Category Archives: let’s get crafty

6 perfectly painted pumpkins

6 perfectly painted pumpkins
Let’s face it — one of the best things about Autumn is all of the beautiful pumpkins that show up. As Halloween creeps up on us, here are six great ideas for how to display your pumpkins, with no carving required! Many of them are pretty enough that they work in November, too. There are lots of options at this link, but this beautiful and simple chevron-patterned pumpkin is our favorite. All you need .

six super simple slime recipes!

six super simple slime recipes!
As it gets colder, your littles can’t play outside as much. Luckily, we’re here to help! We’ve got some DIY slimes for you and your kids to play with, and there’s sure to be something here to entertain any kid. First up is this beautiful rainbow slime! It’s simple — you buy the glue already colored and full of glitter — and has a beautiful result. Your kids will love playing with it! Next .

too cute tooth fairy

too cute tooth fairy
I’ve always had fun crafting Lolo’s Halloween costumes in the past but this year, I wasn’t feeling inspired since work has zapped a lot of my extra energy lately. Lucky for me, Lolo’s preschool theme was all about teeth last week so when I asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween she immediately proclaimed “A Tooth Fairy!” That’s all it took for the costume muse to work it’s magic on me… that .

7 great gender reveal ideas

7 great gender reveal ideas
Finding out the gender of your baby-to-be is one of the most exciting parts about being a parent! Here we have 7 great ideas of ways to announce it, be it at a party or to the older sibling. For a classic, try this beautiful gender reveal cake! With blue and pink frosting, it contains M&Ms in the middle to reveal whether you’re having a baby boy or a baby girl. In a similar .

backdrops for babies

backdrops for babies
Everyone loves taking pictures of their kids, but let’s be honest: having a nice background for those photos bumps them up from a 9 to a 10. Try some of these fun, handmade, easy backdrops and get professional-quality photos for a fraction of the price! Any little one can help with this — have them choose their favorite color and help paint the backdrop! You’ll get a unique and sweet backdrop, and it gives .

unique & awesome bookshelves you can build yourself

unique & awesome bookshelves you can build yourself
Check out these awesome, unique, DIY bookshelves, and maybe even build your own. Organize and showcase your book collection, whether you have a few favorites or an entire library.   Here’s a small space solution for your growing library, or the perfect spot to stash magazines and organize paperwork.   Recycle old skateboards and turn them into shelves for under $20!   Take an old wooden ladder apart and attach it to the wall for a .

diy backyard water games all summer long

diy backyard water games all summer long
Cool off this summer with these six water fun ideas. These easy DIY’s are sure to bring a splash to your summer!   Pool noodles that can shoot water over 30 feet?! Hello, summer play fun! Needless to say, your kids will LOVE this new backyard sprinkler.   Go fishing…with a toddler spin!  This can be a blast and it also can help focus your little one primarily on hand-eye coordination and fine motor control! .

glitter crafts that are sure to sparkle & delight

glitter crafts that are sure to sparkle & delight
Looking for some sparkly DIY craft ideas you can make with glitter? Fun, fun, fun! We love glittery do-it-yourself ideas and are excited to share some of our favorites with you! Nothing better than a “fancy” mason jar! Aren’t these perfect for an engagement party, shower or wedding? Love! Here’s a really quick and easy (and cute!) DIY project and perfect for a last minute handmade gift. You can get such sweet little succulents at the .

father’s day letters he’ll remember forever

father’s day letters he’ll remember forever
The countdown to Father’s Day is on, and if you’re looking for a last-minute gift that’s lovable and funny, look no further than these free printable Dad Libs!   When dad opens up this gift not only will he be transported back to his childhood days, but he and the whole family will be rolling on the floor laughing at the funny story that comes from his kids!   No need to guide the .

Easy DIY Printables For Teacher Gifts

Easy DIY Printables For Teacher Gifts
Want to give a teacher a gift that is super easy and that you know the teacher will LOVE? With the end of the school year just a few short weeks away, we decided to help you find some easy and cute gift idea’s to give your child’s teachers!Just print out one of these customizable tags and attach it to a simple gift like this darling berry bowl.We love this lip balm card free printable. This cute .