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Sweet Iris Designs Snug Bug Bamboo Flat Giveaway

This past Monday DDL was back with a video review.  I know, I know, we went way too long without one!  Sweet Iris Designs make a luxurious flat and Lara had a great write-up about her experience with it.  Even though flats are often thought of as cheap, there are some flats that are made with luxurious materials thus, costing more.

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In case you would like to win one first before buying I have a giveaway for one Snug Bug bamboo viscose stretch flat.  Here is a little more about these diapers from Sweet Iris Designs:

Whether you’ve been disappointed by the absorbency of average diapers, you want something that feels soft and luxe on your baby, or you want something stretchy that gives you a gorgeous fit even when you’re flat fold and pin job are less than perfect, Snug Bugs are going to be right up your alley. Sweet Iris’ bamboo terry squares are winning raves from moms for their absorbency, durability, trimness and great fit. These have one smooth knit side and one terry side, and pin or Snappi beautifully.

These bamboo viscose diaper flats are available in a generous standard size (around 27.5 inches square, pre-shrunk) or in a small size of about 19 inches.

Don’t be intimidated by flats. Be one of the throngs of moms who tries them and converts! Flats are deceptively easy to master. Try Sweet Iris’ luxury flats and you’ll still pay less than you would with the top cloth diapering brands–and get far better quality components.

These trim-fitting, super-absorbent flats weigh about 8 oz. per *square* yard and are made of 70% viscose from bamboo, 25% organic cotton, and 5% spandex. We have chosen to offer a terry knit fabric, as it stays soft even after months of brutal cloth diaper laundering routines (fleece can get kind of crunchy over time). This is an Oeko Tex certified fabric, tested to ensure it is free from any chemicals or harmful residues. These diapers are register with the Consumer Products Safety Commission, and are labeled in accordance with government regulations for small batch manufacturers. Snug Bug stretch flats are legally protected by a pending patent.

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Flats are definitely one of my favorite cloth diapers to use, and definitely my favorite to wash.  If you’ve always wanted to try one go on and enter, you never know if you will win! Use the Rafflecopter below.  Open to US only.  Quick and easy entries on this one!

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Bonus Day 6: Happy Heiny *just released print* Prize Package

It is our 6th and final day of 5 Years of Awesome and we have a very exciting finale!  Wouldn’t you like to win a brand new print that hasn’t even been announced until right this second?!  Happy Heiny has a brand new print coming out TODAY and you can win two of them!  And then some!  DDL has the first look- the perfect finale to this amazing week!

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So, what else is in this package?!

HHMushroomTwo Happy Heiny diapers (one ONEderful All-in-One and one Organic One Size) in their brand new prints- Berserker!  Berserker is a pretty baby blue background with playful mushrooms.  I’m in love with it, probably because it reminds me of Super Mario Brothers.  I can see a boy or girl wearing this adorable new print and I have to say it is my new favorite of all time from the Happy Heiny line-up!

All of these products are made using Hemp, an ultra absorbent material that is also sustainable.  Just a little 4:20 reference for you.

The Eco-Friendly Family and I are so excited to bring you this awesome giveaway for a brand new print!  It also concludes our 5 Years of Awesome and 6 Days of Giveaways!  Don’t forget to enter the rest if you haven’t yet!

Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter below, Open to Worldwide, any winners outside of the US will be responsible for additional shipping fee.

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Day 5: 15 Prizes, 15 Winners, $900+ Value- DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome with Prizes from GroVia!

Day 5 has more in store than you can imagine for fans of Dirty Diaper Laundry and The Eco-Friendly Family.  GroVia has provided the biggest prize package yet!  15 Winners, 15 Prizes, and the total value of it all is over $900!

Are you ready?  I hope you’re sitting down because you won’t believe the generosity of GroVia.

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Here are the prize details!

Screen Shot 2014-04-18 at 9.02.32 PM1 Live Package:  The Live package contains everything a family would need to begin cloth diapering.  EVERYTHING.

