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Father’s Day Craft – Big Shoes to Fill

I’m really excited to share this adorable Father’s Day craft with you from Kylie at Made by a Princess.  Following her passion for parties, Kylie designs a variety of invitations and other party printables perfect for a variety of events.  She also believes that every party needs a little bling and made a new collection of beautiful sparkle […] Read more…

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Father’s Day Gift Card Box

After Mother’s Day was a creative flop this year and I failed to come up with any amazingly adorable projects for two very special grandmothers, I am on a mission to fix that this Father’s Day.  Last year, Little Bug made this sweet footprint heart card that is now framed on Mr. Mountaineer’s desk.  Every time […] Read more…

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How to Make a Diaper Cake Baby Gift

We celebrated a very special friend’s baby shower over the weekend and, although with the move I’ve been trying to curb my creative crafting juices lately, I really wanted to make something special for her.  Usually when I find out a good friend is expecting, I start working on a cross stitch project.  Then sometime […] Read more…

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How to Make a Yarn Pom Pom

I’ve always had a fascination with these tiny balls of fluff known as yarn pom poms. Whether strung in a garland or used as a party decoration, I love yarn pom poms. One of my goals this year was to learn how to make a yarn pom pom. I started by reading a large number […] Read more…

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How Do I Love Thee? Valentine’s Day Paper Chain Countdown

Countdowns are a great way to look forward to different events in life.  We count down to birthdays, the births of babies and Christmas.  Since Little Bug loved her advent calendar this year, I wanted to create a special way to countdown to Valentine’s Day. Inspired by the romantic sonnet, “How do I Love Thee? […] Read more…

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Holiday Craft Features in Bird’s Party Magazine

The holidays are upon us and, like every year, I am quite excited.  We started off the season early this weekend by baking sugar cookies and finding new Christmas music for our IPod.  Always need to be ready in the car for the unexpected holiday traffic jam! If you like celebrating and entertaining around the […] Read more…

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Barnyard Animal Sound Stamped Utensils

One thing I love about designing parties is working in elements of a design in unexpected ways.  Guests get little surprises as they enjoy the event and I can come up with creative ways to add different details. When designing Little Bug’s Barnyard Bash party, I wanted to use animal sounds in as many places […] Read more…

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Free Printable Days of the Week Magnet Clips

When I was a teacher, there were so many things that I wished I could get done at the beginning of the year. You always had time for the really important things – getting to know your students, organizing reading groups and unpacking necessary supplies.  But there was always the desire to do more of the “fun” […] Read more…

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