Baby Onesies Flower Gift Basket DIY

Yep, baby onesies turned flowers. One of my favorite baby shower gifts has been a cupcake onesies gift box. And when my neighbor announced she was pregnant and having another boy, I wanted to make one for her too, but with a little twist.

Baby Onesie Flowers Baby Shower Gift Idea

I think because Spring is here and the flowers are blooming, I thought maybe I could turn my cupcake onesies into a cute Spring flower basket.

I rolled them just like I did my cupcake gift boxes. If you missed my original post and tutorial for this go here.

But this time I arranged them in a basket with cut paper leaves and fun flower cupcake liners.

Baby Onesie Flower Gift Basket Idea

In the cupcake onesies gift boxes, I usually roll up 4 baby onesies with 2 pairs of socks, place them in cupcake liners and decorative wraps and package them up in a cute cupcake gift box.

cupcake onesies baby shower gift idea

This time, I turned them into flowers but using the same basic technique.

I used a cute basket and flower cupcake liners that I found at my local Michaels.

Wiltons makes these darling flower cupcake baking cups in a variety of colors. I turned them inside out so that the colorful flower petals showed on the outside of my baby onesie rolls.

I also cut out some quick leaves from bright green cardstock paper. I cut a simple eyeball shape, and then folded my paper leaves in half.

baby onesies for flower basket gift easy tutorial

In my basket, I filled the bottom with green tissue paper and then arranged the flower cupcake liners with a baby onesie roll in the center of each. I slid in my cut paper leaves randomly and added a pretty bow to the basket.

That’s it!

Once you have the baby onesie roll down, the rest is just assembling. And I can roll a cupcake onesie roll in seconds now. I usually do one sock per onesie, but you can easily include two socks in the middle.

cupcake onesies roll DIY

The trick is to have a little of the top of the sock peek out the tip and then use the bottom of the sock to hold the whole roll together.

Easy peasy.

Baby Onesies Flower Basket Gift

So cute!

Baby onesie rolled into flowers for baby shower

You can let the little designs on the front of the onesies show on your roll or roll it in a way to tuck it in.

I love how it looks with solid colored and patterned baby onesies.

cupcake onesie flowers

I can’t wait to give our neighbor her gift basket!

Happy Crafting!


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Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together. 

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