Tips & Trends, Toys

Transform Ordinary Spaces to Inspire Play

Table Cloth Play House

Sometimes playing with our kids is hard. It can be monotonous or boring; we may feel too distracted to meet the play demands of our children. And yet it’s important and necessary to give them the attention they desperately crave […]

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Junior, Toys, Videos

Video: FirstBIKE Balance Bike

FirstBIKE Balance Bike - Project Nursery

Today Pam and Melisa (and Melisa’s three-year-old son!) are reviewing the popular balance bike FirstBIKE on Project Nursery’s YouTube Channel. […]

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Junior, Room Decor, Toys, Videos

Video: Luca and Company 3D Rugs and Farm Animals

Luca and Company

We love items that can double as both play and decor items. Pam and Melisa review two items from Luca and Company that do just that on Project Nursery’s YouTube Channel. […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat

Fabric United States Puzzle Playmat

This week’s DIY was inspired by our most recent inspiration board at the shop—a giant map of the United States all in fabric. Here are the steps to make your own Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat using some felt, fabric scraps, glue, velcro and some basic sewing supplies. […]

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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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Clothing, Fab Finds, Room Decor, Toys, Wall Decor

London is Calling

big-ben

London has been calling. The Olympics have just wrapped up, and I’m about to embark on a little trip to see dear friends that live in London. I took my first trip to London when I was in my early 20s with my fabulous mother. We did the typical round of touristy things that most first-timers to London do. Sadly,

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