If you have school aged kids in your home, you probably spend a huge amount of time reading with them. Our kids spend countless hours every week reading with us or reading by themselves, and we are now amazed that they are reading to US! Probably one of the most amazing parenting moments so far has been to have our baby reading US a bedtime story! Here is a way to re purpose that baby crib mattress, now that your kids don’t use it anymore! The combination of a simple mattress on the floor covered in a cute fabric, a row of rain gutter bookshelves, and stacks of cozy pillows makes for a kid friendly space that your kids will never want to leave! You can create a book nook for your little ones to enjoy for years to come!
Ever catch your child running around in a way too tight shirt that you know they dug out of the “too small” bin in the basement? They promptly tell you that the shirt fits just fine even though their belly is sticking out, and they can bearly fit their arms into the sleeves. You know those favorite shirts that they just can’t seem to get enough of! Here is a way that I have discovered to make those favorite shirts last just a little bit longer. Instead of packing them away or donating the kid’s favorite outgrown clothes I love to make them into little pillows that they can use for play. They are perfect for dolly cribs or for their favorite stuffed animals to use in their beds. They get to see their favorite shirt everyday and play with it too.
The switch from lazy summer days with no set schedule to the hussel and bussel of getting out the door and of to school is a challenge for a lot of families. To make getting out the door for school easier we have a little system using closest organizers that takes the guess work out of getting dressed for school. It’s a simple idea but has really saved a lot of headaches for our family. Continue reading “Making Getting Out The Door For School Easier”
Turn an inexpensive oil drip pan from a automotive store into a magnetic princess land that your own little princess can play with for hours on end. It allows for hours of interactive princess. Encouraging imaginative play, storytelling, and lettwe recognition make this toy not only super fun, but educational too.
Turn three pizza pans into an adorable piece of wall art for any little boy’s room or playroom. It is as fun and educational as it is cute. With a few inexpensive things you can create a totally unique toy that doubles as wall art!
Before you put your kiddie pool away in the garage for the fall consider this! Why not bring that pool in and make it into an amazingly fun ball pit and tent for your child to play with all winter long. I am so excited to share this project with you! My kids absolutely love it!
Height charts for children are not always an easy thing to incorporate into home decor. I used these old, charming, rustic shutters paired with some canvas baby photos of my little ones to create a perfect area to display how much they have grown.
It’s no doubt that if you have toddlers in your home, then you have a plethora of cute fuzzy stuffed friends too. Stuffed animals are often some of a child’s favorite toys, but I feel like they are taking over our house.
I spotted some giant floor pillows in the Pottery Barn kids catalog a while back that I thought were so fun. They looked warm and cozy, soft and comfy! Would you believe they were $119.00. No way! So I set out to create my own on a budget. I like them even better than the original ones I spotted in the catalog and the kids use them daily!
My son’s room is decorated in a transportation theme. He loves airplanes, tractors, and anything with wheels. Adding a chalkboard wall in any kids room is a great way to keep the kids creativity flowing! The wall adds a great focal point for the room, and is very inexpensive to make. The best part is it provides hours of creative play for the little ones.