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DIY Tuesday | v9 Baby closet dividers

If you have a baby, you must know that everyone’s favorite gift is clothes! Factor that in with a new mummy like me who is already obsessed with cute clothes, and you have a very full closet!
Now that Amelia is getting bigger she is able to wear a lot of her really fun and cute outfits. 
What was starting to happen though is I would find a really cute outfit new with tags that I had forgot I had!

I looked online for baby closet organisers, then saw how easy they were to make and that it would be much cheaper than buying some. Luckily, much like her nursery art and mobile, I decided to make my own! This craft was easy breezy. Here’s what you need:

Wooden door hangers ( I wanted to do mine smaller but couldn't find anything at the time)
Craft paper/anything you want to design
Paint
Ribbon (Optional)
Scissors
Glue/glue gun
Marker pen or stick on numbers


Step 1 - Paint each door hanger, they may need a few coats depending on the type of the wood or paint.
Let them dry completely. 


Step 2- Next it's time to choose your pattern for the organisers. I had a collection of scrapbook card left over from a previous project so I just used those. Cut them out to the correct size.


Step 3 -  Once you have cut the card out to the correct size for the hanger glue it down on the opposite side to the one you just painted.


 Step 4 - Next customize it anyhow you like. I added a strip of ribbon along the width as my card wasn't big enough so had to use two sheets per hanger. It was a easy way to hide that line. I then stuck my stickers on to make the sizes. You can use what ever you like to do this...whether it be pen, marker, paint, stickers. I started my ages at 0-3 months as Amelia is out of the newborn stage :( but if you are making these for an expecting mother I would start at newborn and go up to 12+.


Step 5 - Do the previous steps with all hangers to the amount you require and  voila! There you have it, now go and hang them in the closet or wrap them up for a gift. 


(Sorry for the rubbish photo quality, I took them on my phone without the flash)

Check out my other DIY projects below.

Tutorials coming soon... Wooden Letters & Crib skirt

18 comments

  1. Super cute idea---thanks for sharing!

    -Julie
    http://www.thechirpingmoms.com

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  2. Now that's a great idea!! And pretty too :)

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  3. This is such a cute, clever idea!x

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  4. Hello! Stopping by from Activity Corner – love your post! I forwarded it to my sister, too, who is expecting her first in Oct. I hope you’ll come visit me at jugglingactmama.blogspot.com. Have a great day!

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    1. Hi Ang, thank you & also for forwarding to your sister! Popping over to your blog now :)

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  5. Popped over from Positively Splendid. This is an awesome way to stay organized! How did you know this is exactly what my girls closet needs? I just became your newest follower, super cute ideas! I'd love it if stopped by and checked my blog out, and if you like what you see, follow me too! feathersandsunshine.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for following and for your kind words, heading over now :)
      Kerry

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  6. Very cute!
    I would love to have you link this up at my linky party! http://domesticrandomness.blogspot.com/2012/08/new-to-inlinkz-first-linky-party.html

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  7. these are just so sweet!

    would love it if you could share this on my link party Serenity Saturday, that runs from Saturday to Thursday @ www.serenityyou.com

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  8. These are sooo stinking adorable.. what a great idea! I am your newest follower~
    Hope you stop by and share with my Pink Hippo Party @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2012/08/pink-hippo-party-91.html
    xoxo
    Amie @ Pinkapotamus

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  9. Again very cute and great for any mom who is planning to hang their baby clothes.
    Thanks for linking up! Come by again on Friday for some more linky fun! http://domesticrandomness.blogspot.com/2012/08/friday-randomness-2-olympics-linky-party.html

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  10. Hi Kerry

    This is an awesome project! If you have time, we'd love for you to stop in and link it up to our crafty showcase!! http://bowdabrablog.com/2012/08/25/saturday-showcase-craft-projects-16/

    Susie @Bowdabra

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  11. Popping over from tiptoe through tuesday. These are so cute! I never bought these because I thought they were too expensive for what they were. We are already at 9 month clothing, so I won't be doing this, but I'm pinning it to remember as a possible gift idea.

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  12. What a great idea to get organized with some flair! Thanks for linking at tip toe thru tuesday!

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  14. WOW what a creative way to organize your baby's closet. I love this. I wish I had done this for both of mine. So creative! Great post hunny.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. I love reading them all and will try my best to answer all of your questions. If you would like to contact me for a quicker response please feel free to tweet me at (@ohsoamelia_blog) or email me. Kerry