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Design for Kids

Anya’s Carousel Birthday Party

Anya’s Carousel Birthday Party

I can’t believe Anya’s first birthday has come and gone. What a whirlwind this year has been! Later this afternoon, I’m taking the little munchkin to the doctor for her first year checkup. Can’t wait to see how much she has grown… So, I wanted […]

DIY Custom Party Wagon a la Bailey Quin McCarthy

DIY Custom Party Wagon a la Bailey Quin McCarthy

I was perusing the interwebs tbe other day and found the awesomest (yeah, I’m making it a word) DIY project perfect for summer, particularly now, before the 4th of July. I’m not sure why the Radio Flyer wagon connotes patriotism in my mind, but it […]

Handmade Upcycled Dresses (with Tutorial)

Handmade Upcycled Dresses (with Tutorial)

Today is my niece’s second birthday – yay, Maya! For a gift, I thought it would be fun to get her started with costumes. Bella is totally obsessed with dressing up (has been since she was a baby). So, I put together a box of […]

New Discovery: Lucky Boy Sunday

New Discovery: Lucky Boy Sunday

Holy moli cannoli ravioli. I’ve seen their stuff around but never knew the brand. I guess I was living under a rock, because they’ve been around since 2007. Well, now I do and let me tell you I want 2 of every item they make! […]

My Newest Obsession – Sian Zeng

My Newest Obsession – Sian Zeng

How gorgeous is that wallpaper?!? I am in love with the design. But what makes it even better than just beautiful wall covering is that it’s magnetic. YES! I know! MAGNETIC!!! All I can say is Sian Zeng is a genius. And super duper talented…I […]

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Happy Friday. TGIF. My goodness, this week seemed to stretch on for-EVAH, even though I was only upright one and a half days so far…I feel like I have so much to share! So, I’m sure you are all tech savvy and up on the latest […]

Things I’m in Love With Right Now for Kids

Things I’m in Love With Right Now for Kids

I fall in love easily. What can I say? There are so many amazing things out there, especially for little kids. Sometimes it’s tough to see the jewels among the hoards of crap and garbage that is constantly being touted…So, in order to make things […]

Incredible Inspiration for Kid Design

Incredible Inspiration for Kid Design

Oh…my…goodness… This is the most incredible thing I have seen this year (ha, I love that I can say that and it doesn’t sound totally asinine!!!). There’s an exhibit at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane by artist Yayoi Kusama that literally took my breath away. She created […]

Happy hump day

Happy hump day

It’s Wednesday. Hump day. Although the weather is beautiful, many of you may be stuck inside… So, here are a few sites thatI have discovered recently that you may want to check out. You’ll get some great ideas or at least you’ll pass some time. […]

Recap

Recap

It’s been a while since I last posted. I haven’t fallen off the planet, it’s just been a busy couple of weeks and each time I want to sit down to write, I get involved in something else and then the day flies by…I’m sure […]