12 GroVia Shells
24 GroVia Stay Dry Soaker Pads
4 GroVia Stay Dry Boosters

That is a $394 value!  1 extremely lucky winner.

Screen Shot 2014-04-18 at 9.03.12 PM2 Experience Packages: The Experience Package is a way for families to see if they love GroVia! Includes

2 GroVia Shells
4 GroVia stay Dry Soaker Pads

Each package is a $66 dollar value and there will be 2 winners!

prefoldscover3 GroVia Shells and 3 Pack of GroVia Prefolds:

You can use GroVia shells with any other type of diaper, including GroVia Prefolds.

Each package is worth $24.95-32.95 depending on the size of prefolds. There will be 3 winners.

aioleggs4 GroVia All in Ones and Leggings:

GroVia All in One with the soft, organic cotton soakers and a matching, stylish legging to coordinate!

Each package is valued at $38. There will be 4 winners.

wipesstick5 GroVia Wipes Packages and Magic Stick Z:

GroVia wipes are my favorites! Each winner gets a package of cloth wipes and a Magic Stick Z for easy and convenient diaper rash treatment.

Each package is worth $27. There will be 4 winners.

 

GroBaby diapers were the very first diapers I reviewed on this blog 5 years ago so it is extremely special that GroVia (formerly GroBaby) has partnered with our 5 Years of Awesome event in such a huge way!  I’m also so grateful for their support of Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  They unpack, sort, and ship all of the cloth diaper donations on their behalf and have since January!

You won’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to win.  There are many ways to enter so use the Rafflecopter below.  US Only.  The more entries you perform, the better your chances will be.

 

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Day 4 Prize Package Giveaway $385: DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome- Prizes from Onya Baby, Molly’s Suds, Zutano, Thirsties, and Snappi

Day 4 is here and we are getting close to the end of our epic 5 Years of Awesome celebration of Dirty Diaper Laundry and The Eco-Friendly Family’s blogiversary.  Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 have equally impressive prize packages so head back and enter if you haven’t already.

What is up for today’s Prize package valued at $385?!

Onya Baby, Molly’s Suds, Zutano, Thirsties, and Snappi!  And bonus- 8 more winners will be drawn for individual prizes!

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The Prize package includes:

onyaprizeOnya Baby Outback, Burnt Orange/Slate Grey, and the matching Slate Grey Chewie Pads.  Onya Baby make quality baby carriers for active families who love enjoying the outdoors with their little one.  The Outback is durable and comfortable, and the chewies will give your teething baby something to gnaw on for relief and they protect your carrier straps from drool stains.  ARV $156.

mollyssudsprizeMolly’s Suds, makers of natural cleaning products including their new Cloth Diaper Laundry Powder, have provided a NICE package: 1 All Sport, 1 Cloth Diaper Powder, 1 120 loads Laundry Powder, 1 Wool Dryer Ball set of 3, and 1 Dog Shampoo.  All of their products are natural and earth friendly.  No fillers, no yucky chemicals, just great cleansers.  ARV $81.

zutano logo1Zutano are clothing makers for preemies, babies, and toddlers.  Their prints are instantly recognizable, whimsical, colorful and fun.  Plus, all of their clothing items are functional so your child is comfortable when they’re playing or sleeping.  This package includes a $100 Gift Certificate to spend at Zutano!

thirstiesprizesmThirsties Baby have provided their new (and awesome) One Size Pocket and a wet bag for our package.  All of their products are made in the US too!  Lara reviewed their new pocket diaper and loved it!  What can I say, I just love their products and I’m sure you will too!  ARV $35.

snappiandoilSnappi Baby have hooked up our prize package winner with a 3 pack of Snappi’s (you can never have too many, they’re always getting lost, amiright) and a travel size of Bon Nourishing Oil.  ARV $15.

