Kids

This craft is perfect for kids age 6+ just paint the peg dolls and glue them to a frame for a family portrait made by your little ones

Results are tallied and I was the winner for Kids Week on So You Think You’re Crafty! If you missed the entries last week you can check them out here. I was delighted to learn that my Peg Doll Family kids craft won 1st place for this round. My daughter had so much fun creating this piece of […]

Easy to sew Freezie Coozie with a dollar store wash cloth

Easy Sew Freezie Koozies

May 19th, 2015 | Sewing

Freezie weather is fast approaching, and we’re armed with a fresh set of Easy Sew Freezie Koozies! Freezies are basically a main food group around here as the weather gets warmer, but no matter how high the mercury gets, little fingers still get a little nippy when Mr. Freeze is in town.  Freezie Koozie to the […]

Matching aprons for mom and me! FREE pattern and tutorial. Makes a great gift

When I cook, craft, sometimes even when I clean I wear an apron. I have a drawer full of them, and when my children help out they like to wear one too. What’s cuter then you and your little mini-me being matchy mathcy?! I figured you might need a free apron pattern, so you can get matching […]

Free girls purse sewing pattern

Please prepare yourself for the oeey gooey girly sweetness that this post is oozing because… drum roll please… Today I have a special treat… my first ever real FREE sewing pattern!!! Aren’t these purses just so sweet? Every little girl loves pretend play and with this little tote they can be just like mom! This […]

Valentines treat bags painted by your child

I wanted to share this special way we’re gifting our yummy chocolate treats to our friends, family, and teachers this Valentine’s Day. My kids LOVE to paint, so I created this little craft as a double whammy. The kids get to paint and the recipient gets a swell piece of artwork in gift bag form! […]

Free NO SEW Disney Princess Sock Puppet pattern

If you have a little girl in your life you know Disney Princesses! We’re knee deep in Princess, we eat sleep and breathe it actually. When my daughter recently took an interest in puppet play I decided to get out the felt and glue gun and create some fun Disney Princess Puppets for her, now […]

EASY DIY snowman kit from fynesdesigns.com

Are you looking for a unique gift for the kiddos this holiday season that is easy on the pocket book? Tired of the ol’ corn cob pipe and the button nose? Want to just give your neighbours a good chuckle? Then you need to make your own snowman kit! It only takes a few supplies, […]

Limited Edition Kinder Surprise Disney Princess and Marvel Superhero toys #KINDERmom

My niece turned 6 last week and we celebrated in real princess style.  We had a family get-together with our littles. The kids wore their Princess finest, ate tea and crumpets (ok… it was pizza and juice but we can pretend), made the cutest Princess Party Crowns, and topped off the afternoon with a tasty […]

This little playhouse is so cute, every kids dream!

It has come to an end… finally! My husband and I started the kids playhouse plans when our oldest (who turned 4 on Friday) was still in the womb, seriously. While building our home I couldn’t stand to see all the snippets (what most would call garbage) go to the dump or be used as […]

May Arts Ribbon Projects: Part 1- Butterfly Mobile, and a darling Layout

May Arts, May Arts read all about it! Did you hear? May Arts is having a Design Team call!  And since I love me some May Arts Ribbon, and I love that I can incorporate beautiful ribbon into most projects I do, I thought why not take a stab at it! Realistically, I know SO many people put in […]

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