Monthly Archives: November 2013

  • Repurpose / Reuse / Retrash

    What do all of the above have in common? They are all things that have been brilliantly repurposed! Or upcycled…reused…retrashed. Call it what you will, it is an idea as old as time. Although nowadays, the movement has a fresh face thanks to Pinterest! As you know, I have a fondness for making things from …

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  • Kid Made: Thankful Table

    Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday because it is all about food, family, and relaxation. The absence of gift-giving takes takes away all pressures, and the long weekend that follows is always lazy and perfect. Sleeping in, family hikes, football games, leftovers, making crafts (of course)…it’s all good for the soul. Last year we had …

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  • Make: Wooden Block Photo Holders

    I am so excited to share this idea. Do you have as much trouble finding photo holders as I do? Well, I do believe your search will now be over. These little guys were super easy to make and cost less than $2 each! They are a perfect family gift, along with these gorgeous Printstagram …

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  • Book Nooks {24 ideas}

    I love a good nook, especially when it’s filled with books. These images will make you want to find a space in your house and create a nook of your own…stat. From converted closets, to simple ledges and book bins, these spaces are where parent & child create life’s best memories. 1. Converted closet by …

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  • Hand Printed Fabric + What Inspires Me

    I often get asked how I come up with ideas. It’s sort of hard to explain, but yet so simple. Ask any writer, artist, chef, architect, landscaper what inspires them and there is a common thread in their answers. We are all inspired by our surroundings. The nature outside my window is always changing, with …

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