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How to Make Cow Print Mason Jars

This post contains affiliate links which help support Katarina’s Paperie. As always, we only recommend things that we truly love. Full disclosure here. It’s been like a barnyard over here in our studio for the last few weeks.  Baby M is no longer a baby (or a toddler for that matter) and was celebrating his birthday […] Read more…

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9 Tips for Celebrating Birthdays at School

When I was teaching second grade, one of the most exciting days of the year for my students was their birthday.  It was the only chance many of the kids in my class were able to celebrate with their friends.  And it was a chance to make them feel like number one for a day. […] Read more…

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No Sew Felt Strawberry Bunting

Since I became the bunting queen in our house, there has been an expectation that I will create a sweet paper bunting for every holiday and moment in between.  But even the best laid plans sometimes fail.  I felt pretty sad when I realized that I hadn’t made anything for Valentine’s Day this year.  So, Little Bug […] Read more…

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Game Day Snack – Cheesy Pizza Rolls

It’s football season around here and even though Sunday evenings aren’t usually spent watching the game, we like to use it as an excuse to make game day snacks.  One of my kids favorite foods is pizza, so I was inspired to transform this classic dish into game day finger food.  Some dough, tomato sauce, […] Read more…

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Colorful Handprint Turkeys Thanksgiving Craft

Little Bug loves crafting.  It’s so great to fuel her creative spirit at a young age. Usually I make the crafts with Little Bug, but I thought this one should be a family affair. So we created this colorful handprint turkeys Thanksgiving craft.  Who doesn’t need a set of colorful handprint turkeys to brighten up their holiday. For […] Read more…

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Baby Wish Card Pumpkin Patch

One of my favorite additions to any baby shower are wishes for baby cards. It’s such a sweet way to send love to the new little bundle of joy and make a wonderful keepsake for the parents-to-be. For a little pumpkin baby shower, use wish cards in the shape of a pumpkin to create a […] Read more…

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Chalkboard Pumpkin Guest Book

Fall is here (even though we’ve been experiencing a last hurrah of summer this past weekend) and it’s time to start adding some special touches to fall parties. If you are expecting an autumn baby, a little pumpkin baby shower might be just the party to celebrate. I’m imagining mini pumpkin favors, sweet caramel apple […] Read more…

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How to Assemble Straw Flags

One of my favorite items that we sell at our shop are paper straw flags.  Although just putting out a set of pretty patterned straws on the drink table can make a statement, I find adding a sweet little flag to the top can really dress things up.  It can transform an ordinary straw into a […] Read more…

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