Month: August 2014

We Made It: Cereal Box Chicken

I’m collaborating on a local project and we’re making chickens! Out of cardboard cereal boxes! I found this awesome tutorial over at Krokotak. I have never worked with cereal boxes like this, and it was a lot of fun to see it come to life. I used Mod Podge and tissue paper for the head […]

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Perler Bead Rings

You all know my weakness for perler beads. I’m at it again. Click through to find out how crazy-easy it is to make your own perler bead rings. All you need is a circle pegboard and a few beads. Iron on both sides and you’ve got yourself some colorful jewelry. Perlers up! Raise your hand if you like […]

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We Made It: Cardboard Cat

I’m starting a new series sharing some of our favorite projects we’ve made from how-to’s by our fellow online creatives!Today we made this cute Puss n’ Boots Cardboard Art Cat made by my gal Michelle McInerey of Molly Moo for the Kids Activities Blog. Made of cardboard and popsicle sticks (and your color medium of choice), this […]

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Encourage Creative Play with Lego Juniors

I don’t think I’ve ever met a kid that didn’t like LEGOS. Even I grew up playing with them, and they just keep getting better and better. With four kids between 4 and 11, it used to be that we only had easy and hard sets to choose from. Now LEGO has introduced LEGO JUNIORS, […]

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20 Thrift Store Clothes Refashion DIYs


UPDATE: Want to see even more DIY refashion ideas? Check out my newer post, 40 Thrift Store Refashions.  About 60% of my wardrobe is from the thrift store, and although I love the thrill and uniqueness of serendipitous finds, I love the idea of putting your own mark on them even better! Check out this […]

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