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DIY Backyard Retreats

DIY Backyard Retreats
July 8, 2015
With Summer in full swing many people are thinking about ways to spruce up their back yards into a fun retreat. A place to sit and spend the summer days or evenings relaxing and having fun. We love the idea of creating a special space outside where you can call it you...
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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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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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More DIY Crafts!

More DIY Crafts!
October 23, 2011
I'm sure you guys have noticed how much I have gotten into DIY, crafts and sewing again. There were quite a few things I wanted to try out and make and of course seeing your baby wearing soemthing or using something you made is fun! My friend Chana from Adventures in Fluf...
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More Sewing Projects!

More Sewing Projects!
October 8, 2011
Well today I decided to do a few more sewing projects including making more burp cloths. I also wanted to attempt my first baby block. The one side I hand stitched up does not look very good but for my first try it doesn't look too bad. I made it 5x5 but I think 4x4 would be...
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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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