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If you are a cloth diaper user and bumGenius is your brand of choice, then you are probably excited to see all of the new and fun prints that bumGenius has available. Sometimes when a new print comes out, it can be difficult to locate. As prints are only available for a limited period of time, it is important to find these styles before they sell out! Also, if you are a cloth diaper collector, it can be fun to hunt for past editions of Genius Series and other limited edition prints. This article will focus on the patterns and not limited edition colors.
**Information current as of October 27, 2016
bumGenius Accidental Print
The Accidental print was introduced in April 2016. The Accidental print is covered in musical terms in various fonts and colors. The terms are works like "sharp", "forte", "trill", "staccato", "risoluto", "vibrato", and more. The print was labeled "accidental", however, because the word "CRESCENDO" was spelled incorrectly as "CRESSENDO". This print was released in the Freetime, 5.0, Littles, Flip, Elemental, and wet bag styles. This print is available at:
Cotton Babies: http://www.cottonbabies.com/index.php?cPath=51
bumGenius Albert Print
This print seems to be the most readily available of all of the bumGenius prints right now. This pattern was introduced in 2011 and doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon. The print was inspired by Albert Einstein and features white equations on a black background. The Albert is available in snap and aplix (velcro, hook & loop) and all styles (4.0, Elemental, Freetime, Newborn). Here is a listing of some of the sites carrying this print:
Abby's Lane, Amazon, Babies "R" Us, Cotton Babies, Dearest Diapers, Diaper Junction, Diva Diapers, EcoBuns, Everything Birth, Go Go Natural, Green Bean Babies, Green Diaper Store, Green Mountain Diapers, Happy Cotton Tails, Kelly's Closet, Kissed by the Moon, Lil Tulips, Little For Now, Lucky Baby, Mom and Baby Shop, MyBabyFirst.com, My Blossom Bottom, NickisDiapers.com, Target, Thanks Mama
bumGenius Alicia Print
The bumGenius Alicia print was released as a MommyCon exclusive in February 2015. The print is in honor of Alicia Boole Stott, a British mathematician known for her impressive work and contributions to the geometry field. The diaper print features geometric shapes in various colors on a white background.
Cotton Babies (Original Elemental)
Nicki's Diapers (Outing Bag, 4.0, Littles, Freetime, Flip)
The Little Seedling (4.0 only)
bumGenius Audrey Print
The Audrey print is the newest print in the bumGenius Genius series. The design was inspired by Audrey Hepburn and features different styles of sunglasses in a pink, black, and white color scheme. The Audrey print is available for bumGenius 4.0, Freetime, Flip, Elemental, and Newborn styles. The diaper premiered in March 2014 and is sold out at all online retailers. Try eBay, bumGenius Facebook groups and swaps to find this print.
http://www.bumritediapers.com/ (5.0 only)
CottonBabies.com (Littles Only)
http://www.dearestdiapers.com/Bumgenius-Limited-Edition_p_1665.html (5.0, Freetime)
Kebbiesdiaperbag.com (5.0, Freetime, Flip)
http://www.littlefornow.com (All Styles)
Mom and Baby Shop (5.0 only)
Teenygreenykc.com/Audrey-Limited-Edition-bumGenius_p_523.html (5.0, Flip)
The Little Seedling (5.0 only)
bumGenius Austen Print
This print was inspired by Jane Austen, one of the greatest English writers in history. The Austen diaper is quaint, elegant and captivating...just like Jane Austen's novels. The print features whimsical tea cups and saucers, antique cameos and elegant flowers. This diaper is available in Elemental, Freetime, 5.0 Pocket, Littles, Flip, and Flip Trainer styles.
Preorder this diaper now at CottonBabies.com
bumGenius Ballet Print
The bumGenius Ballet print was introduced in March 2016. It features gray polka dots on a pink background with gray tabs. The print was made for the Freetime, 5.0, Littles, Elemental, and Flip styles. The print is currently available at:
Cotton Babies (Elementals, Littles, Flip, 5.0)
bumGenius Be Mine Print
The bumGenius Be Mine print was released in February 2017. The print was created to benefit the Children's heart foundation, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for children born with a congenital heart defect. A portion of the proceeds from each diaper sold will be donated to the foundation. This print features a pattern of arrows and hearts in shades of pink, red, black, and white.
