Saturday, July 14, 2012
Easy Peasy Super Cheap Cloth Diapering
I wish that I had discovered this method of diapering sooner. I read about it online, sure, but I scoffed. I wasn't interested. It wasn't modern or flashy or anything like that and I wanted nothing to do with it. But, on a whim, I gave it a try and I was surprised! Ok, think about it- what did you get a TON of at your baby shower? Flannel receiving blankets. I bet your got a boatload of them, and they're sitting around taking up a ton of space and you have no idea what to do with them, right? Ok.. this might sound crazy... but use them as diapers. Fold them in half a few times (this is called padfolding), lay them inside of a PUL cover or stuff them into a pocket diaper shell, and voila. A diaper! This combination is crazy trim and is probably the absolute cheapest way to diaper. Right now, most diaper stores are running a Buy 2/Get 1 Free special on Flip diaper covers. $27.90 for 3 diaper covers is a steal, and 6 covers is a good amount to have. Combine these with the blankets that you already own (or cost like, a buck at Goodwill) and you're good to go!