Big, Bare Walls

With every child’s room design project that we tackle, we face the inevitable question: what to put on the walls? Sometimes it’s personal and sentimental. Sometimes it’s just plain cute. Sometimes, there’s a big budget; sometimes, it’s a shoestring. Sometimes modern, sometimes traditional—you get the point, it varies with every room. And, there are so many great places to buy

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Artful Living

My children have been on spring break for the past two weeks and I have been trying to keep up with the art of doing nothing. We decided not to go on a big vacation but better yet.. to stay home and enjoy small day trips, movies and other activities … like sleeping in!

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Colorful Party Favors

I often get asked for creative party favor ideas for toddlers….especially the sugar-free kind! So, the question is….what’s a cute, colorful, age-appropriate party favor? My vote, time and time again, are CRAYONS!

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Creating Your Child’s Personal Art Gallery

As a parent of 4 children, I have a lot of creative art projects coming through the door at any one time. Since my children are at different ages, the amount and type of art that I see on the kitchen counter has always been varied. But from their first doodle to the latest self portrait, I’ve saved everything. Here are my ideas on how to store and display your children’s artwork…

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DIY: Going Green With Magazines

We love hearing from our readers and thanks to our new submission feature, fun crafts and parties are finding their way to us. We thought we would share a sweet project completed by 6 year old Alivia. It makes for some great quality time with your kids while allowing you time to browse through all those catalogs that have been

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