Currently, the print is available at most stores where bumGenius is sold.
bumGenius Carroll Print
The bumGenius Carroll print was inspired by the book "Alice in Wonderland", which was written by Lewis Carroll. The pattern was introduced in October 2013 and is sold out in US and Canadian online retailers. Limited quantities may still be available at smaller, local shops. The print is also available through online auction sites and Facebook groups.
bumGenius Chaplin Print
The bumGenius print Chaplin premiered in July 2014. It features yellow and black top hats on a white background. It is the companion print to Audrey.
The print is already sold out at most retailers. Find the print on ebay or cloth diaper Buy/Sell/Trade groups.
bumGenius Chico Print / Kipling Print
The bumGenius Chico print premiered in June 2015. The print features palm leaves, snakes, and a bear with boy silhouette in a variety of blue, green, cream, and white shades. The print is named for Chico Mendes a Brazilian environmentalist and conservation activist who campaigned for rubber tapping trees and preserving the Amazon. He won awards and accolades for his work.
This print is very unique in that it was originally named "Kipling" and was renamed to "Chico" within the first day of its online release. Rudyard Kipling, the original namesake for the diaper, was a British poet, writer, and novelist. He was regarded as an innovator in short stories and wrote "The Jungle Book" among other works. He won the Nobel Prize among other honors. After the print was released with his name, Cotton Babies received information that Kipling was disrespectful and demeaning to people of other cultures, prompting Cotton Babies to rename the diaper "Chico".
AngelBunz.com (Freetime, Elemental, 4.0)
Cotton Babies (All Styles)
Green Diaper Store (Freetime, Elemental, 4.0)
Jillian's Drawers (Elemental only)
Kissed by the Moon (Newborn, Freetime, Elemental, Flip)
Maine Cloth Diaper Company (Newborn, Flip)
Mom and Baby Shop (4.0, Freetime)
Mother Earth Baby (Elemental)
Nicki's Diapers (4.0, Freetime, Newborn, Elemental, Flip)
The Little Seedling (4.0)
The bumGenius Equiano diaper was named after Olaudah Equiano who was a kidnapped African prince, forced into slavery. He became a courageous abolitionist and author. This diaper features a design of a knight slaying a dragon to symbolize bravery and strength. The colors used are Dazzle, Grasshopper, Hummingbird and Mirror. This diaper is available in the Freetime, 5.0 Pocket, Littles, Flip, and Trainer styles.
Find this diaper now at all bumGenius retailers.
bumGenius Glimmer Print
The bumGenius Glimmer print was introduced along with the Ballet print in March 2016. It features dark blue (stellar) stars on a light blue background with dark blue tabs. The print was made for the Freetime, 5.0, Littles, Elemental, and Flip styles. The print is currently available at:
Cotton Babies (Elementals, Littles, Flip, 5.0)
bumGenius Harper Print
The bumGenius Harper print was released in November 2014. The print features hummingbird (teal), moonbeam (blue), and armadillo (grey) birds on a light blue background. This print was inspired by Nell Harper Lee, the American novelist that won a Pulitzer Prize for To Kill a Mockingbird in 1961. The print was released exclusively for the Abby's Lane Store and is now sold out. Currently there are diapers available on ebay and Facebook groups.
bumGenius Irwin Print
Introduced in March 2013, the Irwin Print pays homage to famous Australian wildlife guru and TV personality, Steve Irwin. It features animals in blue, green, and purple shades on a light green background. As far as I can tell, the print was only produced for bumGenius 4.0 model. The print was only produced for a limited time, and I cannot find any retailer currently offering this print. Locate in cloth diaper group swaps and on ebay.
bumGenius Jules Print
The bumGenius Jules print was introduced along with the Carroll print in October 2013. The print was inspired by "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" novelist, Jules Verne. This unique pattern contains sea-life graphics in red, white, and blue shades on a light blue background. The print was made for the bumGenius 4.0, Freetime, Elemental, and Newborn diapers. The print is no longer being made and sold out very quickly after its release. There are no retailers currently selling the print. Locate in cloth diaper swaps and on ebay.
bumGenius Love Print
bumGenius Love Print
The bumGenius Love print was introduced in September 2015. The print was designed to illustrate the unity and support of the Cotton Babies community. The print design features various past and present bumGenius diaper shade colors in brustrokes to represent the connection and relationship that moms share. The print also features swirl patterns in black over the brushstrokes and black text that reads "Love my cloth diapers". The print is meant to be a permanent addition to the Cotton Babies collection for all diaper styles: Elemental, Freetime, 4.0, Newborn and Flip.
