10 April 2008

Use sheet holder "suspenders" as makeshift bib clips

What a great idea! From Tiffany:

Have you seen those cute "bib clips" that are out on the market now? Really cute, and handy to be able to use any towel (or even restaurant napkin) as a bib. But they're a little pricey. Hack it with a sheet holder. Piece of elastic with "grabbies" on each end, made to put under the corner of your mattress and hold the sheet in place - availble everywhere, for a couple of bucks. And those extra prefold diapers and burp rags are great "bibs" with this method, too!

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Great hack! We use bag clips for the same thing...

These ones:

http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/70083252

Oh, that's what i thought they were when I heard someone talk of bib clips.

I think you can just knot a ribbon to 2 hairclips too. Haven't tried it yet since Miss Baby is exclusively BF still but I am sure I read that somewhere.

Or you could use those mitten holders. About the same thing, but cuter.

This is GREAT!

You could also use the similar type of clip you might have leftover from cinching in the back of maternity tops. Be aware that like almost anything child-related, any type of clip with elastic in it should be carefully supervised. The 'snap back' factor could endanger eyes or faces. (An elastic band incident nearly caused permanent eye damage to a cousin.)

Love this hack...will be buying those sheet thingies this weekend!

We buy paper dental bibs on-line bacause they are so cheap. We get 500 for under $20.00. They open up large and are very absorbent. Attach the clips to the narrow side and your kids will be covered from neck to lap.

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