Kid Craft Day

This idea was actually inspired by a trip to the doctor’s office. My son went in for his 3-year check up and one of the questions that was asked on the child development guide was something like “Can your child use scissors?” It had never dawned on me to let him try. So what a better way to start than with a craft day!   Knowing my son would have >> Continue reading

Magnetic bookmark tutorial

When I saw this tutorial on … is five I was instantly drawn in. First not only do I love how she embroidered the book marks I also love the colors and the practicality of it! When I was younger I was a huge reader. My favorites started out with Beverly Cleary Ramona series then as I grew older I moved on to Sweet Valley Twins & High by Francine >> Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day crafts

Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with these fun crafts I found online. Living Locurto made some great cupcake toppers but you can use them for anything really. Stickers and buttons come to mind for me. Download them here. Martha Stewart has a ton of crafts but I think these Shamrock Boutonnieres are sweet way to accessorize your St. Patrick’s Day outfit. Learn how to make them here. Are you >> Continue reading

1st Birthday Party

A few weeks ago I posted about some party theme ideas I found. In the end I decided to go with a color theme of pink and green and to save the more specific themes until our little one was older. The color theme came about when I was making the invitations. I turned to scrapblog.com to create it because I knew it would give me the stickers I needed >> Continue reading

Fun and festive felt fortune cookies!

When I was working at the ad agency, I had the opportunity to work with the New Business group which was responsible for finding new clients and pitching our great advertising ideas. I remember during one project, we wanted to find a really creative way to reveal some objectives and someone mentioned fortune cookies. The only way to do was to make some real fortune cookies. Being the young and naive >> Continue reading

Get creative with twist ties

When you’re in need of an activity for the little ones (or big ones) pull out those twist ties and exercise your imagination by making people, animals, buildings – anything! Not to sound cliche, but the possibilities are endless and you’re only limited by your imagination. I discovered this art when I was setting up a computer at my old job. While waiting for software to install I started twisting >> Continue reading