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DIY Sensory Bottles for Little Ones

DIY Sensory Bottles for Little Ones

When I was a SAHM the first time around with B, I found myself chatting with other mama friends about things we could make to stimulate our little ones that didn’t include flashing lights and crazy sounds. Some of them had talked about making sensory bottles, so I thought I would give it a try. [...]

DIY Kids Storybook: Paper Wedding Anniversary Gift

Traditionally, the first wedding anniversary is the ‘paper’ anniversary - Gifts are ‘paper’ themed. When my husband and I were approaching our first wedding anniversary, I was pregnant with our first baby. I considered a few different gifts, but wanted to be really creative. I had this idea to create a children’s book of “our [...]

DIY Tag Blanket

DIY Tag Blanket

Tag blankets and toys are adorable and babies love them, but based on a cost-to-usage ratio, they aren’t the most practical baby items to splurge on - especially when it is so fast and easy to make your own! Using fabric and ribbon from my stash, I made two small tag blankets while my daughter [...]

DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

Summer is coming! Pools are opening, invitations to lakeside barbecues are on the horizon and the beach beckons! What’s a mama to do with her infant when she wants to enjoy the water? Here’s a DIY so simple, even this stumbling seamstress managed it! Materials: 2-2.5 yards of athletic mesh fabric. This is the stretchy, [...]

DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile

DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile

I consider myself a fairly creative person and I love to be crafty when I can find the time. When I found out I was pregnant with my first son, I went a little DIY-crazy. DIY Scrapbook Paper Mobile I made wooden letters covered with scrapbook paper to display his name, closet organizers, no-sew curtains [...]

DIY Baby Toy: Soft Blocks

I want to start out by saying to those mamas who think you can’t sew… you CAN! I used to be so intimidated by the sewing machine. Then two years ago I got pregnant with my second daughter, Lilah. After searching and searching for the perfect bedding, my mother-in-law and I decided that we’d make [...]

Playhouse Renovation

Playhouse Renovation

After playing at a friend’s house, it was evident that our toddler would love a playhouse in the backyard. I looked around and couldn’t really see myself paying hundreds of dollars for a piece of plastic that sits in the backyard. Ha! So as I usually do, I went about trying to find something used. After posting [...]

DIY Chalkboard Table

Our friend Jessica, mama of two adorable twin boys, was nice enough to share with us a recent project she undertook: her DIY Chalkboard Table. She wanted a solid wood table for her boys to use. She knew she wanted something durable that would last years to come, but she didn’t need to spend a [...]

DIY No-Sew Tutu

DIY No-Sew Tutu

One of the easiest and cutest things you can make for your little one is a tutu. Little girls love them! I decided I was going to make one for my niece for Christmas, since I don’t have a little girl of my own… yet! It was so simple; I even did it with my 18-month-old [...]

DIY Tile Coasters

DIY Tile Coasters

While browsing Pinterest, I found many tutorials to make these adorable DIY coasters using only a few materials. I’ve played around with making a few different kinds with scrapbook paper and photographs. They make sweet gifts for teachers, neighbors, birthdays and on any other gift giving occasion. They’re easy, but a little time consuming. Materials: [...]

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