Monika Baptista

Monika is a mom to 3 little lovebugs living in sunny Southern California. She loves to laugh, write, craft, play and try new DIY projects. She started Life With Lovebugs as a way to share all of her household tips, recipes and playtime activities with other moms. Today the site has grown to be a resource for moms that she never imagined possible! In her spare time, she enjoys making items to sell in her online shop The Lovebug Collection.


  1. Nicole Becker
    April 18, 2013 @ 8:09 pm

    Now this is TOO CUTE!! I am gonna make one of these for my granddaughter this weekend. She will look so beautiful in it!!

  2. Michelle Proper
    April 19, 2013 @ 6:35 am

    That is so adorable and super easy! I am forwarding this site to my good friend who has a daughter that would go crazy for this! Thanks so much!

  3. Tammy S
    April 21, 2013 @ 6:10 pm

    This is beyond cute! I love how bright it is. My daughter would go crazy over it. Thanks for sharing with us.

  4. Peggy Greco
    April 25, 2013 @ 4:25 pm

    This is so creative and practical. thanks for sharing with us.

  5. Liz @ Here's to Handy Andy
    April 26, 2013 @ 8:41 pm

    This is adorable! I’m definitely going to have to try this for my niece! Thanks for sharing!

    • Monika Monika
      May 1, 2013 @ 10:07 pm

      Thank you! And thanks for stopping by! -Monika

  6. Rachele
    April 29, 2013 @ 6:45 am

    Love it! going to make one for my 2yr old!

    • Monika Monika
      May 1, 2013 @ 10:06 pm

      Thank you! It was so easy to make, I’m sure that your daughter will love it as much as mine does! -Monika

  7. Sandy
    October 27, 2013 @ 11:15 am

    What a great idea, I’m always looking for easy patterns to make my granddaughter and this is definitely one I’m going to try.

  8. Floortje
    December 17, 2013 @ 12:21 pm

    I have one question, do you not sew the sides of the bandanas together? Will her underware not show?

    • Monika Monika
      December 18, 2013 @ 6:14 am

      Hello! I did not sew the sides together, she wears leggings underneath. She wanted it to twirl when she danced, so this seemed like the easiest way. Thanks for stopping by! -Monika