DIY

Get crafty with these easy do-it-yourself ideas and projects. DIY crafts add a special personal touch to Baby's space and to your home and are definitely one-of-a-kind!

6 Fun & Simple Ways to Make Summer Days Magical

There is just something about summer that feels special. The long sunshine-y days are just begging for adventures to be had and memories to be made. I think it probably has something to do with the fact that summer takes us back to our own childhoods and reminds us that the world is full of potential and wonder. When summer rolls around, it reminds me as a mom to stop and enjoy the little things and to create simple magic for my own little ones. Summer fun doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive to be magical though! Here are 6 fun and simple ways that we make summer a bit more magical around here!

6 Fun & Simple Ways We Spend Our Summer Days

How to Make a Quilt from Baby's Old Clothing

My beautifully talented friend Kacia of Coconut Robot is my go-to-DIY-sewing-guru. When I asked her how I could create a perfect first birthday gift for a dear friend, she shared this amazing idea with me: A baby bodysuit quilt. What more could a Mom ask for? All of her favorite clothes from her little one, put into one beautiful keepsake for years to come. It’s such a beautiful memory for any mother, and it makes the perfect gift.

Click through to see just how to make a quilt from old baby bodysuits!

How I'm Documenting Margot's First Year

To document Margot’s first year, I wanted to do something cute, but also simple. I have always loved the idea of taking weekly photos, capturing her growth and progress for an entire year. But, it always seemed like a BIG job, something that I certainly wouldn’t have time for. Turns out, it’s a lot easier than I thought! With a super simple backdrop and a few cute “props” from her room, I’ve been able to take some pretty adorable photos of Margot each week…

An Adorable Winnie the Pooh Birthday Party!

When I came across this amazing Winnie the Pooh inspired birthday party — I just had to share. Valerie of Greyson Design was inspired by The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and it’s one of the cutest parties around — especially for an outdoor, summer party. Whether it’s a first birthday party, second birthday or a baby shower — it’s a wonderful theme and will inspire your next event.

Click through this Winnie the Pooh party and get all the details on Greyson Design. 

7 Ways to Simplify Life as a Mom

I just wrote this post here about how I’ve been simplifying the summer life with my brood and what DIY tips and tricks have helped me get there. But I forgot to mention a few quick tips and life lessons to simplify your everyday as a mom. Sometimes it takes a quick refresher to remind yourself that you just need to live a simple life.

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