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The Coolest Wooden Blocks

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of wooden toys and blocks. Over the years, we’ve shared some really neat wooden blocks (check out this post from almost eight years ago!) but today we wanted to share a more up-to-date look at a few of our current favorites that are still available. Etched ...

Leap Year Cupcakes

If you’ve taken a look at your 2020 calendar, you’ll have noticed that there is indeed a February 29th this year! We happen to know a couple of leap year babies, and it’s always such a fun and extra special day! On other years, we usually celebrate on February 28th instead, but it’s defi...

Candy Rainbow Bark

Rainbows are a classic that will never go out of style. I mean, they have been going strong since Noah and the ark! I made this rainbow bark as a St. Paddy’s Day treat since they are extra popular around St. Patrick’s Day, but I love how it can be used for so many occasions. You could serve it...

Kawaii Plastic Canvas Gift Card Envelope

Gift cards may not always seem like a personal gift, but it can be when you pair it with an adorable handmade envelope This little reusable card case looks like a kawaii Valentine and it’s all stitched on plastic canvas. After the gift card is gone, the envelope pouch is a good place to hold oth...

French Knit Valentine’s Day Necklaces

You could wear your heart on your sleeve as the saying goes, but why not wear it around your neck with one of these cute DIY necklaces? We love how versatile French (or tube) knitting is, so we thought that shaping them into simple hearts would make the perfect accessory for Valentine’s Da...

Punny DIY Valentines for Kids

February 14th is almost here and we couldn’t be more excited! We love a good pun and Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to go all out. Kids will love crafting these DIY valentines and they’re sure to get a little chuckle out of anyone who receives them! Pickle Pinata ValentinesQuite possibly ...

Arctic Animal Paper Plates

January may be behind us, but the chilly weather is sticking around for a little bit longer! Over the years, we’ve shared a bunch of different animal friends you can craft from paper plates (cats, llamas, and birds, oh my!) and today we’re excited to have another one for you: the...

Upcycled Bread Tag Art

Who knew bread tags could be so cute? We’ve been collecting them for a few months now and have gathered quite the collection of colors! Over the months that we’ve been saving them up, we weren’t entirely sure what we would end up crafting with them. Luckily they don’t take up much space, so ...

Valentine’s Day Fingerprint Art Cupcakes

Do you have any traditions for celebrating Valentine’s Day? We often make a giant chocolate chip cookie on a pizza pan and shape it into a giant heart! After the cookie has baked and cooled, we’ll use icing to decorate it and write “Happy Valentine’s Day”. If you have littles ones in your fami...

Learn About Patterns with Pitter Pattern

We are so excited to be sharing a sneak peek into the beautiful new book from illustrator and author Joyce Hesselberth! Pitter Pattern is all about introducing kids to simple patterns that can be found everywhere around us: in nature, sports, math, language, art, and music! Lu and h...

Pipe Cleaner Alphabet

Pipe cleaners have become a real staple in our craft stash lately! We love how they’re a fun and simple sculpting medium for little kids without any mess, but we love them just as much for kids of all ages. This 3D alphabet was so fun to craft and the finished collection of letters has such a pl...

Bean Mosaic Valentines

This post is sponsored by Plaid Enterprises. Lately, we’ve been having SO much fun dreaming up fun and new ways to craft bean mosaics. In case you’ve missed them, we made this cute miniature village and these animal portraits! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we were so excited ...
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