Don't forget to capture memories, not just through photos and videos, but with keepsakes that capture this point in time.  Baby's first Christmas ornament with dates, measurements, handprints are a gift for any mom and dad or grandma and grandpa

Not sure what to gift and don't feel you are crafty to make a custom gift.  Consider a gift cards to Craft-e-Corner.com can be complimented with a great card so parents can choose items they need.

 Easy steps on how to create these yourself, with a Cricut Machine:

    • Choose your material: Decals can be made from various materials such as adhesive vinyl, paper, or even heat transfer vinyl HTV for fabric application. Choose a material that suits your needs, such as vinyl for outdoor use or paper for temporary indoor decals.
    • Prepare your material: If you're using vinyl, ensure it's clean and free of any dust or debris. For paper decals, choose a high-quality paper that can hold the ink or toner without smudging.
    • Print your design: Use a printer suitable for your chosen material. For vinyl decals, you may need a printer that can handle thicker materials. Make sure to adjust the printer settings for the best print quality.
    • Cut out the decal: If you're using vinyl, you'll need a cutting machine like a vinyl cutter or a craft knife to cut out the decal along the edges of your design. If you're using paper, scissors or a paper cutter can be used, yet a professional look from your home can be produced with a Cricut Machine.
    • Apply transfer tape (if using vinyl): Transfer tape is a sticky adhesive sheet that helps transfer the vinyl decal from its backing onto the desired surface without losing its shape. Carefully apply the transfer tape over the vinyl decal and press down firmly to ensure it adheres well.
    • Prepare the surface: Clean the surface where you'll be applying the decal thoroughly to remove any dirt, grease, or moisture. This will help the decal adhere properly and last longer and keep your placement of this sticker as you desire.
    • Apply the decal: Carefully peel off the backing from the vinyl decal (if using vinyl with transfer tape) or directly apply the paper decal onto the surface. Use a squeegee or a credit card to smooth out any air bubbles and ensure the decal sticks firmly to the surface.
    • Remove the transfer tape (if using vinyl): If you used transfer tape with your vinyl decal, slowly peel off the transfer tape at a sharp angle, making sure the vinyl decal remains on the surface.
    • Press and seal the decal: If needed, use a heat source like a heat gun or hairdryer to gently heat and press the decal onto the surface, especially for vinyl decals. This helps the adhesive bond better and ensures the decal stays in place.
    • Allow it to set: Let the decal sit and adhere to the surface for a few hours or overnight before exposing it to water or extreme conditions, especially for outdoor decals.

    Find all of the supplies that you would need to start designing and creating your custom personalized Baby Clothing, Decor and Gifts at www.craft-e-corner.com



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