Nuscheli Lifestyle: Diaper Cover

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths.

In a world where we are actively making an effort to improve the footprint we leave behind (or rather, the lack of footprint) by having chosen to pursue the Cradle 2 Cradle Gold standard for fabricating Nuscheli, it goes without saying that we continue to limit the waste we produce and encourage mindfulness revolving around eco-friendly and sustainable living choices. With that being said, we try to innovate on the daily! Sometimes its as simple as looking around at what you have and making use of these things in a rather unexpected way.

For example, using a Nuscheli as a diaper cover! 


It looks, sort of, home-made, which is part of the sustainable idea. Its an adorable way to dress up a diaper during summer days. We've been experiencing a heatwave in Los Angeles this past week, and the idea came from living in diapers to tolerate the heat. Simply tie a double knot on either side of your baby's hip and voila! 


This idea keeps getting better, because since you create this wearable piece from a square cloth, its adjustable at the ties to fit babies from infant to toddler. It can grow with your baby and has a longer lifespan as diaper cover! 


Anyone following a minimalist wardrobe lifestyle will especially appreciate this simple multi-use of our Nuscheli! Like always - they store easily, weigh next to nothing and function in so many different useful ways for you and your baby! 

Nuscheli Lifestyle: Runny Nose Rag

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths. 

This post might not be our most enjoyable one (photo-wise) yet, because we are showing a baby with a runny, snotty nose. However, the photos get the point across and highlight another good use for our Nuscheli with children. 


Worn as a scarf, Nuscheli become an ideal cloth for wiping your child's runny nose (over and over) and keeping a little control over the snotty mess that will quickly spread onto clothes, furniture and you otherwise. Most importantly, because they are made with 100% organic fair-trade cotton and without any chemicals or irritants, they are softer than regular fabric handkerchiefs and don't make your babies skin raw.

Besides, considering our environment, they can be reused which is a big part of what we are advocating for here. (In other words, you don't need Kleenex!) 


This post was inspired by one of our customers. She wrote us to tell us that her toddler daughter used the Nuscheli scarf by herself as an on-demand rag to wipe her own runny nose over and over! A snot rag! She didn't assume this use when she bought the Nuscheli, but was so delighted that she didnt even have to manage her toddlers snot mess. Her daughter's clothes stayed clean and she would just replace the Nuscheli with a fresh one every other hour. The key is that having a solution handy for busy toddlers which looks good and helps too, is amazing! 

Nuscheli Lifestyle: For Adults, Too

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths. 

We've gotten many, many requests from women about whether our Nuscheli fit adults, too. And the answer is yes! Bandana scarves (Nuscheli) are for adults, too!


We've mostly been talking about Nuscheli uses for babies and toddlers, so far (since they are so practical during those years). But they are a great accessory to add to your wardrobe as well. They are easy to store and easy to care for. Considering our environment and our approach of zero waste in the production and the end use of our Nuscheli, this use highlights perfectly how Nuscheli can live on beyond the baby and toddler years. Older children and adults can inherit these practical cloths after they've been used for burping, as bibs and scarves on your baby. 


Or grab a new pack for yourself, or as a gift for a female in your life! 

Nuscheli Lifestyle: TODDLER PRETEND PLAY

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths. 

Not just are we highlighting the many different kinds of uses, but we also want to show how your Nuscheli can grow with your child and live on beyond the newborn and baby years when Nuscheli are an everyday essential. 


Maybe its not an every day essential anymore at that age, but Nuscheli become very interesting for toddler play! Their imagination gives them endless uses! One of which is with their dolls and stuffed animals. 


They are especially fun for covering their "babies" with a blankie, swaddling them like a real baby or making a bed from a Nuscheli. Our daughter loves to wear them as capes sometimes, too. It instantly turns her into a mommy! 


They get crinkled up, laid out, wrapped around, tied around or tossed in the air. They are a perfect size for pretend play with dolls and stuffed animals. When we go for walks with the doll stroller, we make sure to bring the Nuscheli stroller blanket for her baby!


Keep them in a basket or bin in their playroom where they can reach them, and you'll be surprised with all the creative ways toddlers use these Nuscheli! 

Nuscheli Lifestyle: Burp Cloth

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths. 

There are many different ways to burp your baby; over your shoulder, over your knee, tapping baby's back lightly, or more firmly etc. Not always, but sometimes burping results in some milk spilling. And sometimes, that spilled milk lands on your clothes, in your hair, down your shirt, or splattered on the floor (hopefully not on the antique rug). While we are not here to tell you how to burp your baby, we do offer a product to help you manage spilled milk and prevent ugly spills (on yourself, especially).


Our Nuscheli are roughly 23 inch squares - large enough to cover a good portion of yourself when burping a baby. The organic triple layer gauze cotton is very absorbed, yet lightweight. Drape it over yourself and wait for the milk to land on the scarf instead of you, while burping your baby. Or use the Nuscheli to wipe up spilled milk that missed you and  landed on the floor, furniture or elsewhere instead. 


Bring a few Nuscheli on the go, they are easy and light to carry along. Use them as a burp cloth, to wipe up spilled milk, or use them as a scarf on your baby for catching spilled milk far after the burping. It is much easier to swap out a Nuscheli than an entire outfit (yours or your baby's!). These are perfect for when you need an extra layer between you and your baby! 



Nuscheli Lifestyle: Head Bandana

This post is part of a series called Nuscheli Lifestyle, which is here to highlight the many different uses of Nuscheli cloths. 


Did you wear head bandanas as a child? Its a tradition we are willing to continue (or bring back!) with our own collection of Nuscheli. They are the perfect size to fit around baby and toddler heads. Nuscheli used as a bandana keeps hair neatly tied back and out of your child's eyes, and it provides sun protection outdoors.  Just fold a Nuschli diagonally and tie it in the back of their head. 


Besides the practical (and cute!) aspect of children in head bandanas, I am almost certain that wearing them ignites their imagination. Our daughter will request to wear one during dress up, or when she is fighting dragons, especially. For whatever reason the head bandana makes her feel more fierce! I think we can trust a child's positive reaction on this use of Nuscheli. Go ahead, give it a try!  


PS Styling by Ray (3) herself. She insisted on wearing panties for this shoot. Fierce! 

Stephanie Hauptli