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Monday, April 18, 2011

DIY Baby Girl Gifts - Leg Warmers

With newborns, baptisms and first birthdays (and for no reason for Kira and Mia J), I whipped up over a dozen leg warmers the other night. It only takes about 5 minutes per pair using this tutorial from Samster Mommy and adult socks from Target. I also thought about giving a pair of matching socks to the mommas (Mother's Day is quickly approaching! and I could use some new socks haha), but didn't have time to go back and get them. Legwarmers are great for little chubby legs to wear under pants in the winter and under dresses in the spring. Considering we woke up to snowy slush this morning in Chicago, it's not exactly dress wearing weather yet. 
Instead of just rolling/folding them up, I tied them into little bows for adorable gift giving. Cute right?!  

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sillie smile said...

very cute :)
too bad it never gets warm enough here to wear leg warmers!! or else my daughter would be wearing them ALL THE TIME :)

sillie smile said...

i meant, it never gets cold enough~~....ugh, sometimes my hands literally type what i'm thinking, and that's usually the next thought...haha

Ashley Romney said...

Just found your blog...what a CUTE idea? How did you tie them?

Nicole@Thrifty Decorating said...

Makes me wish that I had some chubby baby legs to put them on....too bad she's 6! :)
Thanks for linking....I LOVE how you made them into bows! So clever!

DeeAnna said...

Baby legs are the cutest thing ever! Especially on chubby baby legs. I love that you tied them into cute!