PLUS- we have 4 Snappi 3 Packs and 4 Bon Nourishing Oils to giveaway, 1 item for each winner, so we have a total of 9 winners to draw in this giveaway.  First drawn gets the Grand Prize package, next 4 drawn get the 3 pack of Snappi’s, and last 4 get a Bon oil.
Enter using the Rafflecopter below. Open to US, however Canadians are still encouraged to enter! Just be aware that if a Canadian wins the First drawing we will let them win those prizes that can be shipped, and pull a secondary winner for the US only prizes Other terms of conditions and rules in the Rafflecopter.

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Why you should plan a Family Bike Ride {Plus a Special Earth Day Giveaway!}

This post is part of a collaboration with Green Child Magazine and Onya Baby.

Our family spends time outdoors every single day, nearly year round.  We are fortunate to live in a climate where this is possible and believe me, we appreciate this change of scenery compared to the 5 years we spent in a winter wonderland.  One of the things I looked forward to most about the move was the opportunity to ride bikes with my children.  In our baby days, most of our outdoor time involved walks around the lake, usually with a baby in one of our carriers.  Today they’re not content to just walk or be carried, they need to speed through nature!

We love biking for so many reasons…

Exercise

It is true that my job requires me to sit and work from a computer for long hours, and it sets the same example for my children.  Having our outside time is my way of counteracting this.  Children do as they see, and if mom is outside riding her bike, digging in the yard, or throwing the frisbee they will be just as excited to do so.  I know that by setting expectations of daily exercise it is a habit they will continue on with, hopefully for the rest of their lives.

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Sightseeing

At this age, Fletcher isn’t able to go on our adventures for long distances.  We can do, at most, about three miles round trip.  On our longer journeys we trek out past the communities where there is an old farm.  It is the closest to nature we can get on our bikes, The children love being on these adventures, and we find new things to point out and admire each trip, including an amazing old tree that stands alone in the middle of a pasture.  It is an amazing view that never gets old and I’m so glad these bits of nature are just a bike ride away even in our susburban environment.

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These trips are ways we can remove ourselves from the media that surrounds us.  We are enmeshed in this modern world, and enjoy our computers and iPads, but I believe in balancing that time out with the considerable amount of time we spend outdoors.  The farther we pedal the more removed we are from the communities and cars, and the louder the birds become.  As the children get older I plan to take our bikes out to other places in our town where we can enjoy the view even more than what is at our doorstep.  We have access to bike paths next to the gulf, and in areas with amazing wild life.  I know for me, it is therapeutic to enjoy the fresh breezes and the feeling of warm sunshine.  It is good for my soul, and I want my children to grow up with that same appreciation for the outside world.  It is easy to get caught up in the entertainment indoors, one can certainly never be truly bored with the Internet around, but nothing compares to actually living life and experiencing it right in front of you.  Some days I’m outside, watching the sun set past our tree line as it lights up the spanish moss with a golden glow, and I can’t believe we have this beauty right beyond our brick walls.

This is how I want my children to see, and fall in love, with nature.  Appreciating what we have means they are more likely to care for our resources and understand why protecting them is so incredibly important.  We see litter on our rides and I have to explain to my son that some people don’t appreciate the natural world, but that we should.  Our trips can become teaching moments too.

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In collaboration with Green Child Magazine and Onya Baby this post also has a great giveaway in celebration of Earth Day!  You can enter to win one of these incredible packages.  I can tell you that I loved our Onya, especially for back carries, and the PITS from Taylor’s Pure and Natural is my go-to natural deodorant!

