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10 Creative Keepsake Ideas for Outgrown Baby Clothes

10 Ways to Reuse Outgrown Baby Clothes as Keepsakes

10 Ways to Reuse Outgrown Baby Clothes as Keepsakes

New moms know how quickly baby’s grow out of those baby clothes! You spend so much money on THAT outfit, with the adorable pattern, only to find your baby’s outgrown it by the second wear!

So what to do with that box of baby clothes that you aren’t willing to part with?  Reuse and recycle! From DIY sun prints to stuffed animals, here are 10 Creative Keepsake Ideas for Outgrown Baby Clothes:

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  • Flag Banner Made with Baby Clothes 1 of 10
    Flag Banner Made with Baby Clothes
    Adorable flag banners made from your old baby clothes? Yes, please.
    View the Flag Banner Tutorial
  • A Tree Pillow 2 of 10
    A Tree Pillow
    A pillow made out of baby clothes scraps is a fun way to make a decorative item that could be passed down. View the Tutorial
  • Snack Bags 3 of 10
    Snack Bags
    This is out of the box and useful (please only use clean baby clothes *smile*). Here are snack bags made out of baby clothes.
    View the Tutorial
  • Ribbon Block Baby Toy 4 of 10
    Ribbon Block Baby Toy
    Check out this darling ribbon block toy accented with baby clothes! What a way to reuse those cute outgrown baby clothes.
    View the Tutorial
  • Stuffed Bunnies and Chicks Made from Baby Socks 5 of 10
    Stuffed Bunnies and Chicks Made from Baby Socks
    Those mismatched baby socks that little feet grow so quickly out of can become little bunnies and chicks.
    View the Tutorial
  • Baby Clothes Sun Prints 6 of 10
    Baby Clothes Sun Prints
    Leave it to Martha to come up with this gorgeous way to memorialize those baby clothes with these baby clothes sun prints.
    View Martha Stewart's How To
  • Fabric Mosaic on Canvas 7 of 10
    Fabric Mosaic on Canvas
    Take your baby clothes scraps and create a fabric mosaic.
    View the Fabric Mosaic Tutorial
  • Baby Clothes Memory Quilt 8 of 10
    Baby Clothes Memory Quilt
    Talk about an heirloom! This memory quilt made out of baby clothes is absolutely darling and a great way to remember those special pieces.
    Click to View on Etsy
  • Button Art from Baby Clothes 9 of 10
    Button Art from Baby Clothes
    Baby clothes of your choosing, are made into buttons than made into art. This could be done yourself, if you're crafty like that!
    Click to View on Etsy
  • Crinkle Baby Toy 10 of 10
    Crinkle Baby Toy
    Here is a tutorial for making this crinkle baby toy out of baby clothes.
    Click to View Tutorial

Do You Have a Hard Time Parting With Your Baby’s Clothes?

For more ways to mark those first 12 months, check out these great ideas!

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