Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Pacifier Clips

DIY Pacifier Clips

Anyone with a baby who loves her pacifier knows what a frustration it can be for that thing to drop on the ground over and over again. Sure you can buy a pacifier clip, but why not make your own?

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Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Make Your Own Tag Blanket

DIY Taggie Blanket

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special tag blanket her mom had stitched up using some fabrics that she had purchased from us. I had heard of “Taggies” blankets before and how much babies enjoy playing with them, but I especially liked this one since

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Baby Rooms, Design Inspiration

A Look Back at the Nursery Trends of 2012

Nursery Alphabet Gallery Wall

Since we just wrapped up 2012, I thought it’d be appropriate to review the top nursery trends of the year! There’s no question that color played a big role in nursery design, but we definitely saw a few trends emerge in decor too. With so many wonderful rooms uploaded this year, I wanted to pay tribute to the trends that

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Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Make Your Own Burp Cloths

DIY Burp Cloths

Burp cloths are a staple for new moms. They usually have dozens on hand. Since most burp cloths are pretty simple—white and plain—I got to thinking how much fun it would be to create some with any fabric you want. Here is a quick and easy DIY that shows you how you can make your own “stylish” burp cloths in

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Do-It-Yourself, Room Decor, Wall Decor

DIY: Chic Pennant Banner

DIY Pennant Banner Tutorial

Last month, Project Nursery asked me to create a fabric pennant banner for one of the stylish vignettes that they were designing for their exciting MDB event. Pennant banners are not only simple to make, they offer a versatile and chic way to decorate any area in a nursery or child’s room. Here is a step-by-step guide to make your own

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Do-It-Yourself, Holidays

DIY: No-Sew Christmas Stocking

No Sew Christmas Stocking - A Blissful Nest

We all want to make this time of year special and unique for our families. One of the easiest ways to do this is to make your own holiday decorations, like personalized Christmas stockings. I cannot sew worth the life of me, so I came up with a way to make stockings for my family without having to thread a

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