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Get Active! (Grand Prize)
Onya Baby: Recycled NexStep Onya Baby Carrier with Organic Booster & Chewies ($195)
KIND Mixed case of KIND Healthy Grains Bars ($39)
Taylor’s Pure & Natural 2 PITS! & 2 PITS! Spray (winner chooses scent) ($33)

Total Prize Pack Value: $267

Get Growing! (Prize Pack 2)
Sage Spoonfuls Glass Let’s Get Started kit, Glass Snack Pack, and a pack of Bamboo Spoons ($123)
Cubit’s Bee Friendly Seed Collection ($20)
Green Toys Gardening Kit ($23)
Green Team Distribution Mosquitno SpotZzz ($4)

Total Prize Pack Value: $170

Get Playing! (Prize Pack 3):

Green Toys Tugboat, Sand Play Set, and Tractor ($57)
Pure Play Kids Fishing Rod Set ($30)
Old South Essentials Bug Repellant Essential Oils Blend ($8)
Eyla’s Imports Scout & Stainless Aqua Vessel Water Bottles ($55)

Total Prize Pack Value: $150

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Day 3 Prize Package valued at $380: DDL+EFF 5 Years of Awesome- Prizes from líllébaby, Applecheeks, Bamboobies, Jack be Natural, and Kelly’s Closet. Bonus Prize Package!

Day 3 is already here and we have another impressive prize package any mom would love!  In case you missed it, Day 1 and Day 2 also had some darn fine prizes and those giveaways are still open but you can only win if you enter them!

So what do we have for you today?!

Prizes are from our sponsors líllébaby, Applecheeks, Kelly’s Closet, Jack be Natural, and Bamboobies!  And a bonus, smaller prize package from Jack Be Natural, so today we have 2 total giveaways and two winners.  I love all of these guys, and would be thrilled to win so I know the winner(s) of this one are going to be excited to get that email in 2 weeks!

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Shall we look at each prize in more detail?  Of course we should!

d2o20697origdes_greenwfinchlíllébaby is offering their COMPLETE Organic Designer 6-in1 Baby Carrier – Green w/ Finch.  This carrier has been tested by our very own Lara at Disney and it was a winner!  Not only is it pretty to look at, but special features like their lumbar support (I tried this on at an expo with a weighted doll and it definitely made a difference!) and nice wide belt make babywearing stylish and comfortable.  They may be the new carrier on the block but they are gaining in popularity for a reason!  ARV $135

mojitowebApplecheeks are giving away a Party of FIVE things because we are celebrating 5 years!  Two Microterry Little Bundles,  one Swim Diaper, one Size 1 Storage Sac, and one pack of disposable liners!  Applecheeks are known for their adorable ruffled legs and exciting limited edition colors.  I love my Applecheeks with a pad folded flat and their envelope covers are great for days and nights.  ARV $63

rainbows-liners-cat-pageKelly’s Closet is sponsoring agan, this time for mama cloth items!  One Flexi-Pad and one panty liner by itti bitti, and 1 Pink Daisy Mini Pad.  While I haven’t made the jump to Mama Cloth yet I know many have and if you are cloth curious this is a great time to try!  ARV $25.39.

 

jbnprizeJack Be Natural is a Charlotte based online retailer and they wanted to do it up big because they LURVE me!  They’re giving away a prize package containing Ike+Amber necklace, $25 to spend at JBN, and a Monster Rarpz diaper (adorable!).  ARV $95 Value.  PLUS- We will draw a second winner who will win the Ike and Amber, $25 to spend at Jack Be Natural, and a Rarpz Bamboo diaper and that prize is valued at $95!

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 Bamboobies are giving away their popular Multi-Pack Bamboobies Nursing Pads (3 pair regular + 1 pair overnight) and a Boob♥ease 100% Organic Natural Nipple Balm.  Bamboobies nursing pads are designed to be comfortable, using soft bamboo velour and with a waterproof backing.  The heart shape helps contour them so they fit best in your bra without bunching to be noticeable.  ARV $43.

Enter using the Rafflecopter below. Open to US, however Canadians are still encouraged to enter! Just be aware that if a Canadian wins the First drawing we will let them win those prizes that can be shipped, and pull a secondary winner for the US only prizes, then third winner pulled for the Jack Be Natural second prize pack. Make sense? OK, ENTER!

