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Baby-proofing the Cable Box – diy

Eliana loves to play with electronics! ipads, cell phones, remotes….and the cable box. The only problem is that the cable box can’t be moved out of her reach. We also keep a basket full of puzzles to the right of the cable box – so it is often times very tempting to push the buttons… Continue reading Baby-proofing the Cable Box – diy

DIY & Home Projects · Tutorials

DIY Curtain Rod – How To Make A Long Curtain Rod For Less Than $10

After making / diy’ing my Custom Pinch Pleat Curtains, I also wanted a new curtain rod.I knew I could figure a way to make a curtain rod myself without having to buy a new one.  So I started searching some of my favorite DIY sights and found this at House of Hepworths.com It provides a detailed account… Continue reading DIY Curtain Rod – How To Make A Long Curtain Rod For Less Than $10

All Things Children · Child Made / Arts & Crafts · DIY & Home Projects · Holidays · Tutorials

DIY Wrapping Paper

Our homemade, or better yet, “Child Made” wrapping paper looks a little bit like modern art – freeform shapes and lines that intersect in beautiful disarray! It looks a little bit like our Child Made Thank You Cards except we only used red white and green paint for this art project. It is a fun… Continue reading DIY Wrapping Paper

All Things Children · DIY & Home Projects · Sewing · Tutorials

Travel Chalkboard Placemat

 Roll it open to color or eat:Roll it closed to travel:Did you know that they make chalkboard fabric?!  How cool is that?!  I have so many ideas for it (a table runner so that you can “name” all the dishes set out on your table, placemats with people’s name’s written on them for assigned seating,… Continue reading Travel Chalkboard Placemat

Princess Dresses · Sewing · Tutorials

Sewing A Cinderella Dress – A Tutorial

This post includes the details that can turn a regular dress pattern into a Cinderella Princess Dress.  You could easily add them to almost any dress pattern in your child’s size. For more detailed photos of the finished dress see this previous post. Piping Down The Center Of The Bodice: When cutting the fabric for… Continue reading Sewing A Cinderella Dress – A Tutorial

Princess Dresses · Sewing · Tutorials

Princess Play Clothes – Snow White

Princesses have play clothes too, right?  Since Eliana is completely enamored with princesses right now and requests to wear a princess dress every day I decided to make some princess play clothes for times when we are at the zoo, the playground and for our upcoming trip to Disney.  This way she can still attempt to climb,… Continue reading Princess Play Clothes – Snow White