09 December 2008

Use outgrown Christmas outfits as holiday home decoration

Sara's come up with a brilliant way to remember (tiny) Christmases past:

Since my daughter was due in early December, we got so many adorable "My First Christmas" outfits. She was able to wear some of them only once, and I just couldn't bear to get rid of them! So I saved them and now get them out as Christmas decorations every year. I hang them with clothes pins on a long red ribbon on the wall, but they would also be really cute hung on a mantle. My daughter loves seeing how little they are and being told they were hers!

Related: Save newborn outfits for future baby doll clothes

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Very cute idea. The only reuse for those cute things that I'd thought of was to reuse as doll clothes, but this is pretty clever!

What a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing.

What a great idea, my daughter also loves looking at things from when she was a baby!

You could also dress up a couple of teddy bears/stuffed animals to decorate the kid's room.

I put some baby shoes on our xmas tree this year, tied up with red ribbons. Turned out pretty cute I think, though the kids are a little bewildered.

If all people had more than the usual amount of imagination and creativity, just how wonderful the world could be. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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