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Day 1 Prize Package $150 Value Giveaway: 5 Years of Awesome Giveaways with DDL+EFF- Chelory, Eco Nuts, Mommee Meals, Sweetbottoms, and Little Toader

As an enormous thank you and celebration of 5 years at Dirty Diaper Laundry I’ve teamed up with my good friend Amanda over at The Eco-Friendly Family, who is also celebrating 5 years of blogging!  Together, us old timers have published a lot of information over the years about cloth diapering, natural and reusable feminine care, and general parenting and product reviews.  It was a natural fit that we put an event together to celebrate our milestones and bring you lots of great giveaways from companies we love, starting today!  Keep checking back because we have 5 days of incredible giveaways!

Day 1′s Prize Package includes:

a Neapolitan Chelory AIO in Velcro ($32.95), Eco Nuts Liquid Detergent and their new Ammonia Bouncer ($23 value), $25 to spend at Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique, 10 bags of Momme Meals chews for pregnant, nursing, and active moms ($62 value), and any AppeTEETHERs from Little Toader ($10 value).

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Amazing first day, am I right?  Here is a little more about our Day 1 Sponsors.

wi2s008Chelory diapers are handmade by a WAHM who has created a sought after product loved by moms!  Her cloth diapers are ideal for heavy wetters and are the most absorbent All-in-Ones I have yet tried.  Chelory diapers come in fun and modern colors and unique prints too.

eco_nuts_60_load_liquid copyEco Nuts are the makers of the most popular soap nut detergents, these are perfect for cloth diapers and especially great for babies with sensitive skin.  They liquid detergent is easier to use than their soap nuts themselves, and their ammonia bouncer is a new product designed to remove that ammonia from your cloth diapers!

sbbsmSweetbottoms Baby Boutique is one of my favorite cloth diaper stores online!  They have free shipping on most everything in their store to the US and carry a nice selection of cloth diapers, toys, and products for mom too.

go_chews_by_momme_meals_bag copyMomme Meals make chews and other treats for pregnant, nursing, and active moms.  Go Chews use only the best whole food ingredients and are allergen friendly, making them perfect snacks packed with the things a mom needs.  Each bag fits nicely in a purse or diaper bag for when you’re on the run and they taste awesome (I just tried them!).  The winner’s prizes will also come in a handy reusable freezer bag!

no_pricing_sell_sheet copyAppeTEETHERS take the idea that your baby loves YOUR food and brings them a one of a kind teething toy shaped like the foods on your plate.  Their great for little hands and sore gums but also funny and a great photo opp (go for the chicken wing teether if you win, it is my favorite!) for parents with a sense of humor!

 

 

 

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Funky Fluff Starter Kit Giveaway

A few weeks ago Lara was able to bring you a review of the Funky Fluff Bamboo 3-in-1.  She loved the versatility and the attractive design and thought it would make a great baby shower gift.

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Funky Fluff Fusion 3 in 1 cloth diapers were created by a team of two moms from Toronto Canada. By creating our interchangeable design, we hope to show that modern cloth diapers are easy to use, convenient and can work for anyone, no matter which system they prefer to use. The same diaper can be used whether you are a dad who likes an AIO system, a mom who prefers the convenience of an AI2 or a daycare provider who feels comfortable with the Pocket System concept.

Our versatile design can be used as a Pocket, All in One (AIO) or All in Two (AI2) system. It is a one size system that will fit from approximately 7 to 35 pounds and is available in Stay Dry or Bamboo Blend fabrics. Our diapers come in an assortment of colors with a unique funky colored “belt” and include a heavy duty and light soaker.

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Enter to win a Funky Fluff Starter Kit!  This includes:
  • 1 Funky Fluff 3 in 1 Bamboo Diaper
  • 1 Funky Fluff 3 in 1 Stay Dry Diaper
  • 1 Funky Fluff Double Pocket Wet Bag
  • 1 Additional Stay Dry Soaker for AI2 use
  • 1 Additional Bamboo Soaker for AI2 use
  • 1 Funky Fluff Bamboo/Cotton Booster

This is a great prize package for a lucky winner, so be sure to enter using the Rafflecopter below and improve your chances of winning by doing the extra entries!  Open to US and Canada.

