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DIY Photo Plaque with Wall Decals #ptghomedecor

DIY Photo Plaque with Wall Decals #ptghomedecor
October 24, 2014
*A product was provided. I have worked with  Pear Tree Greetings before in the past and have loved every item I have ordered. I was excited to partner with them again ad to check out their adorable Wall Decals in Vintage Prints. The  wall art and wall decals are actuall...
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DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers

DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers
October 15, 2014
With Shelby being two and a half now I have been brainstorming ideas on basic pre-school activities for her. She loves to count, draw, sing her ABCs and recite her colors. Now is a perfect time to get her used to having "school time". One thing I knew I wanted to get ...
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Holiday Crafts: Salt Dough Ornaments

Holiday Crafts: Salt Dough Ornaments
December 16, 2012
You can create some cute salt dough ornaments from the remnants of your Salt Dough Handprints!   What you need: Non-stick surface!!! 4 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 cup water rolling pin, or your hands to pound it flat! Directions: Mix the salt and...
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Holiday Crafts: Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments

Holiday Crafts: Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments
December 15, 2012
Wile trying to find fun ideas for the kids and our #CountdowntoChristmas I thought it would be fn to make salt dough handprint ornaments. This was a lot of fun for the girls to get in and mix the salt, flour and water! What you need: Non-stick surface!!! 4 cups ...
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Holiday Gifts & Crafts: Pomegranate Sugar Scrub

Holiday Gifts & Crafts: Pomegranate Sugar Scrub
December 14, 2012
The girls wanted to do something fun for their teachers fr Christmas. They wanted to make something themselves so we decided to make the girl's teachers and office staff Pomegranate Sugar Scrub. After searching the web for ideas I saw that a lot of people did very sim...
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Holiday Crafts: Snowman Glue Tags

Holiday Crafts: Snowman Glue Tags
December 14, 2012
I had seen this cute idea on pinterest so I figured why not try it out with the kids!  The girls had a blast using glue and making their own snowman tags. Once dried you just peel off the foil, hole punch the top. add ribbon and either use glitter glue or paint to wri...
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Holiday Crafts: Gift Tags From Santa

Holiday Crafts: Gift Tags From Santa
December 12, 2012
Want to start a tradition of adding a neat gift tag from Santa to your kids gifts left under the tree? We have a great tag that you can print and use! Just write in your child's name! These ones below are FREE  ...
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How to make a Headband Holder

How to make a Headband Holder
June 17, 2012
I am sure you have all seen those cute headband holders on the Internet. I saw different ones on Pinterest and one of my favorites was that on The Ribbon Retreat's Blog. Of course when I made the one for the girls I didn't even think about using the inside to hold other hair...
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Make a Hairbow Holder from a Picture Frame

Make a Hairbow Holder from a Picture Frame
January 5, 2012
I started making the girls hair bows and headbands back in 2006. I made them various bow holders but with Shelby I wanted to make something different, and something I can hold both her bows and headbands! Later on she can use the hooks to hold jewelry or other things. I h...
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New Year’s Eve: Journals

New Year’s Eve: Journals
December 29, 2011
My girls love journals, so of course I wanted to make them a little journal for them to write what they hope to accomplish in 2012, or if they have their own little Resolutions (like do better in school, or get 5 straight 100's on a test etc.) These little journals are ea...
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New Year’s Eve: Party Hats

New Year’s Eve: Party Hats
December 28, 2011
Another super simple item to make for the kids to wear on New year's Eve! Again, I used coordinating paper to match all the New Year's Party Crafts  I was making for the kids. These are super easy to make, and can be made anyway really. Your kids will love sporting around...
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New Year’s Eve: Party Poppers

New Year’s Eve: Party Poppers
December 27, 2011
What's a party without a popper? These fun little gifts can be filled with anything you want! Toys, candy... anything really! I thought they would be fun to make in coordinating paper to match the Noise Makers. These too are simple to make and you can even have the kids help...
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New Year’s Eve: Noise Makers

New Year’s Eve: Noise Makers
December 26, 2011
This year I wanted to do something fun for the girls for new year's Eve. It will just be us (unless we go to my inlaws house). So I thought it would be fun to create a little goodie bag for the girls to ring in 2012 with! I decided to first start with Noise makers. These ...
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Crafts: Snowman Soup

Crafts: Snowman Soup
December 21, 2011
Every year we like to do something fun for the girls and their classmates. This year I came across a super cute idea of Snowman Soup.  I originally found the idea on YouCanMakeThis.com I purchased the kit  instructions but after I printed one set I realized it would take way...
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Make Your Own Burp Cloths (and other baby things)

Make Your Own Burp Cloths (and other baby things)
October 2, 2011
When Sarah was six months old I took up an interest in sewing, crafts and making hair bows.  I would make bibs and burp cloths for Sarah, and even made tops for the girls.  I had a huge obsession with Chenille, Minky and Flannel. But over the years our lives have gotten so b...
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