DIY Baby Swing

My husband and I made this swing for our nephew last summer. It takes some time, but with the right tools, it’s very easy to make. We got the idea from this blog post, and if you want to make one yourself I would definitely recommend using the instructions they provide. They have a great step-by-step tutorial with images included. We changed a couple of things on the swing we made, which I’ll go over below.

Disclaimer: As Ryan also says in his blog post, we take no responsibility if you decide to construct a baby swing according to this blog post or the one we got the idea from. It is up to you to ensure the swing is hung properly and knots are tied well. Only you can be responsible for your child’s safety, so please be careful and proceed with caution.

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DIY skirt roundup

Looking through my closet the other day I was reminded about how many skirts, most of which are skirts with pockets, I’ve made myself over the years. It’s actually sort of crazy. I have a record of 9 from this blog, that I’ll go over in more detail below, but one that sticks out in my mind is a skirt I made my senior year of college. I had no money and a wedding to go to, so I used a Joann’s coupon to buy some very inexpensive fabric and made a skirt the night before the wedding. My mother-in-law still brings that up because seriously, who does that? Unfortunately I don’t have the skirt any more, or even any decent photos of the skirt (this was well before the days of taking photos with a cell phone), but it will always be a fun memory.

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