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Win a Chunky Cheeks Hybrid Fitted! {3/18}

Yesterday Lara, our fabulous diaper reviewer, wrote her review of the Chunky Cheeks Hybrid Fitted and loved it, especially for her heavy wetter!  Now we get to give one of them to a lucky DDL reader!  YES!  Hybrid fitteds are so hot right now (lol) and if you haven’t tried one this could be your chance!

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Hybrid fitteds have a hidden layer of poly fleece between the decorative cotton knit outer and the inner layer (cotton velour in this case) so it helps to stop the moisture from going through to the outside.  It isn’t waterproof, but it does prevent all of the wetness from going through right to your furniture or lap.  This is nice for babies with sensitive skin who need breathability!  Chunky Cheeks hybrids are one size and fit babies 10-35 pounds using a fold over rise.  Their waist has a generous amount of room for babies to grow into.

Right now the best way to get your hands on  Chunky Cheeks, besides winning, is to order through the co-op on Facebook or get a custom.  Make sure you enter to win too while you are here!

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Win a cloth diaper art poster from Sandhill Press

I love my Cloth Diaper Art by Sandhill Press {Giveaway}

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I’m not a patron of the fine arts and most of the things on my walls are from thrift shops or estate sales.   I do, however, love to hang art on the walls that actually means something to me beyond just being pretty when I find it. When I was approached by Erin, the artist behind SandHill Press, about her screen-printed cloth diaper posters I fell in love! In case you didn’t already know, I collect vintage cloth diaper related ephemera (photos, advertisements, articles, even vintage cloth diapers and accessories) and I have some in my laundry room. I was already picturing these hanging in the same room, even though my diaper washing days are just about done for forever.  Erin sent me one of each for a review.

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There are three different posters available, shown above.

Professionally screen-printed on 100% recycled paper with water-based inks. These prints are sized at 11×14 for easy framing!

My favorites were the two blue versions because I loved the message and also the coloring, very soothing. They all would look darling together over a changing station in a nursery framed and matted! Because these are screenprinted onto a nice, thick paper they look like quality pieces of art rather than something downloaded as a free printable. There is depth and richness to them that wouldn’t be possible from a printer.

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I found tiny little hangers by Umbra from Target to hang mine from since I don’t have a lot of real estate for frames in the laundry room, plus I don’t want to add any more holes to my walls because they took forever to paint. The posters do come shipped in a roll so if you want to hang them up without framing you might have to let them sit under some books to flatten them out. I did that but was too impatient so I used a tiny bit of double sided tape on the bottom for now, and will release in a while to see if it is straight. I like it either way, even taped.

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If you need these in your life (you do, you need them in your life) SandHill Press has an etsy shop and the posters are on sale for $10.00 each plus shipping!!! If I had a nursery I would do just as she did and hang a pretty cord and have all three pinned up over the changing table for an even cheaper way of displaying them without adding the cost of frames. Or if you have a retail cloth diaper store this is about as perfect as it gets for decorating your space!  You might want to decide soon because these are limited and she only has what has been printed.  After this she will do a new set of prints, yet to be determined.

There are car decals, fridge magnets, t-shirts, and buttons, but I’ve yet to see cloth diaper art. It makes me a little giddy to see that someone with this much talent used her powers for my favorite cause.
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Oh, did I forget to mention I have one to giveaway?! The winner can choose the print of their choice from the three! I would have a very hard time deciding but for a nursery I’d pick “Same Diaper, Different Day” or for a laundry room the “Wash, Dry, Fold.”  Enter using the Rafflecopter below, open to US only and ends 3/14.  Make sure you read the rules of entering and leave a comment.

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