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DIY: Dress-Up Superhero Capes

| March 19, 2013

A playful superhero cape for a child has been on my “DIY To-Do List,” so recently, when I was invited to dinner at a friend’s house who happens to have a little boy and girl, I thought what a perfect gift to bring along—his and her superhero capes! I personalized them with each of their initials. [...]

DIY: Portable Wipes Case

| February 19, 2013

Recently, clients came into my shop looking for kid-friendly fabric and trim and some guidance on making a portable baby wipes case. I thought this would be the perfect DIY to share with you, so here are the easy steps to creating your own! [...]

DIY: Reupholster Your Nursery Chair

| February 14, 2013

I’ve been oohing and aahing over the amazing work that Ashley from Make It & Love It did reupholstering the chair in her daughter’s nursery. See how she took her thrift store chair find from a drab, ordinary chair to this stunner. [...]

DIY: Pacifier Clips

| January 22, 2013

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? You can whip up some adorable pacifier clips using colorful ribbon, mitten clips and some […]

DIY: Make Your Own “Taggies” Blanket

| January 8, 2013

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special “Taggies” 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 […]

A Look Back at the Nursery Trends of 2012

| January 2, 2013

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 […]

DIY: Make Your Own Burp Cloths

| December 27, 2012

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 that have a bit of “style.” Here is a quick and easy DIY that shows you how you can make […]

DIY: Chic Pennant Banner

| December 11, 2012

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 […]

DIY: No-Sew Christmas Stocking

| December 6, 2012

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 […]

DIY: Fall Party Favor with Free Printable

| October 18, 2012

With two kids in school, I’m always looking for something to do for class favors when holidays roll around. Up next is Halloween, but neither of their schools recognize the costumed and candy holiday and instead opt for celebrating fall in general, which really limits what I can send for party favors! I am sure […]

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