The print should be available at all major bumGenius retailers to include: Abby's Lane, Amazon, Babies "R" Us, Baby Bottom's Boutique, Cloth Diapers Inc, Cotton Babies, Dearest Diapers, Diaper Junction, Diaper Parties, Diaper Style, Diva Diapers, EcoBuns, Everything Birth, Go Go Natural, Green Bean Babies, Green Diaper Store, Green Mountain Diapers, Happy Cotton Tails, Kelly's Closet, Kissed by the Moon, Lil Tulips, Little For Now, Lucky Baby, Mom and Baby Shop, MyBabyFirst.com, My Blossom Bottom, NickisDiapers.com, Target, Thanks Mama
bumGenius Lovelace Print
The bumGenius Lovelace print was introduced along with the Albert print in 2011. The Lovelace pattern honors Ada Lovelace, the grandmother of computing and shows floral swirls in purple, blue, green, and orange on a white background. The print was long-running, but began to get phased out in late 2013. The print was available in all models of bumGenius diapers, including the 4.0, Freetime, Elemental, and Newborn.
bumGenius Louis Print
The bumGenius Louis print was introduced in December 2014. This print was inspired by famous jazz musician and singer, Louis Armstrong, who was famous for his innovative performances on the trumpet and deep, gravelly voice. The print features jazz instruments, such as the trumpet, french horn, base, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, and music notes on a white background. The primary colors used are mirror (blue), clementine (light orange) and sassy (orange/red). The print is available at:
Cotton Babies- (Flip only)
Green Mountain Diapers (Flip Only)
Maine Cloth Diaper Company (Freetime)
Nickisdiapers.com/bumgenius-diapers-limited-editions.html (Elemental, Flip)
The Little Seedling (4.0, Freetime)
bumGenius Maathai Print
The bumGenius Maathai print was introduced along with the Irwin print in March 2013. The pattern honors Kenyan conservation advocate, Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace prize in 2004. The print features pastel flowers on a light pink background with small lady bugs. This print was only made for bumGenius 4.0 diapers and is no longer produced.
This print is all sold out in retail shops. This print might still be available on a Facebook swap group or on Ebay.
bumGenius Marie Print
The Marie print was released in August 2014. The print was inspired by American geologist and oceanographic cartographer, Marie Tharpe, who studied various aspects of Earth’s elements, specializing in oceanography. Along with a co-worker, Marie Tharpe composed the first scientific map of the ocean floor and her work revealed the presence of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, revolutionizing the scientific understanding of continental drift.
The print features mermaids, seahorses, and other deep sea creatures on a light blue background. Accents are in the Mirror, Clementine, Zinnia and Dazzle bumGenius colors. This print is sold out at all retailers.
bumGenius Martin Print
The bumGenius Martin print was introduced in October 2014. The print was inspired by Martin Johnson, a photographer, filmmaker, naturalist, author, and explorer. Martin Johnson voyaged from Africa to the South Pacific Islands, embarking on wildlife adventures and explorations along the way. The print features the bold and majestic characteristics of a tiger in white on a black background. The eyes and snaps are done in the mirror (blue) color. This print is currently available at:
Angel Bunz (Newborn/Littles Only)
bumGenius Osa Print
The bumGenius Osa print was made to honor Osa Johnson. She was an American author, explorer, photographer, filmmaker and naturalist. Together with her husband, Martin Johnson, they explored and documented the unknown lands of Africa, South Pacific Islands and more. This print features big black and white flowers on a black background.
