May
22
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DIY Crafts meets toys meets awesome

One of my son’s favorite activities is creating DIY roads and parking garages for his collection of Matchbox cars. So when I saw this super easy tutorial, I thought it would be a cool way to take his imaginative play to the next level. These DIY ...
May
22
23:00

Show Me a Story: low on tech, high on terrific

When my kids were really young, they loved to tell me long, adorably nonsensical stories about just about anything that crossed their minds. Now that they’re a bit older, I miss their elaborate tales. These days, it’s easy for tech-savvy kids to ...
May
22
23:00

A DIY kids’ craft to brighten up fall

I know it’s just a matter of time. Soon, my kids will be bringing home school craft projects made with fading leaves, twigs and pinecones. But I refuse to abandon the bright, bold colors I love just because we’ve officially hit fall. That’s why I...
May
22
23:00

Get crafty, young grasshopper, with 3D puzzle sculptures

The cooler weather is setting in, so I’m already on the hunt for inside activities that will save my hide come winter. I admit I’m pretty picky about what crafty goodness makes the grade at our house, so when I heard about green 3D puzzles that t...
May
22
23:00

The most dapper DIY Halloween masks, yours for the printing

If I started today, I could probably create Halloween costumes by hand for my three, although it would cost me dearly in terms of time and sanity. But here’s another thought: instead of sweating over fabric and glue, I could just hit “print” for ...
May
22
23:00

Perfect the art of gift-giving with these adorable gift tags

Nothing brings a grin to someone’s face like a gift from someone special. And nothing makes a gift-giver like me happier than finding unique gift wrap and supplies. These adorable printable gift tags from la-fabrique-a-bricole are perfect for...
May
22
23:00

These free printable bookplates are the cat’s pajamas

If you have a little one who’s mighty attached to a certain book, here’s a fab way for her (or him) to stake a colorful claim. For free. These adorable printable bookplates are the cat’s pajamas…and the mouse’s jumper. Mom of three and artist ext...
May
22
23:00

Easy DIY baby Halloween costumes are nothing to be scared of

If you are juggling a needy infant or a get-into-everything toddler this October, the last thing you probably want to think about is spending hours creating a fancy Halloween costume for your little pumpkin. It’s one of the reasons we love Hallow...
May
22
23:00

9 of the coolest, easiest no-carve DIY pumpkin decorating ideas that your kids can actually do

It took a while for me to get the appeal of no-carve pumpkin ideas. However every year, we grab some pumpkins in anticipation of carving them into fabulously silly or scary faces–then reality hits, and I remember that carving pumpkins involves my...
May
22
23:00

Finally! Crayons for every skin tone

Recently we found a wonderful pin on Pinterest that our followers loved too–an editorial photo of a dozen shades of crayons all labeled flesh. Awesome! We’ve been actively trying to track down the creator of the photo (any help is welcome). And i...
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