Design Inspiration Ideas, Tips & Trends

2013 Nursery Trends: Urban Jungle

This design is near and dear to me mainly because I live in the ultimate urban jungle of Manhattan. The fact is, more and more couples are making the decision to raise their families in the city. So why not embrace the neon lights, the hustle and bustle and create a contemporary nursery with energizing color? Start with a basic


Design Inspiration Ideas, Room Decor

Gallery Roundup: Name Art

We spend so much time picking out our baby’s name that it’s no wonder that we want to celebrate it once we’ve made the big decision. Many of our readers have come up with creative ways to display their babies’ names in the nursery. Take a look at these examples of name art that we found in our gallery.  


Room Decor

Cute for a Cause: Good Shepherd Center for Women and Children, LA

Back in January, I was contacted by Nicole Yonke of Annette English & Associates, an interior design firm based in Los Angeles. Nicole asked if I would be interested in working with them and Reggie Sully of McCoy Construction (they create incredible homes for some of our most famous Hollywood royalty) and donating time to create a children’s center within the Good Shephard


Fab Finds, Giveaways, Room Decor

Giveaway: Heavenly Creatures Art

Coming to us from the Canary Islands of Spain is artist and Etsy shop owner, Helen Ann Marie Jones of Heavenly Creatures Art. Helen paints life-like portraits of animals that kids will love. We’re not talking teddy bears but rather the heavenly creatures of the wild. Maybe it’s the artist’s sweet titles or my mama bear instincts kicking in, I


Children's Parties

Real Parties: Adorable ZOO 1st Birthday Bash!

One of our readers recently sent me this adorable Zoo themed birthday party she hosted for her son’s 1st birthday party! I am so excited to share all of her fabulous creations and yummy treats with you!Crafty momma, Elle made all of the decorations and dessert herself! I love how she used letters throughout the party! Isn’t the birthday boy adorable?