Dearestdiapers.com (Freetime, 4.0, Flip), Green Diaper Store (All Styles), Kebbies Diaper Bag (Elemental, Freetime), Kissed By the Moon (Freetime, Flip), Little For Now (All Styles), Lil Tulips (All Styles), Mom and Baby Shop (Flip only), Myblossombottom.com (Freetime, 4.0), Nicki's Diapers (Newborn only), Rockeasydiapercompany.com (Flip only)
bumGenius Mary Pickersgill Print
The bumGenius Mary Pickersgill print is named for an American business woman and well-known seamstress who created the Great Garrison Flag that flew during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore. This is the flag for which the United States National Anthem was written. This print is very patriotic as it features red, white, and blue design with stars and stripes. This print is available in the Elemental, Freetime, 5.0 Pocket, Littles, Flip and Flip Trainer styles.
This print is available at:
The Green Nursery- All Styles
bumGenius Mozart Print
The bumGenius Mozart print was made in honor of the great composer Mozart. It features music notes and stars on a dark blue background. This print was made in the Elemental, Freetime, 5.0 Pocket, Littles, Flip, and Flip Trainer Styles.
bumGenius Patch Print
The bumGenius Patch print is based on the work of Edith Patch, and American entomologist. Edith has won acclaim and awards for her work with Monarch butterflies and in the fields of Entomology and Ecology. The print features different shades of dazzle and white on monarch butterfly wings in a kaleidoscope design. The print was released in May 2015 and can be found at the following sites:
Bum Rite Diapers (All Styles)
Dearest Diapers (4.0, Elemental)
Diva Diapers (Newborn, Freetime, Elemental)
Growing Up (Flip, Freetime, Elemental)
Little for Now (All Styles)
My Blossom Bottom (4.0, Freetime)
Nicki's Diapers (4.0, Freetime, Newborn, Elemental, Flip)
Pure and Simple Baby (All Styles)
The Green Nursery (All Styles)
bumGenius Piccadilly Circus Print
Introduced as part of the limited edition artist series "Tiny Travelers", Piccadilly Circus joined the print collection in October 2013. The "Tiny Travelers" series also includes the style "Top Hat" and was created by Chelsea Perry. While I'm not sure whether or not the print has been officially discontinued, there is a limited number of stores that have this print in stock. Check at ebay or in Facebook groups.
bumGenius Sierpinski Print
The bumGenius Sierpinski print was released in January 2016. The print honors Wacław Sierpiński, who was a Polish mathematician, known for his work on set theory, number theory and the theory of functions and topology. Sierpinski delivered the lecture course and published more than 700 papers and 50 books on theory. The Sierpinski print forms a geometric pattern of triangles in shades of blue, green, and orange.
This print is available in 5.0, Freetime, Littles, Flip, Elemental, and Trainer Shell styles. The print is currently available at:
http://www.angelbunz.com (All Styles)
Cotton Babies: All Styles
Green Diaper Store (All Styles)
bumGenius Spence Print
The Spence print was released in August 2014. The print was inspired by underwater archaeologist, Dr. E. Lee Spence who researches, explores and discovers everything from historical findings to sunken treasure; finding his first shipwreck at age 12. The print features treasure maps, ships, parrots and pirates on a gold background. Accents are in the Moonbeam, Sassy and Clementine bumGenius colors. This print is sold out at all retailers.
bumGenius Tiny Socialite Collection
The bumGenius Tiny Socialite Collection was created by the artist Chelsea Perry. This collection consists of the very first prints for bumGenius's "Artist Series" and they were introduced in October of 2010. There are 5 different prints in this collection that are essentially different colors of the same pattern. "Concrete Jungle" is pale green on a red background. "Jet Setter" is blue on a dark purple background. "Free Spirit" is cream on a yellow background. "Retail Therapy" is lavender on a teal background. Lastly, "Eiffel Tower" is white on a black background. These prints are currently sold out. Check ebay and cloth diaper groups on Facebook.
bumGenius Top Hat Print
Along with the Piccadilly Circus print, the Top Hat print was Introduced as part of the limited edition artist series "Tiny Travelers" in October 2013. The design was created by Chelsea Perry. This print can be found on the bumGenius 4.0, Freetime, Flip, Elemental, and Newborn diapers. This print is sold out in online stores. Check local cloth diaper boutiques or online B/S/T groups.
Help Add to the Print Locator Catalog
All of the prints that I could find have been listed above. I did come across other prints in my search (beehive, elephant), but they seem to have been prototypes that did not make it in to production. If you can find a bumGenius print that is not listed above or if you know where some of these limited prints can be found, please let me know in the "comments" section below.
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