This Unexpected Material Makes a Great DIY Outdoor Playmat

We shopped in an unusual section of the store to create a durable, wipeable and cushioned playmat that is great for outdoor fun at home or on-the-go. Just a couple of materials and a naptime (or two) spent at the sewing machine and we are ready for warm days spent in the sunshine. […]

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One Glance at this Balloon Animal Party and You’ll Be Saying, “Bow-WOW!”

Balloon Animal Party

What do you get when you combine a bright and colorful balloon wreath with classic party-staple, the balloon animal? FUN! And lots of it. […]

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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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DIY: Make Your Own Tag 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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A Look Back at the Nursery Trends of 2012

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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DIY: Make Your Own 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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