DIY

Happy Handmade: the new craft book must-have!

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I’ve been waiting for this for a veeeeery long time. There’s this great new craft book debuting today that is just perfect for you and all the kiddos in your life. It’s 115 pages of experienced crafters/bloggers sharing a unique craft just for you and your littles to make together, and you can get it right […]

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valentines, donuts, and monsters, oh my!

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I just wrote that title above and now I’m thinking I need to do some illustrations of monsters eating donuts! What do you think? Could be hilarious. But until that happens, we have these new Valentine DIY Printables for your class Valentines, family, and other lovey dovey needs! The monsters are not only Valentine cards, […]

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happy ancient egypt birthday party!

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My little early birdie has suddenly turned into a six year old. As we all say, how did that happen?! One of my favorite parts of watching her grow over the past months is seeing her ongoing passion for all things Ancient Egypt. This year’s birthday theme was a no-brainer! We held the party at Kidcreate […]

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last minute crafts – printables

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Do you have lots of last minute Christmas things to take care of? I know I do. In fact, I could probably spend the next three days doing nothing but wrapping presents and baking goodies and still not have everything done that I’d hoped for! Especially if I keep taking breaks to sip hot cocoa, […]

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DIY ornament ladies for your tree

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It never used to occur to me that we could add amazing decorations to our Christmas tree by making them. That sounds so funny now doesn’t it? With things like Pinterest and Martha Stewart around, I should have been itching to make fresh ornaments every year! Well, this year I’m making up for my slack, […]

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worth 1000 words: watercolor feathers diy

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I have a serious soft spot for feathers, so now I must find some white feathers and some time with Birdie to make these gorgeous creations. And they’re so simple too. See two different tutorials at Babble Dabble Do.

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make: DIY family portrait ornaments

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I used to hate any mention of Christmas before Thanksgiving, I was like a Charlie Brown disciple: it’s not Christmas until December! But Christmas flies by so insanely fast, that I’ve started to sneak it in earlier this year. We were playing Christmas music last week, and for the first time we actually have our Christmas tree […]

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animal jam paper toy printables – Sarapiea Forest

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Animal Jam, in association with National Geographic, and Small for Big are continuing a great new partnership! I’ll be creating printable animal toys for you to download, print, and assemble your own animals and environments: with a different land and its animals featured each month. Today is the fifth land in our series. Animal Jam , in association […]

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my new favorite holiday DIYs

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I love the Holidays so much. They’re coming up fast, and this year I wanted to make sure I have lots of fun printables for everyone to celebrate the Holidays even if it’s at the last second, the day before, or the hour of. So let’s take a stroll through some of the new printables at […]

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a smallful halloween

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Have a Happy Merry Frightful Spooky Fabulous Halloween everyone! If you’re in full-on panic mode, don’t worry, just stop by Smallful and grab your last minute printable Masks, Skellie Skeleton, and haunted houses. There, crisis averted.

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make: DIY twig pennant garland for Fall

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I love Fall, but sometimes fall decorations leave me a little irritated. I’m not a big fan of fake leaves and cartoonish turkeys. But I think I’ve come up with a solution this year! I wanted to add some nature around the house – because a big part of Fall’s appeal is all of the […]

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animal jam paper toy printables – coral canyon

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Animal Jam, in association with National Geographic, and Small for Big are starting a great new partnership! I’ll be creating printable animal toys for you to download, print, and assemble your own animals and environments: with a different land and its animals featured each month. Today is the fourth land in our series. Animal Jam , in association […]

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worth 1000 words: leaf garland

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Chances are you have some extra leaves lying around your yard right about now. I know what I want to do with mine. See the tutorial over at Alisa Burke.

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it’s ALIVE! join me in welcoming Smallful!

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Wow. Here we are. This is a project I’ve wanted to start for a long time, but to be honest, I was afraid. Finally, thanks to the push of great friends and the help of Equilateral Design Studio (thank you Helen!), I’ve done it!!! Smallful is alive and kicking! I‘m taking lots of deep breaths over […]

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this can help those school separation anxieties

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Do your kids have a hard time going to school about this time in the year? The excitement begins to wear off and the honeymoon phase is over. Birdie is normally a very confident little girl. But when she doubts herself, and when new situations begin to overwhelm her, separation anxiety rears its ugly head. […]

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