Emma Elwin

Notes from a Swedish stylist

DIY: changing bed

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 9 August, 2016

Emma shows you how she made her own diaper changing bed from old towels.

Since I could not find a diaper changing bed that wasn’t too expensive or made with good materials (the ones I found with organic cotton cover had no organic filling and so on), I decided to make my own. All you need is four ribbons, three big towels, one kitchen towel and a pillow case.

What I did was to sew the ribbons on to the kitchen towel’s four corners. Roll up two of the big towels and tie them on to the kitchen towel. The other big towel I folded to the same size as the kitchen towel. I placed the kitchen towel on to the folded towel and placed them in to the pillow case to make them stick together better. To water proof the bed I put a beeswax paper on top of the bed and the another towel like a sheet that you can easily wash when needed.


Dylan doesn’t look too impressed in this picture, but I blame his dislike on wet diapers rather that the actual bed…


Emma Elwin: Here :) http://www.laplandecostore.se/bees-wrap/bees-wrap-naturligt-och-ekovanligt-folie-large.html
August 9, 2016

Linnea: Hi Emma! I been thinking about doing my own changing bed, just like yours. Just wondering, where do you find bee wax paper?
August 9, 2016

Maria: Hey Emma! Nice post but pkease review the English. Since without following up with anything.. Once insteas of ones.. Organic cotton cover no <- missing and.. Seew.. Water prove.. All of it makes my brain cringe! :)
August 9, 2016

Alexandra: So lovely ❤ I can recommend from the bottom of my heart to try cloth diapers. Super easy and good for the enviroment and the baby. Check out the Facebook group Tygblöjor or www.babyrinos.se cloth diaper guide, or if you want you can send me an email and I will help you :) Have a lovely day!
August 9, 2016

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